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Hawkins County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 57,621 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 53,563 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,599
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,075
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,258
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,669 (it was 4,678 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 487 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 118 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hawkins County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.0%), Retail trade (15.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.9%), Construction (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hawkins County, TN (2019)
    • 54,410101.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9381.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7811.5%Two or more races
    • 7591.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3110.6%Asian alone
    • 1130.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 400.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 28,128  (48.8%)
Females: 29,493  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Hawkins County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,087 ($31,300 in 1999)
This county:

$44,087
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $505 (lower quartile is $379, upper quartile is $636)
This county:

$505
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,433 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Hawkins:

$142,433
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,645 - $199,057
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $313

Institutionalized population: 456

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 339
  • Thefts: 474
  • Auto thefts: 84

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 68
  • Burglaries: 341
  • Thefts: 506
  • Auto thefts: 89
Hawkins County, TN map from a distance

Health of residents in Hawkins County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
62.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
49.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
29.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
62.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 97 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 1998: 157 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 1999: 198 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2002: 92 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2004: 105 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2005: 108 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2006: 102 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2015: 91 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2016: 94 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2017: 112 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2018: 126 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2019: 121 buildings, average cost: $116,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Hawkins, TN residents
Average permit cost in Hawkins, TN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $945 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $817 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Hawkins, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hawkins, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hawkins, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.4%
Hawkins County:

17.4%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for American Indian residents, 23.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 76.3% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.2 years old
(Males: 43.9 years old, Females: 46.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.6 years old, Black residents: 46.9 years old, American Indian residents: 47.5 years old, Asian residents: 44.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.3 years old, Other race residents: 4.3 years old)

Area name: Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hawkins County is $389 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.

Cities in this county include: Church Hill, Mount Carmel, Rogersville, Beech Creek, Mooresburg, Surgoinsville, Eidson, Bulls Gap.

Hawkins 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: Blaine County, Oklahoma , Claiborne County , Dewey County, Oklahoma , Grant County, Oklahoma , Kay County, Oklahoma , Osage County, Oklahoma , Obion County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 1,552
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 633 (43.6% naturalized citizens)

Hawkins County:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1702010 or later
  • 1082000 to 2009
  • 1681990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 461970 to 1979
  • 103Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.6%

Hawkins County marital status for males Hawkins County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,400
  • One, attached: 114
  • Two: 358
  • 3 or 4: 331
  • 5 to 9: 763
  • 10 to 19: 689
  • 20 to 49: 95
  • 50 or more: 173
  • Mobile homes: 6,544
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 94

Housing units in Hawkins County with a mortgage: 7,704 (138 second mortgage, 523 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,833

Here:

43.8% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hawkins County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,592114
Mainline Protestant4,03435
Black Protestant5144
Other2482
Catholic1561
None25,289-
Hawkins 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: 8
Hawkins County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Hawkins County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hawkins County:

13.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Hawkins County:

32.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Hawkins County:

Average size of farms: 83 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,879
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $258.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.67%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,265
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,324
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.17%
Corn for grain: 539 harvested acres
Vegetables: 312 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 25 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hawkins County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from Hawkins 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 134.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 292.9 miles away from the 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 73.1 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 179.4 miles away from Hawkins County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 128.9 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 19, 2019 - March 30, 2019, FEMA Id: 4427, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Greenville Fire Complex, Incident Period: October 30, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 03, 2000, FEMA Id: 2348, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1215: April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: 1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe 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 Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: March 25, 1994 to April 03, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1022: April 14, 1994, FEMA Id: 1022, Natural disaster type: Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hawkins County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hawkins

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,791 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,096 (7.8%)
  • Bus: 51 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 158 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 172 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 771 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Moldova (26%)
  • Korea (14%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Cuba (9%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Other Northern Africa (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hawkins County


  • American (36%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
417 people in nursing homes
46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
147 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,221.

