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Tipton County, Tennessee (TN)

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County population in 2016: 62,528 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 51,271 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,846
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,250
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,793
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,521 (it was 4,313 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 459 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 136 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tipton County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (19.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.9%), Retail trade (10.3%), Manufacturing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Tipton County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (18.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years
Males: 30,927  (49.5%)
Females: 31,601  (50.5%)
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Tipton County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tipton County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,965 ($41,856 in 1999)

This county:

$56,965
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $569 (lower quartile is $429, upper quartile is $825)
This county:

$569
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,651 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Tipton:

$151,651
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,759 - $211,106
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,222
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

Institutionalized population: 960

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 172
  • Burglaries: 285
  • Thefts: 391
  • Auto thefts: 88

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 144
  • Burglaries: 264
  • Thefts: 432
  • Auto thefts: 107
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 479 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 499 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2002: 471 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2003: 512 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2004: 606 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2005: 626 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2006: 481 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2007: 385 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2008: 177 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2009: 120 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2010: 100 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2011: 61 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2012: 91 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2013: 114 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2014: 130 buildings, average cost: $154,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,086 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $727 (0.6%)

Tipton County household income distribution in 2009 Tipton County home values distribution Tipton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.6%
Tipton County:

12.6%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.2% for American Indian residents, 87.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.4 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 39.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.5 years old, Black residents: 34.3 years old, American Indian residents: 43.4 years old, Asian residents: 39.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.6 years old, Other race residents: 33.6 years old)

Area name: Memphis, TN-MS-AR HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tipton County is $572 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $847 a month.

Cities in this county include: Covington, Drummonds, Munford, Atoka, Brighton, Tabernacle, Mason, Gilt Edge, Burlison, Garland.

Tipton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Tipton County: Waldrop Store (A), Chestuee Golf and Country Club (B), Midway Drive-In (C), Mine Road Landfill (D), Camp Cherokee (E), Raht Ferry (F), McMinn County District 6 Riceville Volunteer Fire Department (G), McMinn County District 10 Clearwater Rural Fire Department (H), Abitibi - Bowater Emergency Response Team (I), McMinn County District 8 Hillsview Rural Fire Department (J), Etowah Water Works (K), McMinn County District 9 Union Grove Rural Fire Department (L), McMinn County District 7 Idlewild Rural Fire Department (M), McMinn County District 11 Claxton Volunteer Rural Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tipton County include: New Bethel Baptist Church (A), Cambria Baptist Church (B), Pond Hill Church (C), Rose Hill Church (D), South Liberty Church (E), Spring Creek Church (F), Rockview Church (G), Rocky Mount Church (H), Bethel Springs Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Horton Cemetery (1), Swafford Cemetery (2), Hyde Cemetery (3), Thomas Cemetery (4), Thompson Cemetery (5), Thorn Hill Cemetery (6), Isbell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pierce Pond (A), Webb Lake (B), Lake Comfort (C), Nagle Lake (D), L and N Reservoir (E), Mountain View Lake (F), Williams Lake (G), William Browder Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Chestuee Creek (A), Lathan Spring Branch (B), Kyker Branch (C), Kibble Branch (D), Acre Spring Branch (E), Chatata Creek (F), Gay Branch (G), Prospect Branch (H), Snake Island Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tipton County include: Rogers Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Knox Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Crawford County, Arkansas , Franklin County , Hughes County, Oklahoma , Loudon County , Randolph County, North Carolina , Williamson County , Wheeler County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,769
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 886 (41.4% naturalized citizens)

Tipton County:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 284
  • 2000 to 2009: 210
  • 1990 to 1999: 217
  • 1980 to 1989: 64
  • 1970 to 1979: 43
  • Before 1970: 140
Note: State values scaled to Tipton County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.4%

Tipton County marital status for males Tipton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,349
  • One, attached: 196
  • Two: 637
  • 3 or 4: 650
  • 5 to 9: 498
  • 10 to 19: 69
  • 20 to 49: 162
  • 50 or more: 98
  • Mobile homes: 3,005

Housing units in Tipton County with a mortgage: 9,993 (275 second mortgage, 747 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,915

