Humboldt, Tennessee

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Population in 2022: 7,841 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 3,289  (42.0%)
Females: 4,552  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Tennessee median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 38343.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $41,066 (it was $26,351 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$41,066
TN:

$65,254

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,756 (it was $14,433 in 2000)

Humboldt city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $109,331 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$109,331
TN:

$284,800

Median gross rent in 2022: $762.

March 2022 cost of living index in Humboldt: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 17.6%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents, 2.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.5% for other race residents, 51.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Humboldt, TN (2022)
    • 3,82747.9%White alone
    • 2,94136.8%Black alone
    • 88211.0%Hispanic
    • 1962.5%Two or more races
    • 480.6%American Indian alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone

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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Humboldt, Tennessee as of April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Humboldt is 140 to 1.


Crime rates in Humboldt by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.5)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.3)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.0)
3
(35.5)
7
(82.1)
3
(35.0)
10
(118.2)
6
(71.5)
8
(96.1)
10
(120.7)
10
(121.8)
4
(49.3)
6
(73.5)
7
(86.2)
4
(49.4)
7
(89.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
18
(197.2)
17
(201.1)
4
(46.9)
11
(128.5)
13
(153.7)
7
(83.4)
12
(144.2)
3
(36.2)
6
(73.1)
7
(86.3)
6
(73.5)
4
(49.3)
4
(49.4)
3
(38.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
78
(854.7)
101
(1,195)
75
(879.5)
94
(1,098)
105
(1,241)
68
(810.4)
57
(684.8)
54
(651.6)
88
(1,072)
34
(419.2)
55
(673.6)
55
(677.7)
77
(951.6)
64
(817.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
118
(1,293)
132
(1,562)
106
(1,243)
86
(1,004)
71
(839.4)
86
(1,025)
72
(865.0)
67
(808.5)
78
(950.1)
53
(653.5)
65
(796.1)
54
(665.4)
40
(494.3)
36
(459.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
347
(3,802)
324
(3,833)
299
(3,506)
247
(2,885)
272
(3,216)
299
(3,563)
262
(3,148)
224
(2,703)
247
(3,009)
219
(2,700)
190
(2,327)
154
(1,897)
166
(2,051)
96
(1,226)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(131.5)
17
(201.1)
14
(164.2)
11
(128.5)
10
(118.2)
13
(154.9)
9
(108.1)
10
(120.7)
12
(146.2)
15
(185.0)
18
(220.5)
20
(246.4)
21
(259.5)
11
(140.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(109.6)
2
(23.7)
3
(35.2)
7
(81.7)
5
(59.1)
5
(59.6)
2
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.7)
2
(24.7)
1
(12.2)
4
(49.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.3)
City-Data.com crime index513.9606.5519.5482.1656.8494.8452.2412.1556.6342.4406.5361.5431.5338.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Humboldt, TN

Crime rate in Humboldt detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 32 (26 officers - 25 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Tennessee average:

2.57
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Ancestries: American (15.1%), English (7.7%), Irish (3.4%), Norwegian (2.4%), German (2.0%), Greek (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1866

Elevation: 357 feet

Land area: 9.66 square miles.

Population density: 812 people per square mile   (low).

Humboldt, Tennessee map

425 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

5.3%
Tennessee:

5.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,072 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $818 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (14.1 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (77.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (421.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Three Way, TN (2.2 miles ),
Gibson, TN (2.3 miles ),
Gadsden, TN (2.3 miles ),
Pope, TN (2.4 miles ),
Medina, TN (2.7 miles ),
Trenton, TN (3.3 miles ),
Milan, TN (3.3 miles ),
Brazil-Gibson Wells, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 88.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +660 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,628 (44.9%)

Area code: 731

Distribution of median household income in Humboldt, TN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Humboldt, TN in 2022
Humboldt satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 9 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2021: 11 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2020: 10 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,200
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $365,700
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $83,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Humboldt, TN residents
Average permit cost in Humboldt, TN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Tennessee:

3.0%
Historical population in Humboldt, TN
Historical housing units in Humboldt, TN
Most common industries in Humboldt, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Paper (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Humboldt, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)

Average climate in Humboldt, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Humboldt, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Humboldt-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Humboldt city center injured 51 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 1/17/1999, a category F4 tornado 16.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Humboldt-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 344% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from Humboldt center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from Humboldt center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Humboldt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Humboldt:

  • HUMBOLDT GENERAL HOSPITAL INC (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 3525 CHERE CAROL RD)
  • BAILEY PARK CLC (2400 MITCHELL STREET)
  • HUMBOLDT HEALTHCARE REHAB CENTER, INC (2031 AVONDALE RD PBOX 446)
  • HUMBOLDT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (3515 CHERE CAROL RD)
  • PARKVIEW HUMBOLDT (2400 MITCHELL)
  • TENNESSEE STATE VETERANS HOME (2865 MAIN STREET)
  • DCI HUMBOLDT (215 NORTH 14TH ST,)
  • HUMBOLDT DIALYSIS (2214 OSBORNE)
  • VOLUNTEER HOME CARE (2103 MAIN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Humboldt:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Humboldt:

  • Union University (about 11 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 15 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 32 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Bethel University (about 32 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 36 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 64 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Rhodes College (about 77 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)

Public high school in Humboldt:

Public elementary/middle schools in Humboldt:

  • STIGALL PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 365, Location: 301 WESTSIDE DR, Grades: PK-1)
  • HUMBOLDT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 254, Location: 1811 FERRELL ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1520 NORTH 30TH AV, Grades: 2-5)
See full list of schools located in Humboldt

Library in Humboldt:

  • HUMBOLDT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $166,281; Location: 115 S. 16TH AVE.; 33,313 books; 1,684 audio materials; 2,899 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Humboldt: Humboldt Country Club (A), Humboldt Scout Camp (B), Humboldt Fire Department Station 1 (C), Humboldt Fire Department Station 2 (D), Humboldt Public Library (E), Humboldt City Hall (F), Humboldt Area Rescue Squad and EMS (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Humboldt: Bailey Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Strawberry Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1200 East Main Street), Sportsman (1011 North Central Avenue).

Hotel: Heritage Inn (3350 Eastend Drive).

Court: Humboldt City - General Sessions Court- Chancery Court- Humboldt Law C (City Hall).

Birthplace of: Murray Warmath - Football player and coach, Doug Atkins - Football player, Kacy Rodgers - Football player and coach, T. G. Sheppard - Country singer, Tony Champion - Player of and football, Chick Autry (first baseman) - Baseball player, Lew Jetton - Television meteorologist, Wyatt Prunty - Poet.

Gibson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Humboldt and their reported violations in the past:

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH - HUMBOLDT (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-06-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Humboldt that have no violations reported:

  • HUMBOLT UTILITIES-WATER DEPT (Population served: 9,775, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMP CLARK WILLIAMSON LODGE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMP CLARK WILLIAMSON (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
334 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
358 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Humboldt (2011 data):

  • The Farmers & Merchants Bank: North Central Branch at 2535 North Central, branch established on 2000/08/29; Humboldt Branch at 316 North 22nd Avenue, branch established on 1987/11/09. Info updated 2010/07/15: Bank assets: $100.1 mil, Deposits: $81.4 mil, headquarters in Dyer, TN, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Dyer F & M Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Mason Road Branch at 8 Mason Road, branch established on 1990/06/15; 1214 Main Street Branch at 1214 Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Humboldt Branch at 1500 Main Street, branch established on 1917/05/13. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Farmer's and Merchants Bank: Three Way Branch at 388 Hwy 45 W, branch established on 2000/12/06. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $264.1 mil, Deposits: $231.2 mil, headquarters in Trezevant, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank: at 2628 North Central Avenue, branch established on 2006/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Humboldt:

