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Williamson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2014: 205,226 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 126,638 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 40,747
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,970
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 36,437
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,169 (it was 8,288 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 583 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 352 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Williamson County: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.9%), Educational, health and social services (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Williamson County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.3%)
  • Asian alone (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years
Males: 100,086  (48.8%)
Females: 105,140  (51.2%)

Williamson County,TN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Williamson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,759 ($69,104 in 1999)

This county:

$88759
Tennessee:

$44297

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $980 (lower quartile is $777, upper quartile is $1,494)
This county:

$980
State:

$589


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $330,800 (it was $204,700 in 2000)
Williamson:

$330,800
Tennessee:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $221,000 - $480,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $398,272
Here:

$398,272
State:

$193,341

Townhouses or other attached units: $234,619
Here:

$234,619
State:

$166,652

In 2-unit structures: $228,500
Here:

$228,500
State:

$142,213

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,703
Here:

$129,703
State:

$145,504

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,239
Here:

$264,239
State:

$182,736

Mobile homes: $98,084
Here:

$98,084
State:

$62,485
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,884
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $525

Institutionalized population: 1,104

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 66
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 370
  • Auto thefts: 46

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 76
  • Burglaries: 109
  • Thefts: 395
  • Auto thefts: 41
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1205 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2001: 1343 buildings, average cost: $228,000
  • 2002: 1552 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2003: 1759 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2004: 1942 buildings, average cost: $269,300
  • 2005: 1941 buildings, average cost: $336,600
  • 2006: 1679 buildings, average cost: $324,800
  • 2007: 1029 buildings, average cost: $316,400
  • 2008: 536 buildings, average cost: $311,300
  • 2009: 362 buildings, average cost: $310,300
  • 2010: 569 buildings, average cost: $325,200
  • 2011: 751 buildings, average cost: $340,900
  • 2012: 1047 buildings, average cost: $362,600
  • 2013: 1386 buildings, average cost: $354,500
  • 2014: 1566 buildings, average cost: $379,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,042 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,168 (0.7%)

Williamson County household income distribution in 2009 Williamson County home values distribution Williamson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.9%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.4% for American Indian residents, 46.3% for other race residents, 8.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.9%
Williamson County:

4.9%
Tennessee:

17.8%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.5% for American Indian residents, 41.8% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro, TN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Williamson County is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $864 a month.

Cities in this county include: Franklin, Brentwood, Boston, Fairview, Nolensville, Thompson's Station.

Williamson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Williamson County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.038 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Williamson County: Buck Toms Scout Camp (A), Clacks Gap (B), Lakeside Golf Course (C), Southwest Point Golf Course (D), R C Marina (E), Camp John Knox (F), Long Island Dock (G), Soaring Eagle Campground (H), Rockwood Dock (I), Half Moon Island Boat Dock (J), First Baptist Church Camp (K), Eagle Lodge (L), Caney Creek Dock (M), Caney Creek Campground (N), Blue Springs Dock (O), Bayside Dock (P), Anchor Boat Dock (Q), Merriwater Homepark (R), Midtown Dock (S), Coldiron Boat Dock (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Williamson County include: Erie Church (A), Eureka Church (B), Glen Alice Christian Church (C), Fairview Church (D), Bradbury United Methodist Church (E), Cedar Grove Church (F), Chapman Grove Church (G), Eagle Furnace Church (H), Emory Heights Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Suddath Cemetery (1), Hornsby Cemetery (2), Tedder Cemetery (3), Isham Cemetery (4), Jackson Cemetery (5), Jaynes Cemetery (6), Underwood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cherrolake (A), Rose Bailey Lake (B), Claude Reed Lake (C), Watts Bar Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lewis Branch (A), Laurel Bluff Branch (B), Kings Creek (C), Johnson Creek (D), Jackson Branch (E), Whites Creek (F), Indian Creek (G), Huffine Branch (H), Hood Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Williamson County include: Long Island Wildlife Management Area (1), Riley Creek Recreational Area (2), Kingston Wildlife Management Area and Refuge (3), Paint Rock Wildlife Management Area (4), Rockwood Community Park (5), Roane County Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cocke County , Crawford County, Arkansas , Catawba County, North Carolina , Jefferson County , Putnam County , Perquimans County, North Carolina , Randolph County, North Carolina , Tipton County , Swain County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,118
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 44.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,944 (36% naturalized citizens)

Williamson County:

3.9%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,561
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,051
  • 1985 to 1989: 639
  • 1980 to 1984: 406
  • 1975 to 1979: 308
  • 1970 to 1974: 264
  • 1970 to 1974: 287
  • 1965 to 1969: 428

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.8%

Williamson County marital status for males Williamson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,999
  • One, attached: 1,902
  • Two: 644
  • 3 or 4: 767
  • 5 to 9: 1,852
  • 10 to 19: 1,622
  • 20 or more: 1,308
  • Mobile homes: 1,911

Housing units in Williamson County with a mortgage: 25,588 (2,343 second mortgage, 3,874 home equity loan, 96 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,213

