St. Joseph, Tennessee

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St. Joseph is a city in Lawrence County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 829 at the 2000 census.


St. Joseph is located at 35°2′6″N 87°30′8″W / 35.035°N 87.50222°W / 35.035; -87.50222 (35.034920, -87.502158)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 829 people, 342 households, and 247 families residing in the city. The population density was 231.1 people per square mile (89.2/km²). There were 374 housing units at an average density of 104.2/sq mi (40.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.19% White, 0.97% African American, 0.12% Native American, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.29% of the population.

There were 342 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,961, and the median income for a family was $30,781. Males had a median income of $26,375 versus $20,486 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,038. About 7.6% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.2% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.


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