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Overton County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 22,390 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 20,118 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,527
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,366
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,555
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,927 (it was 1,555 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 433 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Overton County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.3%), Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Overton County, TN (2017)
    • 21,467106.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3011.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2501.2%Two or more races
    • 1480.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 660.3%Asian alone
    • 630.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 260.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 11,100  (49.6%)
Females: 11,290  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Overton County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,000 ($26,915 in 1999)
This county:

$38,000
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $367 (lower quartile is $294, upper quartile is $469)
This county:

$367
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,646 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Overton:

$126,646
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,373 - $207,279

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $184,966
Here:

$184,966
State:

$235,345

Townhouses or other attached units: $94,014
Here:

$94,014
State:

$200,852

Mobile homes: $52,784
Here:

$52,784
State:

$67,221

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $909
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $295

Institutionalized population: 268

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 62
  • Thefts: 82
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 98
  • Thefts: 117
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,400
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $118,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $238,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $196,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Overton, TN residents
Average permit cost in Overton, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $598 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $516 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Overton, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Overton, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Overton, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
Overton County:

17.6%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 20.9 years old, American Indian residents: 82.5 years old, Asian residents: 57.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 7.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Overton County is $377 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rickman, Livingston, Crawford, Hilham, Alpine, Allons.

Overton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Overton County: Free State (A), Dycus Landing (B), Gainesboro Landing (C), Granville Boat Dock and Marina (D), Granville Landing (E), Halls Landing (F), Lock Branch Landing (G), Woodforks Landing (H), West End Volunteer Fire Department (I), Nameless Volunteer Fire Department (J), Dodson Branch Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (K), Flynns Lick Volunteer Fire Department (L), Jennings Creek Volunteer Fire Department (M), Fairview Volunteer Fire Department (N), South Side Volunteer Fire Department (O), Granville Volunteer Fire Department (P), Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry Haydenburg Fire Tower (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Overton County include: Fairview Church (A), Smith Memorial Church (B), Beech Grove Church (C), Indian Creek Church (D), Pleasant Grove Church (E), Pleasant Valley Church (F), Forks Creek Church (G), Poston Chapel (H), South Fork Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Toney Cemetery (1), Walter Cemetery (2), Wartrace Cemetery (3), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (4), Pigg Cemetery (5), Holland Cemetery (6), Dudney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Number Fifteen (A), Lake Number Three (B), Cordell Hull Reservoir (C), Jennings Creek Watershed Number Ten Lake (D), Lake Number Thirteen (E), Lake Number Six (F), Lake Number Five (G), Jennings Creek Lake Number Eighteen (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blackburn Fork (A), Lock Branch (B), Little Puncheoncamp Branch (C), Lick Branch (D), Lacey Branch (E), Aaron Branch (F), Keeling Branch (G), Jackie Branch (H), Hurricane Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Overton County include: Salt Lick Creek Recreation Area (1), Roaring River State Scenic River (2), Blackburn Fork State Scenic River (3), Roaring River Recreational Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Caswell County, North Carolina , Dunklin County, Missouri , Madison County, Arkansas , Montgomery County , Pemiscot County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Tennessee:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Overton, TN
County total employment by year in Overton, TN
County average yearly wages by year in Overton, TN

Current college students: 661
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 270 (64.6% naturalized citizens)

Overton County:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 772010 or later
  • 542000 to 2009
  • 401990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 511970 to 1979
  • 42Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.2%

Overton County marital status for males Overton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,783
  • One, attached: 95
  • Two: 116
  • 3 or 4: 94
  • 5 to 9: 183
  • 10 to 19: 75
  • 20 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 2,117

Housing units in Overton County with a mortgage: 3,183 (73 second mortgage, 161 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,907

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Overton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,87940
Mainline Protestant2,18918
Catholic--
Other-2
None14,015-
Overton 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: 7
Overton County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Overton County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Overton County:

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Overton County:

28.9%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Overton County:

Average size of farms: 112 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,817
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $83.41
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,377
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,968
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 29.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.70%
Corn for grain: 419 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 106 harvested acres
Vegetables: 313 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Tornado activity:

Overton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 4306282.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/30/1979, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Overton 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 148.4 miles away from Overton 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 203.0 miles away from the 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 84.2 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 129.8 miles away from the 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 177.2 miles away from Overton County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 221.7 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 29, 2012 to March 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4060: March 16, 2012, FEMA Id: 4060, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2010 to August 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1937: September 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1937, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 15, 2009 to July 17, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1856: August 21, 2009, FEMA Id: 1856, Natural disaster type: 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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
  • 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Overton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Overton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,386 (86.2%)
  • Carpooled: 460 (7.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 48 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 317 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • England (16%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (13%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Germany (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Overton County


  • American (58%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 142 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,473.

