Trenton, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 4,073 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 1,997  (49.0%)
Females: 2,076  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38382.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,802 (it was $27,535 in 2000)
Trenton:

$26,802
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,053 (it was $16,225 in 2000)

Trenton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,153 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Trenton:

$99,153
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,647; detached houses: $110,884

Median gross rent in 2017: $683.

March 2019 cost of living index in Trenton: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.2%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 54.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Trenton, TN (2010)
    • 2,71263.6%White alone
    • 1,33431.3%Black alone
    • 1162.7%Hispanic
    • 621.5%Two or more races
    • 260.6%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Trenton, Tennessee as of December 06, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Trenton is 133 to 1.


Crime rates in Trenton by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.9)
1
(21.6)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.7)
2
(47.9)
2
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
2
(49.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(43.1)
6
(131.6)
3
(64.7)
1
(22.0)
3
(67.0)
2
(44.5)
2
(44.6)
3
(69.7)
2
(46.3)
5
(119.2)
3
(71.9)
1
(24.2)
5
(121.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(603.3)
25
(548.2)
23
(496.2)
18
(396.7)
32
(714.8)
35
(778.0)
52
(1,161)
48
(1,116)
15
(347.3)
37
(882.0)
55
(1,318)
13
(314.8)
22
(535.5)
15
(364.4)
17
(420.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(775.7)
59
(1,294)
64
(1,381)
33
(727.2)
45
(1,005)
35
(778.0)
36
(803.6)
35
(813.6)
27
(625.1)
34
(810.5)
25
(599.1)
17
(411.6)
22
(535.5)
6
(145.8)
8
(197.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
143
(3,081)
151
(3,311)
172
(3,711)
129
(2,843)
135
(3,015)
144
(3,201)
208
(4,643)
209
(4,858)
97
(2,246)
122
(2,908)
146
(3,499)
94
(2,276)
74
(1,801)
55
(1,336)
79
(1,954)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(237.0)
4
(87.7)
2
(43.1)
6
(132.2)
7
(156.4)
1
(22.2)
6
(133.9)
2
(46.5)
3
(69.5)
1
(23.8)
3
(71.9)
2
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(98.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.7)
1
(22.2)
3
(67.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)318.4414.3384.5278.8366.5397.6498.2536.3222.5472.9511.1232.7301.9156.0273.1

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 Trenton, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.20
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (24.4%), German (8.3%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1846

Elevation: 338 feet

Land area: 5.53 square miles.

Population density: 737 people per square mile   (low).

Trenton,TN real estate house value index trend

Trenton, Tennessee map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,195 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $851 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (24.5 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (82.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (411.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dyer, TN (2.7 miles ),
Brazil-Gibson Wells, TN (2.8 miles ),
Gibson, TN (2.9 miles ),
Bradford, TN (3.2 miles ),
Humboldt, TN (3.3 miles ),
Rutherford, TN (3.3 miles ),
Milan, TN (3.3 miles ),
China Grove, TN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.97 N, Longitude: 88.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,446 (+34.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 717 (47.6%)

Area code: 731

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

Trenton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $169,400
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $408,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $580,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $15,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Trenton, TN residents
Average permit cost in Trenton, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Trenton, TN
Historical housing units in Trenton, TN
Most common industries in Trenton, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Trenton, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Trenton, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Trenton, 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 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Trenton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Trenton city center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trenton-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 63.9 miles away from Trenton center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 81.1 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 88.9 miles away from Trenton 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 181.0 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 46.3 miles away from Trenton center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.1 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).
Trenton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Trenton:

  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 200 HOSPITAL DR)
  • MARGIE AND THOMAS WINFREY CTR, ("2055 HIGHWAY 45 BY PASS, P O BOX 106")
  • HOME FIRST NURSING AND REHAB SERVICES (2064 SOUTH HWY 45 BY PASS)
  • TRENTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (HWY 45 BY PASS)
  • TRENTON PLACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2036 HIGHWAY 45 BYPASS)

Airports located in Trenton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trenton:

  • Union University (about 22 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 25 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 26 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 26 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 27 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Murray State University (about 57 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 77 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Public high school in Trenton:

Private high school in Trenton:

  • PATHWAYS TURNING POINT (Students: 9, Location: 200 HOSPITAL DR, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Trenton:

See full list of schools located in Trenton

Library in Trenton:

  • GIBSON COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $119,656; Location: 303 HIGH STREET; 25,890 books; 907 audio materials; 658 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The University of Memphis is closer than 90 miles. They have a full service center in Jackson, TN and an office in Dyersburg, TN.
  • The posted speed limits in Trenton, TN is 31 mph.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Trenton: Trenton Industrial Park (A), Gibson County Courthouse (B), Trenton Fire Department (C), Trenton City Hall (D), Gibson County EMS (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Davy Crockett Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Trenton include: Trenton First Methodist Church (A), Trenton First Baptist Church (B), Immanuel Baptist Church (C), Holy Innocents Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Cain Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Trenton: Shady Acres Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Carrie Belle Manor Motel-Apartments (665 North College Street Ofc).