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Williamson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant66,790151
Mainline Protestant26,53935
Catholic16,8363
Other2,6718
Orthodox4741
Black Protestant3232
None69,549-
Williamson 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: 30
Williamson County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Williamson County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 144
This county:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Williamson County:

8.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

25.1%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Williamson County:

Average size of farms: 118 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,144
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $189.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.41%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,859
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.06%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,875
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.84%
Corn for grain: 3939 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2175 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6873 harvested acres
Vegetables: 127 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Williamson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 11560016.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 55 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/21/1993, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from Williamson 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.0 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 151.9 miles away from the 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 170.1 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 171.0 miles away from Williamson County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 226.9 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:

  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1909): May 4, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2008 to February 6, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1745): February 7, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1745, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • TennesseeHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3217): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1464): May 8, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 1999 to May 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1275): May 12, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1275, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1215): April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeIce Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 9, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1010): February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 7, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-585): May 7, 1979, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-585, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TennesseeSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 22, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-459): March 22, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TennesseeTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 4, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-424): April 4, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-424, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Williamson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (24%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Iran (4%)
  • Iraq (4%)

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

  • United States or American (17%)
  • English (16%)
  • German (13%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Williamson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 54,026 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 6,038 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 103 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 40 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 431 (1%)
  • Other means: 492 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,476 (5%)

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


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

  • 320 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 231 people in other group homes
  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 83 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

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

  • 766 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 284 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $108,142.

8.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($83,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.03%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

4.52% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($38,219 average AGI)
4.03% relocated from other states ($44,954 average AGI)
Williamson County:

4.03%
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 Davidson County, TN  2.42% ($86,753 average AGI)
from Maury County, TN  0.43% ($44,533)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.39% ($58,033)
from Shelby County, TN  0.16% ($96,931)
from Knox County, TN  0.10% ($42,138)
from Sumner County, TN  0.10% ($63,468)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.09% ($99,448)


7.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($62,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($924 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.05%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

4.63% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($28,754 average AGI)
3.09% relocated to other states ($32,681 average AGI)
Williamson County:

3.09%
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 Davidson County, TN  2.38% ($53,243 average AGI)
to Maury County, TN  0.60% ($40,156)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.57% ($34,732)
to Wilson County, TN  0.12% ($64,797)
to Marshall County, TN  0.10% ($42,219)
to Knox County, TN  0.10% ($39,484)
to Sumner County, TN  0.10% ($62,516)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Williamson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Williamson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Williamson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Williamson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Williamson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 16,562 (14,874 aged, 1,688 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,798 (8%)

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 Williamson County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (903)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (759)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (698)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (649)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (512)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (510)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (497)
  • Unspecified dementia (478)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (255)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (241)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4812.330
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 89.16
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16685.61

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1257.850
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 528.010
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.32

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52.73
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93.1

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.93
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 85.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 50.3
  • Other - 35.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 182,029
  • In family households: 165,784 (40,734 male householders, 10,508 female householders)
    44,172 spouses, 62,188 children (58,154 natural, 2,093 adopted, 1,941 stepchildren), 2,137 grandchildren, 841 brothers or sisters, 1,066 parents, 1,199 other relatives, 1,929 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,245 (5,441 male householders (4,303 living alone)), 8,203 female householders (7,202 living alone)), 2,601 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,153 (1,104 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 19,548 2-persons, 11,441 3-persons, 12,514 4-persons, 5,310 5-persons, 1,698 6-persons, 731 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,505 1-person, 1,819 2-persons, 227 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

31,386 married couples with children.
4,095 single-parent households (783 men, 3,312 women).

94.6% of residents of Williamson County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $395,320,000 ($2690 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $25,249,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $234,775,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $74,418,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $969,000
Federal grants: $51,884,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,122,000 ($4,206,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,152,000 ($72,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $618,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $170,579,000
Federal Government insurance: $131,565,000

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

Births: 9,258
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,718
Here:

24 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,273
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +20,461
Here:

+133 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Williamson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.09 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,724
  • 2000 to 2004: 22,332
  • 1990 to 1999: 17,778
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,573
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,559
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,756
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,158
  • 1940 to 1949: 255
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,914
Rooms in houses/apartments in Williamson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 65
  • 3 rooms: 373
  • 4 rooms: 1,546
  • 5 rooms: 3,888
  • 6 rooms: 5,264
  • 7 rooms: 7,013
  • 8 rooms: 6,122
  • 9+ rooms: 12,158
  • 1 room: 122
  • 2 rooms: 503
  • 3 rooms: 1,331
  • 4 rooms: 2,504
  • 5 rooms: 1,715
  • 6 rooms: 1,057
  • 7 rooms: 555
  • 8 rooms: 274
  • 9+ rooms: 227
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Williamson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 312
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,306
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,573
  • 4 bedrooms: 13,469
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,751
  • no bedroom: 154
  • 1 bedroom: 2,141
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,494
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,871
  • 4 bedrooms: 513
  • 5+ bedrooms: 115
Cars and other vehicles available in Williamson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 611
  • 1 vehicle: 5,711
  • 2 vehicles: 19,126
  • 3 vehicles: 8,154
  • 4 vehicles: 2,158
  • 5+ vehicles: 677
  • no vehicle: 543
  • 1 vehicle: 3,830
  • 2 vehicles: 3,009
  • 3 vehicles: 684
  • 4 vehicles: 160
  • 5+ vehicles: 62

49% of Williamson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Tennessee.

