Sardis, Tennessee

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Sardis, Tennessee
Town
Location of Sardis, Tennessee
Location of Sardis, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°26′34″N 88°17′29″W / 35.44278°N 88.29139°W / 35.44278; -88.29139Coordinates: 35°26′34″N 88°17′29″W / 35.44278°N 88.29139°W / 35.44278; -88.29139
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Henderson
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 381
 • Density 188.2/sq mi (72.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38371
Area code(s) 731
FIPS code 47-66660[1]
GNIS feature ID 1300789[2]

Sardis is a town in Henderson County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 381 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Sardis is located at 35°26′34″N 88°17′29″W / 35.44278°N 88.29139°W / 35.44278; -88.29139 (35.442639, -88.291280)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 299
1960 274 −8.4%
1970 350 27.7%
1980 301 −14.0%
1990 305 1.3%
2000 445 45.9%
2010 381 −14.4%
Est. 2012 381 0.0%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 445 people, 186 households, and 129 families residing in the town. The population density was 188.2 people per square mile (72.8/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 89.3 per square mile (34.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.10% White, 0.45% Native American, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

There were 186 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,714, and the median income for a family was $40,156. Males had a median income of $27,159 versus $20,521 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,189. About 12.6% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 21.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Sardis residents are zoned to schools in the Henderson County School System.

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.