Parsons, Tennessee Population 2022

2,251
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Parsons is a city located in Decatur County Tennessee. Parsons has a 2020 population of 2,251. Parsons is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -4.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,355 in 2010.

The average household income in Parsons is $51,347 with a poverty rate of 25.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $564 per month, and the median house value is $87,900. The median age in Parsons is 42.9 years, 42 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Parsons Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Parsonswas:

  • White: 88.90%
  • Black or African American: 6.27%
  • Other race: 3.56%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Parsons, Tennessee is 2,251 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,251.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,355.

Parsons, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,29888.90%
Black or African American1626.27%
Some Other Race923.56%
Two or More Races331.28%
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Parsons Population by Race

Parsons Population Pyramid 2022

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Parsons Median Age

45.1


Total

39.7


Male

53.9


Female

Parsons Adults

There are 2,053 adults, (633 of whom are seniors) in Parsons.

Parsons Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Parsons Sex Ratio

Female

1,273

49.25%

Male

1,312

50.75%

Parsons Population by Age

Parsons Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Parsons Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All68%32%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Female51%49%
Male27.3%72.7%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Parsons Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0502.3568
Married4033.2380.1
Male773.2627.3
Female96451
Non Family4741.1267.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Parsons Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21111.52%
9th to 12th Grade22612.34%
High School Graduate66936.54%
Some College39521.57%
Associates Degree1779.67%
Bachelors Degree985.35%
Graduate Degree553.00%
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Parsons Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parsons Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6141,210153
2+ Races1818
Black10792
Other Race9274
Hispanic9274

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.48%.

Parsons Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,125$49,792$26,667
Less Than 9th Grade$31,806$30,833$
High School Graduate$20,536$34,022$15,163
Some College$39,531$56,042$30,399
Bachelors Degree$40,208$$43,500
Graduate Degree$56,786$$

$33,125

Average Earnings

$49,792

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Parsons Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parsons Language by Age

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Parsons Language

95.82% of Parsons residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Parsons Language

Parsons Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple331854.55%
Black1496342.28%
White2,19254324.77%
OtherNaN%

25.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.49%

Male Poverty Rate

32.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parsons

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parsons is Multiple, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parsons is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.86%.

Parsons Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.73%
High School15.14%
Some College17.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Parsons Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.86%
Male Unemployed51.72%
Female Employed8.18%
Female Unemployed37.68%

Parsons Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parsons Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,265$48,091
Families$56,889$64,295
Married Families$64,243-
Non Families$14,956$26,789
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Income by Household Type

Parsons Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Parsons Married by Age and Sex

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Parsons Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Parsons Marital Status by Race

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Parsons Marital Status

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119

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War43
Vietnam50
Korea9
World War II9

Parsons Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 5434
55 to 6425
65 to 7429
75+23

Parsons Veterans by Age

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Parsons Veterans by Race

Parsons Veterans by Education

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9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parsons Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

17%

Unemployment Rate

Parsons Employment by Age

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Parsons Employment by Race

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Parsons Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.14%

Born in Parsons

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Parsons residents were born in the United States, with 71.14% having been born in Tennessee. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Parsons Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,3550.00%
20112,344-11-0.47%
20122,329-15-0.64%
20132,33120.09%
20142,326-5-0.21%
20152,304-22-0.95%
20162,320160.69%
20172,315-5-0.22%
20182,303-12-0.52%
20192,290-13-0.56%
20202,277-13-0.57%
20212,264-13-0.57%
20222,251-13-0.57%

Parsons Population by Year