Courts: Tennessee State - Judicial Department- Judge Mark Agee (295 North College Street), Gibson County - Circuit and General Sessions Court Clerk (309 South College Street), Gibson County - Chancery Court- Ellis George Judge (309 South College Street).

Birthplace of: Wallace Wade - College football coach, Gene Hickerson - Football player, Peter Taylor (author).

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 Trenton and their reported violations in the past:

TRENTON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 5,063, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
GIBSON CO MUN WATER DIST #4 (Population served: 3,220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-03-2007 to DEC-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2007), St BCA signed (JAN-22-2008)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
GIBSON CO MUN WATER DIST #5 (Population served: 1,458, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)

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

  • GIBSON CO MUN WATER DIST #1 (Population served: 2,673, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GIBSON CO MUN WATER DIST #3 (Population served: 1,386, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
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

People in group quarters in Trenton in 2010:

  • 151 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Trenton in 2000:

  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 112 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Trenton (2011 data):

  • Farmer's and Merchants Bank: Southside Branch at 107 West Armory Street, branch established on 1971/11/01; Citizens City & County Bank Branch at 100 West Armory, branch established on 1997/03/24. 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.
  • BancorpSouth Bank: By-Pass Branch at 20405 S. Highway 45 By-Pass, branch established on 1974/11/26; Trenton Branch at 109 Eaton Street, branch established on 1923/09/22. 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.
  • The Farmers & Merchants Bank: College Street Branch at 667 N College, branch established on 2001/02/01. 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.
  • Security Bank: Century Branch at 211 S College St, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.6 mil, Deposits: $137.1 mil, headquarters in Newbern, TN, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancorp Of Tennessee, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Trenton By-Pass Branch at 2083 45 By-Pass, branch established on 1995/12/04. 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

For population 15 years and over in Trenton:

Marital status in Trenton, TN
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Trenton:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • 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:

12.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Trenton, 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.
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
Gibson County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Tennessee:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Trenton:

48.2%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Trenton:

44.5%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Trenton:

18.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Trenton:

78.5%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Trenton, 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
Police Protection - Officers 18$53,675$35,7830$0
Firefighters 13$35,113$32,4120$0
Streets and Highways 9$17,924$23,8990$0
Solid Waste Management 8$18,881$28,3220$0
Police - Other 6$13,663$27,3261$518
Other Government Administration 4$15,205$45,6150$0
Financial Administration 2$4,872$29,2320$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,464$26,7840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,113$25,3560$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,086$25,0320$0
Totals for Government 64$167,996$31,4991$518

Trenton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $493,000 ($121.04)
    Electric Utilities: $85,000 ($20.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,591,000 ($1372.70)
    Water Utilities: $1,034,000 ($253.87)
    Police Protection: $960,000 ($235.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $567,000 ($139.21)
    Central Staff Services: $541,000 ($132.83)
    General - Other: $458,000 ($112.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $449,000 ($110.24)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($97.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000 ($40.27)
    Financial Administration: $152,000 ($37.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($9.08)
    Libraries: $33,000 ($8.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $21,000 ($5.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($2.95)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($10.07)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($2.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.98)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.25)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,861,000 ($456.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($27.50)

Trenton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $644,000 ($158.11)
    Other: $34,000 ($8.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($2.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $783,000 ($192.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $227,000 ($55.73)
    Sale of Property: $55,000 ($13.50)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($6.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($3.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($1.96)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,034,000 ($1481.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,361,000 ($334.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $378,000 ($92.81)
    Highways: $120,000 ($29.46)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($9.33)
  • Tax - Property: $960,000 ($235.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $255,000 ($62.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $56,000 ($13.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $47,000 ($11.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000 ($8.84)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.49)

Trenton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,093,000 ($1250.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,030,000 ($1234.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $491,000 ($120.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $428,000 ($105.08)

Trenton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,508,000 ($615.76)

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 Trenton, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Trenton:

  • WTNE (1500 AM; 0 kW; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHMT (1190 AM; daytime; 0 kW; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trenton:

  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLSZ (105.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WZDQ (102.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • W256AD (99.1 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Trenton:

  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
Trenton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Trenton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $14,172,000Total costs
  • 186,140Total average daily traffic
  • 15,974Total average daily truck traffic
  • 287,424Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Trenton, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Trenton, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Trenton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Trenton, TN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Trenton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Trenton, TN

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Trenton, TN
Most common first names in Trenton, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16172.7 years
Mary13579.8 years
William11174.9 years
Robert9274.4 years
John8174.7 years
Willie6781.7 years
Thomas5072.7 years
George4174.0 years
Charles3969.6 years
Martha3670.6 years
Most common last names in Trenton, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4971.8 years
Smith4978.6 years
Jones4677.2 years
Williams4574.9 years
Taylor4476.2 years
Powell4078.2 years
Cole2673.1 years
Hunt2575.6 years
Davis2574.2 years
Brown2474.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Trenton, TN
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 37.3%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Trenton, TN
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 37.3%Utility gas


Trenton compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Bobby Neal Strickland (3)
  • Ron Bennett (1)
  • David W. Nance (1)
  • Jerry White Jones (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2019.