Official Zip Code NameBenton
Zip Code StateTennessee
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code423
Current Population:4870
Racial Majority:White 95.39%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.44%
Median Household Income$37292
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40885
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Polk
Elevation Range764 - 1791 ft.
Area47 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.16312027, -84.62242126

Zip Code 37307 Description

Zip Code 37307 is located in the state of Tennessee in the Chattanooga metro area. Zip code 37307 is primarily located in Polk County. The official US Postal Service name for 37307 is BENTON, Tennessee. Portions of zip code 37307 are contained within or border the city limits of Benton, TN, . The area code for zip code 37307 is 423. 37307 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Tennessee.

The current unemployment level in 37307 is 4.44% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 37307 increased to 4870 from 4714 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 37307 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 37307 public schools is White. 62% of students in 37307 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4817 95.39% 4722 +2%
 Black Or African American 14 0.28% 17 -18%
 Hispanic 87 1.72% 70 +24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.61% 20 +55%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 38 2% 38 +166%

Zip Code 37307 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.8%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 2.3%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 37307 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population48704714
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households1892
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37292
Income Under $50K Per Year64.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.90%
114 US Congressional DistrictTennessee 3
RepresentativeChuck Fleischmann
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$118904
Average Real Estate Sale Price$78105
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.44%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.51%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.82%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 37307 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27303744536266655845373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)48536271788588878171615170
Avg Precip (In.)5.484.736.164.414.764.314.463.664.443.414.885.0555.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cleveland, TN
CBSA Type37307
CBSA Population115402
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Related Maps: Tennessee Time Zone Map