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Johnson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 18,070 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 17,499 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,607
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,868
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,438
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,720 (it was 1,389 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 298 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Johnson County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.2%), Construction (12.9%), Wholesale trade (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Johnson County, TN (2019)
    • 16,56794.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6233.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3852.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2261.3%Two or more races
    • 1030.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 900.5%Asian alone
    • 70.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 9,756  (54.0%)
Females: 8,314  (46.0%)
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Average household size:
Johnson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,861 ($23,067 in 1999)
This county:

$37,861
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $401 (lower quartile is $229, upper quartile is $558)
This county:

$401
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $152,763 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Johnson:

$152,763
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,765 - $230,184

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $201,702
Here:

$201,702
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $68,289
Here:

$68,289
State:

$241,796

Mobile homes: $87,358
Here:

$87,358
State:

$90,685

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $931
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $305

Institutionalized population: 1,816

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 74
  • Burglaries: 82
  • Thefts: 67
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 86
  • Thefts: 69
  • Auto thefts: 9
Johnson County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1999: 36 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $370,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $40,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Johnson, TN residents
Average permit cost in Johnson, 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: $626 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $539 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Johnson, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Johnson, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Johnson, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.6%
Johnson County:

22.6%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.2% for Black residents, 68.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.4 years old
(Males: 43.3 years old, Females: 49.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 41.4 years old, American Indian residents: 43.2 years old, Asian residents: 34.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.1 years old, Other race residents: 37.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Johnson County is $371 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $617 a month.

Cities in this county include: Butler, Mountain City, Neva, Shady Valley.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Johnson County: Charit Creek Campground (A), Sterling Siding (B), Goodman Siding (C), Bull Creek Station (D), Honey Creek Overlook (E), Bandy Creek Campground (F), Brimstone Siding (G), Pemberton Siding (H), Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department (I), Sunbright Area Volunteer Fire Department (J), Oneida Rescue Squad (K), East 63 Volunteer Fire Department (L), Paint Rock Volunteer Fire Department (M), Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnson County include: Fairview Church (A), Smoky Creek Church (B), Bull Creek Baptist Church (C), Byrges Branch Baptist Church (D), Glenmary Baptist Church (E), Mountain View Baptist Church (F), New Haven Baptist Church (G), New River Baptist Church (H), Norma Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Strunk Cemetery (1), Sulphur Spring Cemetery (2), Sexton Cemetery (3), Todd Cemetery (4), Trammel Cemetery (5), Jergin Cemetery (6), Walker Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cooper Pond (A), Brown Pond (B), West Pond (C), Conservation League Lake (D), Carter Lake (E), Newport Lake (F), Lays Lake (G), Laxton Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Macs Branch (A), Black Creek (B), Luce Branch (C), Low Gap Branch (D), Bills Branch (E), Lost Branch (F), Big Bull Creek (G), Little Bull Creek (H), Lick Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ashe County, North Carolina , Clay County , Ellis County, Oklahoma , Texas County, Oklahoma , Putnam County , Perquimans County, North Carolina , Norfolk city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 392 (17.8% naturalized citizens)

Johnson County:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1852010 or later
  • 1352000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 54Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.5%

Johnson County marital status for males Johnson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,788
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 71
  • 3 or 4: 96
  • 5 to 9: 245
  • 10 to 19: 99
  • 20 to 49: 45
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 1,679
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Housing units in Johnson County with a mortgage: 2,095 (26 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,209

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Johnson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,18343
Mainline Protestant76910
Catholic1101
Other1-
None9,181-
Johnson 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: 5
Johnson County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Johnson County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

11.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

31.8%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Johnson County:

Average size of farms: 74 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,504
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $251.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $8,110
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,567
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.59%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.86%
Corn for grain: 601 harvested acres
Vegetables: 13 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Johnson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 2725604.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 33 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 10% 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 42.0 miles away from Johnson County center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from Johnson County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: 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 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: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1568: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1456: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee 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 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Johnson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,802 (80.3%)
  • Carpooled: 379 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 34 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 75 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 68 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 392 (8.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (73%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • France (1%)
  • Korea (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Johnson County


  • American (33%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 1,299 people in state prisons
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 1,548 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,119.

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.51% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($16,319 average AGI)
3.22% relocated from other states ($33,801 average AGI)
Johnson County:

3.22%
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 Carter County, TN  0.62% ($33,364 average AGI)
from Watauga County, NC  0.56% ($46,433)


4.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($154,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.78% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($11,680 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($142,370 average AGI)
Johnson County:

2.37%
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 Carter County, TN  0.59% ($25,258 average AGI)
to Watauga County, NC  0.53% ($34,786)
to Washington County, TN  0.51% ($25,222)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Johnson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Johnson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Johnson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Johnson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,976 (2,842 aged, 1,134 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 411 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (329)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (310)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (175)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (164)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (106)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (82)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (35)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (27)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (11)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 155
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 33
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,186

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 972
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,192

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 232.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 176.5
  • Other - 56.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,070
  • Male householders: 3,491 (865 living alone), Female householders: 3,451 (1,074 living alone)
  • 3,574 spouses (3,561 opposite-sex spouses), 564 unmarried partners, (564 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,405 children (3,209 natural, 21 adopted, 172 stepchildren), 791 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 155 parents, 0 foster children, 285 other relatives, 305 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,993

Size of family households: 2,410 2-persons, 1,004 3-persons, 805 4-persons, 306 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,940 1-person, 228 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 41 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

1,502 married couples with children.
540 single-parent households (120 men, 420 women).

