The City of Parsons had a population of 2,389 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsons: Parsons Flats.
|Population in Households||2,322|
|Population in Familes||1,854|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||67|
|Median Household Income||$31,249|
|Average Household Income||$47,426|
|Per Capita Income||$19,786|
|Total Housing Units||1,161 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||640 (55.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||345 (29.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||176 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,371|
|Average Home Value||$111,346|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.03%|
|Per Capita Income||2.09%|
The table below compares Parsons to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 178||59th|
|Population Density||# 189||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 144||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 385||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 331||23rd|
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