Manchester, Tennessee

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Manchester, Tennessee
City
Coffee County Courthouse
Location of Manchester, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°28′24″N 86°5′8″W / 35.47333°N 86.08556°W / 35.47333; -86.08556Coordinates: 35°28′24″N 86°5′8″W / 35.47333°N 86.08556°W / 35.47333; -86.08556
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyCoffee
Government
 • MayorBetty Superstein
Area
 • Total11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)
 • Land11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total10,102
 • Density920/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes37349, 37355
Area code(s)931
FIPS code47-45500[2]
GNIS feature ID1292561[3]
Websitehttp://www.cityofmanchestertn.com
 
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Manchester, Tennessee
City
Coffee County Courthouse
Location of Manchester, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°28′24″N 86°5′8″W / 35.47333°N 86.08556°W / 35.47333; -86.08556Coordinates: 35°28′24″N 86°5′8″W / 35.47333°N 86.08556°W / 35.47333; -86.08556
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyCoffee
Government
 • MayorBetty Superstein
Area
 • Total11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)
 • Land11.0 sq mi (28.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total10,102
 • Density920/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes37349, 37355
Area code(s)931
FIPS code47-45500[2]
GNIS feature ID1292561[3]
Websitehttp://www.cityofmanchestertn.com

Manchester is a city in Coffee County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 10,102 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Coffee County[4]. The city is located halfway between Nashville and Chattanooga on Interstate 24.

Manchester is part of the Tullahoma, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Since 2002, Manchester has been the host city for the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival. The city's population swells to nearly 100,000 people for the four-day event, for which people travel across the country to camp and enjoy continuous and diverse music.

Geography[edit]

Manchester is located at 35°28′24″N 86°5′8″W / 35.47333°N 86.08556°W / 35.47333; -86.08556 (35.473337, -86.085512)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28 km2), of which, 11.0 square miles (28 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.18%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
CensusPop.
1910963
19201,11415.7%
19301,22710.1%
19401,71539.8%
19502,34136.5%
19603,93067.9%
19706,20858.0%
19807,25016.8%
19907,7096.3%
20008,2947.6%
201010,10221.8%
Est. 201210,2241.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,294 people, 3,326 households, and 2,148 families residing in the city. The population density was 752.0 people per square mile (290.3/km²). There were 3,633 housing units at an average density of 329.4 per square mile (127.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.66% White, 3.91% African American, 0.37% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 1.00% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.28% of the population.

There were 3,326 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,983, and the median income for a family was $38,404. Males had a median income of $31,708 versus $21,380 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,168. About 13.1% of families and 17.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.0% of those under age 18 and 20.0% of those age 65 or over.

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