South Fulton, TN Population

Population: 2,517. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,452 (-2.6% change)
Males: 1,163 (46.2%), Females: 1,354 (53.8%)

Obion County

Zip code: 38257

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $27,462
Median house value: $53,500

Races in South Fulton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.8%)
  • Black (19.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (13.6%), English (10.1%), Irish (7.1%), German (4.1%), Dutch (1.7%), French (1.5%).

Elevation: 365 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in South Fulton

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Fulton city

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -201 (-7.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near South Fulton:

  • PARKWAY REGIONAL HOSP (about 3 miles; FULTON, KY)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CANE CREEK REHAB HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MARTIN, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-VOLUNTEER HOSPITL (about 11 miles; MARTIN, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Fulton:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 39 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 63 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 69 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Fulton:

  • FULTON (about 2 miles; FULTON, KY; Abbreviation: 1M7)
  • EVERETT-STEWART (about 12 miles; UNION CITY, TN; Abbreviation: UCY)
  • MAYFIELD GRAVES COUNTY (about 28 miles; MAYFIELD, KY; Abbreviation: M25)
Amtrak station near South Fulton:

  • 2 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Fulton:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 18 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 86 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 89 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
Public primary/middle schools in South Fulton:

  • SOUTH FULTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 209 JOHN C. JONES PW; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTH FULTON MIDDLE / HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 1302 JOHN C. JONES PW; Grades: 06 – 12)

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