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Overview

Introduction to Milan, Tennessee

Milan, Tennessee, in Gibson county, is 21 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee and 90 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee.

Milan History

The city is named after Milan, Italy. It is also referred to as the "Bullet Town," because of the presence of Milan Arsenal, which manufactured ammunition during World War II. The city experienced rapid development during World War II because of the presence of Milan Arsenal.

Milan and nearby Attractions

  • West Tennessee Agricultural Museum
  • Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum
  • Museum of Magic and History
  • Browning Gordon Museum
  • Oakland Park
  • Maiden Park

Things To Do In Milan

Milan has a number of parks in the vicinity which offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including the Milan City Park, Trostel Field and Rotary Field. The Milan Golf and Country Club provides facilities for local golf golfers. Local celebrations include the Fall Folklore Jamboree.

Milan Transportation

Memphis International is the nearest major airport.

Milan Higher Education

Union University, Jackson State Community College, the University of Tennessee-Martin and Murray State University provide higher education in the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,803
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+3,157
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,200
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,756
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,208

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,288
% Above Poverty Level76.5%
% Below Poverty Level23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.8%
Median Gross Rent$710
Median House Value$101,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.8%
English14%
Irish10.2%
German4.5%
Scottish1.1%
Italian1%
Welsh0.9%
Dutch0.6%
Russian0.5%
African0.5%
Jamaican0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Polish0.1%
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Milan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gibson County
Standard Zip Codes38358
Phone Area Codes731
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.91
Approximate Longitude-88.75

Milan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMILAN EXP STN
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.3 inches
StationHUNTINGDON WATER PLANT
Distance19.9 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
StationJACKSON MCKELLAR-SPES AP
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp29 to 47 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atwood923$39,028
Bradford1,329$52,734
Medina4,025$75,775
Three Way1,671$75,625
Trenton4,183$29,847
Trezevant804$35,938

Milan Public Libraries

Mildred G. Fields Memorial Library
1075A E. VAN HOOK STREET
Milan, Tennessee
(731) 686-8268

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Milan Hospitals

Milan General Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
4039 Highland St
(731) 686-1591

Milan Public Schools

Milan Elementary
1100 Middle Rd
ZIP: 38358
(731) 686-0840
Primary
Total Enrollment 775
Milan High School
7060 Van Hook Street, East
ZIP: 38358
(731) 686-0841
High
Total Enrollment 623
Milan Middle School
4040 Middle Rd
ZIP: 38358
(731) 686-7232
Middle
Total Enrollment 643
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