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Anderson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 76,257 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 71,330 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,736
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,140
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,585
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,377 (it was 8,195 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 338 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 226 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Anderson County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.4%), Educational, health and social services (22.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Anderson County, TN (2017)
    • 68,53896.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,6293.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1373.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,0492.9%Two or more races
    • 1,1231.6%Asian alone
    • 1690.2%Some other race alone
    • 870.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 820.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 37,034  (48.6%)
Females: 39,223  (51.4%)
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Average household size:
Anderson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,109 ($35,483 in 1999)
This county:

$48,109
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $424, upper quartile is $677)
This county:

$531
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $155,200 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Anderson:

$155,200
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,400 - $231,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $238,913
Here:

$238,913
State:

$235,345

Townhouses or other attached units: $63,761
Here:

$63,761
State:

$200,852

In 2-unit structures: $718,369
Here:

$718,369
State:

$207,229

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,603
Here:

$107,603
State:

$191,604

Mobile homes: $48,005
Here:

$48,005
State:

$67,221

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,077
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $412

Institutionalized population: 819

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 54
  • Burglaries: 277
  • Thefts: 442
  • Auto thefts: 100

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 61
  • Burglaries: 262
  • Thefts: 501
  • Auto thefts: 80
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 216 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 1998: 260 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1999: 212 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2001: 220 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2002: 250 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2003: 284 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2004: 254 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 284 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2006: 320 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2007: 253 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2008: 147 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2010: 135 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2013: 77 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2014: 101 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2015: 120 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2016: 124 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2017: 141 buildings, average cost: $204,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Anderson, TN residents
Average permit cost in Anderson, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,077 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,261 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Anderson, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Anderson, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Anderson, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
Anderson County:

15.6%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for other race residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.4 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 45.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 58.6 years old, American Indian residents: 70.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 26.9 years old)

Area name: Knoxville, TN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Anderson County is $472 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $569 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $762 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oak Ridge, Clinton, Walden Ridge, Lake City, Norris, Andersonville, New River.

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Anderson County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Anderson, TN
County total employment by year in Anderson, TN
County average yearly wages by year in Anderson, TN

Current college students: 2,453
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,913 (37.4% naturalized citizens)

Anderson County:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6622010 or later
  • 1,0822000 to 2009
  • 2881990 to 1999
  • 1621980 to 1989
  • 1241970 to 1979
  • 375Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.3%

Anderson County marital status for males Anderson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,679
  • One, attached: 880
  • Two: 946
  • 3 or 4: 1,662
  • 5 to 9: 1,001
  • 10 to 19: 1,193
  • 20 to 49: 710
  • 50 or more: 489
  • Mobile homes: 4,406

Housing units in Anderson County with a mortgage: 9,771 (54 second mortgage, 647 home equity loan, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,494

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Anderson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,31294
Mainline Protestant7,22021
Catholic3,2953
Other1,4346
Black Protestant8104
Orthodox2801
None25,778-
Anderson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Anderson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Anderson County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Anderson County:

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.6%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Anderson County:

Average size of farms: 80 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,655
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $119.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,736
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,191
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.54
Corn for grain: 58 harvested acres
Vegetables: 54 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 65 acres

Earthquake activity:

Anderson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from Anderson County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 138.1 miles away from the county 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 260.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from Anderson County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2014 to June 10, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4189: August 13, 2014, FEMA Id: 4189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 18, 2011 to June 24, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4005: July 20, 2011, FEMA Id: 4005, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1456: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: November 09, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1441: November 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Knoxville Complex Fire, Incident Period: October 30, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 02, 2000, FEMA Id: 2346, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 23, 2000 to May 31, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1331: June 12, 2000, FEMA Id: 1331, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Anderson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 43,419 (89.0%)
  • Carpooled: 3,438 (7.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 234 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 102 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 289 (0.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,174 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • India (7%)
  • Nepal (4%)
  • Taiwan (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Anderson County


  • American (39%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Anderson County, Tennessee in 2000:

  • 633 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 73 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in halfway houses
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Anderson County, Tennessee in 2010:

  • 546 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 240 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 161 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 98 people in college/university student housing
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,052.

