Humboldt, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 8,144 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 3,662  (45.0%)
Females: 4,482  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38343.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,433 (it was $26,351 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$37,433
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,565 (it was $14,433 in 2000)

Humboldt city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,364 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$83,364
TN:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $658.

March 2019 cost of living index in Humboldt: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.0%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.5% for Black residents, 56.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Humboldt, TN (2010)
    • 4,05748.0%White alone
    • 4,03147.7%Black alone
    • 2643.1%Hispanic
    • 720.9%Two or more races
    • 130.2%Asian alone
    • 110.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone

Races in Humboldt detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Humboldt, Tennessee as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Humboldt is 161 to 1.


Crime rates in Humboldt by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.7)
1
(11.0)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(31.8)
4
(42.6)
3
(32.6)
5
(55.1)
1
(11.0)
3
(32.9)
6
(70.4)
3
(35.0)
10
(118.2)
5
(59.6)
8
(96.1)
5
(60.3)
10
(121.8)
4
(49.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(95.4)
16
(170.4)
14
(152.0)
13
(143.3)
18
(197.2)
17
(186.5)
4
(46.9)
11
(128.5)
13
(153.7)
7
(83.4)
12
(144.2)
3
(36.2)
6
(73.1)
7
(86.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
112
(1,188)
120
(1,278)
103
(1,118)
55
(606.3)
76
(832.8)
101
(1,108)
75
(879.5)
94
(1,098)
105
(1,241)
68
(810.4)
56
(672.8)
54
(651.6)
78
(950.1)
34
(419.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
148
(1,569)
195
(2,077)
135
(1,465)
130
(1,433)
117
(1,282)
131
(1,437)
103
(1,208)
86
(1,004)
71
(839.4)
85
(1,013)
72
(865.0)
66
(796.4)
78
(950.1)
53
(653.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
368
(3,902)
383
(4,080)
314
(3,408)
409
(4,508)
347
(3,802)
322
(3,533)
296
(3,471)
245
(2,861)
272
(3,216)
298
(3,551)
261
(3,136)
217
(2,619)
245
(2,984)
219
(2,700)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(424.2)
39
(415.5)
37
(401.6)
39
(429.9)
12
(131.5)
17
(186.5)
13
(152.4)
11
(128.5)
10
(118.2)
13
(154.9)
9
(108.1)
10
(120.7)
12
(146.2)
15
(185.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(95.4)
9
(95.9)
6
(65.1)
10
(110.2)
10
(109.6)
2
(21.9)
3
(35.2)
7
(81.7)
5
(59.1)
5
(59.6)
2
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.7)
2
(24.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)591.5682.8609.7545.4508.8560.8505.3481.1656.8484.0449.3359.6531.3342.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 2018, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (11.9%), African (7.6%), English (4.9%), German (3.1%), Irish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1866

Elevation: 357 feet

Land area: 9.66 square miles.

Population density: 843 people per square mile   (low).

Humboldt, Tennessee map

188 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This city:

2.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $863 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $654 (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: +541 (+6.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 856 (29.2%)

Area code: 731

Distribution of median household income in Humboldt, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Humboldt, TN in 2017
Humboldt satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

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

4.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
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 2018 was 58.0. This is better than average.

City:

58.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

8.46

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 slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller 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 the city 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 Humboldt 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) 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 Humboldt center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 74.6 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 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: 28.5%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Humboldt:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Humboldt
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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
Gibson County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gibson 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:

48.6%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Humboldt:

20.2%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Humboldt:

14.2%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Humboldt:

52.9%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.0%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Humboldt, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 161$488,342$36,3981$918
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 53$115,326$26,11218$10,375
Police Protection - Officers 24$79,492$39,7460$0
Firefighters 17$49,281$34,7870$0
Streets and Highways 16$32,885$24,6640$0
Other Government Administration 7$17,614$30,1950$0
Other and Unallocable 7$14,700$25,2000$0
Police - Other 6$14,815$29,6300$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,560$34,6800$0
Financial Administration 3$8,765$35,0600$0
Local Libraries 3$6,590$26,3603$1,010
Water Transport and Terminals 1$1,772$21,2640$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 302$841,142$33,42322$12,303

Humboldt government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $495,000 ($60.78)
    Water Utilities: $495,000 ($60.78)
    Electric Utilities: $410,000 ($50.34)
    Gas Utilities: $119,000 ($14.61)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000 ($6.14)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,195,000 ($1743.00)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,979,000 ($1470.90)
    Gas Utilities: $2,357,000 ($289.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,887,000 ($231.70)
    Police Protection: $1,376,000 ($168.96)
    Water Utilities: $880,000 ($108.06)
    Sewerage: $874,000 ($107.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $762,000 ($93.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $744,000 ($91.36)
    Regular Highways: $721,000 ($88.53)
    General - Other: $414,000 ($50.83)
    Financial Administration: $311,000 ($38.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000 ($38.19)
    Public Welfare - Other: $297,000 ($36.47)
    Libraries: $160,000 ($19.65)
    Health - Other: $61,000 ($7.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $47,000 ($5.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000 ($5.28)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($4.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.98)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($4.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($13.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $299,000 ($36.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,803,000 ($1572.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($11.67)

Humboldt government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,196,000 ($146.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $795,000 ($97.62)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $113,000 ($13.88)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $107,000 ($13.14)
    Other: $53,000 ($6.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $40,000 ($4.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $87,000 ($10.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $78,000 ($9.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,677,000 ($328.71)
    General Local Government Support: $2,529,000 ($310.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $349,000 ($42.85)
    Interest Earnings: $278,000 ($34.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $128,000 ($15.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $125,000 ($15.35)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($2.82)
    Rents: $9,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,879,000 ($1826.99)
    Gas Utilities: $2,107,000 ($258.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,193,000 ($146.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,564,000 ($1174.36)
    General Local Government Support: $877,000 ($107.69)
    Highways: $310,000 ($38.06)
    Other: $263,000 ($32.29)
    Public Welfare: $9,000 ($1.11)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.98)
    Gas Utilities: $3,000 ($0.37)
  • Tax - Property: $4,140,000 ($508.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $392,000 ($48.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $150,000 ($18.42)
    Other License: $132,000 ($16.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $77,000 ($9.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($0.86)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($0.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($0.25)

Humboldt government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,918,000 ($726.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,984,000 ($611.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,000 ($114.69)

Humboldt government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $566,000 ($69.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,223,000 ($1623.65)

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, TN  1.78% ($39,048 average AGI)
from Carroll County, TN  0.49% ($32,047)
from Crockett County, TN  0.33% ($30,271)


6.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, TN  1.83% ($40,381 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.45% ($35,638)
to Crockett County, TN  0.28% ($36,660)
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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Humboldt fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 472ft / 144mTotal length
  • $7,637,000Total costs
  • 165,970Total average daily traffic
  • 12,934Total average daily truck traffic
  • 244,112Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Humboldt, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 231990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
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: 84 (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: 13 (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: 90 (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 According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents 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
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Humboldt, TN
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 33.1%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Humboldt compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above 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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