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Bledsoe County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 15,100 (all rural); it was 12,367 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,764
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,961
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,618
Renter-occupied apartments: 972 (it was 812 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

32%

Land area: 406 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bledsoe County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.5%), Retail trade (16.2%), Construction (15.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 13%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 68%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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  • Races in Bledsoe County, TN (2019)
    • 13,193106.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6124.9%Two or more races
    • 4994.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3933.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3532.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 440.4%Some other race alone
    • 100.08%Asian alone
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 8,854  (58.6%)
Females: 6,246  (41.4%)
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Average household size:
Bledsoe County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,398 ($28,982 in 1999)
This county:

$46,398
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $478 (lower quartile is $377, upper quartile is $607)
This county:

$478
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,484 (it was $63,700 in 2000)
Bledsoe:

$154,484
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,726 - $247,778

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $224,170
Here:

$224,170
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $145,499
Here:

$145,499
State:

$241,796

Mobile homes: $146,470
Here:

$146,470
State:

$90,685

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,669
Here:

$17,669
State:

$73,780

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $982
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $361

Institutionalized population: 1,091

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 67
  • Auto thefts: 9
Bledsoe County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Bledsoe, TN residents
Average permit cost in Bledsoe, TN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $632 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $601 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Bledsoe, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bledsoe, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bledsoe, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.1%
Bledsoe County:

21.1%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for American Indian residents, 90.0% for other race residents, 72.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.4 years old
(Males: 42.4 years old, Females: 46.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.9 years old, Black residents: 39.2 years old, American Indian residents: 4.5 years old, Asian residents: 60.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.9 years old, Other race residents: 26.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bledsoe County is $377 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $604 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sequatchie Valley, Cumberland Plateau, Pikeville.

Bledsoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Beaufort County, North Carolina , DeKalb County , Dickson County , Dare County, North Carolina , Hardeman County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 228
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 421 (20.9% naturalized citizens)

Bledsoe County:

2.8%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1762010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 12Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.5%

Bledsoe County marital status for males Bledsoe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,826
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 104
  • 5 to 9: 127
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,625
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 75

Housing units in Bledsoe County with a mortgage: 1,617 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,107

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bledsoe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,42426
Mainline Protestant3763
Black Protestant1191
Other21
None9,955-
Bledsoe 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: 3
Bledsoe County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bledsoe County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bledsoe County:

11.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Bledsoe County:

32.3%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Bledsoe County:

Average size of farms: 166 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,797
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $275.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,391
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.74%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,905
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.55%
Corn for grain: 1152 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 140 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 217 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,245 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 128 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bledsoe County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 81.7 miles away from Bledsoe County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 69.6 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from the county center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Bledsoe County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 246.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 19, 2019 - March 30, 2019, FEMA Id: 4427, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2014 to June 10, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4189: August 13, 2014, FEMA Id: 4189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1456: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: November 09, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1441: November 13, 2002, FEMA Id: 1441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bledsoe County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bledsoe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,421 (66.4%)
  • Carpooled: 632 (17.3%)
  • Bus: 19 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 185 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 386 (10.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (44%)
  • Guatemala (18%)
  • Croatia (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • Pakistan (4%)
  • Netherlands (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bledsoe County


  • American (25%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 969 people in state prisons
  • 141 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 931 people in state prisons
  • 97 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,515.

6.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.10% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($24,209 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($10,378 average AGI)
Bledsoe County:

1.51%
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 Rhea County, TN  1.25% ($22,340 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, TN  0.98% ($39,703)
from Sequatchie County, TN  0.82% ($36,935)


5.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($27,472 average AGI)
0.91% relocated to other states ($6,682 average AGI)
Bledsoe County:

0.91%
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 Rhea County, TN  1.23% ($26,043 average AGI)
to Sequatchie County, TN  0.94% ($33,143)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.67% ($47,880)
to Cumberland County, TN  0.54% ($29,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Bledsoe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Bledsoe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bledsoe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bledsoe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bledsoe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bledsoe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bledsoe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bledsoe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bledsoe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,114 (1,605 aged, 509 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 371 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (181)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (161)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (115)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (54)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,027
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 219
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,905

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 959
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 804

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 15

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,100
  • Male householders: 2,525 (611 living alone), Female householders: 2,475 (560 living alone)
  • 2,788 spouses (2,740 opposite-sex spouses), 402 unmarried partners, (391 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,458 children (3,097 natural, 103 adopted, 258 stepchildren), 675 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 259 parents, 66 foster children, 684 other relatives, 608 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,196

Size of family households: 1,715 2-persons, 679 3-persons, 491 4-persons, 301 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 196 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,172 1-person, 234 2-persons, 64 3-persons, 5 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

1,384 married couples with children.
772 single-parent households (307 men, 465 women).

