Trenton, TN Population

Population: 4,683. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,577 (-2.3% change)
Males: 2,142 (45.7%), Females: 2,541 (54.3%)

Gibson County

Zip code: 38382

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $27,535
Median house value: $68,400

Races in Trenton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.5%)
  • Black (32.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (19.2%), Irish (9.7%), English (7.1%), German (2.6%), Subsaharan African (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 338 feet

Land area: 5.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Trenton

  • High school or higher: 67.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trenton city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -163 (-3.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Trenton:

  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (200 HOSPITAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Trenton:

  • HUMBOLDT GENERAL HOSPITAL INC (about 11 miles; HUMBOLDT, TN)
  • MILAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MILAN, TN)
  • METHODIST LEBONHEUR HEALTHCARE-JACKSON (about 22 miles; JACKSON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Trenton:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 27 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 75 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 78 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Trenton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trenton:

  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 26 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 84 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 89 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 89 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)

Schools

Public high school in Trenton:

  • PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 2069 HWY 45 BYPASS; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Trenton:

  • TRENTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 811 S COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • TRENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 2065 HWY 45 BYPASS; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • SPRING HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 84 STATE, RT 188; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Trenton:

  • GIBSON COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,687; Location: 303 S. HIGH STREET; 26,299 books; 549 audio materials; 618 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)

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