Cookeville, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 34,706 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +45.1%
Males: 17,102  (49.3%)
Females: 17,604  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

30.7 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 38505.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,598 (it was $26,533 in 2000)
Cookeville:

$42,598
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,593 (it was $17,684 in 2000)

Cookeville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $180,696 (it was $100,200 in 2000)
Cookeville:

$180,696
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $225,162; detached houses: $227,800; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,388; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $36,774; mobile homes: $51,106

Median gross rent in 2019: $760.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cookeville: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.1%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 49.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.6% for American Indian residents, 50.9% for other race residents, 41.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cookeville, TN (2019)
    • 28,84284.7%White alone
    • 2,4457.2%Hispanic
    • 1,2323.6%Black alone
    • 8002.3%Asian alone
    • 5821.7%Two or more races
    • 920.3%Other race alone
    • 630.2%American Indian alone

Races in Cookeville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 113 registered sex offenders living in Cookeville, Tennessee as of April 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cookeville is 290 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Cookeville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(64.1)
13
(45.3)
18
(61.5)
17
(57.4)
8
(26.5)
12
(38.8)
16
(51.3)
8
(25.6)
17
(54.0)
27
(83.6)
18
(54.8)
19
(56.2)
28
(81.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(106.8)
28
(97.6)
26
(88.8)
40
(135.1)
21
(69.6)
26
(84.0)
24
(77.0)
20
(64.0)
19
(60.3)
21
(65.0)
14
(42.6)
13
(38.5)
7
(20.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
85
(302.5)
85
(296.3)
88
(300.6)
94
(317.5)
68
(225.3)
108
(349.0)
103
(330.4)
95
(303.9)
107
(339.6)
117
(362.3)
94
(286.1)
111
(328.5)
85
(247.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
280
(996.6)
335
(1,168)
357
(1,219)
389
(1,314)
426
(1,412)
370
(1,196)
293
(939.9)
237
(758.2)
196
(622.0)
295
(913.5)
301
(916.0)
194
(574.2)
140
(407.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
981
(3,492)
1,281
(4,465)
1,326
(4,529)
1,239
(4,185)
1,270
(4,208)
1,097
(3,545)
1,237
(3,968)
1,097
(3,510)
957
(3,037)
999
(3,094)
1,218
(3,707)
1,067
(3,158)
779
(2,266)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
78
(277.6)
99
(345.1)
75
(256.2)
50
(168.9)
68
(225.3)
55
(177.7)
65
(208.5)
68
(217.6)
80
(253.9)
101
(312.8)
135
(410.8)
157
(464.7)
128
(372.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(3.6)
2
(7.0)
5
(17.1)
3
(10.1)
5
(16.6)
1
(3.2)
2
(6.4)
3
(9.6)
2
(6.3)
4
(12.4)
3
(9.1)
2
(5.9)
1
(2.9)
City-Data.com crime index375.4419.7429.8429.6378.9365.7371.4324.1314.5371.6377.3325.9275.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cookeville, TN

Crime rate in Cookeville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 93 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (50.1%), English (6.3%), Irish (4.3%), German (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 1133 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,588 people per square mile   (low).

Cookeville, Tennessee map

2,226 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

6.4%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,390 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,243 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (54.1 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (70.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (409.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Algood, TN (2.0 miles ),
Baxter, TN (2.7 miles ),
Macedonia, TN (3.1 miles ),
Dodson Branch, TN (3.2 miles ),
Rickman, TN (3.3 miles ),
Buffalo Valley, TN (3.4 miles ),
Monterey, TN (3.7 miles ),
Granville, TN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.16 N, Longitude: 85.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,641 (+56.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,011 (75.3%)

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Cookeville, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cookeville, TN in 2019
Cookeville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2004: 111 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2005: 139 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2007: 99 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2012: 65 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2013: 79 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2014: 132 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2015: 69 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2016: 192 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2017: 135 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2018: 150 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2019: 213 buildings, average cost: $149,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Cookeville, TN residents
Average permit cost in Cookeville, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Cookeville, TN
Historical housing units in Cookeville, TN
Most common industries in Cookeville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Food (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Cookeville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Cookeville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cookeville, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Cookeville-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Cookeville city center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cookeville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 135% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the city 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 165.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from Cookeville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cookeville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cookeville:

  • COOKEVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1 MEDICAL CENTER BOULEVARD)
  • LAZARUS HOUSE HOSPICE (260 WEST FIFTH STREET)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH CARE CENTER (444 ONE ELEVEN PLACE)
  • COOKEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (815 BUNKER HILL ROAD)
  • COOKEVILLE MANOR NURSING HOME (215 W SIXTH ST)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE (815 SOUTH WALNUT AVENUE)
  • COOKEVILLE DIALYSIS (320 N. WILLOW AVE)
  • HIGHLAND RIM HOME HEALTH (337 NORTH CEDAR STREET)
  • PHC HOME HEALTH CARE INC (539B OLD KENTUCKY ROAD)
  • UPPER CUMBERLAND HHA (140 UNIVERSITY DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Cookeville:

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Colleges/Universities in Cookeville:

  • Tennessee Technological University (Full-time enrollment: 9,761; Location: 1 William L. Jones Drive; Public; Website: www.tntech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Genesis Career College-Cookeville (Full-time enrollment: 647; Location: 880-A East 10th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.genesiscareer.edu)
  • Fortis Institute-Cookeville (Full-time enrollment: 451; Location: 1025 Highway 111; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortis.edu)
  • Mr Wayne's School of Unisex Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 170 S Willow Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.misterwaynes.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cookeville:

  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 53 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; Full-time enrollment: 21,628)
  • Roane State Community College (about 54 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 58 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 66 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 70 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 72 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Belmont University (about 73 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)

Public high schools in Cookeville:

  • COOKEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,242, Location: 2335 NORTH WASHINGTON AV, Grades: PK-12)
  • PUTNAM CO ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1400 E. SPRING ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • VITAL: UPPER CUMBERLAND E-LEARNING NETWORK (Location: 1400 E. SPRING ST, Grades: KG-12)

Private high schools in Cookeville:

  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 63, Location: 600 E VETERANS DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • ENDEAVOR (Students: 12, Location: 1200 S WILLOW AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cookeville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cookeville:

  • HEAVENLY HOST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 140, Location: 777 S WILLOW AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HIGHLAND RIM ACADEMY (Students: 77, Location: 1200 MIRACLE RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Cookeville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: J.J. Redick-College Basketball Player(Duke Blue Devils.Born June 24,1984)
  • New college in Cookeville."Nashville State Technical Community College-Cookeville Campus"
  • Birthplace of:Emily Christian-College Basketball Player(Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.Born March 14,1984)
  • Additional Church - Faith Harvest Church of God; 1691 Burgess Falls Road; Cookeville, TN 38506 931 432 PRAY. www.faithharvestchurchofgod.org
  • Birthplace of: J.J. Redick,college basketball player(Duke Blue Devils) Born June 24,1984
  • Birthplace of- J.J.Redick-college basketball player(Duke Blue Devils) Born June 24,1884
  • Under private schools... Child Garden is no longer open. London Bridge Preschool 1175 E. 10th Street, Cookeville TN. 38501 is a State approved preschool that could be under the private listing

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cookeville: Cookeville Golf and Country Club (A), Belle Acres Golf Club (B), Cookeville Fire Department Station 1 (C), Cookeville Fire Department Station 4 (D), Cookeville Fire Department Station 2 (E), Cookeville Fire Department Station 3 (F), Putnam County Library (G), Putnam County Courthouse (H), Plateau Mental Health Center (I), Cookeville City Hall (J), Putnam County Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cookeville Mall Shopping Center (1), Towne Plaza Shopping Center (2), Willow Tree Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cookeville include: First Church of the Nazarene (A), Central Emmanuel Baptist Church (B), West View Baptist Church (C), Washington Avenue Baptist Church (D), Sycamore Church of Christ (E), Stevens Street Baptist Church (F), Scott Avenue Baptist Church (G), Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Buck Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cane Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Short Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cookeville: Cane Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Department of Leisure Services (Museums; 144 South Lowe Avenue) (1), Cookeville Depot Museum (116 West Broad Street) (2), Initials Interiors Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 610 Design Drive) (3), Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 50 East Broad Street) (4), Fun Tunnel (Amusement & Theme Parks; 400 Dubois Road) (5), Carefree Tours (Tours & Charters; 4340 Pippin Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Executive Inn (897 South Jefferson Avenue) (1), Country Inn-Suites-Cookeville (1131 South Jefferson Avenue) (2), Econo Lodge Cookeville (1100 South Jefferson Avenue) (3), Days Inn Cookeville (1296 South Walnut Avenue) (4), Best Western Thunderbird Motel (900 South Jefferson Avenue) (5), Baymont Inn Cookeville (1151 South Jefferson Avenue) (6), Comfort Suites Cookeville (1035 Interstate Drive) (7), Comfort Inn & Suites (1045 Interstate Drive) (8), Eastwood Inn (1646 East Spring Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Tennessee State - Human Services Dept- Putnam County Office (269 South Willow Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: J. J. Redick - Basketball player, Mack Brown - College football coach, Watson Brown - Football player and coach, William Eldridge Odom - General, Bobby Greenwood - Professional golfer, Jim Carlen - Football player and coach, Keith Bilbrey - Radio personality, Kellie Harper - Basketball player-coach, Jere Hargrove - Tennessee politician, Michael S. Moore - Writer.

