Cottage Grove, Tennessee

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Cottage Grove, Tennessee
Location of Cottage Grove in Henry County, Tennessee.
Location of Cottage Grove in Henry County, Tennessee.
Coordinates: 36°22′43″N 88°28′49″W / 36.37861°N 88.48028°W / 36.37861; -88.48028Coordinates: 36°22′43″N 88°28′49″W / 36.37861°N 88.48028°W / 36.37861; -88.48028
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyHenry
Area
 • Total0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
574 ft (175 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total88
 • Estimate 
(2018)[1]
86
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38224
Area code(s)731
FIPS code47-17340[2]
GNIS feature ID1306125[3]

Cottage Grove is a town in Henry County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 88 at the 2010 census.[4] Cottage Grove is currently the smallest town in Tennessee.

Geography[edit]

Cottage Grove is located at 36°22′43″N 88°28′49″W / 36.37861°N 88.48028°W / 36.37861; -88.48028 (36.378609, -88.480293).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880172
1910215
1920210−2.3%
1930188−10.5%
1940172−8.5%
1950126−26.7%
19601303.2%
1970119−8.5%
1980117−1.7%
199085−27.4%
20009714.1%
201088−9.3%
Est. 201886[1]−2.3%
Sources:[6][7]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 97 people, 41 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 506.0 people per square mile (197.1/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 271.3 per square mile (105.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.94% White, 1.03% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 37.1% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 79.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,608. There were 21.9% of families and 19.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 23.1% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cottage Grove has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Certified Population of Tennessee Incorporated Municipalities and Counties Archived 2014-06-30 at the Wayback Machine, State of Tennessee official website, 14 July 2011. Retrieved: 6 December 2013.
  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. Archived from the original on 2006-02-08. 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. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Cottage Grove, Tennessee

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