The City of Parsons had a population of 2,419 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Parsons is located at latitude 35.6515 and longitude -88.123 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parsons (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 495 feet.
The City of Parsons (GNIS ID: 2404484) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parsons population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsons: Parsons Flats.
|Population in Households||2,352|
|Population in Familes||1,868|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||67|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,179 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||654 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||352 (29.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||174 (14.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,995|
|Average Home Value||$106,547|
|Median Household Income||$27,827|
|Average Household Income||$40,381|
|Per Capita Income||$17,042|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
The table below compares Parsons to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 174||59th|
|Population Density1||# 188||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 162||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 393||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 364||15th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.