Here:

69.2% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tipton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,79276
Mainline Protestant4,17220
Black Protestant3,19618
Catholic4501
Other41
None35,467-
Tipton 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: 9
Tipton County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Tipton County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tipton County:

10.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Tipton County:

33.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Tipton County:

Average size of farms: 269 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,430
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $230.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.52%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,154
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,422
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.04
Corn for grain: 15797 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 15506 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 53675 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46429 harvested acres
Vegetables: 158 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 80 acres

Tornado activity:

Tipton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 1516614.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 166 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tipton County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from Tipton County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 116.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from Tipton County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2014 to June 10, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4189: August 13, 2014, FEMA Id: 4189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 02, 2014 to March 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4171: April 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 4171, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 07, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1979: May 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 1979, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1745: February 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 1745, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: November 09, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1441: November 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1441, 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
  • Tennessee Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1167: March 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tipton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Panama (3%)
  • France (3%)
  • Russia (3%)

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

  • American (20%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Tipton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,774 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,305 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 72 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 143 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 796 (6.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 527 people in state prisons
  • 268 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 615 people in federal detention centers
  • 233 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,609.

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($638 average AGI)
Tipton County:

0.07%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

4.03% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($22,265 average AGI)
1.98% relocated from other states ($13,163 average AGI)
Tipton County:

1.98%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, TN  2.93% ($36,210 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.29% ($25,873)
from Fayette County, TN  0.16% ($32,914)
from Haywood County, TN  0.11% ($28,833)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.11% ($36,739)
from Davidson County, TN  0.07% ($17,667)
from San Diego County, CA  0.05% ($34,800)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Tipton County:

0.08%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

4.17% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($17,451 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($14,487 average AGI)
Tipton County:

2.36%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  2.79% ($27,315 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, TN  0.35% ($21,737)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.19% ($30,167)
to Fayette County, TN  0.16% ($33,057)
to Haywood County, TN  0.11% ($20,348)
to Davidson County, TN  0.10% ($21,286)
to Madison County, TN  0.10% ($27,238)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Tipton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Tipton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tipton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tipton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tipton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,510 (5,859 aged, 1,651 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,037 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (830)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (644)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (507)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (366)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (209)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (208)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (168)
  • Unspecified dementia (168)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (154)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (130)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.83
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,117
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 99
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,663

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,261
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 821
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 77.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.8
  • Other - 21.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 103.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.8
  • Other - 31.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,528
  • In family households: 55,125 (8,218 male householders, 8,046 female householders)
    11,795 spouses, 19,295 children (17,736 natural, 327 adopted, 1,219 stepchildren), 3,049 grandchildren, 680 brothers or sisters, 666 parents, 1,692 other relatives, 1,765 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,566 (2,650 male householders (2,126 living alone)), 2,641 female householders (2,283 living alone)), 1,280 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 702

Size of family households: 6,523 2-persons, 3,746 3-persons, 3,552 4-persons, 1,510 5-persons, 559 6-persons, 328 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,405 1-person, 699 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 42 4-persons.

8,432 married couples with children.
4,045 single-parent households (1,040 men, 3,005 women).

96.7% of residents of Tipton speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (24% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 47% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $283,194,000 ($5,175 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $40,369,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $129,858,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,549,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,555,000
Federal grants: $69,583,000
Federal procurement contracts: $15,490,000 ($14,031,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,159,000 ($462,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,326,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $58,731,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,590,000

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

Births: 3,706
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,491
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +96
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,484
Here:

+62 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tipton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 104
  • 2010 to 2013: 687
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,486
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,671
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,411
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,182
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,876
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,292
  • 1940 to 1949: 770
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,121
Note: State values scaled to Tipton population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tipton County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tipton County population
  • 1 room: 46
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 116
  • 4 rooms: 656
  • 5 rooms: 3,465
  • 6 rooms: 3,847
  • 7 rooms: 2,666
  • 8 rooms: 1,876
  • 9+ rooms: 2,264
  • 1 room: 163
  • 2 rooms: 94
  • 3 rooms: 662
  • 4 rooms: 1,434
  • 5 rooms: 2,186
  • 6 rooms: 844
  • 7 rooms: 801
  • 8 rooms: 219
  • 9+ rooms: 226
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tipton County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tipton County population
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 58
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,573
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,124
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,357
  • 5+ bedrooms: 796
  • no bedroom: 177
  • 1 bedroom: 704
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,059
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,961
  • 4 bedrooms: 612
  • 5+ bedrooms: 132
Cars and other vehicles available in Tipton County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tipton County population
  • no vehicle: 237
  • 1 vehicle: 2,673
  • 2 vehicles: 6,108
  • 3 vehicles: 3,812
  • 4 vehicles: 1,646
  • 5+ vehicles: 552
  • no vehicle: 588
  • 1 vehicle: 2,689
  • 2 vehicles: 2,339
  • 3 vehicles: 690
  • 4 vehicles: 265
  • 5+ vehicles: 156

86% of Tipton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Tennessee.

Tipton County:

86.5%
State average:

85.8%

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

  • This state: 43,825
  • Other state: 17,356
  • Northeast: 1,393
  • Midwest: 5,056
  • South: 8,355
  • West: 2,544

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tipton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.3%)
  • Electricity (28.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (53.0%)
  • Utility gas (41.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 379
Here:

5.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 345
Here:

9.0%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 118
Here:

4.9%
Tennessee:

22.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Tipton County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,245,000
    Regular Highways: $945,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $70,530,000
    Regular Highways: $2,994,000
    Police Protection: $2,677,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,985,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,458,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,280,000
    General - Other: $1,202,000
    Solid Waste Management: $857,000
    Financial Administration: $840,000
    Health - Other: $550,000
    General Public Buildings: $443,000
    Local Fire Protection: $284,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $72,000
    Libraries: $15,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,648,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,721,000
    Health - Other: $26,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,138,000
    Regular Highways: $982,000
    General - Other: $60,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,110,000

Tipton County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,245,000
    All Other: $2,467,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,767,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $546,000
    Highways: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,625,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,249,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $422,000
    Rents: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $57,202,000
    Highways: $2,490,000
    All Other: $1,164,000
    General Local Government Support: $513,000
    Health and Hospitals: $232,000
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,261,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,150,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,999,000
    Other Selective Sales: $310,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $259,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $247,000
    Other License: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $58,000

Tipton County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,065,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,693,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,233,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $861,000

Tipton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,243,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,339,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,572
  • Number of aged recipients: 187
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,385
  • Number of recipients under 18: 265
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 938
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 369
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 568
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 706
Tipton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Tipton County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED352$146,415172$118,5411,000$143,50581$26,074145$91,08334$53,412
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$158,4297$129,42979$143,1906$28,5004$112,2508$49,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$108,92939$79,949419$138,52340$22,65027$82,44434$68,088
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$147,92619$128,474308$136,73714$71,2867$107,0007$95,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$143,8000$070$140,3140$01$48,0001$74,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$162,33331$186,0650$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$162,33325$186,3200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$199,3335$157,2001$72,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$153,0008$162,1250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$152,5000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Tipton County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41471.6 years
William32073.6 years
Mary31178.1 years
John30373.3 years
Robert20872.5 years
Willie19273.8 years
Charles13070.3 years
George12575.2 years
Annie12479.2 years
Thomas9671.1 years
Most common last names in Tipton County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith29274.5 years
Jones12971.6 years
Johnson11872.6 years
Taylor11674.1 years
Williams10074.2 years
Wilson8576.3 years
Jackson8472.6 years
Gray7775.8 years
Hall7571.9 years
Davis6574.8 years
Businesses in Tipton County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone3McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins2Nike3
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King3Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Cricket Wireless2Quality2
Days Inn2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
FedEx11Ryan's Grill1
Ford2SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In3
GameStop2Sears1
Goodwill1Starbucks1
H&R Block3Subway5
Hilton1Super 81
Holiday Inn2T-Mobile2
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
IHOP1U-Haul3
KFC3UPS8
Kroger3Walgreens3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart2
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA1