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Weakley County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 34,108 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 34,895 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,204
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,904
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,362
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,790 (it was 4,237 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%

Land area: 580 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Weakley County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (26.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.0%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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  • Races in Weakley County, TN (2019)
    • 29,40184.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,8778.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9242.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4551.3%Two or more races
    • 1620.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 890.3%Asian alone
    • 770.2%Some other race alone
    • 200.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 16,685  (48.9%)
Females: 17,423  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Weakley County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,997 ($30,008 in 1999)
This county:

$41,997
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $579)
This county:

$477
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $112,248 (it was $66,500 in 2000)
Weakley:

$112,248
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,993 - $198,606

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $175,115
Here:

$175,115
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $204,524
Here:

$204,524
State:

$241,796

In 2-unit structures: $92,142
Here:

$92,142
State:

$215,388

Mobile homes: $80,818
Here:

$80,818
State:

$90,685

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $111,566
Here:

$111,566
State:

$73,780

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $933
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $315

Institutionalized population: 420

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 101
  • Auto thefts: 22

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 107
  • Auto thefts: 13
Weakley County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1999: 125 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2002: 104 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2005: 105 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2006: 84 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2013: 53 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2017: 41 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2018: 55 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2019: 48 buildings, average cost: $142,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Weakley, TN residents
Average permit cost in Weakley, TN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $790 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $640 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Weakley, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Weakley, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Weakley, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.4%
Weakley County:

18.4%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents, 85.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.2% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.9 years old
(Males: 37.4 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 27.6 years old, American Indian residents: 46.3 years old, Asian residents: 52.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.3 years old, Other race residents: 17.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Weakley County is $411 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.

Cities in this county include: Martin, Dresden, Greenfield, Palmersville, Gleason, Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, Sharon.

Weakley 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 Weakley County: Pleasant View Dock (A), J and S Poultry Farms (B), Kentucky-Tennessee Spur (C), Paris - Henry County Landfill (D), Spinks Spur (E), Buchanans Resort (F), Camp Running Deer (G), Nelson Community Center (H), Britton Ford Campground (I), Chapel Hill (J), County Junction Resort (K), Cypress Bay Resort (L), Eagle Nest Marina (M), Mansard Island Resort (N), Morgans Dock (O), Oak Haven Acres Dock (P), Paris Landing Marina (Q), Pine Point Dock (R), Pleasant View Resort (S), Reelfoot Girl Scout Council Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Weakley County include: Evergreen Church (A), Little Rock Church (B), Springhill Baptist Church (C), Springville Church (D), Lebanon Church (E), Union Grove Church (F), Spring Creek Church (G), Pleasant Hill Church (H), Old Foundry Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hopkins Cemetery (1), Salmon Cemetery (2), House Cemetery (3), Hughes Cemetery (4), Scarbough Cemetery (5), Thompson Cemetery (6), Jackson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Briarpatch Lake (A), Middle Fork Obion River Lake Number Four (B), Weaks Lake (C), Smith Lake (D), Middle Fork Obion River Lake Number Two (E), Platts Pond (F), Jones Bend Lake (G), Middle Fork Obion Lake Number Seven (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Betsy Branch (A), Bennetts Creek (B), Lawrence Creek (C), Barnes Fork (D), Bailey Fork Creek (E), Slickup Creek (F), Pettijohn Creek (G), Jones Bend Creek (H), Woodson Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Weakley County include: West Sandy Wildlife Management Area (1), Paris Landing State Park (2), Big Eagle Recreation Area (3), Greenhead Recreation Area (4), Big Sandy Unit Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Carlisle County, Kentucky , Edgecombe County, North Carolina , Houston County , Lake County , McDonald County, Missouri , Galax city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 4,274
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 622 (44.6% naturalized citizens)

Weakley County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3482010 or later
  • 812000 to 2009
  • 711990 to 1999
  • 1231980 to 1989
  • 481970 to 1979
  • 80Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.2%

Weakley County marital status for males Weakley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,335
  • One, attached: 133
  • Two: 673
  • 3 or 4: 713
  • 5 to 9: 404
  • 10 to 19: 318
  • 20 to 49: 131
  • 50 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 2,006
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Weakley County with a mortgage: 4,278 (66 second mortgage, 263 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,892

