Doyle, Tennessee

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Doyle, Tennessee
Town
Doyle City Hall
Doyle City Hall
Location of Doyle, Tennessee
Location of Doyle, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°51′13″N 85°30′47″W / 35.85361°N 85.51306°W / 35.85361; -85.51306Coordinates: 35°51′13″N 85°30′47″W / 35.85361°N 85.51306°W / 35.85361; -85.51306
Country United States
State Tennessee
County White
Incorporated 1905[1]
Named for Doyle family (early settlers)[2]
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 537
 • Density 410.6/sq mi (158.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38559
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-21500[4]
GNIS feature ID 1282764[5]

Doyle is a town in White County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 537 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Doyle is located at 35°51′13″N 85°30′47″W / 35.85361°N 85.51306°W / 35.85361; -85.51306 (35.853664, -85.512981).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 446
1980 344 −22.9%
1990 345 0.3%
2000 525 52.2%
2010 537 2.3%
Est. 2012 541 0.7%
Sources:[7][8]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 525 people, 224 households, and 155 families residing in the town. The population density was 410.6 people per square mile (158.4/km²). There were 252 housing units at an average density of 197.1 per square mile (76.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.29% White, 0.19% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.76% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population.

There were 224 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,364, and the median income for a family was $28,958. Males had a median income of $21,538 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,619. About 17.2% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 23.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tennessee Blue Book, 2005-2006, pp. 618-625.
  2. ^ Larry Miller, Tennessee Place Names (Indiana University Press, 2001), p. 61.
  3. ^ Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Certified Population of Tennessee Incorporated Municipalities and Counties, State of Tennessee website, 1 July 2011.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  8. ^ "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.