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Claiborne County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 32,133 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 29,862 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,896
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,830
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,264
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,127 (it was 2,535 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 434 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Claiborne County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.8%), Educational, health and social services (19.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.5%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Claiborne County, TN (2017)
    • 30,560102.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4551.5%Two or more races
    • 3991.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3181.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2080.7%Asian alone
    • 750.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 330.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 15,545  (48.4%)
Females: 16,588  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Claiborne County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,342 ($25,782 in 1999)
This county:

$37,342
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $317, upper quartile is $592)
This county:

$430
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,397 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$113,397
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,067 - $184,061
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $885
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Institutionalized population: 476

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 65
  • Burglaries: 123
  • Thefts: 291
  • Auto thefts: 39

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 91
  • Burglaries: 182
  • Thefts: 311
  • Auto thefts: 47
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 217 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 1998: 268 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1999: 268 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2000: 254 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2001: 248 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2002: 263 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2003: 179 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2004: 143 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2005: 163 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2006: 143 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2007: 115 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2010: 81 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2011: 51 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2015: 74 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2017: 91 buildings, average cost: $129,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Claiborne, TN residents
Average permit cost in Claiborne, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $678 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $655 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Claiborne, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Claiborne, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Claiborne, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
Claiborne County:

20.1%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.7% for American Indian residents, 94.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 87.5% for other race residents, 28.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.7 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 44.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 26.9 years old, American Indian residents: 23.7 years old, Asian residents: 26.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.7 years old, Other race residents: 20.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Claiborne County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Powell Valley, Harrogate, Big Barren Creek, New Tazewell, Harrogate-Shawanee, Tazewell, Clairfield, Cumberland Gap.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alleghany County, North Carolina , Bertie County, North Carolina , Dewey County, Oklahoma , Hawkins County , Osage County, Oklahoma , Washington County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 1,005
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 379 (32.1% naturalized citizens)

Claiborne County:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1942010 or later
  • 952000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 271980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.5%

Claiborne County marital status for males Claiborne County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,627
  • One, attached: 131
  • Two: 413
  • 3 or 4: 249
  • 5 to 9: 252
  • 10 to 19: 158
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 52
  • Mobile homes: 3,477
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 80

Housing units in Claiborne County with a mortgage: 4,174 (61 second mortgage, 278 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,141

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Claiborne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,14281
Mainline Protestant8609
Other4522
Catholic1101
None12,649-
Claiborne 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: 7
Claiborne County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Claiborne County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Claiborne County:

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne County:

30.0%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Claiborne County:

Average size of farms: 97 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,483
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $203.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.97%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,975
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,184
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.85
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.06%
Corn for grain: 255 harvested acres
Vegetables: 79 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 42 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

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 119.7 miles away from Claiborne County center
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 50.4 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 268.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 115.1 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 176.7 miles away from Claiborne County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 192.8 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, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 29, 2012 to March 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4060: March 16, 2012, FEMA Id: 4060, 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 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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1215: April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: 1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3095: March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: 3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, 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 - Claiborne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,370 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 985 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 44 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 113 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 529 (5.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Spain (11%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Claiborne County


  • American (50%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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

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

  • 280 people in other group homes
  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 86 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 773 people in college/university student housing
  • 294 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 182 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,434.

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.16% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($10,784 average AGI)
4.39% relocated from other states ($27,425 average AGI)
Claiborne County:

4.39%
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 Bell County, KY  0.98% ($30,800 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.33% ($36,000)
from Lee County, VA  0.26% ($35,815)
from Campbell County, TN  0.25% ($36,038)
from Union County, TN  0.23% ($32,000)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,223 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.43% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($15,507 average AGI)
2.77% relocated to other states ($14,716 average AGI)
Claiborne County:

2.77%
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 Bell County, KY  1.03% ($14,567 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.56% ($35,123)
to Campbell County, TN  0.38% ($34,237)
to Union County, TN  0.24% ($30,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Claiborne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Claiborne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Claiborne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,894 (4,518 aged, 2,376 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 719 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (933)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (557)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (341)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (302)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (280)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (185)
  • Congestive heart failure (98)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (93)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,102
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 146
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,474

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,183
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,176
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 42

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 211.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 164.6
  • Other - 47.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,133
  • In family households: 26,077 (4,952 male householders, 3,962 female householders)
    6,628 spouses, 8,287 children (7,545 natural, 262 adopted, 481 stepchildren), 508 grandchildren, 258 brothers or sisters, 427 parents, 640 other relatives, 375 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,785 (2,127 male householders (1,847 living alone)), 2,162 female householders (2,042 living alone)), 493 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,258

Size of family households: 4,975 2-persons, 1,687 3-persons, 1,408 4-persons, 497 5-persons, 233 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,886 1-person, 320 2-persons, 76 3-persons.

3,768 married couples with children.
1,652 single-parent households (680 men, 972 women).

