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Gibson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 49,472 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 48,152 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,068
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,824
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,075
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,798 (it was 5,443 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 603 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 82 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gibson County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.2%), Construction (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Gibson County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (18.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 23,567  (47.6%)
Females: 25,905  (52.4%)
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Gibson County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gibson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,882 ($31,105 in 1999)

This county:

$39882
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $389 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $507)
This county:

$389
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,393 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Gibson:

$88,393
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,922 - $153,676
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $933
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 900

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 55
  • Burglaries: 110
  • Thefts: 114
  • Auto thefts: 41

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 87
  • Thefts: 124
  • Auto thefts: 31
Gibson County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 277 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2008: 160 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2010: 132 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2011: 159 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2012: 102 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2013: 123 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2014: 106 buildings, average cost: $173,900

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: $835 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $735 (0.9%)

Gibson County household income distribution in 2009 Gibson County home values distribution Gibson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
Gibson County:

18.8%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 54 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gibson County is $385 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Humboldt, Milan, Trenton, Dyer, Brazil-Gibson Wells, Rutherford, Bradford, Medina, China Grove, Gibson.

Gibson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bradley County , Cannon County , McKinley County, New Mexico , Rio Arriba County, New Mexico , Jones County, North Carolina , Roger Mills County, Oklahoma , Woods County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,395
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 399 (32% naturalized citizens)

Gibson County:

0.8%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 148
  • 1990 to 1994: 34
  • 1985 to 1989: 100
  • 1980 to 1984: 18
  • 1975 to 1979: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 51

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.3%

Gibson County marital status for males Gibson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,267
  • One, attached: 172
  • Two: 999
  • 3 or 4: 566
  • 5 to 9: 411
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 or more: 291
  • Mobile homes: 2,249
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Gibson County with a mortgage: 5,742 (537 second mortgage, 358 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,936

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gibson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,229128
Mainline Protestant4,05730
Black Protestant1,96117
Catholic5402
Other2105
None15,686-
Gibson 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: 19
Gibson County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Gibson County:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gibson County:

13.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Gibson County:

30.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Gibson County:

Average size of farms: 285 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $58,984
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $231.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.30%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,268
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $87,545
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.82%
Corn for grain: 57215 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 41653 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 44453 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 109857 harvested acres
Vegetables: 244 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Gibson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Gibson County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 90.1 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 180.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from Gibson County center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1979): May 9, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1979, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1909): May 4, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 2, 2006 to April 8, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1634): April 5, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1634, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1215): April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 6, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1197): January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1167): March 7, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (47%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

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

  • United States or American (33%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Gibson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,764 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 2,447 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 199 (1%)
  • Other means: 197 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 325 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 912 people in nursing homes
  • 112 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 732 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 151 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,906.

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.21% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($21,775 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($10,322 average AGI)
Gibson County:

1.57%
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 Madison County, TN  1.55% ($32,760 average AGI)
from Carroll County, TN  0.38% ($34,500)
from Crockett County, TN  0.30% ($24,472)
from Dyer County, TN  0.27% ($26,277)
from Weakley County, TN  0.27% ($22,213)
from Shelby County, TN  0.21% ($32,649)
from Obion County, TN  0.20% ($27,371)


5.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($20,879 average AGI)
1.34% relocated to other states ($7,917 average AGI)
Gibson County:

1.34%
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 Madison County, TN  1.18% ($31,184 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.46% ($23,638)
to Crockett County, TN  0.29% ($21,640)
to Dyer County, TN  0.26% ($25,600)
to Obion County, TN  0.26% ($25,067)
to Weakley County, TN  0.21% ($23,622)
to Shelby County, TN  0.21% ($25,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Gibson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Gibson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gibson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,116 (7,948 aged, 2,168 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,137 (10%)

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 Gibson County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (902)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (881)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (707)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (495)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (424)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (406)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (401)
  • Unspecified dementia (235)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (182)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (174)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6499.880
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 243.120
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64404.46

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1242
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1298.080
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.46

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.2
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64.38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.31

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 164.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 92.4
  • Other - 71.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 48,692
  • In family households: 41,922 (9,225 male householders, 4,487 female householders)
    9,682 spouses, 14,355 children (12,980 natural, 291 adopted, 1,084 stepchildren), 1,525 grandchildren, 420 brothers or sisters, 405 parents, 610 other relatives, 988 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,770 (2,521 male householders (2,138 living alone)), 3,457 female householders (3,199 living alone)), 792 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 991 (900 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,168 2-persons, 3,315 3-persons, 2,497 4-persons, 1,136 5-persons, 385 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,337 1-person, 537 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

7,079 married couples with children.
3,032 single-parent households (504 men, 2,528 women).

