Ardmore, Tennessee

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Ardmore, Tennessee
City
The flags of the states of Tennessee and Alabama and the US flag in Ardmore
The flags of the states of Tennessee and Alabama and the US flag in Ardmore
Location of Ardmore, Tennessee
Location of Ardmore, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°0′17″N 86°51′5″W / 35.00472°N 86.85139°W / 35.00472; -86.85139
Country United States
State Tennessee
Counties Giles, Lincoln
Founding 1911
Government
 • Mayor Tim McConnell
Area
 • Total 4.5 sq mi (11.8 km2)
 • Land 4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,213
 • Density 270/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38449
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-01640[1]
GNIS feature ID 1304866[2]

Ardmore is a city in Giles and Lincoln counties, Tennessee. The population was 1,213 at the 2010 census.[3] Ardmore is the site of a Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Welcome Center. It borders its sister city, Ardmore, Alabama.

Geography[edit]

Ardmore is located at 35°0′17″N 86°51′5″W / 35.00472°N 86.85139°W / 35.00472; -86.85139 (35.004746, -86.851402)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.5 square miles (12 km2), of which 0.22% is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 157
1960 195 24.2%
1970 601 208.2%
1980 835 38.9%
1990 866 3.7%
2000 1,082 24.9%
2010 1,213 12.1%
Est. 2012 1,207 −0.5%
Sources:[5][6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,082 people, 427 households, and 306 families residing in the city. The population density was 238.6 people per square mile (92.0/km²). There were 480 housing units at an average density of 105.8 per square mile (40.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.86% White, 1.76% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

The main road in Ardmore

There were 427 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,571, and the median income for a family was $40,329. Males had a median income of $35,486 versus $25,391 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,047. About 11.5% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.5% of those under age 18 and 21.0% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 35°00′17″N 86°51′05″W / 35.004746°N 86.851402°W / 35.004746; -86.851402