Medon, Tennessee

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Medon is a city in Madison County, Tennessee, United States. It is included in the Jackson, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 191 at the 2000 census.


Medon is located at 35°27′31″N 88°52′02″W / 35.458622°N 88.867284°W / 35.458622; -88.867284.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 191 people, 78 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 196.3 people per square mile (76.0/km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 85.3/sq mi (33.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.62% White, 5.76% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.52% Asian, and 1.57% from two or more races.

There were 78 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,750, and the median income for a family was $27,813. Males had a median income of $30,208 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,313. About 15.2% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


Humboldt‡ | Jackson | Medon | Three Way

Oakfield | Pinson

‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties

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