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Bolivar, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

Bolivar,TN index of house prices

Total population: 5,152 (All urban)

Houses: 2,286 (1,869 occupied: 1,148 owner occupied, 725 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

35%

Housing density: 270 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $831,554.

Median contract rent in 2016: $262 (lower quartile is $160, upper quartile is $370)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,510


Median gross rent in Bolivar, TN in 2016: $366

Housing units in Bolivar with a mortgage: 682 (7 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 465

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $45,457

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,409

Median monthly housing costs: $658


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Bolivar, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,076 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$98,076
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,551 - $147,311
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,235
  • In family households: 4,143 (442 male householders, 759 female householders)
    653 spouses, 1,741 children (1,402 natural, 310 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 203 grandchildren, 120 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 176 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 708 (223 male householders (211 living alone)), 453 female householders (445 living alone)), 26 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 373

Size of family households: 600 2-persons, 253 3-persons, 139 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 659 1-person, 9 2-persons, 4 4-persons.

367 married couples with children.
746 single-parent households (24 men, 722 women).

98.1% of residents of Bolivar speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 54 (1.0%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bolivar, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 862 bedrooms
  • 8513 bedrooms
  • 1514 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bolivar, Tennessee:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 1671 bedroom
  • 2902 bedrooms
  • 1643 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bolivar in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 93no vehicle
  • 3281 vehicle
  • 2992 vehicles
  • 3203 vehicles
  • 934 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Cars and other vehicles available in Bolivar in renter-occupied apartments

  • 203no vehicle
  • 4231 vehicle
  • 762 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bolivar, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 284 rooms
  • 3575 rooms
  • 3376 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 1829+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bolivar, Tennessee:

  • 111 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 1784 rooms
  • 3025 rooms
  • 816 rooms
  • 387 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

  • Bolivar, TN household income distribution

  • Bolivar, TN household income distribution
  • 132Less than $10,000
  • 307$10,000 to $14,999
  • 164$15,000 to $19,999
  • 91$20,000 to $24,999
  • 118$25,000 to $29,999
  • 182$30,000 to $34,999
  • 48$35,000 to $39,999
  • 74$40,000 to $44,999
  • 66$45,000 to $49,999
  • 153$50,000 to $59,999
  • 138$60,000 to $74,999
  • 132$75,000 to $99,999
  • 102$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bolivar, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bolivar, TN
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 35$40,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $69,999
  • 117$70,000 to $79,999
  • 160$80,000 to $89,999
  • 100$90,000 to $99,999
  • 121$100,000 to $124,999
  • 110$125,000 to $149,999
  • 59$150,000 to $174,999
  • 41$175,000 to $199,999
  • 69$200,000 to $249,999
  • 16$250,000 to $299,999
  • 36$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bolivar, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bolivar, TN
  • 50Less than $100
  • 66$100 to $149
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 98$200 to $249
  • 35$250 to $299
  • 32$300 to $349
  • 92$350 to $399
  • 60$400 to $449
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 53$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 25$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 42$1,000 to $1,249
  • 40No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 28Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Bolivar population
Bolivar commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 156
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 248
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 434
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 145
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 67
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 168
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 66
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 18
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 49
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 139
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 26
  • 90 or more minutes: 20
Bolivar, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.2%
Number of people working at home: 99 (6.0% of all workers)

Bolivar mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,889 (94%)
  • Carpooled: 77 (2%)
  • Taxi: 30 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 99 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 African: 1,388
 American: 294
 English: 83
 Italian: 49
 Irish: 46
 German: 44
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 Scottish: 16
 European: 11
 Armenian: 7

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

  • 100%India
  • 0%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 4,613
  • Other state: 589
  • Northeast: 43
  • Midwest: 396
  • South: 128
  • West: 15

95% of Bolivar residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Tennessee.

Bolivar:

95.3%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 81
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 718
  • Less than 1 year of college: 68
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 160
  • Associate degree: 18
  • Bachelor's degree: 69
  • Master's degree: 17
  • Professional school degree: 43
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 29
  • 7th and 8th grade: 46
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 73
  • 11th grade: 82
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 49
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 895
  • Less than 1 year of college: 93
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 180
  • Associate degree: 180
  • Bachelor's degree: 180
  • Master's degree: 116
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 30.0%Males
  • 14.8%Females
Bolivar marital status for males
Bolivar marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,704
  • Two: 224
  • 3 or 4: 195
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 to 49: 36
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 55

Median worth of mobile homes: $74,724

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 23 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bolivar:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bolivar
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.2%)
  • Electricity (30.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (52.7%)
  • Electricity (42.9%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

2.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

1.9%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

21.4%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)