Big Sandy demographics profile

StatisticBig SandyTennesseeNational
Population density (sq mi)89716791
Median age33.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%41%43%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Big Sandy, TN has a population of 626 and is the 18,162nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 897 per sq mi which is 437% higher than the Tennessee average and 890% higher than the national average. The median age in Big Sandy is 34 which is approximately 12% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Big Sandy, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 67% of Big Sandy residents were born in Tennessee, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Big Sandy is 437% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Big Sandy is 12% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Big Sandy 97.60% of the population is White.
  • In Big Sandy 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Big Sandy 0.64% of the population is Asian.

Compare Big Sandy, TN Demographics To Other Cities


      Big Sandy population breakdown by race

      RaceBig SandyTennesseeNational
      Black or African American0.00%16.81%12.63%
      American Indian1.28%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race0.48%2.03%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
      In Big Sandy, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Big Sandy age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Big Sandy, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).