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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Parsonswas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Parsons
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.