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Greene County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 68,808 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 62,909 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,498
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,338
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,748
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,182 (it was 6,008 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 622 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Greene County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Greene County, TN (2017)
    • 64,769103.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,9713.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,5082.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8251.3%Two or more races
    • 2710.4%Asian alone
    • 1630.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 230.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 33,207  (48.3%)
Females: 35,601  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Greene County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,920 ($30,382 in 1999)
This county:

$37,920
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $601)
This county:

$448
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,700 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Greene:

$115,700
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,400 - $207,200
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $994
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $301

Institutionalized population: 903

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 240
  • Burglaries: 492
  • Thefts: 779
  • Auto thefts: 108

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 190
  • Burglaries: 525
  • Thefts: 569
  • Auto thefts: 136
Greene County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 300 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1998: 274 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 1999: 291 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2000: 269 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2001: 259 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2002: 281 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2003: 319 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2004: 371 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2005: 381 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2006: 357 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2007: 280 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2008: 175 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2009: 116 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2010: 130 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2011: 105 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2012: 88 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2013: 93 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2014: 87 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2015: 105 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2016: 123 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2017: 125 buildings, average cost: $168,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Greene, TN residents
Average permit cost in Greene, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $665 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $574 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Greene, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Greene, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Greene, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
Greene County:

19.0%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.5% for other race residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.0 years old
(Males: 44.1 years old, Females: 45.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 21.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.5 years old, Asian residents: 50.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.0 years old, Other race residents: 20.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greene County is $376 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $623 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greeneville, Southeast Nolichucky, Rheatown-Chucky, Southwest Nolichucky, Mohawk, Jearoldstown, Tusculum, Mosheim, Baileyton.

Greene 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: Benton County , Delaware County, Oklahoma , Searcy County, Arkansas , Robertson County , Trousdale County , Hutchinson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 2,118
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,960 (13.6% naturalized citizens)

Greene County:

2.8%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4042010 or later
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 1311990 to 1999
  • 1451980 to 1989
  • 1291970 to 1979
  • 126Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.0%

Greene County marital status for males Greene County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,536
  • One, attached: 309
  • Two: 555
  • 3 or 4: 386
  • 5 to 9: 1,332
  • 10 to 19: 106
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • 50 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 8,184
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86

Housing units in Greene County with a mortgage: 8,889 (223 second mortgage, 705 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,394

Here:

42.1% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greene County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,449110
Mainline Protestant9,49674
Catholic1,0941
Other3262
Black Protestant951
None35,371-
Greene 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: 11
Greene County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Greene County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

31.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Greene County:

Average size of farms: 73 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,285
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $147.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.73%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,865
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,979
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.30%
Corn for grain: 1020 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 178 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 657 harvested acres
Vegetables: 145 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37 acres

Tornado activity:

Greene County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 1766010.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 248 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/7/2006, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 7 people and injured 128 people and caused $79 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greene County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% 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 152.3 miles away from Greene 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 68.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 161.2 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 195.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Greene County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 146.9 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 Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, 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: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1387: August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Ice Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1010: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash 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
  • Tennessee SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-544: November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: 544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-366: March 21, 1973, FEMA Id: 366, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Greene

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,465 (85.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,084 (7.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 446 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 325 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,080 (3.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (42%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • India (5%)
  • Laos (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greene County


  • American (38%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 531 people in nursing homes
  • 372 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 284 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 162 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 550 people in college/university student housing
  • 478 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 362 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 208 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 63 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,079.

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.26% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($16,626 average AGI)
2.55% relocated from other states ($24,695 average AGI)
Greene County:

2.55%
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 Washington County, TN  0.75% ($39,776 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.26% ($30,746)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.23% ($25,649)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.23% ($39,368)
from Cocke County, TN  0.12% ($25,800)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.11% ($34,462)
from Knox County, TN  0.10% ($25,720)


4.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.51% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($19,081 average AGI)
1.86% relocated to other states ($15,514 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.86%
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 Washington County, TN  0.94% ($28,917 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.23% ($28,196)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.22% ($25,537)
to Knox County, TN  0.18% ($42,133)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.18% ($30,545)
to Cocke County, TN  0.11% ($28,926)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.09% ($42,381)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Greene County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Greene County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Greene County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Greene County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 14,350 (10,588 aged, 3,762 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,397 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,037)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (938)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (827)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (725)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (568)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (457)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (375)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (273)
  • Unspecified dementia (262)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (187)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,188
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 510
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,580

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,160
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,118
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 46.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 154.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.0
  • Other - 58.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,808
  • In family households: 57,517 (8,949 male householders, 10,130 female householders)
    12,915 spouses, 17,547 children (15,956 natural, 924 adopted, 667 stepchildren), 3,830 grandchildren, 661 brothers or sisters, 1,343 parents, 769 other relatives, 1,373 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,212 (4,273 male householders (3,786 living alone)), 3,897 female householders (3,535 living alone)), 1,042 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,079

Size of family households: 10,948 2-persons, 4,732 3-persons, 1,807 4-persons, 757 5-persons, 387 6-persons, 448 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,321 1-person, 849 2-persons.

5,405 married couples with children.
4,565 single-parent households (1,171 men, 3,394 women).

