Tatum is located in east Texas. Tatum is between the Rusk, Panola county. Tatum has 3.78 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Tatum population is 1,022, which has shrunk 13.02% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Tatum median household income is $32,941 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.76% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 31.68% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Tatum median house value is $81,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 34.55% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Tatum is better than the state average in quality. The Tatum area code is 903.