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Johnson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 17,859 (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: 60 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Johnson County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (30.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Johnson County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 9,625  (53.9%)
Females: 8,234  (46.1%)
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Johnson County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Johnson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,608 ($23,067 in 1999)

This county:

$29608
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $366 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $470)
This county:

$366
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $102,000 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Johnson:

$102,000
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,869 - $171,213
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $856
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $282

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $525 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $488 (0.5%)

Johnson County household income distribution in 2009 Johnson County home values distribution Johnson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.4%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 84.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
Johnson County:

26.6%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents, 85.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.4% for other race residents, 33.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 56 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 25 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 September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 58.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 108 (47% naturalized citizens)

Johnson County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 11
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 40

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: 5,103
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 98
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 146
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 2,132
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 65

Housing units in Johnson County with a mortgage: 1,304 (107 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,721

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Johnson County

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 slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% 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 168.5 miles away from Johnson 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, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the 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
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from Johnson County center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1974): May 1, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3217): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1568): October 7, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1456): March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1387): August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 6, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1197): January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeHeavy Rain, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: March 25, 1994 to April 3, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1022): April 14, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1022, Natural disaster type: Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • TennesseeSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3095): March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-544): November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 4, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-424): April 4, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-424, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (20%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • South Africa (13%)
  • Iran (11%)
  • Netherlands (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (6%)

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

  • United States or American (45%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Johnson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,699 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,180 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 49 (1%)
  • Other means: 51 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 185 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $38,206.

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.44% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($5,869 average AGI)
3.21% relocated from other states ($28,524 average AGI)
Johnson County:

3.21%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Watauga County, NC  0.65% ($29,686 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  0.61% ($15,576)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.26% ($21,786)
from Washington County, TN  0.26% ($22,786)


4.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.70% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($9,395 average AGI)
2.79% relocated to other states ($17,453 average AGI)
Johnson County:

2.79%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carter County, TN  0.59% ($25,375 average AGI)
to Watauga County, NC  0.50% ($20,778)
to Washington County, TN  0.33% ($14,778)
to Washington County, VA  0.24% ($22,462)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.22% ($39,417)

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 2014: 11.5

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 live births in Johnson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

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

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (249)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (245)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (180)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (158)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (134)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (120)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (99)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (80)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (77)
  • Unspecified dementia (62)

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: 155.130
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 33.24
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54185.83

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971.520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1192.320

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11.94
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.24

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.52

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: 16,417
  • In family households: 13,669 (3,456 male householders, 1,324 female householders)
    3,627 spouses, 3,930 children (3,528 natural, 135 adopted, 267 stepchildren), 476 grandchildren, 109 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 177 other relatives, 343 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,748 (1,163 male householders (992 living alone)), 1,252 female householders (1,143 living alone)), 333 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,827 (1,816 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,510 2-persons, 1,116 3-persons, 716 4-persons, 270 5-persons, 117 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,135 1-person, 250 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,263 married couples with children.
736 single-parent households (198 men, 538 women).

98.1% of residents of Johnson County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 75% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $121,777,000 ($6747 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:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 62
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,079
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,651
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,284
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,828
  • 1960 to 1969: 777
  • 1950 to 1959: 854
  • 1940 to 1949: 520
  • 1939 or earlier: 801
Rooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 191
  • 4 rooms: 951
  • 5 rooms: 1,603
  • 6 rooms: 1,260
  • 7 rooms: 741
  • 8 rooms: 457
  • 9+ rooms: 198
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 80
  • 3 rooms: 197
  • 4 rooms: 484
  • 5 rooms: 296
  • 6 rooms: 186
  • 7 rooms: 67
  • 8 rooms: 44
  • 9+ rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 214
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,580
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,885
  • 4 bedrooms: 631
  • 5+ bedrooms: 116
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 259
  • 2 bedrooms: 677
  • 3 bedrooms: 388
  • 4 bedrooms: 43
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 334
  • 1 vehicle: 1,452
  • 2 vehicles: 2,315
  • 3 vehicles: 982
  • 4 vehicles: 273
  • 5+ vehicles: 82
  • no vehicle: 215
  • 1 vehicle: 646
  • 2 vehicles: 344
  • 3 vehicles: 142
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 24

64% of Johnson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Tennessee.

Johnson County:

63.6%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 8555
  • Northeast: 1046
  • Midwest: 711
  • South: 6850
  • West: 181

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Johnson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (40.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.2%)
  • Wood (10.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)
  • Electricity (57.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.0%)
  • Wood (5.8%)
  • Utility gas (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

2.9%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

8.2%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

22.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Johnson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $347,000
    Air Transportation: $109,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $98,000
    General - Other: $87,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,505,000
    Regular Highways: $1,847,000
    Police Protection: $998,000
    Correctional Institutions: $788,000
    General - Other: $552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $504,000
    Financial Administration: $475,000
    Solid Waste Management: $411,000
    Central Staff Services: $389,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $229,000
    Health - Other: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    General Public Buildings: $82,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000
    Libraries: $23,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $412,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $118,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $407,000
    Regular Highways: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $110,000
    General - Other: $47,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,127,000

Johnson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,131,000
    All Other: $1,113,000
    Solid Waste Management: $378,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,051,000
    Highways: $759,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $447,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $303,000
    Rents: $136,000
    Sale of Property: $132,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $111,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,682,000
    Highways: $1,572,000
    All Other: $1,081,000
    General Local Government Support: $374,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,109,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,305,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $328,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $142,000
    Other Selective Sales: $129,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $65,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
    Other License: $2,000

Johnson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,494,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,425,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $685,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $616,000

Johnson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,777,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,809,000

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
Johnson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Johnson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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"