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Demographics

People

Total Population1,594
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens24.2%
Employed Population 16+520
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,658
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,908
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,683

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,719
% Above Poverty Level72.9%
% Below Poverty Level27.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$422
Median House Value$83,900

Ancestry

Irish17.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.3%
German7.1%
English7%
Scottish2%
Italian1.1%
Dutch0.8%
Polish0.4%
Turkish0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Spencer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Van Buren County
Standard Zip Codes38585
Phone Area Codes423,931
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.74
Approximate Longitude-85.45

Spencer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSPARTA
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp28 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 73 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip56.5 inches
StationPIKEVILLE
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.5 inches
StationMC MINNVILLE
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beersheba Springs565$29,833
Doyle531$39,375
McMinnville13,664$36,214
Pikeville2,062$29,609
Pleasant Hill532$48,250
Sparta5,063$34,886

Spencer Public Libraries

Burritt Memorial Library
427 COLLEGE STREET
Spencer, Tennessee
(931) 946-2575

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Spencer Public Schools

Spencer Elementary
311 Sparta Street
ZIP: 38585
(931) 946-2171
Primary
Total Enrollment 364
Van Buren Co High School
337 Sparta Street
ZIP: 38585
(931) 946-2442
Other
Total Enrollment 416
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