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People

Total Population 996
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 378
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,021
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $770
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 10.3%

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

Thaxton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 76 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pontotoc
Standard Zip Codes 38871
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.307
Longitude -89.178

Thaxton 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 PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Station UNIVERSITY
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 57.6 inches
Station WATER VALLEY 1 NNE
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hurricane (38871)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algoma 677 $41,250
Ecru 1,379 $62,865
New Albany 8,466 $50,361
Oxford 20,769 $63,277
Pontotoc 5,808 $54,306
Toccopola 219 $32,250

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

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