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cookeville and their reported violations in the past:

COOKEVILLE BOAT DOCK ROAD UD (Population served: 6,952, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2010)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
DOUBLE SPRINGS UTILITY DISTRIC (Population served: 6,859, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
OLD GAINESBORO ROAD UTIL DIST (Population served: 5,980, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cookeville that have no violations reported:

  • COOKEVILLE WATER DEPT (Population served: 44,578, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • BANGHAM UTILITY DIST (Population served: 7,315, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Cookeville in 2010:

  • 1,920 people in college/university student housing
  • 201 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 197 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Cookeville in 2000:

  • 1,740 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 118 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 98 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 18 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
Arena or stadium:
  • Eblen Center. Tennessee Technological University.

Banks with most branches in Cookeville (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Cookeville Main Office Branch, Interstate Rdt Branch, Northside Branch, Jefferson Cookeville. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Putnam County: Tenth Street, Putnam County Lpo/Dpo, South Willow Branch, Bank Of Putnam County. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $371.3 mil, Deposits: $339.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: B.P.c. Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: University Branch, Cookeville Branch, West Cookeville Branch. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Cookeville Branch, West Jackson Street Branch, Algood - Jbt Branch. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,111.8 mil, Deposits: $1,020.8 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Group, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Tennessee: Algood Branch at 330 West Main Street, branch established on 2007/04/23; Cookeville Branch at 412 South Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 1988/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $621.8 mil, Deposits: $542.7 mil, headquarters in Livingston, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Citizens Bank: North Washington Branch at 900 North Washington Avenue, branch established on 2010/02/03; Cookeville Branch at 51 East Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1996/04/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $501.1 mil, Deposits: $410.6 mil, headquarters in Carthage, TN, positive income, 9 total offices
  • COMMUNITY BANK OF THE CUMBERLANDS: Cookeville Branch at 744 South Willow Avenue, branch established on 2001/02/23; North Cookeville Branch at 1065 East Tenth Street, branch established on 2006/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.8 mil, Deposits: $146.0 mil, headquarters in Jamestown, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Educational Services Of America, Inc.
  • Putnam 1st Mercantile Bank: at 200 West Jackson Street, branch established on 2005/11/28; Tenth Street Branch at 860 East 10th Street, branch established on 2008/03/26. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $78.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cookeville - Washington Branch at 105 North Washington Avenue, branch established on 1989/06/21; Cookeville Jackson Branch at Two West Jackson Street, branch established on 1988/06/14. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Cookeville:

Marital status in Cookeville, TN
  • Never married: 46.9%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Cookeville:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cookeville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cookeville, TN (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,222124
Mainline Protestant4,45620
Catholic3,5001
Other1,2136
Black Protestant1801
None32,750-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Putnam County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Putnam County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
This county:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Putnam County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Putnam County:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Putnam County:

18.6%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cookeville:

20.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cookeville:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cookeville:

30.1%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Cookeville:

57.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Cookeville:

79.1%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cookeville, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 1,789$10,884,363$73,009532$1,434,886
Police Protection - Officers 69$138,233$24,0410$0
Firefighters 54$222,383$49,4180$0
Electric Power 48$231,873$57,9682$287
Water Supply 47$176,797$45,1402$3,788
Streets and Highways 45$154,131$41,1023$4,780
Other and Unallocable 29$98,671$40,8290$0
Gas Supply 23$90,118$47,0180$0
Police - Other 20$64,290$38,57414$7,965
Parks and Recreation 20$65,969$39,58122$11,655
Sewerage 17$67,934$47,9530$0
Other Government Administration 16$89,098$66,8240$0
Solid Waste Management 14$44,413$38,0680$0
Financial Administration 14$66,361$56,8810$0
Health 5$12,920$31,0081$993
Judicial and Legal 2$6,510$39,0601$78
Fire - Other 1$3,750$45,0000$0
Totals for Government 2,213$12,417,813$67,336577$1,464,433

Cookeville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,402,000 ($98.02)
    Hospitals: $2,371,000 ($68.32)
    Water Utilities: $2,071,000 ($59.67)
    General - Other: $1,396,000 ($40.22)
    Gas Utilities: $409,000 ($11.78)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($1.93)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $270,831,000 ($7803.58)
    Electric Utilities: $50,509,000 ($1455.34)
    Gas Utilities: $11,065,000 ($318.82)
    Police Protection: $8,448,000 ($243.42)
    Water Utilities: $5,794,000 ($166.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,721,000 ($136.03)
    Central Staff Services: $4,435,000 ($127.79)
    Sewerage: $3,330,000 ($95.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,283,000 ($94.59)
    Regular Highways: $3,015,000 ($86.87)
    General - Other: $2,309,000 ($66.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,715,000 ($49.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,196,000 ($34.46)
    Health - Other: $186,000 ($5.36)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($0.40)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($2.05)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,515,000 ($72.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Hospitals: $700,000 ($20.17)
    Other - Libraries: $335,000 ($9.65)
    Other - General - Other: $299,000 ($8.62)
    Other - Air Transportation: $28,000 ($0.81)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $11,859,000 ($341.70)
    General - Other: $628,000 ($18.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,412,000 ($2806.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($5.13)

