Auburntown, Tennessee

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Auburntown, Tennessee
Town
Stores in Auburntown
Stores in Auburntown
Location of Auburntown, Tennessee
Location of Auburntown, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°56′59″N 86°5′45″W / 35.94972°N 86.09583°W / 35.94972; -86.09583Coordinates: 35°56′59″N 86°5′45″W / 35.94972°N 86.09583°W / 35.94972; -86.09583
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Cannon
Incorporated 1949
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 715 ft (218 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 269
 • Density 445.8/sq mi (172.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37016
Area code(s) 615
FIPS code 47-02400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1304896[2]

Auburntown is a town in Cannon County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 269 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Once known as Poplar Stand, due to large population of poplar trees in the area, Auburntown was eventually renamed after Auburn, New York. It was incorporated in 1949.[4]

Geography[edit]

Auburntown is located at 35°56′59″N 86°05′45″W / 35.949611°N 86.095913°W / 35.949611; -86.095913.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Post office in Auburntown
Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 273
1960 256 −6.2%
1970 213 −16.8%
1980 204 −4.2%
1990 240 17.6%
2000 252 5.0%
2010 269 6.7%
Est. 2012 269 0.0%
Sources:[6][7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 252 people, 102 households, and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 445.8 per square mile (170.7/km2). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 203.4 per square mile (77.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.41% White, 0.40% African American, 0.40% Asian, and 0.79% from two or more races.

There were 102 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,857, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $31,429 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,275. About 8.1% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.8% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Certified Population of Tennessee Incorporated Municipalities and Counties, State of Tennessee official website, 14 July 2011. Retrieved: 6 December 2013.
  4. ^ Larry L. Miller (October 2001). Tennessee place names. Indiana University Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-253-21478-2. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.