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Pickett County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 5,162 (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: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (45.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (23.2%), Educational, health and social services (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 2%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 72%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pickett County, TN (2017)
    • 4,973100.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 801.6%Two or more races
    • 460.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 410.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

49.8 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 2,609  (50.6%)
Females: 2,553  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Pickett County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,437 ($24,673 in 1999)
This county:

$41,437
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $309 (lower quartile is $272, upper quartile is $369)
This county:

$309
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,209 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Pickett:

$143,209
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,335 - $235,768
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $845
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

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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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $537 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $554 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Pickett, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pickett, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pickett, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.9%
Pickett County:

16.9%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 89.7% for Black residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 49.8 years old
(Males: 48.2 years old, Females: 51.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.8 years old, Black residents: 82.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.9 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 September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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: 74.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 22 (86.3% naturalized citizens)

Pickett County:

0.4%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 191990 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: 2,288
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 44
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 to 49: 11
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,079

Housing units in Pickett County with a mortgage: 745 (4 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,043

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

58.9% 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 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 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.6 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 176.2 miles away from Pickett 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 217.3 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 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
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pickett County (14) is near the US average (13).
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pickett

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,299 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 185 (11.4%)
  • Walked: 21 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 131 (8.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Cuba (14%)
  • England (5%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pickett County


  • American (34%)
  • English (20%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (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 2014: 12.8

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 2013: 19.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
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 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (180)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (93)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (68)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (63)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (47)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (41)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (37)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (28)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (19)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (17)

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: 5,162
  • In family households: 4,480 (1,078 male householders, 601 female householders)
    1,386 spouses, 961 children (826 natural, 51 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 236 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 74 other relatives, 48 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 590 (248 male householders (217 living alone)), 283 female householders (262 living alone)), 57 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 88

Size of family households: 835 2-persons, 514 3-persons, 172 4-persons, 128 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 480 1-person, 52 2-persons.

509 married couples with children.
149 single-parent households (17 men, 132 women).

99.9% of residents of Pickett speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (16% speak English well, 84% speak English not 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:

5.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 1562014 or later
  • 792010 to 2013
  • 4672000 to 2009
  • 7871990 to 1999
  • 5691980 to 1989
  • 6551970 to 1979
  • 2651960 to 1969
  • 2371950 to 1959
  • 1191940 to 1949
  • 2351939 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
  • 91 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 3004 rooms
  • 4395 rooms
  • 3816 rooms
  • 2257 rooms
  • 2498 rooms
  • 949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 241 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1324 rooms
  • 695 rooms
  • 646 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 268 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
  • 10no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 4012 bedrooms
  • 1,0503 bedrooms
  • 2254 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pickett County, Tennessee
  • 24no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 1692 bedrooms
  • 1613 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 165+ 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
  • 56no vehicle
  • 3941 vehicle
  • 5692 vehicles
  • 4543 vehicles
  • 2204 vehicles
  • 965+ 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
  • 47no vehicle
  • 1441 vehicle
  • 1962 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.7% of Pickett County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Tennessee.

Pickett County:

83.7%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 3,015
  • Other state: 2,055
  • Northeast: 108
  • Midwest: 548
  • South: 1,199
  • West: 189
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
  • 63.7%Electricity
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Wood
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 28.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 1.5%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.2%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Pickett County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $558,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $313,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $151,000
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,992,000
    Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    General - Other: $979,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Police Protection: $458,000
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Financial Administration: $145,000
    Libraries: $48,000
    Corrections - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $39,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $262,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $412,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $78,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,325,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $100,000
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $713,000
    Regular Highways: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,768,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $594,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,115,000
    Highways: $1,725,000
    Other: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $259,000
    Housing and Community Development: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $712,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $348,000
    Other Selective Sales: $308,000
    Other License: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,694,000

Pickett County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $558,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $313,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $151,000
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,992,000
    Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    General - Other: $979,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Police Protection: $458,000
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Financial Administration: $145,000
    Libraries: $48,000
    Corrections - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $39,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $262,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $412,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $78,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,325,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $100,000
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $713,000
    Regular Highways: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,768,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $594,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,115,000
    Highways: $1,725,000
    Other: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $259,000
    Housing and Community Development: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $712,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $348,000
    Other Selective Sales: $308,000
    Other License: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,694,000

Pickett County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $558,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $313,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $151,000
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,992,000
    Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    General - Other: $979,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Police Protection: $458,000
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Financial Administration: $145,000
    Libraries: $48,000
    Corrections - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $39,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $262,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $412,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $78,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,325,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $100,000
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $713,000
    Regular Highways: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,768,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $594,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,115,000
    Highways: $1,725,000
    Other: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $259,000
    Housing and Community Development: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $712,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $348,000
    Other Selective Sales: $308,000
    Other License: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,694,000

Pickett County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $558,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $313,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $151,000
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,992,000
    Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    General - Other: $979,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Police Protection: $458,000
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000
    Central Staff Services: $329,000
    Housing and Community Development: $270,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Financial Administration: $145,000
    Libraries: $48,000
    Corrections - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $39,000
    Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $262,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $412,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $78,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Other - Health - Other: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,325,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,235,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $100,000
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $713,000
    Regular Highways: $152,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $146,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,768,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $594,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $5,115,000
    Highways: $1,725,000
    Other: $640,000
    General Local Government Support: $259,000
    Housing and Community Development: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $712,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $348,000
    Other Selective Sales: $308,000
    Other License: $226,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $33,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,694,000

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