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Crossville, Tennessee

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Crossville is a city located in Cumberland County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,981. It is the county seat of Cumberland CountyTemplate:GR.

Geography

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Location of Crossville, Tennessee

Crossville is located at 35°57'15" North, 85°1'53" West (35.954221, -85.031267)Template:GR. Crossville is approximately 30 miles east of Cookeville and 70 miles west of Knoxville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 39.1 km² (15.1 mi²). 38.2 km² (14.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.32% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 8,981 people, 3,795 households, and 2,440 families residing in the city. The population density is 235.2/km² (609.2/mi²). There are 4,268 housing units at an average density of 111.8/km² (289.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.02% White, 0.14% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. 2.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,795 households out of which 27.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% are married couples living together, 15.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% are non-families. 31.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.25 and the average family size is 2.79.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $25,796, and the median income for a family is $33,207. Males have a median income of $26,735 versus $20,217 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,066. 24.6% of the population and 21.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 36.2% of those under the age of 18 and 20.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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