Scotts Hill, Tennessee

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Scotts Hill, Tennessee
Businesses along SR 114
Businesses along SR 114
Location of Scotts Hill in Henderson County, Tennessee.
Location of Scotts Hill in Henderson County, Tennessee.
Coordinates: 35°30′55″N 88°15′3″W / 35.51528°N 88.25083°W / 35.51528; -88.25083Coordinates: 35°30′55″N 88°15′3″W / 35.51528°N 88.25083°W / 35.51528; -88.25083
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountiesHenderson, Decatur
Area
 • Total3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Land3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
518 ft (158 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total984
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
985
 • Density261/sq mi (100.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38374
Area code(s)731
FIPS code47-66880[2]
GNIS feature ID1300964[3]
Websitecityofscottshill.com

Scotts Hill is a town in Decatur and Henderson counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee. The population was 984 at the 2010 census.[4]

The community was named after Micajah Scott, a pioneer settler.[5]

Geography[edit]

Scotts Hill is located in southeastern Henderson County and southwestern Decatur County at 35°30′55″N 88°15′3″W / 35.51528°N 88.25083°W / 35.51528; -88.25083 (35.515322, -88.250958).[6] Tennessee State Route 100 passes through the town, north of the center, leading northeast 8 miles (13 km) to Decaturville and southwest 22 miles (35 km) to Henderson.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Scotts Hill has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920123
193023591.1%
1950299
1960298−0.3%
197054883.9%
198066821.9%
1990594−11.1%
200089450.5%
201098410.1%
Est. 2016985[1]0.1%
Sources:[7][8]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 894 people, 376 households, and 268 families residing in the town. The population density was 357.9 people per square mile (138.1/km²). There were 439 housing units at an average density of 175.7 per square mile (67.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.22% White, 0.11% Native American, 0.34% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.

There were 376 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $36,125. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $21,111 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,141. About 13.1% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.6% of those under age 18 and 21.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Scotts Hill town, Tennessee". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 6, 2016.
  5. ^ History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present. Southern Historical Press. 1886. p. 805.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
  8. ^ "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 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.

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