Bolivar, TN Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 5,802. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,652 (-2.6% change)
Males: 2,632 (45.4%), Females: 3,170 (54.6%)

Hardeman County

Zip codes: 38008.

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $28,651
Median house value: $59,000

Races in Bolivar:

  • Black (56.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (9.2%), Irish (5.9%), English (4.7%), German (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), French (1.9%).

Elevation: 453 feet

Land area: 8.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bolivar

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bolivar city

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -366 (-5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR GENERAL HOSPITAL (650 NUCKOLLS ROAD)
  • WESTERN MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (HWY 64)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bolivar:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE FAYETTE HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; SOMERVILLE, TN)
  • JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY GEN HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; JACKSON, TN)
  • PATHWAYS OF TENNESSEE, INC (about 27 miles; JACKSON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bolivar:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 24 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 60 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 69 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bolivar:

  • WILLIAM L. WHITEHURST FIELD (about 5 miles; BOLIVAR, TN; Abbreviation: M08)
  • FAYETTE COUNTY (about 27 miles; SOMERVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: FYE)
  • THORNTON (about 32 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 47M)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bolivar:

  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 60 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 67 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 67 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 67 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)

Schools

Public high school in Bolivar:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 907; Location: 313 HARRIS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 18315 HWY 125 S; Grades: 4 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 898; Location: 445 NUCKOLLS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BOLIVAR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 915 PRUITT ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR HARDEMAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $167,166; Location: 213 NORTH WASINGTON ST.; 41,522 books; 1,807 audio materials; 6,567 video materials; 119 serial subscriptions)

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