Decherd, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,246. Estimated population in 2021: 2,190 (-2.5% change)
Males: 1,044 (46.5%), Females: 1,202 (53.5%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 37324

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $27,750
Median house value: $63,700

Races in Decherd:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.8%)
  • Black (14.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (16.3%), English (7.9%), Irish (7.3%), German (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (1.2%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 4.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Decherd

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decherd city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

2.4% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -95 (-4.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Decherd:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Decherd:

  • SMYRNA (about 62 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 63 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 63 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Decherd:

  • WINCHESTER MUNI (about 4 miles; WINCHESTER, TN; Abbreviation: BGF)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 14 miles; SEWANEE, TN; Abbreviation: UOS)
  • TULLAHOMA REGIONAL ARPT/WM NORTHERN FIELD (about 15 miles; TULLAHOMA, TN; Abbreviation: THA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Decherd:

  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 52 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 56 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
Public primary/middle school in Decherd:

  • DECHERD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 401 BRATTON ST; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Decherd:

  • SCHOOL OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (Students: 104; Location: 2037 DECHERD BLVD; Grades: PK – 6)

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