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.75% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($34,747 average AGI)
1.63% relocated from other states ($12,113 average AGI)
Overton County:

1.63%
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 Putnam County, TN  2.29% ($31,337 average AGI)
from Pickett County, TN  0.43% ($28,719)
from Clay County, TN  0.27% ($24,350)
from White County, TN  0.27% ($22,900)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.02% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($29,454 average AGI)
1.14% relocated to other states ($6,341 average AGI)
Overton County:

1.14%
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 Putnam County, TN  2.53% ($38,113 average AGI)
to Pickett County, TN  0.34% ($27,160)
to White County, TN  0.30% ($32,182)
to Clay County, TN  0.27% ($29,850)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Overton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Overton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Overton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Overton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Overton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Overton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Overton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Overton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Overton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,438 (3,308 aged, 1,130 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 431 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (533)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (356)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (264)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (206)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (192)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (158)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (94)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (61)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,362
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 328
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68,392

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,364
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,355

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,390
  • In family households: 18,840 (3,233 male householders, 2,940 female householders)
    4,923 spouses, 6,051 children (5,158 natural, 297 adopted, 607 stepchildren), 514 grandchildren, 131 brothers or sisters, 287 parents, 187 other relatives, 559 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,248 (1,432 male householders (1,265 living alone)), 1,474 female householders (1,360 living alone)), 340 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 299

Size of family households: 3,032 2-persons, 1,227 3-persons, 1,165 4-persons, 474 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,624 1-person, 239 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

3,352 married couples with children.
1,175 single-parent households (235 men, 940 women).

98.3% of residents of Overton speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $137,568,000 ($6,737 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,600,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $53,171,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,850,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $307,000
Federal grants: $42,869,000
Federal procurement contracts: $720,000 ($47,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,651,000 ($832,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $534,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,995,000
Federal Government insurance: $941,000

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

Births: 1,235
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,348
Here:

66 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: +546
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Overton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.80 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Overton County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Overton County, Tennessee
  • 1802014 or later
  • 4422010 to 2013
  • 1,5172000 to 2009
  • 2,0861990 to 1999
  • 1,3781980 to 1989
  • 2,0131970 to 1979
  • 1,0051960 to 1969
  • 5961950 to 1959
  • 4391940 to 1949
  • 7871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Overton County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Overton County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Overton County, Tennessee
  • 241 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1303 rooms
  • 5414 rooms
  • 2,1425 rooms
  • 1,6306 rooms
  • 1,0057 rooms
  • 5588 rooms
  • 9319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Overton County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Overton County, Tennessee
  • 201 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 2753 rooms
  • 3554 rooms
  • 7105 rooms
  • 2486 rooms
  • 1537 rooms
  • 1288 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Overton County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Overton County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Overton County, Tennessee
  • 33no bedroom
  • 1101 bedroom
  • 1,3452 bedrooms
  • 4,1873 bedrooms
  • 1,1154 bedrooms
  • 2215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Overton County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Overton County, Tennessee
  • 20no bedroom
  • 2861 bedroom
  • 7142 bedrooms
  • 7163 bedrooms
  • 2064 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Overton County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Overton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Overton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 220no vehicle
  • 1,5491 vehicle
  • 3,0832 vehicles
  • 1,3603 vehicles
  • 5414 vehicles
  • 2945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Overton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Overton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 351no vehicle
  • 8121 vehicle
  • 6722 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.2% of Overton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Tennessee.

