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Pickett County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 5,169 (all rural); it was 4,945 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 887
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 901
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,762
Renter-occupied apartments: 389 (it was 329 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

32%

Land area: 163 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pickett County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (57.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (21.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 1%
  • Government: 37%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pickett County, TN (2019)
    • 5,105103.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 200.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 90.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.04%Two or more races
Median resident age:

50.5 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 2,606  (50.4%)
Females: 2,563  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Pickett County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,594 ($24,673 in 1999)
This county:

$41,594
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $341 (lower quartile is $251, upper quartile is $419)
This county:

$341
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $165,732 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Pickett:

$165,732
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,970 - $263,003

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $195,678
Here:

$195,678
State:

$260,661

Mobile homes: $67,075
Here:

$67,075
State:

$90,685

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $815
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 74

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $595 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $539 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Pickett, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pickett, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pickett, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.2%
Pickett County:

18.2%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.6% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.5 years old
(Males: 48.7 years old, Females: 53.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.4 years old, Black residents: 86.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 42.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pickett County is $373 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $597 a month.

Cities in this county include: Static, Byrdstown.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pickett County: Holston Valley Golf Course (A), Friendship Boat Dock (B), Indian Springs (C), Tri-City Dock (D), Camp Sky-Wa-Mo (E), Bristol Waterworks (F), Jacobs Creek Job Corps (G), Camp Tom Howard (H), Low Gap Campground (I), Jacobs Creek Recreation Area (J), Bristol Waterworks (K), Tri-City Speedway (L), Little Oak Recreation Area (M), Hall Ridge Dock (N), Gross (O), Lakeside Dock (P), Reservoir Road Area (Q), Sportsman Dock (R), Bristol Water Treatment Plant (S), Candy Creek Dock (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pickett County include: Friendship Chapel Baptist Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), Double Springs Baptist Church (C), Fall Creek Church (D), Indian Springs Baptist Church (E), Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church (F), Rock Springs United Methodist Church (G), Springdale Baptist Church (H), Sunnyside Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Strickler Cemetery (1), Horn Cemetery (2), Sunrise Cemetery (3), Sanders Cemetery (4), Taylor Cemetery (5), Seneker Cemetery (6), Isley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Camp Tom Howard Lake (A), Underwood Park Lake (B), South Holston Lake (C), Halls Mill Pond (D), Fort Patrick Henry Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lynch Branch (A), Linville Branch (B), Kendrick Creek (C), Morrell Creek (D), Paddys Branch (E), Sinking Branch (F), Stout Branch (G), Straight Branch (H), Sulphur Spring Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pickett County include: Island Park (1), Cherokee Wildlife Management Area (2), Cherokee Purchase Unit (3), Kettlefoot Wildlife Management Area (4), Observation Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cheatham County , Carroll County, Virginia , Clinton County, Kentucky , Halifax County, North Carolina , Rogers County, Oklahoma , Stewart County , Sullivan County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 162
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 24 (66.6% naturalized citizens)

Pickett County:

0.5%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.9%

Pickett County marital status for males Pickett County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,538
  • Two: 48
  • 5 to 9: 55
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 854

Housing units in Pickett County with a mortgage: 718 (2 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,208

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pickett County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,69510
Mainline Protestant2233
Black Protestant1771
None2,982-
Pickett 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: 2
Pickett County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pickett County:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pickett County:

12.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Pickett County:

30.6%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Pickett County:

Average size of farms: 104 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,310
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $213.86
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,331
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,761
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.01%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 34.66
Soybeans for beans: 286 harvested acres
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Tornado activity:

Pickett County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 17289707.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/1/1977, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pickett County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 117% greater 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 131.1 miles away from Pickett 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) earthquake occurred 200.1 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 83.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 200.0 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) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from Pickett County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 2011 to March 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1965: March 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 1965, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee 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, 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 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 Cookeville Fire Complex, Incident Period: November 01, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 03, 2000, FEMA Id: 2347, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1215: April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: 1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pickett County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pickett

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,369 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 184 (10.8%)
  • Walked: 46 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 113 (6.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (46%)
  • Canada (25%)
  • Ecuador (13%)
  • England (4%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pickett County


  • American (40%)
  • English (16%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Canadian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
64 people in nursing homes
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,058.

