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People

Total Population 2,177
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 22.8%
Employed Population 16+ 721
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $20,708
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,341
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,547

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,995
% Above Poverty Level 74%
% Below Poverty Level 26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 10.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $511
Median House Value $54,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 7.9%

Tompkinsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles NE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Monroe
Standard Zip Codes 42167
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.702
Longitude -85.691

Tompkinsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SUMMER SHADE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Station CELINA
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Station LAFAYETTE
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tompkinsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boles (42167)

Flippin (42167)

Forkton (42167)

Gum Tree (42167)

Mud Lick (42167)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burkesville 1,459 $29,931
Edmonton 1,665 $39,375
Fountain Run 267 $40,417
Gamaliel 440 $40,500
Glasgow 14,152 $44,678

Tompkinsville Public Libraries

Library
Monroe County Public Library
500 WEST FOURTH STREET
Tompkinsville, Kentucky
(270) 487-5301
Library Web Site

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Tompkinsville Hospitals

MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
529 CAPP HARLAN RD
(270) 487-9231
Emergency Service: Yes

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Tompkinsville High Schools

MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
755 OLD MULKEY RD
270-487-6217
Serves 562 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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