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Weakley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,27192
Mainline Protestant2,25822
Other3082
Black Protestant2952
Catholic2451
None11,644-
Weakley County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Weakley County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Weakley County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Weakley County:

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Weakley County:

30.9%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Weakley County:

Average size of farms: 195 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,722
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $218.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,396
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,165
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.19%
Corn for grain: 61532 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 26582 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 72583 harvested acres
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Weakley County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 3601314.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 70 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Weakley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 339% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Weakley 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 156.7 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 75.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 99.8 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 156.6 miles away from Weakley 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 60.9 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, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: May 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4550-TN: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4550, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 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, 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 Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to January 31, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1821: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1821, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 02, 2006 to April 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1634: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1634, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 23, 2000 to May 31, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1331: June 12, 2000, FEMA Id: 1331, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Weakley County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Weakley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,105 (81.1%)
  • Carpooled: 881 (7.1%)
  • Bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 548 (4.4%)
  • Bicycle: 61 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 536 (4.3%)
  • Worked at home: 354 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (20%)
  • England (9%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Saudi Arabia (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Weakley County


  • American (46%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 1,877 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 423 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,781 people in college/university student housing
  • 351 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,709.

5.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.37% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($17,378 average AGI)
2.08% relocated from other states ($15,127 average AGI)
Weakley County:

2.08%
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 Obion County, TN  0.78% ($34,610 average AGI)
from Carroll County, TN  0.54% ($25,140)
from Gibson County, TN  0.45% ($26,583)
from Henry County, TN  0.31% ($28,727)
from Shelby County, TN  0.28% ($24,700)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.93% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($23,756 average AGI)
2.11% relocated to other states ($10,937 average AGI)
Weakley County:

2.11%
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 Obion County, TN  0.90% ($33,361 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.81% ($27,138)
to Gibson County, TN  0.52% ($29,982)
to Henry County, TN  0.47% ($35,020)
to Shelby County, TN  0.33% ($29,029)
to Madison County, TN  0.26% ($35,107)
to Davidson County, TN  0.22% ($39,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Weakley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Weakley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Weakley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Weakley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Weakley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Weakley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Weakley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Weakley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Weakley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,115 (4,856 aged, 1,259 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 747 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (710)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (593)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (545)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (370)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (233)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (193)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (156)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (124)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (40)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,423
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 193
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,734

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,026
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,195

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 105.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,108
  • Male householders: 6,979 (1,845 living alone), Female householders: 6,960 (2,241 living alone)
  • 6,656 spouses (6,634 opposite-sex spouses), 767 unmarried partners, (737 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,404 children (6,886 natural, 223 adopted, 294 stepchildren), 894 grandchildren, 129 brothers or sisters, 370 parents, 47 foster children, 199 other relatives, 1,125 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,564

Size of family households: 4,278 2-persons, 2,187 3-persons, 1,515 4-persons, 499 5-persons, 241 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,087 1-person, 834 2-persons, 185 3-persons, 68 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

3,663 married couples with children.
1,883 single-parent households (631 men, 1,252 women).

97.7% of residents of Weakley speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (15% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $196,924,000 ($5,838 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,370,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $76,392,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,609,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,423,000
Federal grants: $49,085,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,898,000 ($43,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,517,000 ($3,257,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $309,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,089,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,336,000

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

Births: 1,938
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,883
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +324
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,507
Here -45 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Weakley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.54 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • 3742014 or later
  • 3962010 to 2013
  • 2,0022000 to 2009
  • 2,5951990 to 1999
  • 1,6911980 to 1989
  • 2,8561970 to 1979
  • 1,9491960 to 1969
  • 1,5791950 to 1959
  • 7521940 to 1949
  • 1,4731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • 491 room
  • 802 rooms
  • 1703 rooms
  • 6864 rooms
  • 1,7065 rooms
  • 2,0476 rooms
  • 1,6107 rooms
  • 1,3548 rooms
  • 1,4189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • 871 room
  • 2202 rooms
  • 8133 rooms
  • 1,2344 rooms
  • 1,1955 rooms
  • 7476 rooms
  • 2627 rooms
  • 1378 rooms
  • 1199+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • 74no bedroom
  • 2241 bedroom
  • 1,4202 bedrooms
  • 5,3683 bedrooms
  • 1,6014 bedrooms
  • 4115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Weakley County, Tennessee
  • 86no bedroom
  • 7301 bedroom
  • 2,0512 bedrooms
  • 1,6673 bedrooms
  • 2234 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Weakley County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Weakley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Weakley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 375no vehicle
  • 1,9771 vehicle
  • 3,8782 vehicles
  • 2,1013 vehicles
  • 5934 vehicles
  • 1645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Weakley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Weakley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 692no vehicle
  • 2,3751 vehicle
  • 1,1812 vehicles
  • 4533 vehicles
  • 1164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.3% of Weakley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Tennessee.

