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South Fulton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of South Fulton had a population of 2,464 as of July 1, 2019. 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 36.5009 and longitude -88.8753 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the City of South Fulton 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Fulton: Jacksonville.

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South Fulton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South Fulton, TN Housing Affordability Index is 205
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

South Fulton, TN Wealth Index is 46
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,464 (100%)
Population in Households 2,461 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,932 (78.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 728
Diversity Index2 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,918
Average Household Income $49,567
Per Capita Income $21,937
Wealth Index4 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 690 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 390 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $82,179
Housing Affordability Index3 205
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,080
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 674
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.39% -0.09%
Households 0.47% -0.04%
Families 0.38% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

South Fulton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Fulton to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 172 60th
Population Density # 142 67th
Diversity Index # 105 76th
Median Household Income # 383 11th
Per Capita Income # 249 42nd

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