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Westmoreland, Tennessee

Westmoreland, Tennessee
Town
Watertower in Westmoreland
Watertower in Westmoreland
Location of Westmoreland, Tennessee
Location of Westmoreland, Tennessee
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Sumner
Incorporated 1901[1]
Named for Westmorland, England[2]
Area
 • Total 3.8 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Land 3.8 sq mi (9.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,206
 • Density 547.5/sq mi (211.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37186
Area code(s) 615
FIPS code 47-79420[3]
GNIS feature ID 1304492[4]
Website westmorelandtn.com

Westmoreland is a town in Sumner County, Tennessee. The population was 2,093 at the 2000 census and 2,206 at the 2010 census. The town name originates from the historic English county Westmorland, now part of Cumbria.[5]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Westmoreland is located at (36.561306, -86.247123).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), of which 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.52%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,093 people, 804 households, and 561 families residing in the town. The population density was 547.5 people per square mile (211.5/km2). There were 874 housing units at an average density of 228.6 per square mile (88.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.85% White, 0.55% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 804 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 80.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,958, and the median income for a family was $36,944. Males had a median income of $25,795 versus $19,366 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,185. About 8.7% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 17.6% of those age 65 or over.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Tennessee Blue Book, 2005-2006, pp. 618-625.
  2. ^ Nancy Capace, Encyclopedia of Tennessee (North American Book Distributors, 2000), p. 229.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  5. ^ "Westmoreland Community Profile". Retrieved 2008-08-12. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses".  
  9. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

External links

  • Town website
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