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Wilson County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 136,442 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 88,809 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 24,602
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,128
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,705
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,833 (it was 6,093 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 571 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 239 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilson County: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wilson County, TN (2017)
    • 112,234126.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,91410.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,2605.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,1172.4%Asian alone
    • 1,8642.1%Two or more races
    • 3190.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2760.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1070.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 65,897  (48.3%)
Females: 70,545  (51.7%)
Average household size:
Wilson County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,959 ($50,140 in 1999)
This county:

$69,959
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $849 (lower quartile is $645, upper quartile is $1,030)
This county:

$849
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $260,200 (it was $133,000 in 2000)
Wilson:

$260,200
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $193,500 - $359,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $284,428
Here:

$284,428
State:

$235,345

Townhouses or other attached units: $127,592
Here:

$127,592
State:

$200,852

In 2-unit structures: $378,452
Here:

$378,452
State:

$207,229

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,737
Here:

$200,737
State:

$191,604

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,069
Here:

$144,069
State:

$225,283

Mobile homes: $95,165
Here:

$95,165
State:

$67,221

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,541
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 723

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 102
  • Burglaries: 282
  • Thefts: 475
  • Auto thefts: 82

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 175
  • Burglaries: 399
  • Thefts: 469
  • Auto thefts: 65
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 879 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1998: 1024 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 1999: 1068 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2000: 758 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2001: 804 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2002: 913 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2003: 1136 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2004: 1039 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2005: 1377 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2006: 1143 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2007: 1245 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 749 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2009: 498 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2010: 627 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2011: 628 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2012: 735 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2013: 921 buildings, average cost: $247,600
  • 2014: 920 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2015: 937 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2016: 1199 buildings, average cost: $262,200
  • 2017: 1370 buildings, average cost: $257,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilson, TN residents
Average permit cost in Wilson, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,465 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,382 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Wilson, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wilson, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wilson, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
Wilson County:

9.1%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.8% for American Indian residents, 42.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.9% for other race residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.9 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 40.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 31.5 years old, American Indian residents: 47.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 18.4 years old)

Area name: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro, TN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilson 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: Lebanon, Cedars, Mount Juliet, Martha-Laguardo, Northeast Wilson, Green Hill, Rural Hill, Watertown.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alamance County, North Carolina , Northampton County, North Carolina , Surry County, North Carolina , Watauga County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 2,961
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,523 (35.2% naturalized citizens)

Wilson County:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5982010 or later
  • 1,8482000 to 2009
  • 1,1121990 to 1999
  • 2551980 to 1989
  • 1861970 to 1979
  • 322Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.9%

Wilson County marital status for males Wilson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 41,914
  • One, attached: 1,421
  • Two: 1,021
  • 3 or 4: 723
  • 5 to 9: 991
  • 10 to 19: 1,539
  • 20 to 49: 1,023
  • 50 or more: 951
  • Mobile homes: 3,339
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 88

Housing units in Wilson County with a mortgage: 23,853 (107 second mortgage, 1,963 home equity loan, 278 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,462

Here:

62.2% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wilson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,655121
Mainline Protestant7,84326
Black Protestant1,67410
Other1,3537
Catholic9001
None60,568-
Wilson 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: 16
Wilson County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Wilson County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wilson County:

9.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Wilson County:

29.3%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Wilson County:

Average size of farms: 110 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,684
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $74.95
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,600
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.02%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,828
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.19
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.67%
Corn for grain: 1125 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 304 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 602 harvested acres
Vegetables: 182 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 49 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wilson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% 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 179.0 miles away from Wilson 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 123.0 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 148.4 miles away from the 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 192.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 201.7 miles away from Wilson 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 190.2 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, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee 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: April 16, 1998 to May 18, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1215: April 20, 1998, FEMA Id: 1215, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Ice Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1010: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3095: March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: 3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Tennessee SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 07, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-585: May 07, 1979, FEMA Id: 585, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 04, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-424: April 04, 1974, FEMA Id: 424, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Wilson County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wilson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,292 (81.2%)
  • Carpooled: 4,417 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 86 (0.2%)
  • Railroad: 21 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 550 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 443 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 4,097 (8.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (21%)
  • India (18%)
  • Egypt (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Russia (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wilson County


  • American (22%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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

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

  • 378 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 286 people in other group homes
  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 103 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

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

  • 473 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 336 people in college/university student housing
  • 234 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 151 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $74,022.

