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McKenzie, Tennessee
McKenzie, Tennessee
The McKenzie Depot, September 2014
The McKenzie Depot, September 2014
Motto(s): 
This is your town...
Location of McKenzie in Weakley County, Tennessee.
Location of McKenzie in Weakley County, Tennessee.
Coordinates: 36°7?59?N 88°31?2?W / 36.13306°N 88.51722°W / 36.13306; -88.51722Coordinates: 36°7?59?N 88°31?2?W / 36.13306°N 88.51722°W / 36.13306; -88.51722
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountiesCarroll, Weakley, Henry
Incorporated1869
Government
 o MayorJill Holland
 o Vice MayorGene Hale
Area
 o Total6.32 sq mi (16.37 km2)
 o Land6.32 sq mi (16.37 km2)
 o Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
495 ft (150 m)
Population
 o Total5,310
 o Estimate 
(2019)[2]
5,315
 o Density840.98/sq mi (324.71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38201
Area code(s)731
FIPS code47-44940[3]
GNIS feature ID1326832[4]
Websitewww.mckenzietn.gov

McKenzie is a city at the tripoint of Carroll, Henry, and Weakley counties in Tennessee, United States. The population was 5,310 at the 2010 census.[5]

It is home to Bethel University and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McKenzie.

Geography

McKenzie is located in northern Carroll County at 36°7?59?N 88°31?2?W / 36.13306°N 88.51722°W / 36.13306; -88.51722 (36.133189, -88.517189).[6] A small part of the city extends north into Henry County, and a smaller part extends west into Weakley County. U.S. Route 79 passes through the city southeast of the center, leading northeast 17 miles (27 km) to Paris and southwest 20 miles (32 km) to Milan. Tennessee State Route 22 runs through the east side of the city as a bypass, leading northwest 25 miles (40 km) to Martin and southeast 10 miles (16 km) to Huntingdon.

According to the United States Census Bureau, McKenzie has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.2 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 5,295 people, 2,131 households, and 1,412 families residing in the city. The population density was 957.9 people per square mile (369.7/km2). There were 2,382 housing units at an average density of 430.9 per square mile (166.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 82.80% White, 14.24% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.15% of the population.

There were 2,131 households, out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.8% 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 2.31 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.8% under the age of 18, 12.4% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,319, and the median income for a family was $34,322. Males had a median income of $26,038 versus $19,090 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,723. About 10.4% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

Media

The First Presbyterian Church in McKenzie, September 2014

Radio

Newspapers

See also

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved .
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): McKenzie city, Tennessee". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 2013.

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