Gadsden, Tennessee

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Gadsden, Tennessee

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Gadsden Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Gadsden Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 12% Gadsden Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Gadsden, Tennessee

Comparing Gadsden 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
Racial Diversity 9 8
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Age of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 8
College Educated Adults 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 6
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 3 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 8

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Gadsden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NW of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Crockett
Standard Zip Codes 38337
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.775
Longitude -88.99

Gadsden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 47 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 28.2 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
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Gadsden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 553 100%
Male 263 47.6%
Female 290 52.4%
Under 18 137 24.8%
18+ 416 75.2%
65+ 81 14.6%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 462 83.5%
African-American 82 14.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 6 1.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.1%

Estimated Gadsden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 560
Growth 7
Growth % 1.3%

Gadsden 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 32%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.7%
Irish 11.3%
British 11%
English 8.8%
Dutch 2.5%
European 1.1%
German 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gadsden 553 $41,583
Alamo 2,392 $38,295
Bells 2,171 $31,827
Humboldt 9,467 $32,845
Maury City 704 $33,250
Medina 969 $40,804
Three Way 1,375 $67,188
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