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Coffee County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 53,623 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 48,014 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,591
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,012
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,497
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,323 (it was 5,388 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 429 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 125 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coffee County: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Educational, health and social services (21.9%), Information (17.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Coffee County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 26,056  (48.6%)
Females: 27,567  (51.4%)
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Coffee County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Coffee County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,607 ($34,898 in 1999)

This county:

$37607
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $496 (lower quartile is $365, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$496
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,824 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Coffee:

$117,824
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,851 - $174,558
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,026
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 498

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 43
  • Burglaries: 132
  • Thefts: 278
  • Auto thefts: 54

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 69
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 286
  • Auto thefts: 52
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 73 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 159 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2003: 165 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2004: 145 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2007: 429 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2008: 250 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2009: 106 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2012: 89 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2013: 98 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2014: 113 buildings, average cost: $138,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $928 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $972 (0.9%)

Coffee County household income distribution in 2009 Coffee County home values distribution Coffee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.7% for other race residents, 46.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
Coffee County:

21.5%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.5% for other race residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coffee County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $494 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tullahoma, Manchester, Hillsboro, Summitville, Beech Grove, New Union, Lakewood Park.

Coffee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Coffee County: Shelbourne Farms (A), Clearview Horse Farm (B), Rising Star Ranch (C), Mercer Manor Farm (D), Chanthaphone Farm (E), Eastfield Farms (F), Fairfield Farm (G), Wiser Farm (H), Sand Creek Farms (I), Waterfall Farms (J), Shamrock Farms (K), Saddlecrest Farms (L), River Bend Estates Golf and Country Club (M), Blue Moon Farms (N), Bridlewood Farm (O), Quail Hollow Landfill (P), Putman Well (Q), Bowmans Cut (R), Cater Crossroads (S), Volunteer Fire Services Station 3 / WBTS Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Coffee County include: Mullins Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Mount View Church (B), Beechwood Church (C), Deason Church of Christ (D), El Bethel Baptist Church (E), Hurricane Grove Church (F), Himesville Church (G), Horse Mountain Church (H), Hords Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sudberry Cemetery (1), Houston Whitworth Cemetery (2), Sanders Cemetery (3), Huffman Cemetery (4), Tarpley Cemetery (5), Taylor Cemetery (6), Keeling Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Isom Pond (A), Hix Pond (B), Gaither Pond (C), Swings Lake (D), Spring Lake (E), Center Lake (F), Catfish Lake (G), Davis Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lynch Branch (A), Lee Branch (B), Ledford Branch (C), Lazy Branch (D), Kirby Branch (E), Alexander Creek (F), Kimery Branch (G), Kelly Creek (H), Hutton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cleburne County, Arkansas , Cleveland County, Oklahoma , Craven County, North Carolina , Hyde County, North Carolina , Searcy County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,738
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,106 (23% naturalized citizens)

Coffee County:

2.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 354
  • 1990 to 1994: 200
  • 1985 to 1989: 124
  • 1980 to 1984: 171
  • 1975 to 1979: 55
  • 1970 to 1974: 65
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 123

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.8%

Coffee County marital status for males Coffee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,690
  • One, attached: 210
  • Two: 812
  • 3 or 4: 508
  • 5 to 9: 655
  • 10 to 19: 210
  • 20 or more: 318
  • Mobile homes: 3,111
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 232

Housing units in Coffee County with a mortgage: 5,716 (403 second mortgage, 443 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,016

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coffee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,50582
Mainline Protestant5,58921
Catholic1,2452
Other8975
Black Protestant2962
None25,264-
Coffee 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: 15
Coffee County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coffee County:

13.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Coffee County:

31.0%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Coffee County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $28,210
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $188.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.92%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,874
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,132
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.22%
Corn for grain: 13958 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2897 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 23219 harvested acres
Vegetables: 64 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 85 acres

Tornado activity:

Coffee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 2868529.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/20/2000, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coffee County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from Coffee 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 224.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from Coffee County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.3 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:

  • TennesseeHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3217): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1464): May 8, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: November 9, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1441): November 13, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeWinter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1260): January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • TennesseeIce Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 9, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1010): February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3095): March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • TennesseeFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 14, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-889): January 4, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-889, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-459): March 22, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 4, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-424): April 4, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-424, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 28, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-395): June 28, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-395, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Coffee County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (41%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Cambodia (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Nicaragua (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Ecuador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coffee County (%):

  • United States or American (36%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (11%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Coffee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,829 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,874 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 17 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 183 (1%)
  • Other means: 151 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 512 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 310 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 138 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 45 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 282 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 216 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,131.

6.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.49% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($18,328 average AGI)
2.21% relocated from other states ($12,686 average AGI)
Coffee County:

2.21%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, TN  0.88% ($26,446 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.79% ($34,409)
from Bedford County, TN  0.44% ($24,554)
from Warren County, TN  0.38% ($26,653)
from Davidson County, TN  0.35% ($24,773)
from Grundy County, TN  0.19% ($22,000)
from Lincoln County, TN  0.16% ($27,967)


6.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,272 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($468 average AGI)
Coffee County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

4.10% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($19,740 average AGI)
2.08% relocated to other states ($12,066 average AGI)
Coffee County:

2.08%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rutherford County, TN  0.86% ($35,994 average AGI)
to Franklin County, TN  0.83% ($27,237)
to Bedford County, TN  0.34% ($29,651)
to Davidson County, TN  0.34% ($34,492)
to Warren County, TN  0.30% ($25,825)
to Moore County, TN  0.20% ($25,811)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.19% ($29,114)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Coffee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Coffee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Coffee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffee County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,667 (7,735 aged, 1,932 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,116 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (854)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (646)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (545)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (467)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (444)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (364)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (230)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (161)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (133)
  • Unspecified dementia (128)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16519.17
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 568.050
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71533.92

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1456.680
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1136.250
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.69

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50.25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88.46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.83

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 204.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 147.0
  • Other - 57.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,239
  • In family households: 44,565 (10,394 male householders, 4,124 female householders)
    10,786 spouses, 14,768 children (13,298 natural, 372 adopted, 1,098 stepchildren), 1,491 grandchildren, 374 brothers or sisters, 383 parents, 573 other relatives, 1,347 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,674 (2,966 male householders (2,341 living alone)), 3,442 female householders (3,084 living alone)), 1,266 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 557 (498 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,648 2-persons, 3,372 3-persons, 2,530 4-persons, 1,201 5-persons, 496 6-persons, 271 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,425 1-person, 802 2-persons, 114 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

8,097 married couples with children.
2,731 single-parent households (656 men, 2,075 women).

96.3% of residents of Coffee County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $667,090,000 ($13296 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $356,640,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $142,273,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $70,329,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,024,000
Federal grants: $53,388,000
Federal procurement contracts: $359,308,000 ($314,997,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $39,769,000 ($34,938,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,771,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,752,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,818,000

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

Births: 3,347
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,904
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +326
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,147
Here:

+42 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Coffee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.21 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 530
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,394
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,253
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,383
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,606
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,203
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,810
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,347
  • 1939 or earlier: 998
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coffee County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 112
  • 3 rooms: 273
  • 4 rooms: 1,041
  • 5 rooms: 2,991
  • 6 rooms: 3,603
  • 7 rooms: 2,533
  • 8 rooms: 1,568
  • 9+ rooms: 1,347
  • 1 room: 62
  • 2 rooms: 153
  • 3 rooms: 742
  • 4 rooms: 1,882
  • 5 rooms: 1,303
  • 6 rooms: 765
  • 7 rooms: 244
  • 8 rooms: 170
  • 9+ rooms: 67
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coffee County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 76
  • 1 bedroom: 290
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,266
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,060
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,272
  • 5+ bedrooms: 533
  • no bedroom: 83
  • 1 bedroom: 915
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,492
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,625
  • 4 bedrooms: 226
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
Cars and other vehicles available in Coffee County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 380
  • 1 vehicle: 3,329
  • 2 vehicles: 5,821
  • 3 vehicles: 2,847
  • 4 vehicles: 886
  • 5+ vehicles: 234
  • no vehicle: 695
  • 1 vehicle: 2,445
  • 2 vehicles: 1,709
  • 3 vehicles: 483
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 22

57% of Coffee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Tennessee.

Coffee County:

56.5%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 31973
  • Northeast: 1662
  • Midwest: 4878
  • South: 7052
  • West: 1077

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $70,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coffee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.8%)
  • Utility gas (34.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (68.5%)
  • Utility gas (20.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Wood (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 213
Here:

3.9%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

4.4%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 237
Here:

15.9%
Tennessee:

22.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Coffee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $1,607,000
    Regular Highways: $132,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $0
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $23,217,000
    General - Other: $2,981,000
    Health Services - Other: $2,363,000
    Regular Highways: $1,946,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,831,000
    Police Protection: $1,272,000
    Solid Waste Management: $847,000
    Financial Administration: $634,000
    Libraries: $605,000
    General Public Buildings: $567,000
    Central Staff Services: $554,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $501,000
    Welfare - Other: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $177,000
    Fire Protection: $170,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,003,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $7,267,000
    Health: $56,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $717,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $362,000
    Regular Highways: $238,000
    Police Protection: $211,000
    Health - Other: $89,000
    General Public Building: $19,000
    Welfare - Other: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,021,000

Coffee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,407,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $721,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $142,000
    Education: $32,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $72,000
    General Support: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $604,000
    Interest Earnings: $356,000
    Rents: $32,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,146,000
    Highways: $1,969,000
    All Other: $1,202,000
    General Support: $669,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,538,000
    Total General Sales: $10,957,000
    NEC: $1,039,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $172,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000

Coffee County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $10,233,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,338,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,759,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,448,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $9,670,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $649,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $563,000

Coffee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,747,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,011,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $21,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,324
  • Number of aged recipients: 120
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,204
  • Number of recipients under 18: 182
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 877
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 265
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 545
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 570
Coffee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Coffee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Coffee County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41870.9 years
William34074.0 years
Mary33177.4 years
John29273.9 years
Robert20870.6 years
Charles15570.5 years
George14175.6 years
Thomas11970.7 years
Annie9478.6 years
Willie8778.3 years
Most common last names in Coffee County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19274.1 years
Jones14374.2 years
Brown12073.1 years
Taylor9272.6 years
Shelton7976.6 years
Davis7972.7 years
Johnson7673.2 years
Hill7274.5 years
Williams7173.0 years
Martin6873.1 years
Businesses in Coffee County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's2Microtel1
AutoZone2New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike8
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza2
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless3RadioShack1
Curves2Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx6SAS Shoes1
Ford2SONIC Drive-In3
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Sleep Inn1
Goodwill2Starbucks1
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hardee's3Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS6
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Waffle House3
Kmart1Walgreens2
Kroger1Walmart2
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1

Coffee County on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"