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.30% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($26,128 average AGI)
2.44% relocated from other states ($17,309 average AGI)
Anderson County:

2.44%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knox County, TN  2.74% ($38,648 average AGI)
from Roane County, TN  0.47% ($39,216)
from Campbell County, TN  0.46% ($34,553)
from Morgan County, TN  0.24% ($36,044)
from Blount County, TN  0.21% ($33,951)
from Loudon County, TN  0.13% ($35,895)
from Union County, TN  0.11% ($28,355)


7.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.59% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($37,240 average AGI)
1.97% relocated to other states ($13,766 average AGI)
Anderson County:

1.97%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knox County, TN  2.86% ($51,501 average AGI)
to Roane County, TN  0.66% ($45,617)
to Campbell County, TN  0.35% ($31,818)
to Blount County, TN  0.24% ($35,632)
to Morgan County, TN  0.18% ($33,804)
to Union County, TN  0.13% ($31,842)
to Loudon County, TN  0.11% ($48,875)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Anderson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Anderson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Anderson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anderson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Anderson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 14,798 (11,599 aged, 3,199 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,175 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Anderson County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,080)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,039)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (789)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (622)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (549)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (479)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (445)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (367)
  • Unspecified dementia (344)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (211)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.38
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,056
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 223
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,441

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,058
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 60
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 51.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 107.7
  • Other - 51.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 76,257
  • In family households: 64,118 (10,630 male householders, 10,165 female householders)
    15,072 spouses, 20,817 children (18,446 natural, 1,147 adopted, 1,224 stepchildren), 2,345 grandchildren, 964 brothers or sisters, 821 parents, 1,390 other relatives, 1,914 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,922 (3,845 male householders (3,251 living alone)), 5,289 female householders (4,805 living alone)), 1,788 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,217

Size of family households: 10,057 2-persons, 4,523 3-persons, 3,486 4-persons, 2,104 5-persons, 307 6-persons, 318 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,056 1-person, 880 2-persons, 75 3-persons, 123 4-persons.

8,522 married couples with children.
5,246 single-parent households (1,436 men, 3,810 women).

95.2% of residents of Anderson speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,573,565,000 ($49,465 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $64,211,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $230,621,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $102,611,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,578,000
Federal grants: $100,829,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,052,967,000 ($47,215,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $84,959,000 ($2,477,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $295,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $27,834,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,795,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,198
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,426
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +450
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +959
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Anderson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 21.58 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • 3152014 or later
  • 6402010 to 2013
  • 3,0432000 to 2009
  • 5,7441990 to 1999
  • 4,8211980 to 1989
  • 5,8551970 to 1979
  • 3,7481960 to 1969
  • 3,2201950 to 1959
  • 6,1731940 to 1949
  • 1,4071939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2743 rooms
  • 9374 rooms
  • 3,7695 rooms
  • 4,1546 rooms
  • 3,0827 rooms
  • 3,0258 rooms
  • 4,0249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • 561 room
  • 3812 rooms
  • 1,7153 rooms
  • 3,3954 rooms
  • 2,5525 rooms
  • 1,0126 rooms
  • 9947 rooms
  • 3508 rooms
  • 2099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2,5852 bedrooms
  • 11,2823 bedrooms
  • 4,4814 bedrooms
  • 9175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anderson County, Tennessee
  • 56no bedroom
  • 2,3081 bedroom
  • 4,9612 bedrooms
  • 2,4143 bedrooms
  • 8364 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 218no vehicle
  • 4,3541 vehicle
  • 7,3752 vehicles
  • 4,7083 vehicles
  • 2,1564 vehicles
  • 4545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anderson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,022no vehicle
  • 5,6251 vehicle
  • 2,3742 vehicles
  • 1,1103 vehicles
  • 4004 vehicles
  • 1335+ vehicles

87.0% of Anderson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Tennessee.

Anderson County:

87.0%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 47,138
  • Other state: 25,956
  • Northeast: 2,884
  • Midwest: 6,948
  • South: 13,846
  • West: 2,278
Year householders moved into unit in Anderson County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anderson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.7%Electricity
  • 43.9%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.7%Electricity
  • 25.2%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 720
Here:

9.7%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 336
Here:

7.6%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 333
Here:

14.6%
Tennessee:

22.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Anderson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,068,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,366,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $620,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $614,000
    Regular Highways: $454,000
    General - Other: $306,000
    Central Staff Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $64,744,000
    Health - Other: $6,511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,633,000
    Police Protection: $4,711,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,247,000
    Regular Highways: $2,205,000
    Financial Administration: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,578,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,568,000
    General Public Buildings: $735,000
    Libraries: $538,000
    Parks and Recreation: $380,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,982,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,852,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $207,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,652,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,847,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,006,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,775,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $470,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $237,000
    Rents: $155,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
    Police Protection: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,737,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $37,971,000
    Other: $3,630,000
    Highways: $2,693,000
    Public Welfare: $1,951,000
    General Local Government Support: $441,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,037,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,518,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,500,000
    Other Selective Sales: $388,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $134,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,411,000

