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People

Total Population 1,660
Male Share of the Population 45.6%
Female Share of the Population 54.4%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 610
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $25,281
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,604
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,219

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,250
% Above Poverty Level 68.1%
% Below Poverty Level 31.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $473
Median House Value $61,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 9.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bruce Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 89 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 38915, 38949
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.991
Longitude -89.348

Bruce 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 CALHOUN CITY 2 NW
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station WATER VALLEY 1 NNE
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ellard (38915)

Lantrip (38915)

Paris (38949)

Shepherd (38915)

Skuna (38915)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Big Creek 265 $41,250
Coffeeville 1,044 $36,875
Derma 1,056 $27,188
Pittsboro 188 $43,125
Vardaman 1,316 $40,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bruce High Schools

BRUCE HIGH SCHOOL
430 EAST COUNTISS STREET
662-983-3350
Serves 478 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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