Piperton, Tennessee

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Piperton, Tennessee

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Piperton Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 9% Piperton Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Piperton Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Piperton Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Piperton People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 19% Piperton College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Piperton, Tennessee

Comparing Piperton 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 6
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Piperton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 22 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee
County Shelby
Metro Area Memphis
Standard Zip Codes 38017
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38027
Phone Area Codes 901
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.05
Longitude -89.67

Piperton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 52 to 72 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.6 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
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Piperton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 589 100%
Male 283 48%
Female 306 52%
Under 18 77 13.1%
18+ 512 86.9%
65+ 157 26.7%
Median Age 53
Average Family Size 2.53
White 508 86.2%
African-American 74 12.6%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Piperton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 950
Growth 361
Growth % 61.3%

Piperton 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 21.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
English 13.9%
Irish 12.1%
German 12.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
Dutch 3.2%
Iranian 3.2%
Scottish 2.7%
Italian 1.8%
European 0.9%
Northern European 0.9%
African 0.9%
British 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Piperton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Colliervl (38027)
Colliervle (38027)
Fisherville (38017, 38027)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Piperton 589 $62,500
Collierville 31,872 $84,830
Germantown 37,348 $103,726
Lakeland 6,862 $64,444
Moscow 422 $46,875
Oakland 1,279 $56,786
Rossville 380 $48,929
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