Gates, TN Population

Population: 901. Estimated population in July 2020: 863 (-4.2% change)
Males: 368 (40.8%), Females: 533 (59.2%)

Lauderdale County

Zip code: 38037

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $29,191
Median house value: $51,300

Races in Gates:

  • Black (53.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (11.9%), German (3.0%), Irish (2.7%), Subsaharan African (1.1%).

Elevation: 308 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gates

  • High school or higher: 58.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gates town

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-2.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Gates:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE DYERSBURG HOSPITA (about 14 miles; DYERSBURG, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-BROWNSVILLE HOSP (about 20 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON (about 26 miles; COVINGTON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gates:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 40 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 47 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 68 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gates:

  • ARNOLD FIELD (about 5 miles; HALLS, TN; Abbreviation: M31)
  • DYERSBURG MUNI (about 10 miles; DYERSBURG, TN; Abbreviation: DYR)
  • THORNTON (about 18 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 47M)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gates:

  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 55 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 56 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 59 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 59 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 59 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)

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