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Cheatham County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 40,426 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 35,912 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,392
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,515
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,766
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,613 (it was 2,112 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

32%

Land area: 303 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 134 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cheatham County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.6%), Manufacturing (12.5%), Construction (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cheatham County, TN (2017)
    • 37,566104.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1503.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6881.9%Two or more races
    • 5231.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1940.5%Asian alone
    • 1890.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 700.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 70.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 19,977  (49.4%)
Females: 20,449  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Cheatham County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,184 ($45,836 in 1999)
This county:

$59,184
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $735 (lower quartile is $597, upper quartile is $1,033)
This county:

$735
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $188,258 (it was $105,100 in 2000)
Cheatham:

$188,258
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $135,733 - $268,969
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,211
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $395

Institutionalized population: 265

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 76
  • Burglaries: 109
  • Thefts: 322
  • Auto thefts: 74

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 58
  • Burglaries: 118
  • Thefts: 309
  • Auto thefts: 85
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 503 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 296 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 1999: 237 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2000: 190 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2001: 202 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2002: 255 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2003: 198 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2004: 237 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2005: 246 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2006: 287 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2007: 231 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2011: 38 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2014: 107 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2015: 121 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2016: 173 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2017: 293 buildings, average cost: $156,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Cheatham, TN residents
Average permit cost in Cheatham, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,200 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,151 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Cheatham, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cheatham, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cheatham, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
Cheatham County:

11.4%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.7% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.5 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 43.8 years old, American Indian residents: 80.8 years old, Asian residents: 41.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.8 years old)

Area name: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro, TN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cheatham 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: Ashland City, Pleasant View, Kingston Springs, Pegram.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cheatham County: Washington College Post Office and Station (A), Unaka View (B), Pinnacle Mountain Lookout (C), Clarkville Iron Furnace Documentary Site (D), Unaka Ranger Station (E), Gladstone (F), Graham Mill (G), Sally Hole (H), Deacon Store (I), Gravel Hill (J), Knob Creek Boat Dock (K), Peppermint Farms (L), Douglas Shed (M), Boones Creek Dock (N), Indian Ridge (O), Limestone Volunteer Fire Department (P), Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Nolichuckey Valley Volunteer Fire Department (R), Embreeville Volunteer Fire Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cheatham County include: Logans Chapel United Methodist Church (A), Progressive Church (B), Bowmantown Baptist Church (C), Harmony Baptist Church (D), Sulphur Springs Baptist Church (E), Bethany Church (F), Asbury United Methodist Church (G), Gragg Chapel (H), McAllister Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howard Cemetery (1), Jackson Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3), Kincheloe Cemetery (4), White Cemetery (5), Wolfe Cemetery (6), Bacon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Painter Pond (A), Moore Lake (B), Waller Pond (C), Walker Pond (D), Boone Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Leesburg Branch (A), Lebanon Branch (B), Kelinger Branch (C), Keebler Branch (D), Patty Creek (E), Straight Creek (F), Tellico Branch (G), Jockey Creek (H), Bacon Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cheatham County include: Unicoi Wildlife Management Area (1), Buffalo Mountain Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grainger County , Izard County, Arkansas , Halifax County, North Carolina , Rogers County, Oklahoma , Pickett County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 989
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 693 (58.7% naturalized citizens)

Cheatham County:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 632010 or later
  • 1982000 to 2009
  • 1911990 to 1999
  • 621980 to 1989
  • 381970 to 1979
  • 144Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 27.4%

Cheatham County marital status for males Cheatham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,683
  • One, attached: 225
  • Two: 283
  • 3 or 4: 210
  • 5 to 9: 356
  • 10 to 19: 321
  • 20 to 49: 108
  • 50 or more: 277
  • Mobile homes: 1,794

Housing units in Cheatham County with a mortgage: 7,620 (120 second mortgage, 520 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,982

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cheatham County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,44154
Mainline Protestant1,91711
Catholic5001
Black Protestant2092
Other71
None26,031-
Cheatham 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: 6
Cheatham County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Cheatham County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

4.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cheatham County:

10.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Cheatham County:

29.8%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Cheatham County:

Average size of farms: 108 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,299
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $293.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,491
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,278
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
Corn for grain: 591 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 236 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3230 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22 acres

Tornado activity:

Cheatham County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 10139195.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from Cheatham 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 125.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 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 182.1 miles away from Cheatham 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 147.4 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 02, 2014 to March 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4171: April 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 4171, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 02, 2006 to April 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1634: April 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1634, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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: May 23, 2000 to May 31, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1331: June 12, 2000, FEMA Id: 1331, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 1999 to May 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1275: May 12, 1999, FEMA Id: 1275, 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 Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1167: March 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1167, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cheatham County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cheatham

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,511 (76.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,024 (10.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 144 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 133 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,020 (10.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (21%)
  • Costa Rica (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Macedonia (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cheatham County


  • American (38%)
  • European (13%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 241 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 154 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 111 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,976.

9.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.37%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.45% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($34,980 average AGI)
1.92% relocated from other states ($11,359 average AGI)
Cheatham County:

1.92%
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  3.96% ($44,584 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TN  0.71% ($39,709)
from Robertson County, TN  0.58% ($43,769)
from Dickson County, TN  0.46% ($53,083)
from Sumner County, TN  0.44% ($37,029)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.31% ($31,490)
from Williamson County, TN  0.25% ($66,615)


8.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.59% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($34,295 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($10,592 average AGI)
Cheatham County:

1.71%
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  2.25% ($44,343 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TN  1.00% ($34,292)
to Robertson County, TN  0.79% ($42,590)
to Dickson County, TN  0.61% ($43,245)
to Sumner County, TN  0.46% ($48,408)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.32% ($41,735)
to Williamson County, TN  0.28% ($65,698)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Cheatham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Cheatham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cheatham County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cheatham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cheatham County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cheatham County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cheatham County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cheatham County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cheatham County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,913 (3,793 aged, 1,120 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 489 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (453)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (444)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (330)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (240)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (137)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (135)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (126)
  • Unspecified dementia (117)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (81)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.63
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,420
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 21
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,521

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,277
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 733

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 141.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 95.9
  • Other - 46.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,426
  • In family households: 34,747 (5,675 male householders, 5,068 female householders)
    8,421 spouses, 11,401 children (10,295 natural, 387 adopted, 724 stepchildren), 1,280 grandchildren, 431 brothers or sisters, 657 parents, 794 other relatives, 1,025 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,339 (2,112 male householders (1,726 living alone)), 2,040 female householders (1,565 living alone)), 1,190 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 330

Size of family households: 5,087 2-persons, 2,373 3-persons, 2,016 4-persons, 778 5-persons, 338 6-persons, 146 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,285 1-person, 728 2-persons, 101 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

5,521 married couples with children.
2,083 single-parent households (453 men, 1,630 women).

96.4% of residents of Cheatham speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $126,799,000 ($3,334 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,902,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,107,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,918,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $124,000
Federal grants: $23,308,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,867,000 ($724,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,475,000 ($1,745,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,020,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,804,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,213,000

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

Births: 2,472
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,483
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +56
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,704
Here:

+44 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cheatham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.60 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • 5712014 or later
  • 4522010 to 2013
  • 2,8462000 to 2009
  • 4,0241990 to 1999
  • 2,6921980 to 1989
  • 2,8071970 to 1979
  • 1,3381960 to 1969
  • 8841950 to 1959
  • 2561940 to 1949
  • 4431939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cheatham County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • 01 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 933 rooms
  • 1,0914 rooms
  • 2,4195 rooms
  • 2,9066 rooms
  • 1,8837 rooms
  • 1,6078 rooms
  • 1,5929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • 441 room
  • 1062 rooms
  • 4553 rooms
  • 7644 rooms
  • 7905 rooms
  • 5046 rooms
  • 2217 rooms
  • 1458 rooms
  • 1669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cheatham County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 1,8022 bedrooms
  • 7,1523 bedrooms
  • 1,9594 bedrooms
  • 4675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cheatham County, Tennessee
  • 50no bedroom
  • 3141 bedroom
  • 1,2852 bedrooms
  • 1,2563 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheatham County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheatham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cheatham County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 203no vehicle
  • 2,0261 vehicle
  • 5,0752 vehicles
  • 2,6503 vehicles
  • 1,2444 vehicles
  • 5245+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cheatham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cheatham County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 245no vehicle
  • 1,0641 vehicle
  • 1,3832 vehicles
  • 4713 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles

87.9% of Cheatham County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Tennessee.