97.7% of residents of Johnson speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (12% speak English very well, 72% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $121,777,000 ($6,747 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,399,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $53,762,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,565,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $485,000
Federal grants: $36,701,000
Federal procurement contracts: $954,000 ($255,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,310,000 ($39,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $205,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $950,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,949,000

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

Births: 816
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,050
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +859
Here:

+47 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Johnson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.14 millions of gallons per day (43% from ground, 57% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • 1332014 or later
  • 1492010 to 2013
  • 1,6552000 to 2009
  • 1,8621990 to 1999
  • 1,1141980 to 1989
  • 1,7691970 to 1979
  • 6821960 to 1969
  • 6481950 to 1959
  • 4001940 to 1949
  • 5781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • 81 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 1413 rooms
  • 6074 rooms
  • 1,1215 rooms
  • 1,2206 rooms
  • 9297 rooms
  • 5288 rooms
  • 6949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • 321 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 3093 rooms
  • 4784 rooms
  • 3255 rooms
  • 2706 rooms
  • 1387 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 959+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1851 bedroom
  • 9232 bedrooms
  • 3,1533 bedrooms
  • 7904 bedrooms
  • 1695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
  • 32no bedroom
  • 2521 bedroom
  • 7792 bedrooms
  • 4993 bedrooms
  • 924 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 196no vehicle
  • 1,1591 vehicle
  • 1,8352 vehicles
  • 1,2783 vehicles
  • 4624 vehicles
  • 3745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 323no vehicle
  • 8131 vehicle
  • 3712 vehicles
  • 1453 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

89.1% of Johnson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Tennessee.

Johnson County:

89.1%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 8,045
  • Other state: 9,540
  • Northeast: 1,396
  • Midwest: 854
  • South: 6,810
  • West: 496
Year householders moved into unit in Johnson County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Johnson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 11.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 14.8%Wood
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 144
Here:

17.4%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

21.1%
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

Johnson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $926,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $226,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,584,000
    Police Protection: $1,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,208,000
    Financial Administration: $1,128,000
    General Public Buildings: $734,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $159,000
    Electric Utilities: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $66,000
    Education: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $502,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $266,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $601,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,514,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,746,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $192,000
    General Revenue - Other: $136,000
    Interest Earnings: $103,000
    Rents: $95,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,565,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,622,000
    Public Welfare: $1,632,000
    General Local Government Support: $535,000
    Other: $535,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $136,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,627,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $654,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,350,000

Johnson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $926,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $226,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,584,000
    Police Protection: $1,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,208,000
    Financial Administration: $1,128,000
    General Public Buildings: $734,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $159,000
    Electric Utilities: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $66,000
    Education: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $502,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $266,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $601,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,514,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,746,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $192,000
    General Revenue - Other: $136,000
    Interest Earnings: $103,000
    Rents: $95,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,565,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,622,000
    Public Welfare: $1,632,000
    General Local Government Support: $535,000
    Other: $535,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $136,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,627,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $654,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,350,000

Johnson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $926,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $226,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,584,000
    Police Protection: $1,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,208,000
    Financial Administration: $1,128,000
    General Public Buildings: $734,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $159,000
    Electric Utilities: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $66,000
    Education: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $502,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $266,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $601,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,514,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,746,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $192,000
    General Revenue - Other: $136,000
    Interest Earnings: $103,000
    Rents: $95,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,565,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,622,000
    Public Welfare: $1,632,000
    General Local Government Support: $535,000
    Other: $535,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $136,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,627,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $654,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,350,000

Johnson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $926,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Police Protection: $226,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,584,000
    Police Protection: $1,692,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,208,000
    Financial Administration: $1,128,000
    General Public Buildings: $734,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000
    Air Transportation: $527,000
    Health - Other: $247,000
    Local Fire Protection: $159,000
    Electric Utilities: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $66,000
    Education: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $502,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $588,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $266,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $601,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,514,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,746,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,715,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $192,000
    General Revenue - Other: $136,000
    Interest Earnings: $103,000
    Rents: $95,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,565,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,622,000
    Public Welfare: $1,632,000
    General Local Government Support: $535,000
    Other: $535,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $136,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,627,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $654,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $62,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,350,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 831
  • Number of aged recipients: 131
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 700
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 505
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 281
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 399
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 377
Most common first names in Johnson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10773.8 years
William7175.5 years
John6975.9 years
Mary6876.2 years
Robert6169.0 years
Ruth4577.7 years
Charles4271.4 years
Paul3370.8 years
David2779.0 years
Joseph2670.2 years
Most common last names in Johnson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stout8377.8 years
Wilson7276.3 years
Arnold5379.0 years
Johnson5278.2 years
Dunn4667.6 years
Tester4275.6 years
Gentry4073.0 years
Taylor4076.2 years
Snyder3981.0 years
Reece3876.0 years
Businesses in Johnson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1

Johnson County on our top lists:

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