Obion County, Tennessee (TN)

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County population in 2012: 31,340 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 32,450 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,018
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,894
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,431
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,165 (it was 3,751 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 545 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Obion County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.8%), Educational, health and social services (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Obion County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 15,326  (49.3%)
Females: 16,481  (50.7%)
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Obion County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Obion County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,463 ($32,764 in 1999)

This county:

$37463
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $523)
This county:

$395
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,804 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Obion:

$89,804
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,017 - $146,681
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $886
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 399

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $98,300

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $663 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $628 (0.7%)

Obion County household income distribution in 2009 Obion County home values distribution Obion County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 68.3% for other race residents, 37.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.4%
Obion County:

20.4%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for American Indian residents, 61.7% for other race residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 59 years old, Asian residents: 6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Obion County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $607 a month.

Cities in this county include: Union City, South Fulton, Dixie, Kenton-Mason Hall, Kenton, Troy, Obion, Elbridge-Cloverdale, Hornbeak, Rives.

Obion 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 Obion County: Straders Boat Dock (A), Snaggy Opening (B), Reelfoot Lake Campgrounds (C), Millers Boat Dock (D), Kirks Camp (E), Devils Race Track (F), Burnt Woods (G), Garrison's Poultry Farm (H), Central (I), Push (J), Sharps Ferry (K), Beech (L), Reelfoot Lake Biological Station (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Obion County include: Fairview Church (A), Stanleys Chapel (B), Star of Bethlehem Church (C), Fremont Church of Christ (D), Glass Church of Christ (E), Reelfoot Church (F), Protemus Cumberland Presbyterian Church (G), Rehoboth Church (H), Bethel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Huddleston Cemetery (2), Sardis Cemetery (3), Taylor Cemetery (4), Terrace Hill Cemetery (5), Scott Cemetery (6), Thompson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Long Lake (A), Buck Basin (B), Big Lake (C), Mud Basin (D), Brewer Basin (E), Horseshoe Lake (F), Carey Basin (G), Glory Hole (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Atkins Creek (A), Kilham Creek (B), Kendall Creek (C), Jones Branch (D), Indian Creek (E), Hoosier Creek (F), Hamblin Branch (G), Grass Creek (H), Dry Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Obion County include: Oak Grove Park (1), Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge (2), Kirby Pocket Day Use Area (3), Gooch Wildlife Management Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dyer County , Gibson County , Fulton County, Kentucky , Lake County , Hickman County, Kentucky , Weakley County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 980
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 435 (21% naturalized citizens)

Obion County:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 198
  • 1990 to 1994: 60
  • 1985 to 1989: 48
  • 1980 to 1984: 38
  • 1975 to 1979: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 21
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1965 to 1969: 38

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.2%

Obion County marital status for males Obion County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Obion County with a mortgage: 3,975 (387 second mortgage, 305 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,847

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Obion County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44493
Mainline Protestant2,84525
Black Protestant1,3556
Catholic5581
Other-1
None8,605-
Obion 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
Obion County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Obion County:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Obion County:

30.9%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Obion County:

Average size of farms: 376 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,678
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $222.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $65,218
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.74%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,093
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.59
Corn for grain: 67199 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 31722 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6039 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 100133 harvested acres
Vegetables: 57 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 262 acres

Tornado activity:

Obion County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 6111088.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/11/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Obion 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 42.7 miles away from Obion 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 60.2 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 158.4 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 85.8 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 45.4 miles away from Obion County center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 35.6 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:


The number of natural disasters in Obion County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (73%)
  • India (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Poland (2%)

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

  • United States or American (36%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Obion County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,114 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,797 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (0%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 132 (1%)
  • Other means: 92 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 234 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 165 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,915.

