Rutledge (zip 37861), Tennessee 

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Population

9,183

+9.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$35,810

Median Home Price

$160,900

Median Age

41.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.7 / 5.8

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Rutledge (zip 37861), Tennessee

Mid-sized city / College town - East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 37861 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Rutledge (zip 37861)
Cost of Living: -15.0% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

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Rutledge, Tn Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
College-town amenities
Nearby mountains and national park
Rebuilding downtown
Cons
Some downtown blight
Weak recent job growth
Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Knoxville Metro Area

Knoxville, the largest city in eastern Tennessee and home to the University of Tennessee, serves as a gateway to the tourist and recreation destinations of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to the southeast. The 400-acre university campus with its 26,000 students is located along the waterfront just to the southwest of downtown, and adds a notable college-town element, particularly during football season.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rutledge (zip 37861) is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rutledge (zip 37861) jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rutledge (zip 37861)'s cost of living is 15.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rutledge (zip 37861)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 37861 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Grainger county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 84.5% to 14.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rutledge (zip 37861)'s population is 9,183 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rutledge (zip 37861) is Real Estate: $160,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.2%.

SCHOOLS
Rutledge (zip 37861) public schools spend $7,699 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Rutledge (zip 37861). More Education



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Housing Market in Rutledge

It's a good time to buy in Rutledge. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rutledge is $160,900.
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