Demographics

People

Total Population2,263
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens23.1%
Employed Population 16+750
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married46.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.8%
Median Earnings25+$32,340
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,135
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,631

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,452
% Above Poverty Level72.5%
% Below Poverty Level27.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$401
Median House Value$91,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Irish11.1%
English10.2%
African5.5%
German4.4%
Dutch2.8%
Scottish1.1%
Italian0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Serbian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Polish0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Parsons Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDecatur County
Standard Zip Codes38363
Phone Area Codes731
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.65
Approximate Longitude-88.12

Parsons Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLEXINGTON
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 47 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationLINDEN 2
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 49 F
Apr Temp43 to 73 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 74 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationHUNTINGDON WATER PLANT
Distance29.2 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
Decaturville1,007$39,750
Lexington7,735$56,783
Linden936$35,769
Saltillo542$39,583
Sardis389$50,000
Scotts Hill894$43,587

Parsons Public Libraries

Parsons Public Library
535 TENNESSEE AVENUE SOUTH
Parsons, Tennessee
(731) 847-6988

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Parsons Hospitals

Decatur County General Hospital
(Government - Local)
969 Tennessee Avenue South
(731) 847-3031

Parsons Public Schools

Decatur County Middle School
2740 Hwy 641 South
ZIP: 38363
(731) 847-6510
Middle
Total Enrollment 526
Parsons Elementary
182 West 4th St
ZIP: 38363
(731) 847-7317
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
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