Overton County:

92.2%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 16,029
  • Other state: 5,957
  • Northeast: 785
  • Midwest: 2,773
  • South: 2,043
  • West: 372
Year householders moved into unit in Overton County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Overton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.2%Electricity
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 220
Here:

9.3%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 67
Here:

9.7%
Tennessee:

22.4%

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

Overton County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,890,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,201,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $836,000
    Correctional Institutions: $354,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $162,000
    General - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,670,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,356,000
    General - Other: $1,892,000
    Regular Highways: $1,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,494,000
    Health - Other: $1,383,000
    Police Protection: $1,336,000
    Solid Waste Management: $943,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $739,000
    Financial Administration: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $407,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Local Fire Protection: $189,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
    Education: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $525,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $50,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $7,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Other - Health - Other: $6,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Education: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,309,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,262,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,047,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $588,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $660,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $130,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,761,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,532,000
    Highways: $2,611,000
    Other: $1,571,000
    Public Welfare: $1,291,000
    General Local Government Support: $834,000
    Health and Hospitals: $104,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,803,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $648,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $199,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,650,000

Overton County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,890,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,201,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $836,000
    Correctional Institutions: $354,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $162,000
    General - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,670,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,356,000
    General - Other: $1,892,000
    Regular Highways: $1,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,494,000
    Health - Other: $1,383,000
    Police Protection: $1,336,000
    Solid Waste Management: $943,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $739,000
    Financial Administration: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $407,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Local Fire Protection: $189,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
    Education: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $525,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $50,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $7,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Other - Health - Other: $6,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Education: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,309,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,262,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,047,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $588,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $660,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $130,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,761,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,532,000
    Highways: $2,611,000
    Other: $1,571,000
    Public Welfare: $1,291,000
    General Local Government Support: $834,000
    Health and Hospitals: $104,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,803,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $648,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $199,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,650,000

Overton County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,890,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,201,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $836,000
    Correctional Institutions: $354,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $162,000
    General - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,670,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,356,000
    General - Other: $1,892,000
    Regular Highways: $1,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,494,000
    Health - Other: $1,383,000
    Police Protection: $1,336,000
    Solid Waste Management: $943,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $739,000
    Financial Administration: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $407,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Local Fire Protection: $189,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
    Education: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $525,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $50,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $7,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Other - Health - Other: $6,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Education: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,309,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,262,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,047,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $588,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $660,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $130,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,761,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,532,000
    Highways: $2,611,000
    Other: $1,571,000
    Public Welfare: $1,291,000
    General Local Government Support: $834,000
    Health and Hospitals: $104,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,803,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $648,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $199,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,650,000

Overton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,890,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,201,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $836,000
    Correctional Institutions: $354,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $162,000
    General - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,670,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,356,000
    General - Other: $1,892,000
    Regular Highways: $1,891,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,494,000
    Health - Other: $1,383,000
    Police Protection: $1,336,000
    Solid Waste Management: $943,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $739,000
    Financial Administration: $729,000
    Central Staff Services: $407,000
    General Public Buildings: $244,000
    Local Fire Protection: $189,000
    Libraries: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000
    Education: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $525,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,000
    Other - General - Other: $50,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $7,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Other - Health - Other: $6,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Education: $20,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,309,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,262,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,047,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $588,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000
    Sale of Property: $77,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Rents: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $660,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $130,000
    Police Protection: $105,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
    Regular Highways: $78,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
    Correctional Institutions: $31,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,761,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,532,000
    Highways: $2,611,000
    Other: $1,571,000
    Public Welfare: $1,291,000
    General Local Government Support: $834,000
    Health and Hospitals: $104,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,803,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $648,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $593,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $199,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000
    Severance: $94,000
    Other License: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,650,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 827
  • Number of aged recipients: 114
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 713
  • Number of recipients under 18: 71
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 506
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 250
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 396
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 317
Most common first names in Overton County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9567.7 years
William8075.5 years
Mary6782.2 years
John5976.2 years
Robert5274.9 years
Willie4176.1 years
Thomas3070.5 years
Charles2971.0 years
George2776.5 years
Ruby2677.2 years
Most common last names in Overton County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11177.7 years
Ledbetter8975.9 years
Bilbrey7274.1 years
Copeland6875.1 years
Brown5875.7 years
Johnson5675.0 years
Garrett5373.6 years
Gore5077.3 years
Mcdonald4176.5 years
Carr4174.3 years
Businesses in Overton County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value2
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
McDonald's1