South Fulton, Tennessee Population 2021

2,172
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South Fulton is a city located in Obion County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 2,172, it is the 163rd largest city in Tennessee and the 7317th largest city in the United States . South Fulton is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -7.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,354 in 2010. South Fulton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, South Fulton has a population density of 642 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Fulton is $47,653 with a poverty rate of 34.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $655 per month, and the median house value is $73,000. The median age in South Fulton is 36.9 years, 34 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

South Fulton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Fultonwas:

  • White: 81.95%
  • Black or African American: 14.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Fulton, Tennessee is 2,172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,214.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,354.

South Fulton, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,88981.95%
Black or African American33514.53%
Two or More Races431.87%
Asian291.26%
Some Other Race90.39%
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South Fulton Population by Race

South Fulton Population Pyramid $2021

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South Fulton Median Age

36.9


Total

34


Male

39.1


Female

South Fulton Adults

There are 1,685 adults, (444 of whom are seniors) in South Fulton.

South Fulton Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

South Fulton Sex Ratio

Female

1,185

51.41%

Male

1,120

48.59%

South Fulton Population by Age

South Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Fulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.1%62.9%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
Male44.1%55.9%
All52.4%47.6%
Married72%28%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Fulton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9632.3852.4
Non Family4001.0640.5
Married3783.5172
Female151337.1
Male342.544.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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South Fulton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade724.74%
9th to 12th Grade16911.13%
High School Graduate64942.75%
Some College34322.60%
Associates Degree734.81%
Bachelors Degree1268.30%
Graduate Degree865.67%
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South Fulton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1691,014168
Black25119244
Hispanic4543
Asian2916
2+ Races2816
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.53%.

South Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,032$44,563$21,429
Less Than 9th Grade$19,438$36,750$18,875
High School Graduate$23,250$43,942$14,665
Some College$30,543$39,375$22,179
Bachelors Degree$35,938$67,750$35,625
Graduate Degree$49,688$60,598$44,000

$30,032

Average Earnings

$44,563

Average Male

$21,429

Average Female

South Fulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Fulton Language by Age

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South Fulton Language

97.30% of South Fulton residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

South Fulton Language

South Fulton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,76154230.78%
Black33519357.61%
Multiple432865.12%
Asian292689.66%
Other9444.44%

34.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.36%

Male Poverty Rate

37.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Fulton is Asian, with 89.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Fulton is White, with 30.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.60%.

South Fulton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.38%
Some College31.49%
High School29.12%
Bachelors or Greater10.38%

South Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed70.42%
Female Employed17.89%
Male Employed12.44%

South Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Fulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,396$47,653
Families$32,422$54,200
Married Families$56,719-
Non Families$37,083$36,097
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Income by Household Type

South Fulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

South Fulton Married by Age and Sex

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South Fulton 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 20-34.

South Fulton Marital Status by Race

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South Fulton Marital Status

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86

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War8
Korea6
World War II4

South Fulton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+35
55 to 6418
18 to 3414
65 to 7410
35 to 549

South Fulton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White735.57%
Black134.76%
Hispanic811.43%

South Fulton Veterans by Race

South Fulton Veterans by Education

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17.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Fulton Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

South Fulton Employment by Age

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South Fulton Employment by Race

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South Fulton 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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46.51%

Born in South Fulton

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of South Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 46.51% having been born in Tennessee. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Fulton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,172-21-0.96%
20202,193-21-0.95%
20192,214-21-0.94%
20182,235-11-0.49%
20172,246-14-0.62%
20162,260-17-0.75%
20152,277-21-0.91%
20142,298-20-0.86%
20132,318-24-1.02%
20122,342-32-1.35%
20112,374-17-0.71%
20102,3910.00%

South Fulton Population by Year