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Morgan County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2016: 22,029 (0% urban, 100% rural); it was 19,757 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,159
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,872
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,791
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,661 (it was 1,199 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 522 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morgan County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (24.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.9%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Morgan County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 12,295  (55.8%)
Females: 9,734  (44.2%)
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Morgan County,TN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Morgan County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,410 ($27,712 in 1999)
This county:

$41,410
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $543)
This county:

$437
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,857 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Morgan:

$101,857
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,035 - $172,311
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $966
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 2,518

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 107
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 28

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 33
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 32
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $149,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Morgan, TN residents
Average permit cost in Morgan, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $765 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $668 (0.7%)

Morgan County household income distribution in 2013 Morgan County home values distribution in 2013 Morgan County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.6%
Morgan County:

21.6%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 48.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 39.0 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 31.6 years old, American Indian residents: 2.8 years old, Asian residents: 37.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.3 years old, Other race residents: 30.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgan County is $380 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.

Cities in this county include: Coalfield, Lancing, Wartburg, Petros, Sunbright, Oakdale.

Morgan 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 Morgan County: Whiteoak Boat Dock (A), Cane Creek Dock (B), Southernaire Resort (C), Southernaire Dock (D), Houston County Fire Department Tennessee Ridge Station (E), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Erin Fire Tower (F), Houston County Fire Department Erin Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morgan County include: Mount Sinai Church (A), Lockart Chapel (B), Steels Chapel (C), Dortch Chapel (D), Lewis Branch Church (E), Salmon Branch Church (F), Spring Hill Church (G), New Hope Church (H), Griffin Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sykes Cemetery (1), Vanhook Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3), Keel Cemetery (4), Moore Cemetery (5), Shelton Cemetery (6), Knight Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A), Lewis Branch (B), Leatherwood Creek (C), Jordan Branch (D), Whiteoak Creek (E), Indian Branch (F), Hurricane Creek (G), Half Branch (H), Frank Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hamblen County , Houston County , Payne County, Oklahoma , Danville city, Virginia , Galax city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 556
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 142 (42.0% naturalized citizens)

Morgan County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 382000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 331970 to 1979
  • 28Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.1%

Morgan County marital status for males Morgan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,955
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 81
  • 3 or 4: 41
  • 5 to 9: 67
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 2,723
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Morgan County with a mortgage: 2,852 (114 second mortgage, 118 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,000

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morgan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,55632
Mainline Protestant3698
Black Protestant3572
Catholic561
Other11
None12,648-
Morgan 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
Morgan County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Morgan County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

29.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Morgan County:

Average size of farms: 140 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,193
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $72.65
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.59%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,177
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,303
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.67%
Corn for grain: 166 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 74 harvested acres
Vegetables: 134 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20 acres

Tornado activity:

Morgan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 7390920.1 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Morgan County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% 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 148.8 miles away from Morgan 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 42.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.2 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 241.6 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 196.8 miles away from Morgan County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 2011 to March 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1965: March 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 1965, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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: November 09, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1441: November 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1215: April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: 1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Ice Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1010: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • 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 Morgan County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 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 (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (9%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • England (6%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morgan County


  • American (26%)
  • English (15%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Morgan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,668 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 357 (10.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 66 (2.0%)
  • Walked: 81 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 122 (3.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,536 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 13 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 2,345 people in state prisons
  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,469.

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.80% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($25,153 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($7,356 average AGI)
Morgan County:

1.29%
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 Roane County, TN  1.45% ($32,600 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.82% ($33,804)
from Knox County, TN  0.58% ($35,500)
from Cumberland County, TN  0.37% ($38,435)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.38% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($31,230 average AGI)
0.69% relocated to other states ($3,690 average AGI)
Morgan County:

0.69%
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 Roane County, TN  2.06% ($37,891 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  1.09% ($36,044)
to Knox County, TN  0.63% ($39,359)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Morgan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Morgan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,071 (2,773 aged, 1,298 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 425 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (295)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (274)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (186)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (180)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (89)
  • Unspecified dementia (77)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (62)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (53)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (46)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,047
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 992

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 25

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,029
  • In family households: 16,554 (2,848 male householders, 2,473 female householders)
    4,155 spouses, 5,086 children (4,547 natural, 223 adopted, 322 stepchildren), 837 grandchildren, 139 brothers or sisters, 109 parents, 384 other relatives, 507 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,556 (1,033 male householders (761 living alone)), 933 female householders (835 living alone)), 594 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,840

Size of family households: 2,460 2-persons, 1,205 3-persons, 1,015 4-persons, 279 5-persons, 177 6-persons, 190 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,596 1-person, 260 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

2,269 married couples with children.
1,071 single-parent households (396 men, 675 women).

