Hornsby, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 289 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 134  (46.4%)
Females: 155  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38044.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,832 (it was $34,063 in 2000)
Hornsby:

$30,832
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,036 (it was $12,915 in 2000)

Hornsby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,112 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Hornsby:

$78,112
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,221; Detached houses: $86,066; Mobile homes: $251,072

Median gross rent in 2013: $577.

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  • Races in Hornsby, TN (2010)

    Hornsby races chart
    • 28995.4%White alone
    • 62.0%Black alone
    • 62.0%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hornsby: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.0%), German (19.7%), United States (11.7%), English (9.0%), Italian (6.9%), French (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 229 people per square mile   (very low).

Hornsby,TN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hornsby:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hornsby town:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 17.2%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hornsby, Tennessee as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hornsby to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $590 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $461 (0.8%)

Hornsby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (28.1 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (65.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (461.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Silerton, TN (2.8 miles) , Bolivar, TN (3.2 miles ), Toone, TN (3.3 miles ), Middleton, TN (3.5 miles ), Bethel Springs, TN (3.5 miles ), Selmer, TN (3.7 miles ), West Chester, TN (3.8 miles ), Finger, TN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.23 N, Longitude: 88.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Hornsby household income distribution Hornsby home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+24.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Hornsby: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hornsby, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hornsby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Hornsby town center killed 38 people and injured 157 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hornsby-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% 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 89.0 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 107.9 miles away from Hornsby 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 75.4 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 139.9 miles away from the city 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 229.1 miles away from Hornsby center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 154.8 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 Hardeman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hornsby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hornsby:

  • PLEASANT VIEW (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PLEASANT VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PROCARE OF TENNESSEE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • BOLIVAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • BOLIVAR GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)
  • PINE MEADOWS HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOLIVAR, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hornsby:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 30 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 32 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 42 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 65 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Bethel University (about 66 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • University of Memphis (about 66 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 66 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)

Public elementary/middle school in Hornsby:

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Notable location: Hornsby Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Hornsby: Hornsby Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Wyatt Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hardeman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hornsby and their reported violations in the past:

HORNSBY WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,160, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.9%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.1%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hornsby compared to Tennessee state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Tennessee average:

12.1

Hornsby travel time to work - commute Hornsby mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hornsby town (based on Hardeman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,90460
Black Protestant2,65016
Mainline Protestant1,03111
Catholic1251
Other21
None11,541-
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: 10
Hardeman County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hardeman County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardeman County:

37.5%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.2%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$745
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$945
Police - Other 0$0 1$300
Fire - Other 0$0 2$125
Water Supply 0$0 5$2,580
Totals for Government 0$0 17$4,695

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, TN  0.79% ($31,403 average AGI)
from Madison County, TN  0.65% ($24,964)
from Fayette County, TN  0.35% ($22,600)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, TN  1.07% ($27,435 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.89% ($24,053)
to Fayette County, TN  0.52% ($30,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hornsby:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hornsby:

  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hornsby:

  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • 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)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, 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)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Hornsby fatal accident list:

Jan 14, 2005 11:35 PM, Us-Sr15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 26, 1997 04:17 PM, Sr15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1991 11:15 PM, Sr15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 2, 1989 01:45 PM, Parkerst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1976 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $4,995,000Total costs
  • 11,240Total average daily traffic
  • 1,908Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,984Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hornsby)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K4COC
    Grant Date: 01/05/1988, Expiration Date: 01/05/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2000
    Registrant: Willie E Newman, Box 102, Hornsby, TN 38044
  • Call Sign: KF4RHY, Licensee ID: L01266435
    Grant Date: 04/10/2007, Expiration Date: 04/29/2017
    Registrant: Joshua L Ferguson, 6400 Laurel Hill Rd, Hornsby, TN 38044
  • Call Sign: N6AZD, Licensee ID: L01398530
    Grant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 09/07/2018
    Registrant: Oswald D Armstrong, 1725 Skipper Creek Rd, Hornsby, TN 38044
  • Call Sign: W4YSW, Licensee ID: L00228442
    Grant Date: 01/18/1994, Expiration Date: 01/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2000
    Registrant: Samuel J Blackwell, 120 Fortune Way, Hornsby, TN 38044
  • Call Sign: W5LU, Previous Call Sign: W4YSW, Licensee ID: L00228442
    Grant Date: 10/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/17/2020, Certifier: Samuel J Blackwell
    Registrant: Samuel J Blackwell, 120 Fortune Way, Hornsby, TN 38044
  • Call Sign: AJ4EV, Licensee ID: L01340567
    Grant Date: 02/01/2008, Expiration Date: 02/01/2018, Certifier: Terry W Harbin
    Registrant: Terry W Harbin, Hornsby, TN 38044

Most common first names in Hornsby, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2273.3 years
William1274.9 years
John1065.9 years
Mary877.4 years
Robert775.0 years
Charles570.8 years
Ruby568.8 years
Albert472.7 years
Joseph465.5 years
Billy471.5 years
Most common last names in Hornsby, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cox1877.6 years
Grantham1370.4 years
King1072.4 years
Hanna973.9 years
Kirk873.4 years
Sanders879.9 years
Mcmahan776.6 years
Tigner773.1 years
Foster660.5 years
Carlin672.8 years
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