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McNairy County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 26,267 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 24,653 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,143
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,661
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,983
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,522 (it was 1,997 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 560 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McNairy County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (19.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in McNairy County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 12,898  (49.1%)
Females: 13,369  (50.9%)
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McNairy County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
McNairy County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,675 ($30,154 in 1999)

This county:

$32675
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $365 (lower quartile is $302, upper quartile is $511)
This county:

$365
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,780 (it was $56,900 in 2000)
McNairy:

$86,780
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,064 - $140,701
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $866
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $305

Institutionalized population: 301

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 55
  • Burglaries: 126
  • Thefts: 255
  • Auto thefts: 56

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 91
  • Thefts: 235
  • Auto thefts: 37
McNairy County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $24,600
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $17,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $33,000
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $533 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $517 (0.7%)

McNairy County household income distribution in 2009 McNairy County home values distribution McNairy County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.7% for American Indian residents, 93.9% for other race residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.3%
McNairy County:

20.3%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 56.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.1% for American Indian residents, 85.1% for other race residents, 45.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 96 years old, Asian residents: 46 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 13 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McNairy County is $351 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $664 a month.

Cities in this county include: Selmer, Adamsville, Bethel Springs, Michie, Eastview, Guys, Ramer, Finger, Stantonville, Milledgeville.

McNairy 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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Neighboring counties: Bladen County, North Carolina , McIntosh County, Oklahoma , Morgan County, Alabama , Pope County, Arkansas , Gilmer County, Georgia , Pamlico County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 592
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 68.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 234 (30% naturalized citizens)

McNairy County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 70
  • 1990 to 1994: 32
  • 1985 to 1989: 34
  • 1980 to 1984: 20
  • 1975 to 1979: 18
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 40

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.2%

McNairy County marital status for males McNairy County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,498
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 154
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 115
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 20 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 2,115
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 35

Housing units in McNairy County with a mortgage: 2,560 (174 second mortgage, 68 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,464

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McNairy County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,20174
Mainline Protestant1,63717
Catholic1501
Other31
None12,084-
McNairy 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: 6
McNairy County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
McNairy County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McNairy County:

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
McNairy County:

29.8%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in McNairy County:

Average size of farms: 163 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,806
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $152.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,782
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,951
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.70
Corn for grain: 5980 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 819 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 21092 harvested acres
Vegetables: 66 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 34 acres

Earthquake activity:

McNairy County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from McNairy County center
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) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the 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 148.0 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 229.3 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 89.2 miles away from McNairy County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 143.4 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:

  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1909): May 4, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2008 to February 6, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1745): February 7, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1745, 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
  • TennesseeStorms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1408): April 5, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 1999 to May 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1275): May 12, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1275, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1167): March 7, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeIce Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 9, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1010): February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-459): March 22, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in McNairy County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (30%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • India (9%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Other Caribbean (5%)

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

  • United States or American (38%)
  • Irish (15%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

McNairy County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,700 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 1,319 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 128 (1%)
  • Other means: 131 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 329 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 272 people in nursing homes
  • 128 people in other group homes
  • 86 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,715.

5.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.15% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($17,189 average AGI)
2.56% relocated from other states ($14,389 average AGI)
McNairy County:

2.56%
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 Hardin County, TN  1.06% ($27,068 average AGI)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.59% ($27,224)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.35% ($34,759)
from Chester County, TN  0.34% ($24,357)
from Shelby County, TN  0.30% ($46,400)
from Madison County, TN  0.19% ($15,125)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.44% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($16,381 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($12,905 average AGI)
McNairy County:

2.27%
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 Hardin County, TN  1.18% ($24,204 average AGI)
to Chester County, TN  0.59% ($27,490)
to Alcorn County, MS  0.57% ($27,404)
to Madison County, TN  0.30% ($23,520)
to Shelby County, TN  0.30% ($38,480)
to Hardeman County, TN  0.17% ($20,714)
to Henderson County, TN  0.13% ($29,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in McNairy County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in McNairy County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in McNairy County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McNairy County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McNairy County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,587 (4,132 aged, 1,455 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 602 (10%)

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 McNairy County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (699)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (477)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (399)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (247)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (159)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (128)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (104)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (79)
  • Congestive heart failure (74)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (73)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6850.350
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 151.080
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46465.49

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1368.400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1198.340

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.95
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51.41

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.82

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 161.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 138.1
  • Other - 23.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,762
  • In family households: 22,193 (5,323 male householders, 1,929 female householders)
    5,499 spouses, 7,054 children (6,257 natural, 222 adopted, 575 stepchildren), 891 grandchildren, 148 brothers or sisters, 188 parents, 321 other relatives, 686 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,569 (1,422 male householders (1,192 living alone)), 1,652 female householders (1,500 living alone)), 495 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 313 (301 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,425 2-persons, 1,641 3-persons, 1,246 4-persons, 576 5-persons, 215 6-persons, 149 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,692 1-person, 313 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,019 married couples with children.
1,140 single-parent households (289 men, 851 women).

