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Braden, Tennessee
Location of Braden in Fayette County, Tennessee.
Location of Braden in Fayette County, Tennessee.
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Fayette
 • Total 3.67 sq mi (9.52 km2)
 • Land 3.67 sq mi (9.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
315 ft (96 m)
 • Total 282
 • Estimate 
 • Density 71.56/sq mi (27.63/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 901
FIPS code 47-07840
GNIS feature ID 1305377

Braden is a town in Fayette County, Tennessee. The population was 282 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Joseph P. Braden.


Braden was founded in 1850 as a depot on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.


Braden is located at 35°22′30″N 89°34′30″W / 35.37500°N 89.57500°W / 35.37500; -89.57500 (35.374867, -89.574942).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 77
1980 293
1990 354 20.8%
2000 271 −23.4%
2010 282 4.1%
2019 (est.) 263 −6.7%

As of the census of 2000, there were 271 people, 104 households, and 79 families residing in the town. The population density was 71.2 people per square mile (27.5/km2). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 28.6 per square mile (11.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.14% White, 7.01% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.37% of the population.

There were 104 households, out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,333, and the median income for a family was $51,750. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,610. About 4.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.

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