Trezevant, Tennessee

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Trezevant, Tennessee
Town
Trezevant, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Trezevant, Tennessee
Trezevant, Tennessee
Location of Trezevant, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°0′38″N 88°37′23″W / 36.01056°N 88.62306°W / 36.01056; -88.62306Coordinates: 36°0′38″N 88°37′23″W / 36.01056°N 88.62306°W / 36.01056; -88.62306
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Carroll
Founded 1857[1]
Incorporated 1911[2]
Named for Jim Trezevant, railroad engineer
Government
 • Mayor David Bryant
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 859
 • Density 610/sq mi (240/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38258
Area code(s) 731
FIPS code 47-75100[3]
GNIS feature ID 1304162[4]
Website http://carrollcounty-tn-chamber.com/index-3.htm

Trezevant is a town in Carroll County, Tennessee. The population was 901 at the 2000 census and 859 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Trezevant is located at 36°0′38″N 88°37′23″W / 36.01056°N 88.62306°W / 36.01056; -88.62306 (36.010512, -88.622921).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 587
1930 547 −6.8%
1940 527 −3.7%
1950 765 45.2%
1960 944 23.4%
1970 877 −7.1%
1980 921 5.0%
1990 874 −5.1%
2000 901 3.1%
2010 859 −4.7%
Est. 2012 853 −0.7%
Sources:[6][7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 901 people, 390 households, and 255 families residing in the town. The population density was 651.0 people per square mile (252.1/km²). There were 429 housing units at an average density of 310.0 per square mile (120.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.68% White, 13.32% African American, 0.11% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.66% of the population.

There were 390 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,045, and the median income for a family was $30,917. Males had a median income of $28,482 versus $18,021 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,969. About 17.9% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.3% of those under age 18 and 21.8% of those age 65 or over.

Media[edit]

Radio Stations

  • WTPR-AM 710 "The Greatest Hits of All Time"
  • The McKenzie Banner - Carroll County's largest community newspaper - [8]

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