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: 135
  • PO Box Addresses: 211
  • Residential Addresses: 1,693
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,670

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Spencer, TN 38585 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,067
Population in Households 3,991
Population in Familes 3,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $33,751
Average Household Income $50,208
Per Capita Income $20,068


Total Housing Units 1,872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,362 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $88,793
Average Home Value $129,809


Total Households 1,607
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,132
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 0.61% 0.51%
Households 0.54% 0.47%
Families 0.36% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Spencer, TN 38585 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 38585 to the other 612 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 337 45th
Population Density # 558 9th
Diversity Index # 557 9th
Median Household Income # 526 14th
Per Capita Income # 480 22nd

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