New Market, Tennessee

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New Market, Tennessee
Town
The New Market post office
The New Market post office
Location of New Market, Tennessee
Location of New Market, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°6′6″N 83°32′59″W / 36.10167°N 83.54972°W / 36.10167; -83.54972Coordinates: 36°6′6″N 83°32′59″W / 36.10167°N 83.54972°W / 36.10167; -83.54972
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Jefferson
Settled 1788[1]
Incorporated 1911[2]
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Land 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,073 ft (327 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,334
 • Density 479.2/sq mi (185.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37820
Area code(s) 865
FIPS code 47-52940[3]
GNIS feature ID 1295602[4]

New Market is a town in Jefferson County, Tennessee. It is part of the Morristown, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,234 at the 2000 census and 1,334 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

New Market is located at 36°6′6″N 83°32′59″W / 36.10167°N 83.54972°W / 36.10167; -83.54972 (36.101625, -83.549698)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 1,216
1990 1,086 −10.7%
2000 1,234 13.6%
2010 1,334 8.1%
Est. 2012 1,355 1.6%
Sources:[6][7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,234 people, 473 households, and 366 families residing in the town. The population density was 479.2 people per square mile (184.7/km²). There were 521 housing units at an average density of 202.3 per square mile (78.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.38% White, 3.89% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 2.11% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.65% of the population.

There were 473 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,583, and the median income for a family was $45,298. Males had a median income of $29,828 versus $19,900 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,439. About 4.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 15.7% of those age 65 or over.

Of note[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nancy Capace, Encyclopedia of Tennessee (North American Book Distributors, 2000), p. 209.
  2. ^ Tennessee Blue Book, 2005-2006, pp. 618-625.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  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. 
  8. ^ "New Market Wreck," From Tipple, Loom, & Rail, Smithsonian Institution "History Wired" website
  9. ^ History of the New Market Train Wreck, New Market Elementary School website
  10. ^ Knoxville News Sentinel