Bethel Springs, Tennessee

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Bethel Springs, Tennessee

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High Points

Bethel Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Bethel Springs Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Bethel Springs Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Bethel Springs Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Bethel Springs Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Bethel Springs Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Bethel Springs, Tennessee

Comparing Bethel Springs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Age of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
Median Family Income 3 4
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 4 5
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Bethel Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee
County McNairy
Standard Zip Codes 38315
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.233
Longitude -88.606

Bethel Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SELMER
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
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Bethel Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 763 100%
Male 354 46.4%
Female 409 53.6%
Under 18 185 24.2%
18+ 578 75.8%
65+ 122 16%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.96
White 653 85.6%
African-American 103 13.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.3%

Estimated Bethel Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 771
Growth 8
Growth % 1%

Bethel Springs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 41.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.4%
English 11.6%
Irish 6.6%
German 4.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
African 1.1%
Turkish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Sierra Leonean 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bethel Springs 763 $33,750
Adamsville 1,983 $37,993
Finger 350 $36,250
Hornsby 306 $31,250
Ramer 354 $31,071
Selmer 4,541 $38,313
Stantonville 312 $34,432
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