Spencer is a city located in Van Buren County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Van Buren County. With a 2020 population of 1,763, it is the 181st largest city in Tennessee and the 8090th largest city in the United States . Spencer is currently growing at a rate of 2.08% annually and its population has increased by 10.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,601 in 2010. Spencer reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Spencer has a population density of 269 people per square mile.
The average household income in Spencer is $42,753 with a poverty rate of 17.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $503 per month, and the median house value is $81,000. The median age in Spencer is 48.5 years, 45.5 years for males, and 52.4 years for females.