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People

Total Population 593
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 24.1%
Employed Population 16+ 197
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 35.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.3%
Median Earnings25+ $18,681
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,964
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,681

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,625
% Above Poverty Level 68.1%
% Below Poverty Level 31.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46.7%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $60,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 23.3%

Big Sandy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles SW of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles W of Nashville, Tennessee
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 38221
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.234
Longitude -88.085

Big Sandy 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 PARIS 2 SE
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station DOVER 1 W
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Station HUNTINGDON WATER PLANT
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bruceton 1,779 $51,750
Camden 3,596 $34,559
Hollow Rock 589 $33,854
New Johnsonville 1,934 $64,609
Paris 10,165 $39,066
Tennessee Ridge 1,278 $53,382
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Big Sandy High Schools

BIG SANDY SCHOOL
13305 HWY 69A
731-593-3221
A Title I School.
Serves 435 students.

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