Fayette Corners, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 1,359.
Males: 694  (51.1%)
Females: 665  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 38068

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,784 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Fayette Corners:

$57,784
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,913 (it was $14,491 in 2000)

Fayette Corners CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,299 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Fayette Corners:

$105,299
TN:

$167,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Fayette Corners: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Fayette Corners, TN (2000)
    • 64760.9%White alone
    • 37935.7%Black alone
    • 212.0%Two or more races
    • 70.7%Hispanic
    • 60.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone

Races in Fayette Corners detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 424 feet

Land area: 57.4 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Fayette Corners, Tennessee map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Fayette Corners CCD:

0.6% ($285)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (31.2 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (43.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Whiteville, TN (2.5 miles ),
Hillville, TN (2.7 miles ),
Somerville, TN (3.1 miles ),
Stanton, TN (3.4 miles ),
Williston, TN (3.9 miles ),
Bolivar, TN (3.9 miles ),
Hickory Valley, TN (3.9 miles),
Woodland, TN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.35 N, Longitude: 89.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Distribution of median household income in Fayette Corners, TN in 2017
Fayette Corners satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Fayette Corners, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Food (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.0%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.3%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.1%)
  • Machinery (9.4%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Fayette Corners, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Woodworkers (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Fayette Corners, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fayette Corners, Tennessee average temperatures Fayette Corners, Tennessee average precipitation Fayette Corners, Tennessee humidity Fayette Corners, Tennessee wind speed Fayette Corners, Tennessee snowfall Fayette Corners, Tennessee sunshine Fayette Corners, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.54. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.54
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Fayette Corners-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Fayette Corners place center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 16.5 miles away from the place center killed 38 people and injured 157 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fayette Corners-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from Fayette Corners center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 227.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 6, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fayette Corners:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE FAYETTE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SOMERVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SOMERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOMERVILLE, TN)
  • PINE MEADOWS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • BOLIVAR GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • BOLIVAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fayette Corners:

  • Union University (about 32 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 34 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Rhodes College (about 44 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 45 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 49 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 62 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fayette Corners: Joyners Campground (A), Taylor Chapel (B), Northeast Fayette County Fire (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fayette Corners include: Smith Chapel (A), Smyrna Church (B), Clover Garden Church (C), Olive Church (D), Russell Grove Church (E), Mount Moriah Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Taylor Cemetery (1), Trainer Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3), Miller Cemetery (4), Taylors Chapel Cemetery (5), Mount Moriah Cemetery (6), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bear Creek Watershed Lake Number One (A), Bear Creek Lake Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Catron Creek (A), North Fork Price Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.2%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

4.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.2%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Fayette Corners:

Marital status in Fayette Corners, TN
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Fayette Corners:

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fayette Corners, TN (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,09340
Black Protestant2,22117
Mainline Protestant1,88220
Catholic9001
Other4582
None24,859-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Fayette County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Fayette County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Fayette County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

33.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fayette County:

12.5%
Tennessee:

13.5%

8.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, TN  4.85% ($83,148 average AGI)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.38% ($35,817)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.23% ($47,333)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, TN  3.32% ($56,639 average AGI)
to Hardeman County, TN  0.27% ($28,262)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.24% ($87,054)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fayette Corners:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSTN (1410 AM; 1 kW; SOMERVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fayette Corners:

  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTBG (95.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fayette Corners:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fayette Corners, TN
  • 53.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fayette Corners, TN
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 42.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Wood


Fayette Corners compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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