Williamson County:

49.0%
State average:

54.7%

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

  • This state: 59702
  • Northeast: 8673
  • Midwest: 19556
  • South: 27323
  • West: 5428

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $212,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Williamson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.1%)
  • Electricity (28.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.5%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Electricity (69.9%)
  • Utility gas (22.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,765
Here:

15.4%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,619
Here:

19.5%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 771
Here:

25.8%
Tennessee:

22.8%

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)

Williamson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Hospitals: $46,632,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,264,000
    Regular Highways: $240,000
    General - Other: $227,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $180,085,000
    Hospitals: $104,748,000
    General - Other: $13,338,000
    Regular Highways: $9,304,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,682,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,266,000
    Police Protection: $5,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,985,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,739,000
    Financial Administration: $3,137,000
    Health - Other: $2,973,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,697,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,498,000
    Libraries: $1,667,000
    Local Fire Protection: $514,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,372,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $33,287,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,172,000
    Hospitals: $6,902,000
    Regular Highways: $385,000
    General - Other: $25,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $130,404,000

Williamson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $108,738,000
    All Other: $11,740,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $11,008,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,293,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,660,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,502,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $218,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $319,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,499,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,016,000
    Sale of Property: $1,648,000
    Rents: $445,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $436,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $154,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $78,730,000
    All Other: $4,170,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,729,000
    Highways: $3,000,000
  • Tax - Property: $121,755,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $64,837,000
    Other License: $11,541,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,318,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,811,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,149,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $716,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $392,000
    Severance: $301,000

Williamson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $398,446,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,473,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,408,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,435,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,150,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,150,000

Williamson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,327,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $106,210,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,920,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 870
  • Number of aged recipients: 131
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 739
  • Number of recipients under 18: 120
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 513
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 237
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 316
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 383
Williamson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Williamson 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 18 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED790$236,4591,766$305,0208,177$265,600187$139,6950$0302$248,08620$88,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$192,885131$311,420486$266,53937$198,5140$019$155,4213$52,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED91$219,758154$387,9031,671$285,686108$86,3430$076$177,53916$80,313
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN128$239,125328$322,2901,402$271,82954$151,8151$5,906,00052$245,2129$99,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$234,46236$327,000324$283,23515$283,5330$013$171,1543$180,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED206$264,748219$265,6487$203,429
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED60$300,30059$273,0682$188,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$277,09138$285,2890$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$260,36417$291,2940$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$276,5718$278,7506$311,667

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Williamson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James56471.7 years
Mary52279.4 years
William50273.8 years
John42974.9 years
Robert35573.8 years
Charles20471.6 years
George16975.1 years
Thomas15574.1 years
Margaret15181.6 years
Dorothy14378.9 years
Most common last names in Williamson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18077.0 years
Johnson17776.7 years
Jones14577.3 years
Williams13677.3 years
Brown13675.9 years
Davis10778.2 years
Sullivan10678.7 years
King10378.0 years
Mangrum9378.1 years
Martin8876.7 years
Businesses in Williamson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger9
AT&T3La Quinta1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts4Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Ann Taylor1MainStay1
Arby's1Marriott4
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets16
AutoZone2Mazda1
Avenue1McDonald's6
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins3New Balance4
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Baymont Inn1Nike20
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Ben & Jerry's1Office Depot2
Best Western2OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Brooks Brothers1Outback1
Brookstone1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Pac Sun1
CVS5Panera Bread3
Cache1Papa John's Pizza3
Charlotte Russe1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A4PetSmart1
Chico's2Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle2Pizza Hut4
Chuck E. Cheese's1Plato's Closet1
Church's Chicken1Pottery Barn1
Cinnabon 1Publix Super Markets6
Cold Stone Creamery1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Coldwater Creek1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos3
Costco1RadioShack2
Cracker Barrel2Ramada1
Cricket Wireless4Red Lobster1
Curves3Red Roof Inn1
DHL2Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Rooms To Go2
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In7
Dennys1Sam's Club1
Discount Tire2Sears2
Domino's Pizza2Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts2Shoe Carnival1
Eddie Bauer1Sleep Inn1
Express1Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx35Sprint Nextel5
Finish Line1Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Starbucks10
Foot Locker1Steak 'n Shake1
Ford1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC3Subway14
GameStop4T-Mobile4
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx2
H&R Block4Taco Bell3
Hardee's2Talbots1
Havertys Furniture1Target3
Hilton5The Limited1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn3Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1True Value1
Home Depot2U-Haul6
Homestead Studio Suites1UPS39
Honda1Value City Furniture1
Hot Topic1Vans3
Hyatt2Verizon Wireless1
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jack In The Box1Waffle House2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens9
Jones New York3Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's4
Justice2Wet Seal1
KFC2Whole Foods Market2
Kincaid1Wingate1
Kmart1YMCA4
Kohl's1

Williamson County on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"