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(Urban population: 1,493, Rural population: 9,223 (567 farm, 8,656 nonfarm))

Houses: 4,393 (4,130 occupied: 3,609 owner occupied, 521 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

30%

Housing density: 62 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $181,122.


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $296


Median gross rent in Sulphur Springs, TN in 2009: $574


Housing units in Sulphur Springs with a mortgage: 1,691 (138 second mortgage, 242 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 800








Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $164,416 (it was $103,300 in 2000)
Sulphur Springs:

$164,416
Tennessee:

$137,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,515 - $216,257

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $202,265
Here:

$202,265
State:

$188,484

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,274
Here:

$141,274
State:

$164,698

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,945
Here:

$103,945
State:

$171,980

Mobile homes: $98,929
Here:

$98,929
State:

$44,109

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,715
  • In family households: 9,781 (2,865 male householders, 430 female householders)
    2,933 spouses, 3,034 children (2,742 natural, 71 adopted, 221 stepchildren), 180 grandchildren, 69 brothers or sisters, 59 parents, 120 other relatives, 91 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 934 (355 male householders (287 living alone)), 468 female householders (432 living alone)), 111 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,473 2-persons, 894 3-persons, 630 4-persons, 222 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 719 1-person, 96 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

2,045 married couples with children.
348 single-parent households (99 men, 249 women).

98.4% of residents of Sulphur Springs speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 74 (0.7%)
(79.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Sulphur Springs, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 32
  • 4 rooms: 347
  • 5 rooms: 758
  • 6 rooms: 979
  • 7 rooms: 778
  • 8 rooms: 370
  • 9 or more rooms: 337
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 153
  • 5 rooms: 188
  • 6 rooms: 102
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sulphur Springs, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 60
  • 2 bedrooms: 574
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,336
  • 4 bedrooms: 578
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 255
  • 3 bedrooms: 221
  • 4 bedrooms: 45
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Sulphur Springs, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 136
  • 1 vehicle: 656
  • 2 vehicles: 1,639
  • 3 vehicles: 754
  • 4 vehicles: 320
  • 5+ vehicles: 104
  • no vehicle: 31
  • 1 vehicle: 134
  • 2 vehicles: 278
  • 3 vehicles: 43
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 123
  • 1995 to 1998: 641
  • 1990 to 1994: 612
  • 1980 to 1989: 973
  • 1970 to 1979: 836
  • 1960 to 1969: 375
  • 1950 to 1959: 211
  • 1940 to 1949: 245
  • 1939 or earlier: 377

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Sulphur Springs, TN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Sulphur Springs, TN:

  • Less than $10,000: 32
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 16
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 15
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 24
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 41
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 48
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 43
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 49
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 63
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 69
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 77
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 98
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 163
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 491
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 396
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 416
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 379
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 476
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 291
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 214
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 122
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 72
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 10
  • $1,000,000 or more: 4
 


Sulphur Springs rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Sulphur Springs:

  • Less than $100: 10 people
  • $100 to $149: 11
  • $150 to $199: 20
  • $200 to $249: 11
  • $250 to $299: 31
  • $300 to $349: 48
  • $350 to $399: 58
  • $400 to $449: 19
  • $450 to $499: 44
  • $500 to $549: 32
  • $550 to $599: 14
  • $600 to $649: 25
  • $650 to $699: 21
  • $700 to $749: 14
  • $750 to $799: 11
  • $800 to $899: 24
  • $900 to $999: 30
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 45
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 6
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 16
  • 1980 to 1984: 6
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 38


Percentage of workers working in this county: 56.9%
Number of people working at home: 135 (2.5% of all workers)


Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 138
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 272
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 433
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 906
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1186
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 619
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1021
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 123
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 103
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 207
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 102
  • 90 or more minutes: 70
 

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,666 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 469 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 31 (1%)
  • Other means: 5 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 135 (3%)

Sulphur Springs, TN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 283
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 180
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 223
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 245
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 270
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 287
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 318
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 354
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 223
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 532
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 626
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 314
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 140
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 36
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 32
  • $200,000 or more: 55
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 2846
 English: 972
 German: 787
 Irish: 704
 Other groups: 509
 Scotch-Irish: 245
 Scottish: 242
 Dutch: 209
 European: 177
 Italian: 177
 French (except Basque): 93
 British: 36
 Greek: 36
 Russian: 31
 Danish: 23
 Hungarian: 21
 Belgian: 20
 Norwegian: 20
 Polish: 15
 Welsh: 12
 Czech: 11
 Scandinavian: 10
 Turkish: 10
 Icelander: 9
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 9
 Jamaican: 9
 French Canadian: 7
 Yugoslavian: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Jamaica (23%)
  • Philippines (18%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Greece (12%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (11%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7038
  • Northeast: 379
  • Midwest: 793
  • South: 2072
  • West: 207

65% of Sulphur Springs residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Tennessee.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 57
  • 5th and 6th grade: 70
  • 7th and 8th grade: 171
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 73
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 109
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,356
  • Less than 1 year of college: 266
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 475
  • Associate degree: 245
  • Bachelor's degree: 464
  • Master's degree: 137
  • Professional school degree: 41
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 37
  • 7th and 8th grade: 222
  • 9th grade: 112
  • 10th grade: 74
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 120
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,403
  • Less than 1 year of college: 354
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 364
  • Associate degree: 193
  • Bachelor's degree: 466
  • Master's degree: 208
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 38

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $50,030
  • Black householders: $49,714
  • Some other race householders: $37,422
  • Two or more races householders: $87,113
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $64,589

Sulphur Springs marital status for males
Sulphur Springs marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $173,966
  • Black or African American householders: $103,456
  • Two or more races householders: $218,850
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $142,133

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,335
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 30
  • 3 or 4: 7
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • Mobile homes: 964

Median worth of mobile homes: $84,076


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sulphur Springs:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sulphur Springs
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (85.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • Electricity (79.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.8%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Coal or coke (1.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

6.3%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

9.9%
Tennessee:

22.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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