Medina, Tennessee

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Medina, Tennessee

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 7% Medina Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 9% Medina Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 18% Medina Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Medina, Tennessee

Comparing Medina 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Racial Diversity 5 3
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 3 2
Male Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 8
Median Family Income 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 5
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 7
Low Violent Crime 3 5

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Medina Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Gibson
Standard Zip Codes 38355
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.802
Longitude -88.774

Medina Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 54.3 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Distance 16.1 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
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Medina Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 969 100%
Male 436 45%
Female 533 55%
Under 18 235 24.3%
18+ 734 75.7%
65+ 134 13.8%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 2.88
White 947 97.7%
African-American 13 1.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Medina Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,290
Growth 321
Growth % 33.1%

Medina 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 39.4%
German 15.3%
English 11.9%
Irish 10.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
British 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
Dutch 3.1%
Scottish 1.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Medina 969 $40,804
Atwood 1,000 $39,464
Gadsden 553 $41,583
Humboldt 9,467 $32,845
Jackson 59,643 $40,922
Milan 7,664 $38,503
Three Way 1,375 $67,188
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