Gallatin, Tennessee

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Gallatin is a city in and the county seat of Sumner County, Tennessee, United States, along a navigable tributary of the Cumberland River. The population was 23,230 at the 2000 census.





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A Taste of Gallatin, Tennessee

Economy
As of May 2007, the unemployment rate in Sumner County was 3.8%, which is 0.7% below the national rate of 4.5%. The total number of workers in the county was 79,620. The top four major employers in Gallatin, in order, are GAP, Inc., Sumner Regional Medical Center, Volunteer State Community College, and RR Donnelley. Gap employs 1,250 workers, making it the largest employer in the city. The Tennessee Valley Authority also operates a coal-fired power plant in Gallatin.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,696, and the median income for a family was $41,899. Males had a median income of $30,620 versus $22,696 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,550. About 10.8% of families and 14.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.4% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

Climate
High temperatures average 49 F during the winter months, 69 F in spring, 88 F in summer, and 72 F in fall. The coolest month is January, and July is the warmest. The lowest recorded temperature was -20 F in 1985. The highest recorded temperature was 106 F in 2007. The maximum average precipitation occurs in March.

Radio Stations
WMOT 89.5 FM Murfreesboro, TN Jazz
WQQK 92.1 FM Goodlettsville, TN Urban Contemporary
WUBT 101.1 FM Russellville, KY Hip Hop
WPRT 102.5 FM Pegram, TN Top-40
WNFN 106.7 FM Millersville, TN Top-40
WUHU 107.1 FM Smiths Grove, KY Top-40
WRVW 107.5 FM Lebanon, TN Top-40
WQZQ 830 AM Goodlettsville, TN Gospel Music
WMDB 880 AM Nashville, TN Gospel Music
WNSR 560 AM Brentwood, TN Sports

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Demographics of Gallatin, Tennessee

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

78.30%

17.57%

0.30%

0.42%

3.45%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.




Famous Blacks from Gallatin, Tennessee

     






Black Businesses in Gallatin, Tennessee


BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. House Of White Funeral Home -  Category: Funeral Home -   261 E. Winchester St. Gallatin, TN 37066-3352 (615) 452-4182

  2. Johnson & Coleman Funeral Home -  Category: Funeral Home -   723 Anthony St. Gallatin, TN 37066-2060 (615) 452-2060


DINING - CATERING

  1. City Cafe -  Category: Soul Food, American Southern, and American -   637 S. Water Ave., Gallatin, TN 37066 (615) 451-1188

  2. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: Soul Food -   1005 Village Green Crossing Gallatin, TN 37066 (615) 451-2420 - (visit website)




VIDEO CONNECTION


Fox Den Apartments Gallatin, Tennessee.












CHURCHES

  1. Saint Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church -  355 Blythe Avenue Gallatin, TN 37066 (615) 452-3137

  2. Sudanese American Nuer Presbyterian Church -  1115 Old Highway 109 N Gallatin, TN 37066 (615) 451-4595






ANNUAL EVENTS

  1. Gallatin's Annual Main Street Festival
    (October)  Location: Courthouse Square, Downtown Gallatin (615) 452-5692

    Arts and crafts festival, two stages of entertainment.





 

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