Cookeville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $270,075,000 ($7781.80)
    Sewerage: $5,102,000 ($147.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,562,000 ($45.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000 ($7.29)
    Other: $66,000 ($1.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $12,650,000 ($364.49)
    Other: $101,000 ($2.91)
    Health and Hospitals: $88,000 ($2.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,538,000 ($217.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $745,000 ($21.47)
    Sale of Property: $209,000 ($6.02)
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000 ($3.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $86,000 ($2.48)
    Rents: $78,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $56,774,000 ($1635.86)
    Gas Utilities: $13,045,000 ($375.87)
    Water Utilities: $9,478,000 ($273.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,912,000 ($112.72)
    Highways: $2,981,000 ($85.89)
    Other: $260,000 ($7.49)
  • Tax - Property: $10,458,000 ($301.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,140,000 ($61.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,421,000 ($40.94)
    Other License: $499,000 ($14.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $420,000 ($12.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $72,000 ($2.07)

Cookeville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,768,000 ($2644.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,281,000 ($2370.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,487,000 ($273.35)

Cookeville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,824,000 ($571.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $119,022,000 ($3429.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,550,000 ($765.00)

7.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Overton County, TN  0.72% ($38,113 average AGI)
from White County, TN  0.68% ($28,339)
from Jackson County, TN  0.53% ($30,562)


7.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to White County, TN  0.68% ($33,606 average AGI)
to Overton County, TN  0.65% ($31,337)
to Davidson County, TN  0.44% ($34,407)
Businesses in Cookeville, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's2Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's3
AutoZone2New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Baymont Inn1Old Navy1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Burger King3Outback1
CVS2Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless1
Clarion1Penske2
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes1
FedEx7SONIC Drive-In2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill3Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks2
Hardee's2Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway4
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
Honda1T.J.Maxx1
Hyundai1Taco Bell3
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1U-Haul6
Jones New York3U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS8
Kincaid1Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Knights Inn1Waffle House2
Kohl's1Walgreens2
Kroger1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture2YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cookeville:

  • WHUB (1400 AM; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WSMT (1050 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTZX (860 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cookeville:

  • W265BC (100.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WTTU (88.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cookeville:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cookeville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 125Number of bridges
  • 981ft / 299mTotal length
  • $11,231,000Total costs
  • 1,510,380Total average daily traffic
  • 178,624Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,224,272Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cookeville, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 171970-1979
  • 431980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cookeville, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cookeville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 247 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cookeville, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 384 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cookeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cookeville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 63 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 226. The highest number of fires - 300 took place in 2016, and the least - 123 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cookeville, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.6%), and Structure Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cookeville, TN
    • 1,71544.6%Outside Fires
    • 1,33834.8%Structure Fires
    • 70518.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 862.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cookeville, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cookeville, Tennessee:

  • Quality Inn, 970 S Jeffson Ave, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 , Phone: (931) 526-7125, Fax: (931) 520-7944
  • Comfort Suites, 1035 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 , Phone: (931) 372-1881, Fax: (931) 372-9188
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1045 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 , Phone: (931) 372-0086, Fax: (931) 372-0030
  • Country Inn And Suites, 1151 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, Tennessee 38506 , Phone: (931) 525-6668, Fax: (931) 525-7626
  • Days Inn, 1296 S Walnut Ave, Cookeville, Tennessee 38502 , Phone: (931) 528-1511, Fax: (931) 528-1511
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1228 Bunkerhill Rd, Cookeville, Tennessee 38506 , Phone: (931) 881-2000, Fax: (931) 646-7014
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 897 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501 , Phone: (931) 526-9521, Fax: (931) 528-2285
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites, 1200 Sam's St, Cookeville, Tennessee 38506 , Phone: (931) 854-1050, Fax: (931) 854-1059
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cookeville, Tennessee
Most common first names in Cookeville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James39372.0 years
Mary32678.7 years
William30074.4 years
John27473.7 years
Robert20573.3 years
Willie14776.8 years
Charles13071.4 years
George9675.0 years
Walter9074.9 years
Anna7980.2 years
Most common last names in Cookeville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19775.9 years
Brown16875.5 years
Allen14072.4 years
Gentry11276.4 years
Phillips9875.6 years
Johnson9676.9 years
Davis9374.4 years
Jones9175.8 years
Flatt8875.8 years
Roberts8474.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cookeville, TN
  • 49.5%Electricity
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cookeville, TN
  • 87.7%Electricity
  • 10.2%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cookeville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cookeville on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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