97.7% of residents of McNairy County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $198,791,000 ($7904 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,879,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $79,722,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $45,189,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,092,000
Federal grants: $64,273,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,161,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,356,000 ($1,351,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,569,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,808,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,786,000

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

Births: 1,764
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,739
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +67
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +570
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in McNairy County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.42 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 33
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,626
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,070
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,782
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,464
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,556
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,018
  • 1940 to 1949: 552
  • 1939 or earlier: 792
Rooms in houses/apartments in McNairy County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 282
  • 4 rooms: 997
  • 5 rooms: 2,516
  • 6 rooms: 2,047
  • 7 rooms: 1,010
  • 8 rooms: 632
  • 9+ rooms: 425
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 133
  • 3 rooms: 256
  • 4 rooms: 668
  • 5 rooms: 511
  • 6 rooms: 213
  • 7 rooms: 151
  • 8 rooms: 53
  • 9+ rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McNairy County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 266
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,008
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,611
  • 4 bedrooms: 891
  • 5+ bedrooms: 189
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 353
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,017
  • 3 bedrooms: 549
  • 4 bedrooms: 68
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3
Cars and other vehicles available in McNairy County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 480
  • 1 vehicle: 2,062
  • 2 vehicles: 3,146
  • 3 vehicles: 1,656
  • 4 vehicles: 432
  • 5+ vehicles: 207
  • no vehicle: 309
  • 1 vehicle: 894
  • 2 vehicles: 593
  • 3 vehicles: 152
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 1

62% of McNairy County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Tennessee.

McNairy County:

61.7%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 17173
  • Northeast: 315
  • Midwest: 1476
  • South: 4799
  • West: 579

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $33,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McNairy County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.0%)
  • Utility gas (23.8%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Electricity (46.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.2%)
  • Utility gas (24.0%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 178
Here:

6.5%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 135
Here:

10.4%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

13.4%
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)

McNairy County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,609,000
    General Public Buildings: $557,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $475,000
    General: $292,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $22,379,000
    Regular Highways: $1,681,000
    General - Other: $971,000
    Police Protection: $740,000
    Financial Administration: $411,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $375,000
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000
    Central Staff Services: $238,000
    Corrections - Other: $209,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Housing & Community Development: $173,000
    Libraries: $82,000
    Health Services - Other: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Fire Protection: $48,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $884,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $639,000
    Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $737,000
    Police Protection: $104,000
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000
    Fire Protection: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,576,000

McNairy County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $769,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $717,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $691,000
    Solid Waste Management: $522,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $869,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $650,000
    All Other: $182,000
    General Support: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,001,000
    Rents: $227,000
    Interest Earnings: $200,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,876,000
    Highways: $1,907,000
    General Support: $855,000
    All Other: $477,000
    Housing & Community Development: $135,000
    Health & Hospitals: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,165,000
    Total General Sales: $1,754,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $453,000
    NEC: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $90,000

McNairy County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $282,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $22,973,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,772,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $475,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,990,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $690,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,755,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $67,000

McNairy County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,511,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $212,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,090
  • Number of aged recipients: 140
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 950
  • Number of recipients under 18: 83
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 727
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 280
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 482
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 489
McNairy County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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McNairy County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in McNairy County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37371.7 years
William28874.8 years
Mary24078.2 years
John23975.6 years
Robert16272.7 years
George9576.4 years
Charles9170.0 years
Willie8575.7 years
Thomas7873.7 years
Joe6568.8 years
Most common last names in McNairy County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27375.2 years
Moore14075.5 years
Plunk10575.3 years
King10273.4 years
Johnson9472.3 years
Wilson8076.6 years
Williams7772.4 years
Jones7075.4 years
Robinson6175.2 years
Brown6176.6 years
Businesses in McNairy County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx4Subway4
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1