Spencer, TN 38585 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 38585: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spencer, TN 38585

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Van Buren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.703, Longitude -85.414
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 138
  • PO Box Addresses: 219
  • Residential Addresses: 1,804
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,779

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Spencer, TN 38585 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,074
Daytime Population: Workers 935
Daytime Population: Residents 2,520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,455
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 3,998
Population in Familes 3,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $32,437
Average Household Income $46,439
Per Capita Income $18,551


Total Housing Units 1,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,267 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $88,176
Average Home Value $128,197


Total Households 1,607
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,135
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 0.99%
Households 0.71% 0.92%
Families 0.56% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Spencer, TN 38585 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38585 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 336 46th
Population Density # 562 9th
Diversity Index # 555 11th
Median Household Income # 526 15th
Per Capita Income # 518 16th

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