97.7% of residents of Greene speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $418,836,000 ($6,472 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,158,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $179,982,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $77,809,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,341,000
Federal grants: $87,862,000
Federal procurement contracts: $58,228,000 ($15,099,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,614,000 ($1,716,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,069,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,796,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,012,000

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

Births: 3,841
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,887
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +277
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,269
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Greene County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.11 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 6182014 or later
  • 1,1752010 to 2013
  • 4,9862000 to 2009
  • 7,5961990 to 1999
  • 3,6021980 to 1989
  • 4,7291970 to 1979
  • 3,6411960 to 1969
  • 3,2041950 to 1959
  • 1,3661940 to 1949
  • 1,6501939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 861 room
  • 862 rooms
  • 5143 rooms
  • 2,1294 rooms
  • 6,0175 rooms
  • 4,2706 rooms
  • 2,9237 rooms
  • 1,7938 rooms
  • 2,4659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 01 room
  • 2232 rooms
  • 5623 rooms
  • 2,3984 rooms
  • 1,8395 rooms
  • 1,0546 rooms
  • 4587 rooms
  • 3568 rooms
  • 769+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 86no bedroom
  • 5771 bedroom
  • 4,5242 bedrooms
  • 11,8173 bedrooms
  • 2,3144 bedrooms
  • 9655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 57no bedroom
  • 4791 bedroom
  • 2,6222 bedrooms
  • 3,0283 bedrooms
  • 5544 bedrooms
  • 2265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 262no vehicle
  • 3,5611 vehicle
  • 9,6532 vehicles
  • 4,1613 vehicles
  • 1,9964 vehicles
  • 6505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 701no vehicle
  • 2,8611 vehicle
  • 2,3462 vehicles
  • 6963 vehicles
  • 3624 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.7% of Greene County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Tennessee.

Greene County:

87.7%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 44,497
  • Other state: 22,268
  • Northeast: 4,440
  • Midwest: 4,851
  • South: 10,282
  • West: 2,695
Year householders moved into unit in Greene County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greene County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 78.3%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 87.4%Electricity
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 286
Here:

4.6%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 239
Here:

6.7%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 751
Here:

28.7%
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

Greene County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,443,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,990,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $794,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $9,514,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $825,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    General Public Buildings: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,901,000
    Regular Highways: $5,329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,896,000
    Police Protection: $4,500,000
    Health - Other: $4,265,000
    General - Other: $3,204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,879,000
    Financial Administration: $1,670,000
    Central Staff Services: $843,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $203,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
    Education: $89,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,304,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Education: $215,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,226,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,618,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,283,000
    Interest Earnings: $827,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $541,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,359,000
    Regular Highways: $298,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    General - Other: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,531,000
    Other: $3,155,000
    Highways: $2,397,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,476,000
    Health and Hospitals: $314,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,709,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,292,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,027,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $587,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $221,000
    Public Utility License: $181,000
    Other License: $71,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,424,000

Greene County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,443,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,990,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $794,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $9,514,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $825,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    General Public Buildings: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,901,000
    Regular Highways: $5,329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,896,000
    Police Protection: $4,500,000
    Health - Other: $4,265,000
    General - Other: $3,204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,879,000
    Financial Administration: $1,670,000
    Central Staff Services: $843,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $203,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
    Education: $89,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,304,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Education: $215,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,226,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,618,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,283,000
    Interest Earnings: $827,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $541,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,359,000
    Regular Highways: $298,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    General - Other: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,531,000
    Other: $3,155,000
    Highways: $2,397,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,476,000
    Health and Hospitals: $314,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,709,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,292,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,027,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $587,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $221,000
    Public Utility License: $181,000
    Other License: $71,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,424,000

Greene County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,443,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,990,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $794,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $9,514,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $825,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    General Public Buildings: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,901,000
    Regular Highways: $5,329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,896,000
    Police Protection: $4,500,000
    Health - Other: $4,265,000
    General - Other: $3,204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,879,000
    Financial Administration: $1,670,000
    Central Staff Services: $843,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $203,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
    Education: $89,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,304,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Education: $215,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,226,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,618,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,283,000
    Interest Earnings: $827,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $541,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,359,000
    Regular Highways: $298,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    General - Other: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,531,000
    Other: $3,155,000
    Highways: $2,397,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,476,000
    Health and Hospitals: $314,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,709,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,292,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,027,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $587,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $221,000
    Public Utility License: $181,000
    Other License: $71,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,424,000

Greene County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,443,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,990,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $794,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $9,514,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $825,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    General Public Buildings: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Health - Other: $82,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,901,000
    Regular Highways: $5,329,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,896,000
    Police Protection: $4,500,000
    Health - Other: $4,265,000
    General - Other: $3,204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,879,000
    Financial Administration: $1,670,000
    Central Staff Services: $843,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $203,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
    Education: $89,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,304,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,414,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Education: $215,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,226,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,618,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,283,000
    Interest Earnings: $827,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $541,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $108,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Sale of Property: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,359,000
    Regular Highways: $298,000
    Police Protection: $33,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
    General - Other: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,531,000
    Other: $3,155,000
    Highways: $2,397,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,476,000
    Health and Hospitals: $314,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,709,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,156,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,292,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,027,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $587,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $221,000
    Public Utility License: $181,000
    Other License: $71,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,424,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,261
  • Number of aged recipients: 263
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,998
  • Number of recipients under 18: 178
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,478
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 605
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,039
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 921
Most common first names in Greene County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James42969.4 years
Mary38976.2 years
William32474.2 years
John28274.0 years
Robert24070.4 years
Charles21969.7 years
George16474.4 years
Ruth12179.6 years
Dorothy10775.2 years
Margaret10577.1 years
Most common last names in Greene County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones23673.4 years
Brown21275.6 years
Johnson20472.8 years
Smith17573.6 years
Hensley17272.2 years
Ricker16772.8 years
Shelton13673.3 years
Carter12773.4 years
Collins10972.9 years
Davis10470.2 years
Businesses in Greene County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1Mazda1
Blockbuster1McDonald's4
Burger King1Nike2
CVS3Nissan1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx4SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Subway7
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS5
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Greene County on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"