Spurgeon, Tennessee Population 2024

4,086

Spurgeon is a city located in Sullivan County and Washington County Tennessee. Spurgeon has a 2024 population of 4,086. Spurgeon is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually but its population has decreased by -7.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,426 in 2020.

The average household income in Spurgeon is $82,249 with a poverty rate of 16.53%. The median age in Spurgeon is 44.1 years: 42.3 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Spurgeon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Spurgeon was:

  • White: 88.17%
  • Two or more races: 9.59%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
999.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.68% (-340)
The current population of Spurgeon, Tennessee is 4,086 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,426.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,53288.17%
Two or more races3849.59%
Black or African American521.3%
Other race310.77%
Asian70.17%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Spurgeon Population by Race

Spurgeon Population Pyramid 2024

Spurgeon Median Age

44.1

Total

42.3

Male

44.7

Female

Spurgeon Adults

There are 3,394 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in Spurgeon.

Spurgeon Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Spurgeon Sex Ratio

Female2,10952.65%
Male1,89747.35%

Spurgeon Population by Age

Spurgeon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8152.2174.525.5
Non Family8631.0663.236.8
Married7533.196.43.6
Male1084.5456.543.5
Female912.8923.176.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spurgeon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1364.83%
Associates Degree29310.41%
Bachelors Degree55719.79%
Graduate Degree2227.89%
High School Graduate94133.44%
Less Than 9th Grade281%
Some College63722.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Spurgeon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spurgeon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6742,514755
2+ Races575313
Hispanic545413
Black525211
Other Race31310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.23%.

Spurgeon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,398$63,275$45,526
Graduate Degree$70,648$73,456$0
High School Graduate$41,250$53,875$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,271$52,875$44,360
Some College$48,393$45,550$52,358

$48,271

Average Earnings

$52,875

Average Male

$44,360

Average Female

Spurgeon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spurgeon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spurgeon Language

98.58% of Spurgeon residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Spurgeon Language

Spurgeon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,53236910.45%
Multiple38429376.3%

16.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.91%

Male Poverty Rate

21.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spurgeon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spurgeon is Multiple, with 76.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spurgeon is White, with 10.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.21%.

Spurgeon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.68%
High School19.45%
Some College3.66%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Spurgeon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.4%
Male Employed1.96%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Spurgeon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spurgeon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,337$95,616
Households$73,002$82,249
Married Families$86,544$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,036$57,162

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spurgeon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Spurgeon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Spurgeon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Spurgeon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spurgeon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

476

Number of Veterans

436

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam166
Second Gulf War126
First Gulf War98
Korea40
World War II0

Spurgeon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+204
35 to 54150
55 to 6450
65 to 7446
18 to 3426

Spurgeon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White43514.43%
Black4178.85%

Spurgeon Veterans by Race

Spurgeon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spurgeon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Spurgeon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spurgeon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spurgeon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.38%

Born in Spurgeon

99.35%

Native Born

0.65%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.35% of Spurgeon residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in Tennessee. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Spurgeon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,086400.99%
20234,046401%
20224,006401.01%
20213,966-460-10.39%
20204,426-240-5.14%
20194,6661844.11%
20184,4823348.05%
20174,148-96-2.26%
20164,2442837.14%
20153,9612145.71%
20143,747-63-1.65%
20133,810681.82%
20123,7422105.95%
20113,532-425-10.74%
20103,95700%

Spurgeon Population by Year