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Atwood, Tennessee
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Carroll
Incorporated 1941
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
443 ft (135 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 938
 • Density 494/sq mi (191/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38220
Area code(s) 731
FIPS code 47-02380
GNIS feature ID 1275974

Atwood is a town in Carroll County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 938 at the 2010 census.

Atwood was incorporated as a town in 1941.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 461
1970 937 103.3%
1980 1,143 22.0%
1990 1,066 −6.7%
2000 1,000 −6.2%
2010 938 −6.2%
Est. 2015 918 −2.1%
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At the 2000 census, there were 1,000 people, 430 households and 304 families residing in the town. The population density was 525.7 per square mile (203.2/km²). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 241.8 per square mile (93.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.00% White, 15.90% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.30% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population.

There were 430 households of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.82.

20.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

The median household income was $30,000 and the median family income was $39,464. Males had a median income of $29,375 compared with $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,354. About 13.4% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.

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