97.5% of residents of Morgan speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $103,710,000 ($5,152 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,641,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,630,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,192,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $288,000
Federal grants: $31,074,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,086,000 ($153,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,439,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $105,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,184,000
Federal Government insurance: $509,000

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

Births: 1,143
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 959
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +242
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morgan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.05 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • 592014 or later
  • 3952010 to 2013
  • 1,7582000 to 2009
  • 1,6301990 to 1999
  • 1,5741980 to 1989
  • 1,4841970 to 1979
  • 6531960 to 1969
  • 6591950 to 1959
  • 3291940 to 1949
  • 4561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • 41 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 1843 rooms
  • 4584 rooms
  • 1,6385 rooms
  • 1,4396 rooms
  • 1,0047 rooms
  • 4688 rooms
  • 5829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • 31 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 2463 rooms
  • 2564 rooms
  • 3345 rooms
  • 3766 rooms
  • 1237 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • 4no bedroom
  • 1121 bedroom
  • 1,0252 bedrooms
  • 3,6433 bedrooms
  • 8344 bedrooms
  • 1965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Tennessee
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1841 bedroom
  • 4712 bedrooms
  • 6503 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 215no vehicle
  • 1,3251 vehicle
  • 1,9872 vehicles
  • 1,4523 vehicles
  • 5604 vehicles
  • 3115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 198no vehicle
  • 5481 vehicle
  • 4022 vehicles
  • 1663 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

86.3% of Morgan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Tennessee.

Morgan County:

86.3%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 16,725
  • Other state: 5,150
  • Northeast: 695
  • Midwest: 1,878
  • South: 2,306
  • West: 261
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morgan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 196
Here:

10.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 98
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 52
Here:

10.4%
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

Morgan County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $306,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,650,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,381,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $1,123,000
    General - Other: $552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,877,000
    Regular Highways: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,217,000
    Police Protection: $1,199,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $760,000
    Financial Administration: $676,000
    General - Other: $670,000
    Central Staff Services: $385,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $962,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $411,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $227,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Education: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,514,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,431,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,088,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,962,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,927,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,969,000
    Highways: $1,944,000
    Other: $1,681,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Health and Hospitals: $95,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,282,000
    Other Selective Sales: $128,000
    Severance: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,770,000

Morgan County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $306,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,650,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,381,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $1,123,000
    General - Other: $552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,877,000
    Regular Highways: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,217,000
    Police Protection: $1,199,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $760,000
    Financial Administration: $676,000
    General - Other: $670,000
    Central Staff Services: $385,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $962,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $411,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $227,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Education: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,514,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,431,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,088,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,962,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,927,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,969,000
    Highways: $1,944,000
    Other: $1,681,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Health and Hospitals: $95,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,282,000
    Other Selective Sales: $128,000
    Severance: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,770,000

Morgan County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $306,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,650,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,381,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $1,123,000
    General - Other: $552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,877,000
    Regular Highways: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,217,000
    Police Protection: $1,199,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $760,000
    Financial Administration: $676,000
    General - Other: $670,000
    Central Staff Services: $385,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $962,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $411,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $227,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Education: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,514,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,431,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,088,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,962,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,927,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,969,000
    Highways: $1,944,000
    Other: $1,681,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Health and Hospitals: $95,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,282,000
    Other Selective Sales: $128,000
    Severance: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,770,000

Morgan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $306,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,650,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,381,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $493,000
    Solid Waste Management: $184,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $10,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $1,123,000
    General - Other: $552,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $26,877,000
    Regular Highways: $2,162,000
    Health - Other: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,217,000
    Police Protection: $1,199,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $760,000
    Financial Administration: $676,000
    General - Other: $670,000
    Central Staff Services: $385,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Libraries: $93,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $962,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $411,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $227,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Education: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,514,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,431,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,088,000
    Police Protection: $91,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,962,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,927,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,969,000
    Highways: $1,944,000
    Other: $1,681,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Health and Hospitals: $95,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,282,000
    Other Selective Sales: $128,000
    Severance: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $68,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,770,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 839
  • Number of aged recipients: 66
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 773
  • Number of recipients under 18: 72
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 580
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 187
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 333
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 339
Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Morgan County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6071.0 years
John5973.2 years
William5373.7 years
Charles3571.8 years
Mary3578.1 years
Robert3468.5 years
Anna1977.8 years
Ruby1777.3 years
Roy1771.0 years
George1775.1 years
Most common last names in Morgan County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6176.4 years
Hamby4174.4 years
Davis3577.8 years
Brown2970.5 years
Phillips2575.0 years
Young2578.4 years
Wilson2474.0 years
Armes2372.3 years
Redmon2276.8 years
Bingham2273.4 years
Businesses in Morgan County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1

Morgan County on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"