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Obion County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2016: 31,386 (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. 2016 cost of living index in Obion County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.4%), Construction (18.9%), Educational, health and social services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Obion County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years
Males: 15,088  (48.1%)
Females: 16,298  (51.9%)
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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 2016: $40,582 ($32,764 in 1999)

This county:

$40,582
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $420 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $543)
This county:

$420
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,188 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Obion:

$94,188
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,904 - $154,423
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $901
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 399

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 41
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 153
  • Auto thefts: 35

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 73
  • Thefts: 130
  • Auto thefts: 38
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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
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $231,600
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $678 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $635 (0.7%)

Obion County household income distribution in 2013 Obion County home values distribution in 2013 Obion County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.3%
Obion County:

19.3%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for American Indian residents, 90.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.9% for other race residents, 53.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 43.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.8 years old, Black residents: 37.1 years old, American Indian residents: 47.0 years old, Asian residents: 44.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.7 years old, Other race residents: 21.3 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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Neighboring counties: Blaine County, Oklahoma , Cumberland County , Grant County, Oklahoma , Union County, New Mexico , Kingfisher County, Oklahoma , Hawkins County , Ripley County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.6%
Tennessee:

5.7%

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: 83.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 689 (35.9% naturalized citizens)

Obion County:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 1122010 or later
  • 2032000 to 2009
  • 1771990 to 1999
  • 861980 to 1989
  • 431970 to 1979
  • 48Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 10,910
  • One, attached: 168
  • Two: 441
  • 3 or 4: 720
  • 5 to 9: 589
  • 10 to 19: 169
  • 20 to 49: 176
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 1,539
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Obion County with a mortgage: 4,458 (149 second mortgage, 237 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,004

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Obion County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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

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:

  • 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1979: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1979, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to January 31, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1821: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1821, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 23, 2000 to May 31, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1331: June 12, 2000, FEMA Id: 1331, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1167: March 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 14, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-889: January 04, 1991, FEMA Id: 889, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-459: March 22, 1975, FEMA Id: 459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Obion County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 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 (22%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (52%)
  • Guatemala (14%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Saudi Arabia (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Obion County


  • American (32%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Obion County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,356 (86.2%)
  • Carpooled: 868 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 188 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 162 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 397 (3.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 2014: 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 population in Obion County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Obion County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Obion County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Obion County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Obion County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Obion County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Obion County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,195 (4,857 aged, 1,338 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 598 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (821)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (480)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (370)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (288)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (221)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (215)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (172)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (147)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (101)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (87)

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: 12,179
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 262
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,115

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,304
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,146
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

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: 31,386
  • In family households: 25,924 (4,573 male householders, 4,238 female householders)
    6,293 spouses, 8,193 children (7,453 natural, 326 adopted, 420 stepchildren), 982 grandchildren, 252 brothers or sisters, 426 parents, 395 other relatives, 544 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,975 (1,834 male householders (1,397 living alone)), 2,221 female householders (1,901 living alone)), 917 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 481

Size of family households: 4,394 2-persons, 2,094 3-persons, 1,496 4-persons, 634 5-persons, 153 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,300 1-person, 579 2-persons, 121 3-persons, 53 4-persons.

3,586 married couples with children.
2,278 single-parent households (317 men, 1,961 women).

96.6% of residents of Obion speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $207,703,000 ($6,412 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:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Obion County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 372014 or later
  • 2242010 to 2013
  • 1,4512000 to 2009
  • 2,2161990 to 1999
  • 1,5781980 to 1989
  • 2,6601970 to 1979
  • 2,1381960 to 1969
  • 1,7831950 to 1959
  • 1,0021940 to 1949
  • 1,4731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Obion County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Obion County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 111 room
  • 822 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 6424 rooms
  • 1,8865 rooms
  • 2,2966 rooms
  • 1,6057 rooms
  • 8048 rooms
  • 9889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Obion County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 1641 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 5663 rooms
  • 1,1624 rooms
  • 1,2125 rooms
  • 7926 rooms
  • 3817 rooms
  • 1058 rooms
  • 459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Obion County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Obion County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1921 bedroom
  • 1,5032 bedrooms
  • 5,2713 bedrooms
  • 1,1764 bedrooms
  • 2665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Obion County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 184no bedroom
  • 5351 bedroom
  • 1,9412 bedrooms
  • 1,5113 bedrooms
  • 2554 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Obion County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Obion County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 195no vehicle
  • 2,2031 vehicle
  • 3,7952 vehicles
  • 1,6053 vehicles
  • 4274 vehicles
  • 1855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Obion County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Obion County population
  • 809no vehicle
  • 1,9821 vehicle
  • 9222 vehicles
  • 5683 vehicles
  • 1264 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

86.8% of Obion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Tennessee.

Obion County:

86.8%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 20,635
  • Other state: 9,941
  • Northeast: 534
  • Midwest: 3,179
  • South: 5,559
  • West: 625
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Obion County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.0%Electricity
  • 41.2%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 27.6%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 141
Here:

4.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

4.8%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

10.1%
Tennessee:

22.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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:

  • Total number of recipients: 937
  • Number of aged recipients: 105
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 832
  • Number of recipients under 18: 131
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 599
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 207
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 406
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 395
Obion County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Obion County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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