Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

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Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Town
View of the town outside of Point Park
View of the town outside of Point Park
Location of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Location of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Coordinates: 34°59′47″N 85°21′3″W / 34.99639°N 85.35083°W / 34.99639; -85.35083Coordinates: 34°59′47″N 85°21′3″W / 34.99639°N 85.35083°W / 34.99639; -85.35083
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyHamilton
Area
 • Total1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,850 ft (564 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,832
 • Density1,400/sq mi (560/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code37350
Area code(s)423
FIPS code47-43640[1]
GNIS feature ID1292035[2]
Websitehttp://www.lookoutmountaintn.org/
 
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Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Town
View of the town outside of Point Park
View of the town outside of Point Park
Location of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Location of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Coordinates: 34°59′47″N 85°21′3″W / 34.99639°N 85.35083°W / 34.99639; -85.35083Coordinates: 34°59′47″N 85°21′3″W / 34.99639°N 85.35083°W / 34.99639; -85.35083
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyHamilton
Area
 • Total1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,850 ft (564 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,832
 • Density1,400/sq mi (560/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code37350
Area code(s)423
FIPS code47-43640[1]
GNIS feature ID1292035[2]
Websitehttp://www.lookoutmountaintn.org/

Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,832 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Lookout Mountain is located at 34°59′47″N 85°21′3″W / 34.99639°N 85.35083°W / 34.99639; -85.35083 (34.996442, -85.350810)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1900452
191063139.6%
1920623−1.3%
19301,03165.5%
19401,54549.9%
19501,6758.4%
19601,8178.5%
19701,741−4.2%
19801,8868.3%
19901,9010.8%
20002,0005.2%
20101,832−8.4%
Est. 20121,8581.4%
Sources:[4][5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,000 people, 791 households, and 586 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,587.6 people per square mile (612.9/km²). There were 836 housing units at an average density of 663.6 per square mile (256.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.90% White, 2.10% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 791 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $100,782, and the median income for a family was $121,037. Males had a median income of $94,501 versus $37,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $60,938, the third highest in the state. About 4.3% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing: Decennial Censuses". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  5. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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