9.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.46% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($37,330 average AGI)
3.19% relocated from other states ($24,278 average AGI)
Wilson County:

3.19%
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 Davidson County, TN  3.51% ($57,607 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.81% ($47,782)
from Sumner County, TN  0.46% ($60,026)
from Williamson County, TN  0.20% ($92,505)
from Smith County, TN  0.16% ($41,051)
from Trousdale County, TN  0.12% ($39,400)
from Shelby County, TN  0.11% ($62,632)


7.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.25% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($37,170 average AGI)
2.14% relocated to other states ($18,736 average AGI)
Wilson County:

2.14%
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 Davidson County, TN  2.13% ($48,959 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.78% ($45,582)
to Sumner County, TN  0.53% ($52,631)
to Smith County, TN  0.31% ($36,779)
to Williamson County, TN  0.23% ($135,211)
to DeKalb County, TN  0.15% ($65,137)
to Trousdale County, TN  0.12% ($40,596)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.5

Births per 1000 population in Wilson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wilson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wilson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,947 (11,430 aged, 2,517 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,795 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (947)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (883)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (655)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (523)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (515)
  • Unspecified dementia (486)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (466)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (340)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (319)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (233)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,396
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 250
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,799

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,271
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 716
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 44.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 149.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 109.3
  • Other - 40.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 136,442
  • In family households: 122,268 (21,567 male householders, 17,277 female householders)
    29,947 spouses, 38,558 children (35,911 natural, 940 adopted, 1,707 stepchildren), 5,910 grandchildren, 1,481 brothers or sisters, 2,164 parents, 2,281 other relatives, 3,083 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,515 (5,653 male householders (5,200 living alone)), 5,737 female householders (5,205 living alone)), 1,125 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,659

Size of family households: 16,876 2-persons, 9,024 3-persons, 7,881 4-persons, 3,825 5-persons, 490 6-persons, 748 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,405 1-person, 970 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

18,986 married couples with children.
7,603 single-parent households (3,264 men, 4,339 women).

94.6% of residents of Wilson speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $381,632,000 ($3,899 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $23,557,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $190,751,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $95,676,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,162,000
Federal grants: $67,858,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,893,000 ($317,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,293,000 ($10,880,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $797,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $119,153,000
Federal Government insurance: $46,899,000

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

Births: 6,553
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,992
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +282
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,027
Here:

+90 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wilson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.90 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • 3,6022014 or later
  • 3,5982010 to 2013
  • 12,5542000 to 2009
  • 10,7201990 to 1999
  • 7,1561980 to 1989
  • 7,2401970 to 1979
  • 3,4991960 to 1969
  • 1,5791950 to 1959
  • 1,6361940 to 1949
  • 1,4261939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2193 rooms
  • 1,2184 rooms
  • 5,7785 rooms
  • 8,8766 rooms
  • 7,3697 rooms
  • 6,3508 rooms
  • 8,5059+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • 1911 room
  • 3822 rooms
  • 1,9693 rooms
  • 2,7804 rooms
  • 3,4325 rooms
  • 1,1376 rooms
  • 1,1097 rooms
  • 7438 rooms
  • 1769+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 3,5012 bedrooms
  • 23,4813 bedrooms
  • 9,2124 bedrooms
  • 2,0055+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilson County, Tennessee
  • 191no bedroom
  • 1,5271 bedroom
  • 5,2692 bedrooms
  • 4,0953 bedrooms
  • 7524 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 380no vehicle
  • 6,7561 vehicle
  • 16,5002 vehicles
  • 9,1513 vehicles
  • 3,3254 vehicles
  • 2,2035+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,153no vehicle
  • 4,8621 vehicle
  • 4,1292 vehicles
  • 1,0723 vehicles
  • 3014 vehicles
  • 4025+ vehicles

87.0% of Wilson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Tennessee.

Wilson County:

87.0%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 72,675
  • Other state: 56,212
  • Northeast: 9,682
  • Midwest: 16,990
  • South: 24,165
  • West: 5,375
Year householders moved into unit in Wilson County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.6%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,020
Here:

14.1%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 575
Here:

7.3%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,338
Here:

35.1%
Tennessee:

22.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wilson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,480,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,869,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $8,059,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,990,000
    Regular Highways: $499,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,577,000
    General - Other: $15,384,000
    Police Protection: $9,930,000
    Regular Highways: $7,375,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,351,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,489,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,545,000
    Financial Administration: $2,479,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Health - Other: $1,138,000
    Libraries: $844,000
    Corrections - Other: $640,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $952,000
    Education: $187,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,581,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $292,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,334,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $286,970,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $286,970,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,770,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $768,000
    General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $154,000
    Sale of Property: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,716,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Health - Other: $289,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    General Public Building: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,679,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,907,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $78,483,000
    Highways: $3,021,000
    Other: $2,243,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $828,000
  • Tax - Property: $73,606,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,669,000
    Other License: $5,898,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,569,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,023,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,918,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $762,000
    Public Utility License: $575,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,437,000

