ZIP Code 38242 - Paris Tennessee

ZIP Code 38242 is located in Paris Tennessee. Portions of 38242 are also in Whitlock. 38242 is primarily within Henry County, with some portions in Weakley County. Regionally, it is located in the Jackson TN Area.

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ZIP Code 38242 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameParis
Primary CountyHenry County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)19,575
Area Code(s)731
Current Time

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38242 Demographics

38242 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Tennessee based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 38242 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 38242 is White. The current unemployment level in 38242 is 3.6%.

Population Growth Rate-1.08%
Population Density107 People per Square Mile
Total Households8,268
Percentage High Income Households2.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$41,833
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$52,860
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.6%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 86.16%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.77%

38242 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American860.43%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

38242 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.18%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.04%

38242 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,0939.32%
Bachelor Degree1,29611.05%
High School Diploma5,20344.37%
No High School Diploma3012.57%
GED or Alternate9337.96%
1 or More Years of College1,58313.5%
Associates Degree3052.6%
Masters Degree7036%
Professional Degree1671.42%
Doctorate Degree1421.21%

38242 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 38242
RegionJackson TN Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasParis, TN
Martin, TN
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area183 Square Miles

38242 Politics

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Tennessee State Senate Districts in 38242
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38242 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion65e - Northern Hilly Gulf Coastal Plain

38242 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25283745546367655846372946
Avg Max Temp (°F)43496069778588888170584868
Avg Precip (In.)4.244.385.224.745.034.574.53.713.863.384.95.1153.63

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