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The City of South Fulton had a population of 2,519 as of July 1, 2016. South Fulton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for South Fulton is located at latitude 36.4933 and longitude -88.8837 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the City of South Fulton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The City of South Fulton (GNIS ID: 2405490) 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.

The City of South Fulton is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Obion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Fulton 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 South Fulton: Jacksonville.

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South Fulton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,519
Population in Households 2,516
Population in Familes 1,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 763
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 1,108
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 693
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 680 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $79,383
Average Home Value $89,559


Median Household Income $32,968
Average Household Income $42,116
Per Capita Income $18,646
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 0.34%
Households 1.24% 0.41%
Families 1.18% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

South Fulton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Fulton 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 167 61st
Population Density1 # 134 69th
Diversity Index2 # 96 77th
Median Household Income # 319 26th
Per Capita Income # 306 29th

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