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Orlinda, Tennessee
Orlinda General Store in Orlinda
Orlinda General Store in Orlinda
Location of Orlinda, Tennessee
Location of Orlinda, Tennessee
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Robertson
 • Total 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km2)
 • Land 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 719 ft (219 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 594
 • Density 89.1/sq mi (34.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37141
Area code(s) 615
FIPS code 47-56020
GNIS feature ID 1296487

Orlinda is a city in Robertson County, Tennessee. The population was 594 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town; the community became a city in February 2001. The City of Orlinda conducted its own, independent census 2007. The results of that census were submitted to the State of Tennessee which conducted a review and random sample before officially certifying the results, which it did in May, 2007. The 2010 U.S. Census results list Orlinda's current population at 859. The Mayor of Orlinda is Ricky Stark, and the City Manager is Kevin Breeding.


Orlinda is located at 36°36′10″N 86°40′6″W / 36.60278°N 86.66833°W / 36.60278; -86.66833 (36.602753, -86.668237).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town had a total area of 6.7 square miles (17 km2), all land.

Orlinda Baptist Church - Orlinda Tennessee 07272013
Orlinda Baptist Church - Orlinda, Tennessee


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 347
1980 382 10.1%
1990 469 22.8%
2000 594 26.7%
2010 859 44.6%
Est. 2015 887 3.3%

As of the census of 2000, there were 594 people, 235 households, and 176 families residing in the town. The population density was 89.1 people per square mile (34.4/km²). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 39.6 per square mile (15.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.29% White, 4.04% African American, 0.17% Asian, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 235 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,000, and the median income for a family was $53,625. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $20,341 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,058. About 6.2% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 17.6% of those age 65 or over.

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