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People

Total Population 792
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 220
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 25.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $25,063
% Above Poverty Level 63.9%
% Below Poverty Level 36.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $711
Median House Value $49,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.4%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 8%

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

Gates Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lauderdale
Standard Zip Codes 38037
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.838
Longitude -89.406

Gates 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 RIPLEY
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station BROWNSVILLE
Distance 19.7 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
Station NEWBERN
Distance 20.8 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
Dyersburg 16,932 $52,500
Friendship 775 $46,250
Halls 2,547 $45,714
Henning 879 $27,241
Ripley 8,291 $24,173

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

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