Wilson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,480,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,869,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $8,059,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,990,000
    Regular Highways: $499,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,577,000
    General - Other: $15,384,000
    Police Protection: $9,930,000
    Regular Highways: $7,375,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,351,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,489,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,545,000
    Financial Administration: $2,479,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Health - Other: $1,138,000
    Libraries: $844,000
    Corrections - Other: $640,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $952,000
    Education: $187,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,581,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $292,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,334,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $286,970,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $286,970,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,770,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $768,000
    General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $154,000
    Sale of Property: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,716,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Health - Other: $289,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    General Public Building: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,679,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,907,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $78,483,000
    Highways: $3,021,000
    Other: $2,243,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $828,000
  • Tax - Property: $73,606,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,669,000
    Other License: $5,898,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,569,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,023,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,918,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $762,000
    Public Utility License: $575,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,437,000

Wilson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,480,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,869,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $8,059,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,990,000
    Regular Highways: $499,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,577,000
    General - Other: $15,384,000
    Police Protection: $9,930,000
    Regular Highways: $7,375,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,351,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,489,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,545,000
    Financial Administration: $2,479,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Health - Other: $1,138,000
    Libraries: $844,000
    Corrections - Other: $640,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $952,000
    Education: $187,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,581,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $292,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,334,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $286,970,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $286,970,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,770,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $768,000
    General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $154,000
    Sale of Property: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,716,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Health - Other: $289,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    General Public Building: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,679,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,907,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $78,483,000
    Highways: $3,021,000
    Other: $2,243,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $828,000
  • Tax - Property: $73,606,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,669,000
    Other License: $5,898,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,569,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,023,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,918,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $762,000
    Public Utility License: $575,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,437,000

Wilson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,480,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,869,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $8,059,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,990,000
    Regular Highways: $499,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $135,577,000
    General - Other: $15,384,000
    Police Protection: $9,930,000
    Regular Highways: $7,375,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,351,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,489,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,317,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,545,000
    Financial Administration: $2,479,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Health - Other: $1,138,000
    Libraries: $844,000
    Corrections - Other: $640,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $952,000
    Education: $187,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,581,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $292,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,334,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $286,970,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $286,970,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,770,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $768,000
    General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $154,000
    Sale of Property: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,716,000
    Regular Highways: $696,000
    Health - Other: $289,000
    Police Protection: $153,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    General Public Building: $89,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,679,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,907,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $78,483,000
    Highways: $3,021,000
    Other: $2,243,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $828,000
  • Tax - Property: $73,606,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,669,000
    Other License: $5,898,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,569,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,023,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,918,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $762,000
    Public Utility License: $575,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,437,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,327
  • Number of aged recipients: 119
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,208
  • Number of recipients under 18: 189
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 870
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 268
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 541
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 641
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 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 ORIGINATED759$178,076751$183,1413,725$178,898171$54,0293$190,667307$151,919135$82,007
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$187,14361$160,066291$172,48134$34,0000$07$173,57113$77,615
APPLICATIONS DENIED102$154,902117$150,197996$177,559108$39,5090$044$97,79583$71,036
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN128$184,883100$185,370710$184,28034$85,1471$3,349,00026$115,76916$104,188
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$179,7695$149,000152$179,4349$70,5560$06$112,0004$82,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED116$203,647170$222,3592$164,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$212,32448$241,2295$166,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$183,07124$241,6673$151,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$209,10013$219,2310$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$161,00010$198,6000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wilson, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wilson, TN - Value
Most common first names in Wilson County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James77771.5 years
William59873.7 years
Mary57977.9 years
John50173.8 years
Robert47571.5 years
Charles28870.8 years
George21674.1 years
Willie21178.6 years
Thomas20772.7 years
Joe16074.1 years
Most common last names in Wilson County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith34574.8 years
Williams22977.9 years
Jones21076.0 years
Johnson20873.3 years
Davis14774.8 years
Brown14176.6 years
Thompson13373.2 years
Taylor12274.1 years
Martin11376.2 years
Wright10675.5 years
Businesses in Wilson County, TN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Lane Bryant1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's2
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ann Taylor1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's9
Arby's2Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone2New York & Co1
Banana Republic1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins2Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works2Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback2
Blockbuster1Outback Steakhouse2
Brooks Brothers1Pac Sun1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Panera Bread2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza2
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart2
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut3
Chico's1Publix Super Markets3
Church's Chicken1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Suites2Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos4
Cricket Wireless7RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen4Red Robin1
Discount Tire1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Rue212
Dressbarn1Ryan's Grill1
Dunkin Donuts2SONIC Drive-In6
Eddie Bauer1Sleep Inn1
FedEx13Sprint Nextel3
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Staples2
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC2Steak 'n Shake2
GameStop2Suburban1
Gap1Subway4
Gymboree1Super 82
H&R Block3T-Mobile5
Hardee's3T.J.Maxx1
Hilton2Taco Bell3
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1U-Haul5
IHOP1UPS10
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jack In The Box1Waffle House3
Jones New York3Walgreens4
Justice1Walmart2
KFC2Wendy's2
Knights Inn1White Castle1
Kroger4YMCA1

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"