Marital status in Humboldt, TN
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Humboldt:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Humboldt
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Humboldt, TN (based on Gibson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,229128
Mainline Protestant4,05730
Black Protestant1,96117
Catholic5402
Other2105
None15,686-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Gibson County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Gibson County:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gibson County:

13.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gibson County:

11.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Humboldt:

52.4%
Tennessee:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.6%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Humboldt:

17.7%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Humboldt:

10.4%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Humboldt:

57.1%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Humboldt, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 114$515,196$54,2319$13,446
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 77$176,946$27,5765$4,442
Police Protection - Officers 29$116,095$48,0390$0
Firefighters 24$72,323$36,1620$0
Streets and Highways 11$29,950$32,6731$1,408
Police - Other 6$20,194$40,3880$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,829$40,3900$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,661$54,3867$4,940
Welfare 4$10,815$32,4453$2,799
Local Libraries 4$11,523$34,5691$628
Other and Unallocable 3$7,214$28,8561$1,408
Financial Administration 1$4,209$50,5080$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,784
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$434
Airports 0$0 1$2,945
Totals for Government 283$1,003,956$42,57130$34,234

Humboldt government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,292,000 ($674.91)
    Regular Highways: $436,000 ($55.61)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,525,000 ($1724.91)
    Water Utilities: $5,951,000 ($758.96)
    Sewerage: $4,211,000 ($537.05)
    Police Protection: $3,243,000 ($413.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,230,000 ($411.94)
    Regular Highways: $2,270,000 ($289.50)
    Central Staff Services: $1,472,000 ($187.73)
    Financial Administration: $538,000 ($68.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $183,000 ($23.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $177,000 ($22.57)
    Libraries: $116,000 ($14.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($15.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $683,000 ($87.11)
    Police Protection: $424,000 ($54.07)
    Sewerage: $343,000 ($43.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $181,000 ($23.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($11.99)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($7.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,707,000 ($1237.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $310,000 ($39.54)

Humboldt government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,594,000 ($585.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $251,000 ($32.01)
    Other: $214,000 ($27.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($4.46)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $18,000 ($2.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $87,000 ($11.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $78,000 ($9.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,097,000 ($394.98)
    General Local Government Support: $1,143,000 ($145.77)
    Highways: $298,000 ($38.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,581,000 ($711.77)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,759,000 ($224.33)
    Rents: $585,000 ($74.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000 ($20.02)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($3.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,328,000 ($807.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $11,907,000 ($1518.56)
    Highways: $333,000 ($42.47)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,379,000 ($686.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,909,000 ($243.46)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,795,000 ($228.92)
    Other License: $145,000 ($18.49)

Humboldt government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,326,000 ($2209.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,734,000 ($2006.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,592,000 ($203.04)

Humboldt government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,247,000 ($6408.24)
Businesses in Humboldt, TN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Humboldt:

  • WIRJ (740 AM; 0 kW; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: JOHN F. WARMATH)
  • WHMT (1190 AM; daytime; 0 kW; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJAK (1460 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: JAMES E. WOLFE, JR.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Humboldt:

  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZDQ (102.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WLSZ (105.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • W256AD (99.1 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WAMP (88.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBG (95.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Humboldt:

  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJT (Channel 11; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: WEST TENNESSEE PUBLIC TV COUNCIL, INC)
Humboldt fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Humboldt fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 61Number of bridges
  • 541ft / 165mTotal length
  • $9,200,000Total costs
  • 178,072Total average daily traffic
  • 12,438Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Humboldt, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 231990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Humboldt, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Humboldt)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Humboldt, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Humboldt)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Humboldt)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 57. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 98 took place in 2007, and the least - 8 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Humboldt, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.6%), and Structure Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Humboldt, TN
    • 34237.6%Outside Fires
    • 34037.4%Structure Fires
    • 12113.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10711.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Humboldt, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Humboldt, TN
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Humboldt, TN
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Humboldt compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Humboldt on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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