97.9% of residents of Claiborne speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 44% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $229,207,000 ($7,460 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,038,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,684,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,700,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $647,000
Federal grants: $74,359,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,558,000 ($3,171,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,258,000 ($462,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,824,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,342,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,669,000

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

Births: 1,864
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,870
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +121
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,094
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Claiborne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.91 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • 3402014 or later
  • 3982010 to 2013
  • 2,7732000 to 2009
  • 2,8711990 to 1999
  • 2,1541980 to 1989
  • 2,7301970 to 1979
  • 1,1611960 to 1969
  • 9691950 to 1959
  • 7161940 to 1949
  • 1,2841939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Claiborne County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • 281 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 1213 rooms
  • 8114 rooms
  • 2,2565 rooms
  • 2,4566 rooms
  • 1,6007 rooms
  • 9758 rooms
  • 9009+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • 891 room
  • 1002 rooms
  • 5533 rooms
  • 1,0394 rooms
  • 8335 rooms
  • 7336 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 1818 rooms
  • 929+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Claiborne County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • 40no bedroom
  • 1341 bedroom
  • 1,9962 bedrooms
  • 5,5383 bedrooms
  • 1,0634 bedrooms
  • 4365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Tennessee
  • 90no bedroom
  • 6141 bedroom
  • 1,5862 bedrooms
  • 1,2243 bedrooms
  • 3604 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 244no vehicle
  • 2,4071 vehicle
  • 3,6632 vehicles
  • 1,8493 vehicles
  • 7664 vehicles
  • 3155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 625no vehicle
  • 1,8781 vehicle
  • 9942 vehicles
  • 2833 vehicles
  • 1014 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

88.9% of Claiborne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Tennessee.

Claiborne County:

88.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 15,611
  • Other state: 16,102
  • Northeast: 476
  • Midwest: 3,300
  • South: 11,620
  • West: 569
Year householders moved into unit in Claiborne County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Claiborne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 82.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.3%Electricity
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 6.4%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 308
Here:

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

8.0%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 793
Here:

58.3%
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

Claiborne County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,684,000
    Other: $628,000
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $107,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $167,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,955,000
    Hospitals: $25,846,000
    Police Protection: $5,623,000
    Regular Highways: $2,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,919,000
    Financial Administration: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,165,000
    General - Other: $729,000
    Housing and Community Development: $598,000
    Central Staff Services: $577,000
    Health - Other: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $151,000
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $493,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,594,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $160,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,124,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,990,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,645,000
    General Revenue - Other: $714,000
    Interest Earnings: $475,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $872,000
    Regular Highways: $866,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,405,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,914,000
    Other: $2,627,000
    Highways: $2,393,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $184,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,343,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,120,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $731,000
    Other: $99,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,813,000

Claiborne County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,684,000
    Other: $628,000
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $107,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $167,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,955,000
    Hospitals: $25,846,000
    Police Protection: $5,623,000
    Regular Highways: $2,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,919,000
    Financial Administration: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,165,000
    General - Other: $729,000
    Housing and Community Development: $598,000
    Central Staff Services: $577,000
    Health - Other: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $151,000
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $493,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,594,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $160,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,124,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,990,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,645,000
    General Revenue - Other: $714,000
    Interest Earnings: $475,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $872,000
    Regular Highways: $866,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,405,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,914,000
    Other: $2,627,000
    Highways: $2,393,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $184,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,343,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,120,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $731,000
    Other: $99,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,813,000

Claiborne County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,684,000
    Other: $628,000
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $107,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $167,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,955,000
    Hospitals: $25,846,000
    Police Protection: $5,623,000
    Regular Highways: $2,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,919,000
    Financial Administration: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,165,000
    General - Other: $729,000
    Housing and Community Development: $598,000
    Central Staff Services: $577,000
    Health - Other: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $151,000
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $493,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,594,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $160,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,124,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,990,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,645,000
    General Revenue - Other: $714,000
    Interest Earnings: $475,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $872,000
    Regular Highways: $866,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,405,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,914,000
    Other: $2,627,000
    Highways: $2,393,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $184,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,343,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,120,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $731,000
    Other: $99,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,813,000

Claiborne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,369,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,684,000
    Other: $628,000
    Solid Waste Management: $436,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $107,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $167,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,955,000
    Hospitals: $25,846,000
    Police Protection: $5,623,000
    Regular Highways: $2,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,919,000
    Financial Administration: $1,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,165,000
    General - Other: $729,000
    Housing and Community Development: $598,000
    Central Staff Services: $577,000
    Health - Other: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $151,000
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $493,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,594,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $463,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $160,000
    General Local Government Support: $74,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,124,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,990,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,645,000
    General Revenue - Other: $714,000
    Interest Earnings: $475,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $311,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $872,000
    Regular Highways: $866,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,405,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,914,000
    Other: $2,627,000
    Highways: $2,393,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $184,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,343,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,120,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $731,000
    Other: $99,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,813,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,098
  • Number of aged recipients: 174
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,924
  • Number of recipients under 18: 163
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,453
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 482
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 823
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 910
Most common first names in Claiborne County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18071.1 years
William14373.3 years
John10574.9 years
Mary10477.9 years
George7773.5 years
Robert7671.9 years
Charles6170.0 years
Charlie5176.4 years
Frank4876.2 years
Roy4873.9 years
Most common last names in Claiborne County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks10175.3 years
Smith9576.7 years
Johnson7372.4 years
Keck7374.0 years
Hurst7274.7 years
Collins6970.4 years
Campbell6377.5 years
Williams5974.3 years
England5072.6 years
Davis4475.5 years
Businesses in Claiborne County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's2U-Haul5
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
Lane Furniture1UPS1
Long John Silver's1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Claiborne County on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"