For population 25 years and over in Obion:
For population 15 years and over in Obion town:
51 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $519 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (48.4 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (90.7 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Trimble, TN (2.1 miles ), Troy, TN (2.4 miles ), Kenton-Mason Hall, TN (2.6 miles ), Hornbeak, TN (2.8 miles ), Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (3.1 miles ), Rives, TN (3.2 miles ), Kenton, TN (3.3 miles ), Newbern, TN (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 89.19 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 731
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Crime rate in Obion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-10.5%).
Work and jobs in Obion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Obion, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Obion-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Obion town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center caused $100,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Obion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 90% 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 40.7 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 65.2 miles away from Obion center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 77.0 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 36.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from Obion center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Obion County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Obion and their reported violations in the past:ELBRIDGE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 3056, Groundwater):
Past health violations:OBION WATER DEPT (Population served: 1682, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.3%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Obion compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Obion (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Obion (based on Obion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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5.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,828 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,174 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Obion fatal accident list:
Jun 6, 2007 06:48 PM, Sr-183, Ninth St, Lat: 36.260458, Lon: -89.193939, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1999 04:08 PM, Us-Sr3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1988 04:09 PM, Obion, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1979 06:44 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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