Morrison, Tennessee

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Morrison, Tennessee
Town
Intersection of TN-287 and TN-379, with city hall and library on the right
Intersection of TN-287 and TN-379, with city hall and library on the right
Location of Morrison, Tennessee
Location of Morrison, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°36′18″N 85°54′54″W / 35.60500°N 85.91500°W / 35.60500; -85.91500Coordinates: 35°36′18″N 85°54′54″W / 35.60500°N 85.91500°W / 35.60500; -85.91500
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Warren
Area
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,073 ft (327 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 694
 • Density 251.9/sq mi (97.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37357
Area code(s) 931
FIPS code 47-50220[1]
GNIS feature ID 1294442[2]

Morrison is a town in Warren County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 684 at the 2000 census and 694 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Morrison is located at 35°36′18″N 85°54′54″W / 35.60500°N 85.91500°W / 35.60500; -85.91500 (35.604869, -85.915004).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 149
1920 271 81.9%
1930 265 −2.2%
1940 278 4.9%
1950 301 8.3%
1960 294 −2.3%
1970 379 28.9%
1980 587 54.9%
1990 570 −2.9%
2000 684 20.0%
2010 694 1.5%
Est. 2012 690 −0.6%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 684 people, 254 households, and 185 families residing in the town. The population density was 251.9 people per square mile (97.1/km²). There were 276 housing units at an average density of 101.6 per square mile (39.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.45% White, 9.65% African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.02% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.49% of the population.

There were 254 households out of which 37.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,819, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,105. About 20.6% of families and 23.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.9% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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