97.0% of residents of Bledsoe speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (29% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 61% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,371,000 ($4,957 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $933,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,139,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,326,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $275,000
Federal grants: $22,278,000
Federal procurement contracts: $248,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,104,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $291,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $637,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,584,000

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

Births: 662
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 612
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +529
Here:

+41 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bledsoe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.03 millions of gallons per day (38% from ground, 62% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • 2242014 or later
  • 1812010 to 2013
  • 1,0292000 to 2009
  • 1,6551990 to 1999
  • 8131980 to 1989
  • 8101970 to 1979
  • 3981960 to 1969
  • 1801950 to 1959
  • 1631940 to 1949
  • 3691939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • 231 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1883 rooms
  • 4384 rooms
  • 7015 rooms
  • 6966 rooms
  • 6167 rooms
  • 4928 rooms
  • 5199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • 881 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 793 rooms
  • 3224 rooms
  • 3025 rooms
  • 1746 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 1488 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • 23no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 8652 bedrooms
  • 1,7453 bedrooms
  • 7774 bedrooms
  • 1555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
  • 87no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 4532 bedrooms
  • 4863 bedrooms
  • 1444 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bledsoe County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bledsoe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bledsoe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 178no vehicle
  • 7411 vehicle
  • 1,2932 vehicles
  • 9673 vehicles
  • 4194 vehicles
  • 1235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bledsoe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bledsoe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 88no vehicle
  • 6531 vehicle
  • 3712 vehicles
  • 1073 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

88.9% of Bledsoe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Tennessee.

Bledsoe County:

88.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 10,105
  • Other state: 4,533
  • Northeast: 471
  • Midwest: 1,688
  • South: 2,049
  • West: 300
Year householders moved into unit in Bledsoe County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bledsoe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 18.0%Wood
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 26.4%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 201
Here:

15.9%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 115
Here:

18.1%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

13.9%
Tennessee:

23.1%

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

Bledsoe County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000
  • Charges - Other: $961,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $622,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,113,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,571,000
    Regular Highways: $1,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,303,000
    Health - Other: $1,261,000
    Police Protection: $1,191,000
    Central Staff Services: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $395,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Libraries: $86,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,526,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,473,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $442,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $672,000
    General - Other: $40,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,465,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,065,000
    Highways: $2,123,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,320,000
    Other: $116,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,304,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,860,000

Bledsoe County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000
  • Charges - Other: $961,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $622,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,113,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,571,000
    Regular Highways: $1,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,303,000
    Health - Other: $1,261,000
    Police Protection: $1,191,000
    Central Staff Services: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $395,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Libraries: $86,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,526,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,473,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $442,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $672,000
    General - Other: $40,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,465,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,065,000
    Highways: $2,123,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,320,000
    Other: $116,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,304,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,860,000

Bledsoe County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000
  • Charges - Other: $961,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $622,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,113,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,571,000
    Regular Highways: $1,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,303,000
    Health - Other: $1,261,000
    Police Protection: $1,191,000
    Central Staff Services: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $395,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Libraries: $86,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,526,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,473,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $442,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $672,000
    General - Other: $40,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,465,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,065,000
    Highways: $2,123,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,320,000
    Other: $116,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,304,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,860,000

Bledsoe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000
  • Charges - Other: $961,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $622,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $114,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,113,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $666,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,571,000
    Regular Highways: $1,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,303,000
    Health - Other: $1,261,000
    Police Protection: $1,191,000
    Central Staff Services: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $395,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $180,000
    General Public Buildings: $146,000
    Libraries: $86,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,526,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,473,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $442,000
    General Revenue - Other: $302,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $672,000
    General - Other: $40,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,465,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,065,000
    Highways: $2,123,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,320,000
    Other: $116,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,304,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,860,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 442
  • Number of aged recipients: 65
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 377
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 282
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 131
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 195
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 186
Most common first names in Bledsoe County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9171.1 years
William8074.4 years
John6973.5 years
Mary4777.2 years
Robert4072.0 years
Charles4067.4 years
George3075.9 years
Thomas2773.8 years
Roy1972.0 years
Willie1978.5 years
Most common last names in Bledsoe County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7173.6 years
Swafford7079.9 years
Brown4781.2 years
Hale4176.8 years
Walker3672.9 years
Johnson3574.6 years
Angel3569.0 years
Simmons3577.1 years
Roberson3376.8 years
Brock2869.1 years
Businesses in Bledsoe County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
McDonald's1