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People

Total Population 2,924
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 22.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,016
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,364
% Above Poverty Level 79%
% Below Poverty Level 21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.2%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $86,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.3%
US/American 0%
English 1.3%
Irish 6.1%

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

Dresden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles W of Nashville, Tennessee
County Weakley
Standard Zip Codes 38225
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.291
Longitude -88.708

Dresden 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 DRESDEN
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Station HUNTINGDON WATER PLANT
Distance 25.9 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
Station NEWBERN
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 44 F
Apr Temp 48 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bradford 1,295 $51,316
Gleason 1,428 $40,833
Greenfield 2,262 $47,125
Martin 11,199 $50,885
McKenzie 5,551 $37,303
Sharon 989 $34,830

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

Dresden Public Libraries

Library
Ned R. Mcwherter Weakley County Library
341 LINDEN STREET
Dresden, Tennessee
(731) 364-2678

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Dresden High Schools

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DRESDEN HIGH SCHOOL
7150 HWY 22
731-364-2949
Serves 415 students.

WEAKLEY COUNTY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
8250 HWY 22
731-364-5481
Serves 8 students.

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