Anderson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,068,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,366,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $620,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $614,000
    Regular Highways: $454,000
    General - Other: $306,000
    Central Staff Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $64,744,000
    Health - Other: $6,511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,633,000
    Police Protection: $4,711,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,247,000
    Regular Highways: $2,205,000
    Financial Administration: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,578,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,568,000
    General Public Buildings: $735,000
    Libraries: $538,000
    Parks and Recreation: $380,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,982,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,852,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $207,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,652,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,847,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,006,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,775,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $470,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $237,000
    Rents: $155,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
    Police Protection: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,737,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $37,971,000
    Other: $3,630,000
    Highways: $2,693,000
    Public Welfare: $1,951,000
    General Local Government Support: $441,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,037,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,518,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,500,000
    Other Selective Sales: $388,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $134,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,411,000

Anderson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,068,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,366,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $620,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $614,000
    Regular Highways: $454,000
    General - Other: $306,000
    Central Staff Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $64,744,000
    Health - Other: $6,511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,633,000
    Police Protection: $4,711,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,247,000
    Regular Highways: $2,205,000
    Financial Administration: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,578,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,568,000
    General Public Buildings: $735,000
    Libraries: $538,000
    Parks and Recreation: $380,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,982,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,852,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $207,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,652,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,847,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,006,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,775,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $470,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $237,000
    Rents: $155,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
    Police Protection: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,737,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $37,971,000
    Other: $3,630,000
    Highways: $2,693,000
    Public Welfare: $1,951,000
    General Local Government Support: $441,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,037,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,518,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,500,000
    Other Selective Sales: $388,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $134,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,411,000

Anderson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,068,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,489,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,366,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $620,000
    Solid Waste Management: $490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $614,000
    Regular Highways: $454,000
    General - Other: $306,000
    Central Staff Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $64,744,000
    Health - Other: $6,511,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,633,000
    Police Protection: $4,711,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,616,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,247,000
    Regular Highways: $2,205,000
    Financial Administration: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,578,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,568,000
    General Public Buildings: $735,000
    Libraries: $538,000
    Parks and Recreation: $380,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $234,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,982,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,852,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $122,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $207,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,652,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,847,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,006,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,775,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $470,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $237,000
    Rents: $155,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
    Police Protection: $127,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000
    Financial Administration: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    General - Other: $14,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Health - Other: $8,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,737,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,762,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $37,971,000
    Other: $3,630,000
    Highways: $2,693,000
    Public Welfare: $1,951,000
    General Local Government Support: $441,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,037,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,518,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,500,000
    Other Selective Sales: $388,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $134,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,411,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,264
  • Number of aged recipients: 126
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,138
  • Number of recipients under 18: 282
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,592
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 390
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 829
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 997
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED275$124,418307$146,8731,554$147,203133$42,9475$516,400158$107,88050$67,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$84,40024$161,917147$140,83018$16,0560$05$61,60010$39,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$104,94352$151,154421$143,43084$23,9400$029$99,44839$54,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$136,07131$142,452247$150,63215$66,8670$011$77,6368$83,125
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$110,7504$168,50086$146,8722$64,5000$04$151,7506$81,167
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$148,22872$172,6530$01$64,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$203,63216$243,8752$216,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$145,7506$278,1670$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$72,6674$255,2500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$200,6672$95,0001$154,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Anderson, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Anderson, TN - Value
Most common first names in Anderson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James50671.8 years
William49874.2 years
Mary49378.0 years
John45575.1 years
Robert29071.5 years
Charles28573.3 years
George18873.8 years
Margaret16478.1 years
Helen15878.3 years
Thomas14172.6 years
Most common last names in Anderson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25475.1 years
Phillips18671.9 years
Johnson18676.8 years
Wilson15676.3 years
Davis14075.5 years
Williams13876.4 years
Jones13773.8 years
Martin13272.8 years
Brown11673.1 years
Miller11276.0 years
Businesses in Anderson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's2
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's7
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's2Nissan1
AutoZone1Outback1
Baskin-Robbins2Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King3Panera Bread1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn2Red Lobster1
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Cricket Wireless2Ruby Tuesday1
Curves2Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn3SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In4
FedEx18Sears3
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block4Super 82
Hardee's3T-Mobile2
Hilton2Taco Bell4
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
IHOP1U.S. Cellular2
JCPenney1UPS13
Jones New York2Waffle House2
KFC2Walgreens3
Kmart2Walmart2
Kroger1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza2

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