Zip Code 38049 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMason
Zip Code StateTennessee
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fayette
Secondary County: Tipton
Area Code901
Current Population:4984
Racial Majority:African American 53.03%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 65.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$41038
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45310
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time29.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range302 - 384 ft.
Area116 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.38640600, -89.54279900

Zip Code 38049 Description

Zip Code 38049 is located in the state of Tennessee in the Memphis metro area. Zip code 38049 is primarily located in Fayette County. Portions of 38049 are also located in Tipton County. The official US Postal Service name for 38049 is MASON, Tennessee. Portions of zip code 38049 are contained within or border the city limits of Braden, TN, Gallaway, TN, Mason, TN, and Hickory Withe, TN. The area code for zip code 38049 is 901. 38049 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Tennessee.

The current unemployment level in 38049 is 4.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 38049 increased to 4984 from 4774 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 38049 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 38049 public schools is Black. 96.1% of students in 38049 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1863 43.75% 2230 -16%
 Black Or African American 2258 53.03% 2498 -10%
 Hispanic 110 2.58% 186 -41%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.09% 5 -20%
 Asian 1 0.02% 7 -86%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 53 0.52% 53 -58%

Zip Code 38049 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.4%
 Black Or African American 65.4%
 Hispanic 9.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 38049 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population49844774
Male Population54.50%
Female Population45.50%
Total Households1648
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
96.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$41038
Income Under $50K Per Year61.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.50%
38049 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Tennessee District 8David KustoffRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Tennessee Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$145125
Average Real Estate Sale Price$62300
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 74b - Loess Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 38049 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28324149586670686149403249
Avg Max Temp (°F)46526171808791908474615071
Avg Precip (In.)4.074.125.355.295.344.244.142.863.723.325.215.5753.22
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Memphis, TN-MS-AR
CBSA Type38049
CBSA Population1325833
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours
Related Maps: Tennessee Time Zone Map