Michie, Tennessee

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Michie, Tennessee
Town
Location in McNairy County and the state of Tennessee.
Location in McNairy County and the state of Tennessee.
Coordinates: 35°3′16″N 88°25′53″W / 35.05444°N 88.43139°W / 35.05444; -88.43139Coordinates: 35°3′16″N 88°25′53″W / 35.05444°N 88.43139°W / 35.05444; -88.43139
Country United States
State Tennessee
County McNairy
Area
 • Total 5.5 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 • Land 5.5 sq mi (14.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 591
 • Density 116.6/sq mi (45.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38357
Area code(s) 731
FIPS code 47-48180[1]
GNIS feature ID 1293644[2]

Michie is a town in McNairy County, Tennessee. The population was 647 at the 2000 census and 591 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Michie is located at 35°3′16″N 88°25′53″W / 35.05444°N 88.43139°W / 35.05444; -88.43139 (35.054533, -88.431452).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km2), all land.

Newspaper[edit]

Michie's newspaper is the McNairy County News, which has the largest following of any weekly newspaper on Facebook in the state of Tennessee. They are located at 252 Mulberry Ave. in Selmer and Independent Appeal. It was founded in 1902. It is located at 111 N. 2nd St. in Selmer.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 377
1980 530 40.6%
1990 677 27.7%
2000 647 −4.4%
2010 591 −8.7%
Est. 2012 591 0.0%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 647 people, 275 households, and 201 families residing in the town. The population density was 116.6 people per square mile (45.0/km²). There were 310 housing units at an average density of 55.9 per square mile (21.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.84% White, 1.08% African American, 0.46% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.70% of the population.

There were 275 households out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,929, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $30,119 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,122. About 9.3% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  5. ^ "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.