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Lake County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2016: 7,763 (all rural); it was 7,954 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 681
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 619
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,447
Renter-occupied apartments: 970 (it was 963 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

32%

Land area: 163 sq. mi.

Water area: 30.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (47.1%), Wholesale trade (19.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lake County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (28.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years
Males: 4,905  (63.2%)
Females: 2,858  (36.8%)
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Lake County,TN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lake County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,159 ($21,995 in 1999)

This county:

$31,159
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $294 (lower quartile is $186, upper quartile is $447)
This county:

$294
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $82,090 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Lake:

$82,090
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,237 - $110,240
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $853
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $361

Institutionalized population: 2,506

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 24
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 2
Lake County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,800
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $628 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $514 (0.6%)

Lake County household income distribution in 2013 Lake County home values distribution in 2013 Lake County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.8%
Lake County:

26.8%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.8% for American Indian residents, 7.7% for other race residents, 45.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.8 years old
(Males: 37.9 years old, Females: 45.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 38.5 years old, American Indian residents: 43.2 years old, Asian residents: 40.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.5 years old, Other race residents: 42.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake County is $382 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $597 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tiptonville, Ridgely.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lake County: Palmer Farms (A), Stella Ruth Community Center (B), Brocks Chapel (C), Eagle Hill Community Center (D), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Weakley County (E), Pillowville Volunteer Fire Department (F), Ore Springs / Como Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (G), Latham - Dukedom Volunteer Fire Department (H), Palmersville Community Volunteer Fire Department (I), Sidonia Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake County include: Everett Chapel (A), Little Zion Church (B), Siloam Church (C), Bible Union Church (D), Freemans Chapel (E), Public Wells Church (F), Liberty Baptist Church (G), Gearins Chapel (H), Bethlehem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Stow Cemetery (1), Hopewell Cemetery (2), Stuntson Cemetery (3), Hornbeak Cemetery (4), Hornsby Cemetery (5), Tansil Cemetery (6), Taylor Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Beard Pond (A), Muzzalls Pond (B), Hodgers Pond (C), Cooper Pond (D), Peelers Pond (E), Taylors Pond (F), Harris Pond (G), Duke Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Manus Creek (A), Mansfield Branch (B), Lea Branch (C), Kennedy Branch (D), Jones Creek (E), Jones Branch (F), Hurricane Creek (G), Harrison Branch (H), Tumbling Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake County: Big Cypress Tree State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Carlisle County, Kentucky , Dare County, North Carolina , Edgecombe County, North Carolina , Mayes County, Oklahoma , Ozark County, Missouri , Weakley County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 205
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 93 (37.9% naturalized citizens)

Lake County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 72010 or later
  • 272000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.4%

Lake County marital status for males Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,910
  • One, attached: 13
  • Two: 142
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 118
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 to 49: 21
  • 50 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 238

Housing units in Lake County with a mortgage: 634 (20 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 648

Here:

49.5% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lake County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,24618
Mainline Protestant3454
Black Protestant3442
None3,897-
Lake 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: 2
Lake County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Lake County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

11.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

34.4%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Lake County:

Average size of farms: 1409 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $276,280
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $209.88
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $221,652
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $320,380
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 73.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.24
Corn for grain: 11245 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8729 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 10168 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 57995 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Lake County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 767714.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/27/1971, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from Lake County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from Lake County center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to June 07, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3321: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3321, Natural disaster type: 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1979: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1979, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: April 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1978: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1978, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to January 31, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1821: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1821, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 23, 2000 to May 31, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1331: June 12, 2000, FEMA Id: 1331, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1167: March 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 14, 1995 to June 15, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1057: June 14, 1995, FEMA Id: 1057, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (35%)
  • Philippines (23%)
  • Russia (23%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lake County


  • Irish (12%)
  • American (11%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Celtic (1%)
  • European (1%)

Lake County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,786 (87.8%)
  • Carpooled: 119 (5.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 8 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 61 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 58 (2.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 2,090 people in state prisons
  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 2,312 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,640.

