Luttrell, Tennessee

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Luttrell, Tennessee
City
Location of Luttrell, Tennessee
Location of Luttrell, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°12′11″N 83°44′45″W / 36.20306°N 83.74583°W / 36.20306; -83.74583Coordinates: 36°12′11″N 83°44′45″W / 36.20306°N 83.74583°W / 36.20306; -83.74583
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Union
Area
 • Total 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,074
 • Density 232.7/sq mi (89.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37779
Area code(s) 865
FIPS code 47-44300[1]
GNIS feature ID 1303493[2]

Luttrell is a city[3] in Union County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 915 at the 2000 census and 1,074 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Knoxville, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Luttrell was originally known as Cedar Ford, and was renamed Luttrell in 1890. In the 19th century Cedar Ford was the site of a lime kiln and a marble quarry, supporting a population of 808 as of the 1870 Census. In 1887 the Powell Valley Railroad (now part of the Norfolk Southern Railway) was built through the community, making it a shipping center for the surrounding area. Luttrell became an incorporated municipality in 1925.[4]

Geography[edit]

Luttrell is located at 36°12′11″N 83°44′45″W / 36.20306°N 83.74583°W / 36.20306; -83.74583 (36.203097, -83.745867).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 819
1980 962 17.5%
1990 812 −15.6%
2000 915 12.7%
2010 1,074 17.4%
Est. 2012 1,076 0.2%
Sources:[6][7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 915 people, 352 households, and 273 families residing in Luttrell. The population density was 232.7 people per square mile (89.9/km²). There were 382 housing units at an average density of 97.1 per square mile (37.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.80% White, 0.33% African American, 0.44% Native American, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 352 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,766, and the median income for a family was $22,875. Males had a median income of $23,269 versus $17,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,203. About 22.3% of families and 26.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.0% of those under age 18 and 37.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ "Charter for the City of Luttrell, Tennessee". Tennessee General Assembly. House Bill No. 478; Private Acts of 1965, Ch. 94. 
  4. ^ The History of Union County, excerpted from 1996-97 UCB & PPA Union County, Tennessee by Kathleen G. Graves; retrieved from Union County Cemeteries Association website, August 22, 2009
  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.