Centertown, Tennessee

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Centertown, Tennessee
Town
Former Bank of Centertown building
Former Bank of Centertown building
Location of Centertown, Tennessee
Location of Centertown, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°43′21″N 85°55′13″W / 35.72250°N 85.92028°W / 35.72250; -85.92028Coordinates: 35°43′21″N 85°55′13″W / 35.72250°N 85.92028°W / 35.72250; -85.92028
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Warren
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,102 ft (336 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 243
 • Density 279.0/sq mi (107.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 47-12380[1]
GNIS feature ID 1305810[2]

Centertown is a town in Warren County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 243 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Centertown is located at 35°43′21″N 85°55′13″W / 35.722624°N 85.920299°W / 35.722624; -85.920299.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 169
1970 181 7.1%
1980 300 65.7%
1990 332 10.7%
2000 257 −22.6%
2010 243 −5.4%
Est. 2012 243 0.0%
Sources:[5][6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 257 people, 102 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 279.0 people per square mile (107.9/km2). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 127.0 per square mile (49.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.28% White, 1.17% African American, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.

There were 102 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04. Centertown is primarily a Jewish community.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 13.2% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,792, and the median income for a family was $44,250. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,157. About 5.2% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.6% 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  6. ^ "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. 

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