97.7% of residents of Gibson County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $334,460,000 ($6950 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $136,900,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $87,557,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,702,000
Federal grants: $83,774,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,338,000 ($2,281,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,190,000 ($3,720,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $794,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,804,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,580,000

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

Births: 3,251
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,698
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +119
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +392
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gibson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.97 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 303
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,443
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,127
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,814
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,784
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,537
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,837
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,540
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,792
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gibson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 70
  • 3 rooms: 166
  • 4 rooms: 1,545
  • 5 rooms: 3,994
  • 6 rooms: 3,827
  • 7 rooms: 2,274
  • 8 rooms: 1,278
  • 9+ rooms: 915
  • 1 room: 48
  • 2 rooms: 245
  • 3 rooms: 599
  • 4 rooms: 1,888
  • 5 rooms: 1,402
  • 6 rooms: 783
  • 7 rooms: 328
  • 8 rooms: 122
  • 9+ rooms: 28
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gibson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 265
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,683
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,187
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,657
  • 5+ bedrooms: 271
  • no bedroom: 98
  • 1 bedroom: 872
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,726
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,403
  • 4 bedrooms: 313
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 601
  • 1 vehicle: 3,977
  • 2 vehicles: 6,522
  • 3 vehicles: 2,359
  • 4 vehicles: 504
  • 5+ vehicles: 112
  • no vehicle: 914
  • 1 vehicle: 2,687
  • 2 vehicles: 1,427
  • 3 vehicles: 331
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

59% of Gibson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Tennessee.

Gibson County:

59.3%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 38712
  • Northeast: 520
  • Midwest: 3862
  • South: 3853
  • West: 665

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $35,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gibson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.1%)
  • Electricity (37.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Electricity (45.6%)
  • Utility gas (45.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 273
Here:

5.1%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 91
Here:

3.3%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 149
Here:

12.6%
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)

Gibson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,328,000
    General: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,558,000
    General - Other: $1,567,000
    Police Protection: $1,514,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,476,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,033,000
    Corrections - Other: $920,000
    Financial Administration: $537,000
    Central Staff Services: $509,000
    General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $249,000
    Fire Protection: $127,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
    Libraries: $97,000
    Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Air Transportation: $27,000
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $148,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,477,000
    General: $66,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $465,000
    Health - Other: $131,000
    General - Other: $35,000
    Judicial: $12,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,482,000

Gibson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,855,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $145,000
    General Support: $71,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $376,000
    Interest Earnings: $76,000
    Rents: $70,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,490,000
    General Support: $849,000
    All Other: $635,000
    Health & Hospitals: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,315,000
    Total General Sales: $6,481,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,034,000
    NEC: $587,000
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000

Gibson County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,033,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,250,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,643,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,640,000

Gibson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,194,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $646,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,500
  • Number of aged recipients: 180
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,320
  • Number of recipients under 18: 224
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 921
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 355
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 643
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 613
Gibson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gibson 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 Gibson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James75773.0 years
Mary60679.3 years
William50774.1 years
John46375.0 years
Robert41272.5 years
Willie27778.8 years
Thomas22071.4 years
Charles22071.2 years
George20474.6 years
Annie19580.2 years
Most common last names in Gibson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27876.6 years
Williams24075.9 years
Jones21876.2 years
Taylor18975.4 years
Johnson17974.1 years
Brown11374.2 years
White10376.0 years
Moore9877.4 years
King9877.9 years
Graves9677.0 years
Businesses in Gibson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
AutoZone2Nike4
Baskin-Robbins4Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut3
CVS1Rue211
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In4
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza3Subway6
FedEx8T-Mobile1
Ford2Taco Bell2
H&R Block3U-Haul4
KFC1UPS6
La-Z-Boy1Walmart2
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA2