The City of Parsons had a population of 2,385 as of July 1, 2015.
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 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, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsons: Parsons Flats.
|Population in Households||2,318|
|Population in Familes||1,842|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||67|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,151 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||635 (55.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||351 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||165 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$75,749|
|Average Home Value||$89,213|
|Median Household Income||$35,394|
|Average Household Income||$45,084|
|Per Capita Income||$18,643|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.36%|
The table below compares Parsons to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 176||59th|
|Population Density1||# 190||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 152||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 285||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 287||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.