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Gilt Edge, Tennessee
City
Location in Tipton County and the state of Tennessee.
Location in Tipton County and the state of Tennessee.
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Tipton
Area
 • Total 3.0 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Land 2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 272 ft (83 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 479
 • Density 167.8/sq mi (64.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38015
Area code(s) 901
FIPS code 47-29160
GNIS feature ID 1285436

Gilt Edge is a city in Tipton County, Tennessee. The population was 489 at the 2000 census and 479 in 2012, showing a decrease of 10.

Geography

Gilt Edge is located at 35°32′1″N 89°49′50″W / 35.53361°N 89.83056°W / 35.53361; -89.83056 (35.533724, -89.830447).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), of which 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2) is land and 0.04-square-mile (0.10 km2) (1.36%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 406
1980 409 0.7%
1990 447 9.3%
2000 489 9.4%
2010 477 −2.5%
Est. 2015 476 −0.2%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 489 people, 190 households, and 145 families residing in the city. The population density was 167.8 people per square mile (64.9/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 67.9 per square mile (26.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.77% White, 0.41% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Pacific Islander, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 190 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,250, and the median income for a family was $55,625. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,491. About 5.8% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

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