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People

Total Population 2,542
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 23.1%
Employed Population 16+ 896
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,286
% Above Poverty Level 71.6%
% Below Poverty Level 28.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.3%
Median Gross Rent $467
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 13.8%

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

Parsons Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles E of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 38363
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.649
Longitude -88.126

Parsons 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 LEXINGTON
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station LINDEN 2
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Station HUNTINGDON WATER PLANT
Distance 29.2 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
Decaturville 983 $32,375
Lexington 7,802 $53,725
Linden 948 $33,250
Saltillo 557 $42,083
Sardis 460 $50,625
Scotts Hill 825 $36,250

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

Parsons Public Libraries

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Parsons Public Library
105 KENTUCKY AVE. SO.
Parsons, Tennessee
(901) 847-6988

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Parsons Hospitals

DECATUR COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
969 TENNESSEE AVE S
(731) 847-3031
Emergency Service: Yes

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