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Demographics

People

Total Population626
Male Share of the Population54.3%
Female Share of the Population45.7%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+203
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married37.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3.6%
Median Earnings25+$19,231
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,135

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,429
% Above Poverty Level65.8%
% Below Poverty Level34.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone42.6%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$65,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23%
Irish19.3%
German14.1%
English5%
Scottish3.4%
Dutch1.4%
Norwegian1.4%
Swedish1%
Italian1%
Lithuanian0.5%
Polish0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Welsh0.2%
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Big Sandy Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes38221
Phone Area Codes731
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.23
Approximate Longitude-88.08

Big Sandy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPARIS 2 SE
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip53.6 inches
StationDOVER 1 W
Distance21.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.4 inches
StationHUNTINGDON WATER PLANT
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bruceton1,524$46,635
Camden3,578$36,208
Hollow Rock662$36,607
New Johnsonville1,936$56,364
Paris10,168$40,973
Tennessee Ridge1,470$55,042

Big Sandy Public Schools

Big Sandy School
13305 Highway 69 A
ZIP: 38221
(731) 593-3221
Other
Total Enrollment 317
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