6.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.73% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($18,632 average AGI)
1.54% relocated from other states ($7,035 average AGI)
Lake County:

1.54%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dyer County, TN  1.87% ($27,088 average AGI)
from Obion County, TN  1.43% ($28,462)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.31% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($21,146 average AGI)
1.42% relocated to other states ($6,577 average AGI)
Lake County:

1.42%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dyer County, TN  1.75% ($19,781 average AGI)
to Obion County, TN  1.75% ($33,063)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lake County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,251 (925 aged, 326 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 169 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (158)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (132)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (130)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (87)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (62)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (48)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (39)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (28)
  • Congestive heart failure (26)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (24)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 857
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,398
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 26

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,763
  • In family households: 4,082 (568 male householders, 867 female householders)
    907 spouses, 1,319 children (1,222 natural, 22 adopted, 72 stepchildren), 192 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 35 parents, 60 other relatives, 112 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 922 (247 male householders (189 living alone)), 496 female householders (458 living alone)), 174 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,705

Size of family households: 615 2-persons, 476 3-persons, 214 4-persons, 67 5-persons, 46 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 651 1-person, 56 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

494 married couples with children.
406 single-parent households (65 men, 341 women).

97.6% of residents of Lake speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $60,706,000 ($7,929 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,815,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,202,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,961,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,371,000
Federal grants: $20,147,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,258,000 ($616,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,767,000 ($2,762,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $515,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $440,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,542,000

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

Births: 402
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 524
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -247
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Lake County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 42014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 3072000 to 2009
  • 4231990 to 1999
  • 2841980 to 1989
  • 3881970 to 1979
  • 3591960 to 1969
  • 2871950 to 1959
  • 2871940 to 1949
  • 2411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 21 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 1064 rooms
  • 3295 rooms
  • 2906 rooms
  • 2827 rooms
  • 1058 rooms
  • 1309+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 51 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 3104 rooms
  • 1665 rooms
  • 1766 rooms
  • 537 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 2no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 2462 bedrooms
  • 7833 bedrooms
  • 1474 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 3842 bedrooms
  • 2863 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 58no vehicle
  • 4041 vehicle
  • 4592 vehicles
  • 2403 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 245no vehicle
  • 3931 vehicle
  • 1662 vehicles
  • 703 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

81.7% of Lake County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Tennessee.

Lake County:

81.7%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 5,634
  • Other state: 2,020
  • Northeast: 110
  • Midwest: 852
  • South: 848
  • West: 200
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 33.6%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 193
Here:

30.5%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

7.1%
Tennessee:

22.1%

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

Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $6,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,153,000
    Regular Highways: $906,000
    General - Other: $713,000
    Police Protection: $392,000
    Health Services - Other: $381,000
    Corrections - Other: $277,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $272,000
    Central Staff Services: $183,000
    Financial Administration: $158,000
    General Public Buildings: $131,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $19,000
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $98,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $227,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $173,000
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000
    General - Other: $20,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,579,000

Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $577,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $211,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000
    Highways: $17,000
    General Support: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $360,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $244,000
    Rents: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,617,000
    Highways: $1,178,000
    All Other: $846,000
    General Support: $142,000
    Health & Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,541,000
    Total General Sales: $733,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $128,000
    Other Selective Sales: $43,000
    NEC: $37,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000

Lake County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,263,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $65,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,994,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $334,000

Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,952,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,822,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 342
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 304
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 214
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 100
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 160
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 153
Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lake County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11270.9 years
William8972.9 years
Robert7171.5 years
Mary7076.7 years
John5776.3 years
Willie4875.4 years
Charles4166.0 years
Joe2772.3 years
George2670.2 years
Annie2679.3 years
Most common last names in Lake County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6674.2 years
Jones5773.5 years
Moore3671.4 years
Johnson3575.8 years
Williams3070.4 years
Taylor2978.5 years
Parker2671.9 years
Davis2668.0 years
Bargery2074.1 years
King1777.9 years
Businesses in Lake County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Nike1U-Haul1