Samburg, Tennessee

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Samburg, Tennessee
Town
Motto: almost not TN
Location of Samburg, Tennessee
Location of Samburg, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°22′48″N 89°21′8″W / 36.38000°N 89.35222°W / 36.38000; -89.35222Coordinates: 36°22′48″N 89°21′8″W / 36.38000°N 89.35222°W / 36.38000; -89.35222
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Obion
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Elevation 285 ft (87 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 217
 • Density 428.2/sq mi (165.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38254
Area code(s) 731
FIPS code 47-66360[1]
GNIS feature ID 1300630[2]

Samburg is a town in Obion County, Tennessee. The population was 217 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Union City, TN–KY Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Samburg is located at 36°22′48″N 89°21′8″W / 36.38000°N 89.35222°W / 36.38000; -89.35222 (36.379990, -89.352253)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (26.51%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 378
1960 451 19.3%
1970 463 2.7%
1980 465 0.4%
1990 374 −19.6%
2000 260 −30.5%
2010 217 −16.5%
Est. 2012 214 −1.4%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 260 people, 104 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 428.2 people per square mile (164.6/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 265.2 per square mile (101.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.62% White, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 108.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,125, and the median income for a family was $29,167. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $16,458 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,162. About 8.3% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.2% of those sixty five or over.

Media[edit]

Radio Stations

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.