Atwood, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,000. Estimated population in 2021: 982 (-1.8% change)
Males: 475 (47.5%), Females: 525 (52.5%)

Carroll County

Zip code: 38220

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $30,000
Median house value: $57,200

Races in Atwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.4%)
  • Black (15.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (31.3%), Irish (13.1%), German (6.0%), English (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 448 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Atwood

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atwood town

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-7.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Atwood:

  • MILAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MILAN, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-MCKENZIE HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; MC KENZIE, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HUNTINGDON (about 18 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Atwood:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 32 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 74 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 94 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Atwood:

  • GIBSON COUNTY (about 13 miles; TRENTON, TN; Abbreviation: TGC)
  • CARROLL COUNTY (about 17 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN; Abbreviation: HZD)
  • HUMBOLDT MUNI (about 19 miles; HUMBOLDT, TN; Abbreviation: M53)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 22 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 92 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 99 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)

Schools

Public high school in Atwood:

  • WEST CARROLL JR / SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 760 HWY 77; Grades: 07 – 12)

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