Weakley County:

84.3%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 22,987
  • Other state: 10,239
  • Northeast: 452
  • Midwest: 3,937
  • South: 4,822
  • West: 988
Year householders moved into unit in Weakley County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Weakley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 29.6%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 23.3%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 207
Here:

7.0%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 144
Here:

9.3%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 212
Here:

5.4%
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

Weakley County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,827,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $563,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $753,000
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $43,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,026,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,165,000
    Police Protection: $4,600,000
    Regular Highways: $3,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,025,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    General - Other: $847,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $217,000
    General Public Buildings: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $385,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $1,019,000
    Other - General - Other: $241,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,322,000
    Other: $354,000
    Education: $253,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,062,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,426,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,636,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $318,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,621,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,514,000
    Regular Highways: $1,009,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,825,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $46,635,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,207,000
    Highways: $2,452,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,877,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,786,000

Weakley County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,827,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $563,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $753,000
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $43,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,026,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,165,000
    Police Protection: $4,600,000
    Regular Highways: $3,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,025,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    General - Other: $847,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $217,000
    General Public Buildings: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $385,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $1,019,000
    Other - General - Other: $241,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,322,000
    Other: $354,000
    Education: $253,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,062,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,426,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,636,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $318,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,621,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,514,000
    Regular Highways: $1,009,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,825,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $46,635,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,207,000
    Highways: $2,452,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,877,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,786,000

Weakley County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,827,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $563,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $753,000
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $43,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,026,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,165,000
    Police Protection: $4,600,000
    Regular Highways: $3,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,025,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    General - Other: $847,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $217,000
    General Public Buildings: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $385,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $1,019,000
    Other - General - Other: $241,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,322,000
    Other: $354,000
    Education: $253,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,062,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,426,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,636,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $318,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,621,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,514,000
    Regular Highways: $1,009,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,825,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $46,635,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,207,000
    Highways: $2,452,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,877,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,786,000

Weakley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,280,000
  • Charges - Other: $7,484,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,827,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $563,000
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $753,000
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $43,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,026,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $7,165,000
    Police Protection: $4,600,000
    Regular Highways: $3,822,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,025,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,040,000
    General - Other: $847,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Health - Other: $360,000
    Libraries: $230,000
    Parks and Recreation: $217,000
    General Public Buildings: $185,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $385,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $1,019,000
    Other - General - Other: $241,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,322,000
    Other: $354,000
    Education: $253,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,062,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,426,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,636,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $318,000
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Sale of Property: $42,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,621,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,514,000
    Regular Highways: $1,009,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,825,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $46,635,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,618,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $28,207,000
    Highways: $2,452,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,609,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,877,000
    Other License: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,786,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 833
  • Number of aged recipients: 76
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 757
  • Number of recipients under 18: 99
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 575
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 159
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 375
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 393
Most common first names in Weakley County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James38674.0 years
Mary33478.4 years
William32176.1 years
John23074.9 years
Robert21174.6 years
Charles13771.9 years
Willie12877.0 years
George11377.0 years
Thomas10575.0 years
Ruth9879.5 years
Most common last names in Weakley County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones13376.5 years
Smith13278.1 years
Taylor12377.9 years
Williams8773.8 years
Davis8775.0 years
Adams8678.2 years
Johnson8278.8 years
Wilson7872.8 years
Freeman6878.4 years
Harris6377.2 years
Businesses in Weakley County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Baskin-Robbins4McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike1
CVS2Nissan1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Days Inn1Subway4
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
Fashion Bug1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS3
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Hilton1