South Fulton, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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South Fulton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of South Fulton had a population of 2,459 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Fulton: Jacksonville.

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South Fulton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,459
Population in Households 2,456
Population in Familes 1,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 745
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $35,913
Average Household Income $45,965
Per Capita Income $20,269


Total Housing Units 1,226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $88,087
Average Home Value $98,569


Total Households 1,078
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 672
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% -0.02%
Households 0.6% 0.02%
Families 0.52% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 170 60th
Population Density # 140 67th
Diversity Index # 101 76th
Median Household Income # 318 26th
Per Capita Income # 312 27th

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