Huntland, Tennessee

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Huntland, Tennessee
Town
Location of Huntland, Tennessee
Location of Huntland, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°3′13″N 86°16′7″W / 35.05361°N 86.26861°W / 35.05361; -86.26861Coordinates: 35°3′13″N 86°16′7″W / 35.05361°N 86.26861°W / 35.05361; -86.26861
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 942 ft (287 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 872
 • Density 633.2/sq mi (244.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37345
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-36600[1]
GNIS feature ID 1288762[2]

Huntland is a town in Franklin County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 916 at the 2000 census and 872 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Tullahoma, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The town dates from the early 20th century and is one of the southernmost communities in the state, lying almost on the Alabama border. One of Franklin County's two high schools is there. The graduating class of 2011 consisted of less than 50 students. It is a town with strong conservative community values where everyone feels like family.

Geography[edit]

Huntland is located at 35°3′13″N 86°16′7″W / 35.05361°N 86.26861°W / 35.05361; -86.26861 (35.053508, -86.268678).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 223
1930 247 10.8%
1940 303 22.7%
1950 285 −5.9%
1960 500 75.4%
1970 849 69.8%
1980 983 15.8%
1990 885 −10.0%
2000 916 3.5%
2010 872 −4.8%
Est. 2012 855 −1.9%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 916 people, 364 households, and 255 families residing in the town. The population density was 633.2 people per square mile (243.9/km²). There were 395 housing units at an average density of 273.1 per square mile (105.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.12% White, 2.51% African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 1.64% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.95% of the population.

There were 364 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% 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 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $21,905 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,676. About 10.8% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 20.3% of those age 65 or over.

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