South Fulton is a city in
County, Tennessee, in the United States.
The population was 2,517 at the 2000 census
. It is part of the
City, TN–KY Micropolitan Statistical
South Fulton is located at (36.496716, -88.879193) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
3.1 square miles
), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 2,517
people, 1,081 households, and 729 families residing in the city.
The population density
people per square mile (314.5/km²). There were 1,199 housing units
at an average density of 388.0/sq mi (149.8/km²). The racial
makeup of the city was 78.98% White
, 19.47% African American
, 0.20% from other races
, and 0.95% from two
or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.56%
of the population.
There were 1,081 households out of which 27.3% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples
living together, 15.6% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families.
30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age
of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to
64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
42 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,462, and the
median income for a family was $35,608. Males had a median income
of $27,458 versus $20,212 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$15,983. About 15.0% of families and 16.0% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 22.2%
of those under age 18 and 18.1% of those age 65 or over.
South Fulton is considered a twin city with Fulton, Kentucky.
Together, they used to host the International Banana Festival in
celebration of the fact that the twin cities railroad maintained an
icing station for a large percentage of bananas en route to
northern destinations arriving from Florida. A two ton banana
pudding was marched through a parade and served at the end of the