St Joseph, Tennessee

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St Joseph, Tennessee

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% St Joseph Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of St Joseph, Tennessee

Comparing St Joseph 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 7 5
Racial Diversity 7 5
Age of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 7
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
Median Family Income 2 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 3 4
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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St Joseph Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles NW of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 38481
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.036
Longitude -87.506

St Joseph Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 60.4 inches
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches
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St Joseph Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 829 100%
Male 393 47.4%
Female 436 52.6%
Under 18 204 24.6%
18+ 625 75.4%
65+ 123 14.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.88
White 814 98.2%
African-American 8 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.3%

Estimated St Joseph Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 858
Growth 29
Growth % 3.5%

St Joseph 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 45.3%
Irish 17.6%
English 9.2%
German 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
Italian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Swedish 1.8%
Polish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
European 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Joseph 829 $30,781
Collinwood 1,024 $31,296
Ethridge 536 $42,708
Iron City 368 $28,889
Lawrenceburg 10,796 $32,856
Loretto 1,665 $35,952
Minor Hill 437 $30,714
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