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People

Total Population 533
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 22.9%
Employed Population 16+ 165
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 29.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4%
Median Earnings25+ $17,841
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,727

Wealth

Median Family Income $28,750
% Above Poverty Level 62.1%
% Below Poverty Level 37.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 52.5%
Median Gross Rent $521
Median House Value $62,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 23.6%

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

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 1,641 $50,804
Camden 3,578 $32,321
Hollow Rock 633 $34,205
New Johnsonville 1,960 $56,053
Paris 10,166 $39,118
Tennessee Ridge 1,459 $50,500

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

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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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