Bells, TN Population

Population: 2,171. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,307 (+6.3% change)
Males: 1,075 (49.5%), Females: 1,096 (50.5%)

Crockett County

Zip code: 38006

Median resident age: 30.4 years
Median household income: $29,238
Median house value: $63,200

Races in Bells:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.9%)
  • Hispanic (22.8%)
  • Black (21.2%)
  • Other race (10.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.7%), Irish (5.5%), German (3.7%), English (3.1%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 357 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bells

  • High school or higher: 61.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bells city

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

16.4% Foreign born (16.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +514 (+31.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bells:

  • HUMBOLDT GENERAL HOSPITAL INC (about 15 miles; HUMBOLDT, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-BROWNSVILLE HOSP (about 15 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TN)
  • METHODIST LEBONHEUR HEALTHCARE-JACKSON (about 20 miles; JACKSON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bells:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 16 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 60 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 78 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bells:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bells:

  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 46 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 65 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 71 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 71 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 71 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
Public primary/middle school in Bells:

  • BELLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 4532 HWY 88 S; Grades: KG – 05)

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