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($17,160 average AGI)
2.09% relocated from other states ($11,554 average AGI)
Obion County:

2.09%
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 Weakley County, TN  0.91% ($27,168 average AGI)
from Fulton County, KY  0.53% ($20,839)
from Dyer County, TN  0.48% ($26,579)
from Gibson County, TN  0.38% ($25,067)
from Lake County, TN  0.27% ($33,063)
from Shelby County, TN  0.22% ($26,615)
from Graves County, KY  0.13% ($21,600)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.26% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($17,843 average AGI)
2.40% relocated to other states ($12,387 average AGI)
Obion County:

2.40%
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 Weakley County, TN  1.02% ($29,645 average AGI)
to Dyer County, TN  0.57% ($28,343)
to Fulton County, KY  0.49% ($21,586)
to Shelby County, TN  0.30% ($37,914)
to Gibson County, TN  0.30% ($27,371)
to Lake County, TN  0.22% ($28,462)
to Hickman County, KY  0.13% ($27,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Obion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Obion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Obion County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,352 (5,149 aged, 1,203 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12178.56
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 262.4
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32114.96

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1303.820
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1145.500
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34.14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93.13

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.42

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 93.5
  • Other - 26.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,346

Size of family households: 4,329 2-persons, 2,097 3-persons, 1,573 4-persons, 647 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 107 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,567 1-person, 462 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

5,017 married couples with children.
1,773 single-parent households (402 men, 1,371 women).

96.9% of residents of Obion County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $207,703,000 ($6412 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,564,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $94,778,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,539,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,693,000
Federal grants: $48,036,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,368,000 ($92,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,289,000 ($1,329,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $975,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,611,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,131,000

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

Births: 2,156
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,059
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +172
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -464
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Obion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.65 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 189
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,769
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,186
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,454
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,641
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,153
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,876
  • 1940 to 1949: 913
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,405
Rooms in houses/apartments in Obion County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 126
  • 4 rooms: 1,065
  • 5 rooms: 2,710
  • 6 rooms: 2,526
  • 7 rooms: 1,450
  • 8 rooms: 795
  • 9+ rooms: 685
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 213
  • 3 rooms: 461
  • 4 rooms: 1,238
  • 5 rooms: 1,005
  • 6 rooms: 539
  • 7 rooms: 106
  • 8 rooms: 124
  • 9+ rooms: 39
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Obion County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 213
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,295
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,688
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,068
  • 5+ bedrooms: 164
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 737
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,862
  • 3 bedrooms: 980
  • 4 bedrooms: 145
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1
Cars and other vehicles available in Obion County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 286
  • 1 vehicle: 2,439
  • 2 vehicles: 4,609
  • 3 vehicles: 1,579
  • 4 vehicles: 357
  • 5+ vehicles: 161
  • no vehicle: 549
  • 1 vehicle: 1,797
  • 2 vehicles: 1,154
  • 3 vehicles: 178
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 19

60% of Obion County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Tennessee.

Obion County:

60.2%
State average:

54.7%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Obion County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.1%)
  • Electricity (40.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.7%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (53.3%)
  • Electricity (37.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.3%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

1.0%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

1.7%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

9.5%
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)

Obion County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,343,000
    Air Transportation: $610,000
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000
    Regular Highways: $258,000
    Health - Other: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,399,000
    Regular Highways: $2,558,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,965,000
    Police Protection: $1,354,000
    General - Other: $1,288,000
    Correctional Institutions: $945,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $723,000
    Central Staff Services: $650,000
    Libraries: $475,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    General Public Buildings: $129,000
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000
    Air Transportation: $98,000
    Health - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $506,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $5,170,000
    Health - Other: $70,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $769,000
    Regular Highways: $505,000
    Libraries: $73,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $43,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,414,000

Obion County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,049,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,479,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $89,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $182,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,443,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $485,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $187,000
    Rents: $169,000
    Sale of Property: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,555,000
    Highways: $2,101,000
    Public Welfare: $1,468,000
    All Other: $1,291,000
    General Local Government Support: $244,000
    Health and Hospitals: $37,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,909,000
    Property: $7,403,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,020,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $260,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000
    Severance: $26,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000
    Other License: $4,000

Obion County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,954,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,359,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,405,000

Obion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,314,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,252,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,541,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Obion County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Obion County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Obion County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James45872.0 years
Mary39378.0 years
John32675.2 years
William30575.3 years
Robert23773.3 years
Charles13471.4 years
George13175.9 years
Willie13076.8 years
Thomas12172.4 years
Ruth9881.1 years
Most common last names in Obion County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16476.8 years
Williams15174.5 years
Jones13573.3 years
Johnson12973.1 years
Davis10975.6 years
Brown9172.6 years
King7875.0 years
Taylor7878.3 years
Moore7674.2 years
Gray6578.7 years
Businesses in Obion County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
Goodwill3Subway2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS3
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2