Piperton, Tennessee

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Piperton, Tennessee
City
Location of Piperton, Tennessee
Location of Piperton, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°2′42″N 89°37′24″W / 35.04500°N 89.62333°W / 35.04500; -89.62333Coordinates: 35°2′42″N 89°37′24″W / 35.04500°N 89.62333°W / 35.04500; -89.62333
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 9.8 sq mi (25.4 km2)
 • Land 9.8 sq mi (25.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,445
 • Density 150/sq mi (57/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 47-58840[1]
GNIS feature ID 1297695[2]

Piperton is a city in Fayette County, Tennessee. The population was 1,445 at the 2010 census. In 2007 USA Today cited the National Motorist Association when it listed Piperton as one of the worst cities for speeding tickets across the USA.[3]

Geography[edit]

Piperton is located at 35°2′42″N 89°37′24″W / 35.04500°N 89.62333°W / 35.04500; -89.62333 (35.045003, -89.623451)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25 km2), of which 9.8 square miles (25 km2) are land and 0.04-square-mile (0.10 km2) (0.41%) is water.

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Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 746
1990 612 −18.0%
2000 589 −3.8%
2010 1,445 145.3%
Est. 2012 1,486 2.8%
Sources:[5][6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 589 people, 259 households, and 206 families residing in the city. The population density was 60.4 people per square mile (23.3/km²). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 27.6 per square mile (10.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.25% White, 12.56% African American, 0.51% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 259 households, of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.1% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the city the population was spread out with 13.1% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 36.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,583, and the median income for a family was $62,500. Males had a median income of $43,929 versus $32,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $28,435. About 1.1% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

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