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.06% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($21,987 average AGI)
2.39% relocated from other states ($18,916 average AGI)
Hawkins County:

2.39%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sullivan County, TN  1.97% ($36,384 average AGI)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.49% ($28,396)
from Washington County, TN  0.45% ($38,337)
from Greene County, TN  0.29% ($28,196)
from Scott County, VA  0.20% ($41,590)
from Grainger County, TN  0.15% ($23,793)
from Knox County, TN  0.13% ($27,308)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.48% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($25,534 average AGI)
1.66% relocated to other states ($9,919 average AGI)
Hawkins County:

1.66%
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 Sullivan County, TN  2.11% ($33,881 average AGI)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.61% ($33,602)
to Washington County, TN  0.55% ($44,676)
to Greene County, TN  0.32% ($30,746)
to Knox County, TN  0.17% ($51,424)
to Grainger County, TN  0.16% ($30,031)
to Scott County, VA  0.13% ($31,346)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Hawkins County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Hawkins County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hawkins County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hawkins County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hawkins County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hawkins County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hawkins County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hawkins County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hawkins County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,654 (8,282 aged, 3,372 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,015 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hawkins County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,048)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,025)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (776)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (651)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (495)
  • Unspecified dementia (392)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (374)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (337)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (184)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (177)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,750
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 90
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,444

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,217
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,032
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 166.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 124.6
  • Other - 41.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 57,621
  • Male householders: 12,312 (2,936 living alone), Female householders: 11,324 (3,826 living alone)
  • 11,415 spouses (11,389 opposite-sex spouses), 1,502 unmarried partners, (1,456 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 14,230 children (13,133 natural, 453 adopted, 643 stepchildren), 2,617 grandchildren, 320 brothers or sisters, 648 parents, 0 foster children, 1,375 other relatives, 1,298 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 654

Size of family households: 7,949 2-persons, 3,993 3-persons, 2,821 4-persons, 785 5-persons, 320 6-persons, 217 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,763 1-person, 629 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

5,379 married couples with children.
3,360 single-parent households (1,382 men, 1,978 women).

98.1% of residents of Hawkins speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 48% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 56% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $319,563,000 ($5,722 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,387,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $148,282,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $59,271,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,297,000
Federal grants: $76,977,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,870,000 ($14,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,866,000 ($891,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $24,726,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,702,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,929,000

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

Births: 3,363
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,945
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +92
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,190
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hawkins County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.10 millions of gallons per day (30% from ground, 70% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • 1,0482014 or later
  • 7312010 to 2013
  • 3,6162000 to 2009
  • 5,8261990 to 1999
  • 4,6891980 to 1989
  • 4,5991970 to 1979
  • 2,0401960 to 1969
  • 1,9791950 to 1959
  • 1,1941940 to 1949
  • 1,8661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • 441 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 4843 rooms
  • 2,0454 rooms
  • 4,5265 rooms
  • 4,0836 rooms
  • 2,4107 rooms
  • 1,9408 rooms
  • 1,8129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • 1751 room
  • 1732 rooms
  • 6793 rooms
  • 2,1314 rooms
  • 1,3475 rooms
  • 1,1106 rooms
  • 3387 rooms
  • 1108 rooms
  • 1239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • 63no bedroom
  • 3241 bedroom
  • 3,5502 bedrooms
  • 10,6083 bedrooms
  • 2,3404 bedrooms
  • 3815+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hawkins County, Tennessee
  • 173no bedroom
  • 7641 bedroom
  • 2,6002 bedrooms
  • 2,3583 bedrooms
  • 2204 bedrooms
  • 945+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hawkins County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hawkins County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hawkins County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 553no vehicle
  • 3,7491 vehicle
  • 6,4972 vehicles
  • 3,9893 vehicles
  • 1,7534 vehicles
  • 9975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hawkins County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hawkins County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 799no vehicle
  • 2,9391 vehicle
  • 1,5802 vehicles
  • 6983 vehicles
  • 1674 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles

88.9% of Hawkins County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Tennessee.

Hawkins County:

88.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 39,560
  • Other state: 17,035
  • Northeast: 1,645
  • Midwest: 3,640
  • South: 10,822
  • West: 897
Year householders moved into unit in Hawkins County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hawkins County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.0%Electricity
  • 19.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.2%Electricity
  • 16.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 339
Here:

6.4%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 266
Here:

9.3%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 215
Here:

16.1%
Tennessee:

23.1%

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

Hawkins County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,430,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,644,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $698,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,251,000
    Water Utilities: $318,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $62,531,000
    Police Protection: $7,884,000
    Regular Highways: $4,578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,464,000
    Financial Administration: $2,200,000
    Health - Other: $1,739,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,669,000
    General - Other: $1,602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $156,000
    Libraries: $73,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $132,000
    Natural Resources: $76,000
    Highways: $60,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,613,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $359,000
    Education: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,926,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,216,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,710,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,244,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $331,000
    Sale of Property: $324,000
    Interest Earnings: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,944,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,912,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $47,275,000
    Highways: $7,140,000
    Other: $2,407,000
    General Local Government Support: $792,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,410,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,710,000
    Other Selective Sales: $931,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $442,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $213,000
    Severance: $79,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Hawkins County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,430,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,644,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $698,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,251,000
    Water Utilities: $318,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $62,531,000
    Police Protection: $7,884,000
    Regular Highways: $4,578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,464,000
    Financial Administration: $2,200,000
    Health - Other: $1,739,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,669,000
    General - Other: $1,602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $156,000
    Libraries: $73,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $132,000
    Natural Resources: $76,000
    Highways: $60,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,613,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $359,000
    Education: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,926,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,216,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,710,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,244,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $331,000
    Sale of Property: $324,000
    Interest Earnings: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,944,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,912,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $47,275,000
    Highways: $7,140,000
    Other: $2,407,000
    General Local Government Support: $792,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,410,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,710,000
    Other Selective Sales: $931,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $442,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $213,000
    Severance: $79,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Hawkins County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,430,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,644,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $698,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,251,000
    Water Utilities: $318,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $62,531,000
    Police Protection: $7,884,000
    Regular Highways: $4,578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,464,000
    Financial Administration: $2,200,000
    Health - Other: $1,739,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,669,000
    General - Other: $1,602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $156,000
    Libraries: $73,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $132,000
    Natural Resources: $76,000
    Highways: $60,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,613,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $359,000
    Education: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,926,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,216,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,710,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,244,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $331,000
    Sale of Property: $324,000
    Interest Earnings: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,944,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,912,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $47,275,000
    Highways: $7,140,000
    Other: $2,407,000
    General Local Government Support: $792,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,410,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,710,000
    Other Selective Sales: $931,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $442,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $213,000
    Severance: $79,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Hawkins County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,430,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,644,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $698,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,251,000
    Water Utilities: $318,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $62,531,000
    Police Protection: $7,884,000
    Regular Highways: $4,578,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,464,000
    Financial Administration: $2,200,000
    Health - Other: $1,739,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,669,000
    General - Other: $1,602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,300,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $156,000
    Libraries: $73,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $132,000
    Natural Resources: $76,000
    Highways: $60,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,613,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $359,000
    Education: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,926,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,216,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,710,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,244,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $331,000
    Sale of Property: $324,000
    Interest Earnings: $216,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,944,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,912,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $47,275,000
    Highways: $7,140,000
    Other: $2,407,000
    General Local Government Support: $792,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,410,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,710,000
    Other Selective Sales: $931,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $442,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $213,000
    Severance: $79,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,529,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,080
  • Number of aged recipients: 247
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,833
  • Number of recipients under 18: 170
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,350
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 560
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 857
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 913
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED139$108,432238$119,298964$123,147104$50,1633$151,667121$109,61281$62,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$75,33319$95,36862$133,6298$18,1250$06$121,00010$38,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$98,18956$87,054399$113,97248$25,7291$375,00025$104,64082$57,402
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$107,30032$117,563205$119,1516$39,5000$09$67,55624$75,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$92,7147$80,71454$124,5194$33,0000$03$153,0008$40,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$164,02832$164,8440$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$153,11115$133,6672$106,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$203,0007$198,4290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$135,2503$172,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$257,0001$153,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hawkins, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hawkins, TN - Value
Most common first names in Hawkins County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41070.6 years
Mary32878.9 years
William32673.8 years
John30374.6 years
Robert19272.6 years
George16975.9 years
Charles16869.8 years
Margaret9678.7 years
Paul9370.6 years
Ruth8479.3 years
Most common last names in Hawkins County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18973.2 years
Lawson17973.2 years
Davis16376.3 years
Jones16072.9 years
Johnson15773.9 years
Christian13675.9 years
Williams13073.3 years
Price12174.4 years
Trent10575.1 years
Manis8970.6 years
Businesses in Hawkins County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

Hawkins County on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"