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($17,556 average AGI)
1.89% relocated from other states ($19,822 average AGI)
Pickett County:

1.89%
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 Overton County, TN  1.43% ($27,160 average AGI)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($86,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.06% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($80,093 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($6,680 average AGI)
Pickett County:

1.49%
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 Overton County, TN  1.83% ($28,719 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Pickett County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Pickett County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pickett County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pickett County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pickett County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pickett County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pickett County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pickett County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pickett County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,238 (910 aged, 328 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 121 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pickett County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (145)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (54)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,182
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,182
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,169
  • Male householders: 1,192 (297 living alone), Female householders: 1,137 (379 living alone)
  • 1,309 spouses (1,296 opposite-sex spouses), 34 unmarried partners, (15 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 857 children (774 natural, 23 adopted, 59 stepchildren), 344 grandchildren, 55 brothers or sisters, 44 parents, 0 foster children, 99 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 77

Size of family households: 885 2-persons, 357 3-persons, 177 4-persons, 159 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 676 1-person, 31 2-persons.

469 married couples with children.
139 single-parent households (25 men, 114 women).

99.8% of residents of Pickett speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $35,867,000 ($7,348 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $473,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,273,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,190,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $142,000
Federal grants: $13,527,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($99,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $503,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,268,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $136,000
Federal Government insurance: $446,000

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

Births: 267
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 380
Here:

79 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: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pickett County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.59 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 1882014 or later
  • 1282010 to 2013
  • 7862000 to 2009
  • 6061990 to 1999
  • 4511980 to 1989
  • 6881970 to 1979
  • 2101960 to 1969
  • 1641950 to 1959
  • 1581940 to 1949
  • 1841939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 161 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 1654 rooms
  • 4965 rooms
  • 5126 rooms
  • 2307 rooms
  • 2728 rooms
  • 1399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 151 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 333 rooms
  • 884 rooms
  • 1095 rooms
  • 1136 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 16no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 3912 bedrooms
  • 1,0923 bedrooms
  • 3124 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 24no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 2172 bedrooms
  • 1373 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickett County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickett County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pickett County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 67no vehicle
  • 4051 vehicle
  • 6442 vehicles
  • 5603 vehicles
  • 2054 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickett County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pickett County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 63no vehicle
  • 1851 vehicle
  • 1342 vehicles
  • 223 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.4% of Pickett County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Tennessee.

Pickett County:

84.4%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 3,029
  • Other state: 2,064
  • Northeast: 100
  • Midwest: 460
  • South: 1,312
  • West: 191
Year householders moved into unit in Pickett County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pickett County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.2%Electricity
  • 24.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 4.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

1.1%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

7.3%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

24.3%
Tennessee:

23.1%

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

Pickett County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $441,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,361,000
    General - Other: $1,200,000
    Police Protection: $1,022,000
    Health - Other: $668,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Libraries: $56,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,266,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $54,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,491,000
    General Local Government Support: $479,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
    Public Welfare: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $171,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,096,000

Pickett County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $441,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,361,000
    General - Other: $1,200,000
    Police Protection: $1,022,000
    Health - Other: $668,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Libraries: $56,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,266,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $54,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,491,000
    General Local Government Support: $479,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
    Public Welfare: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $171,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,096,000

Pickett County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $441,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,361,000
    General - Other: $1,200,000
    Police Protection: $1,022,000
    Health - Other: $668,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Libraries: $56,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,266,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $54,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,491,000
    General Local Government Support: $479,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
    Public Welfare: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $171,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,096,000

Pickett County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $441,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $115,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,361,000
    General - Other: $1,200,000
    Police Protection: $1,022,000
    Health - Other: $668,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Libraries: $56,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,266,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $54,000
    Sale of Property: $30,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $390,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,491,000
    General Local Government Support: $479,000
    Health and Hospitals: $43,000
    Public Welfare: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,641,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $171,000
    Severance: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,096,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 212
  • Number of aged recipients: 42
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 170
  • Number of recipients under 18: 11
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 117
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 84
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 114
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 72
Most common first names in Pickett County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4873.6 years
John2579.8 years
William2575.0 years
Mary2380.9 years
Martha1680.7 years
Willie1677.6 years
Robert1665.7 years
George1274.9 years
Ruby1180.4 years
Joe1180.5 years
Most common last names in Pickett County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garrett4875.5 years
Flowers3275.6 years
Beaty3180.1 years
Sells3176.4 years
Neal2977.3 years
Amonett2578.4 years
Rich2476.5 years
Cross2476.1 years
Mullins2272.8 years
Clark2174.3 years

Businesses in Pickett County, TN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • U.S. Cellular: 1