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The City of South Fulton had a population of 2,473 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Fulton: Jacksonville.

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South Fulton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,473
Daytime Population: Workers 845
Daytime Population: Residents 1,398
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,243
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 2,471
Population in Familes 1,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 749
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $34,214
Average Household Income $43,506
Per Capita Income $19,270


Total Housing Units 1,223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 680 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 409 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $84,085
Average Home Value $94,764


Total Households 1,089
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 681
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% -0.07%
Households 0.83% 0.02%
Families 0.77% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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, 2017 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 # 168 61st
Population Density # 137 68th
Diversity Index # 98 78th
Median Household Income # 327 24th
Per Capita Income # 318 26th

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