Cheatham County:

87.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 27,240
  • Other state: 12,151
  • Northeast: 1,645
  • Midwest: 3,868
  • South: 5,293
  • West: 1,366
Year householders moved into unit in Cheatham County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cheatham County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 21.2%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 10.2%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 406
Here:

9.6%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 313
Here:

13.8%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 301
Here:

20.5%
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

Cheatham County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,733,000
    Other: $2,124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,180,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $113,000
    Regular Highways: $81,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,234,000
    Police Protection: $2,998,000
    Regular Highways: $2,589,000
    General - Other: $2,398,000
    Health - Other: $1,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,458,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,240,000
    Financial Administration: $1,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $976,000
    Local Fire Protection: $857,000
    Central Staff Services: $737,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Libraries: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Corrections - Other: $130,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $874,000
    Highways: $35,000
    Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $518,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,773,000
    Other: $331,000
    General Local Government Support: $183,000
    Highways: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,621,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,490,000
    General Revenue - Other: $497,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,285,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,269,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,818,000
    Highways: $1,933,000
    General Local Government Support: $615,000
    Other: $614,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,014,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,956,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $976,000
    Other Selective Sales: $411,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $287,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $174,000
    Other License: $171,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,982,000

Cheatham County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,733,000
    Other: $2,124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,180,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $113,000
    Regular Highways: $81,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,234,000
    Police Protection: $2,998,000
    Regular Highways: $2,589,000
    General - Other: $2,398,000
    Health - Other: $1,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,458,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,240,000
    Financial Administration: $1,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $976,000
    Local Fire Protection: $857,000
    Central Staff Services: $737,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Libraries: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Corrections - Other: $130,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $874,000
    Highways: $35,000
    Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $518,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,773,000
    Other: $331,000
    General Local Government Support: $183,000
    Highways: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,621,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,490,000
    General Revenue - Other: $497,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,285,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,269,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,818,000
    Highways: $1,933,000
    General Local Government Support: $615,000
    Other: $614,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,014,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,956,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $976,000
    Other Selective Sales: $411,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $287,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $174,000
    Other License: $171,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,982,000

Cheatham County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,733,000
    Other: $2,124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,180,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $113,000
    Regular Highways: $81,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,234,000
    Police Protection: $2,998,000
    Regular Highways: $2,589,000
    General - Other: $2,398,000
    Health - Other: $1,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,458,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,240,000
    Financial Administration: $1,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $976,000
    Local Fire Protection: $857,000
    Central Staff Services: $737,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Libraries: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Corrections - Other: $130,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $874,000
    Highways: $35,000
    Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $518,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,773,000
    Other: $331,000
    General Local Government Support: $183,000
    Highways: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,621,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,490,000
    General Revenue - Other: $497,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,285,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,269,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,818,000
    Highways: $1,933,000
    General Local Government Support: $615,000
    Other: $614,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,014,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,956,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $976,000
    Other Selective Sales: $411,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $287,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $174,000
    Other License: $171,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,982,000

Cheatham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000
  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,733,000
    Other: $2,124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,180,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $113,000
    Regular Highways: $81,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,234,000
    Police Protection: $2,998,000
    Regular Highways: $2,589,000
    General - Other: $2,398,000
    Health - Other: $1,984,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,458,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,240,000
    Financial Administration: $1,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $976,000
    Local Fire Protection: $857,000
    Central Staff Services: $737,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Libraries: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Corrections - Other: $130,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $81,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $874,000
    Highways: $35,000
    Other: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $518,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,773,000
    Other: $331,000
    General Local Government Support: $183,000
    Highways: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,840,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,621,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,219,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,490,000
    General Revenue - Other: $497,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $169,000
    Sale of Property: $69,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,285,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,269,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,818,000
    Highways: $1,933,000
    General Local Government Support: $615,000
    Other: $614,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,014,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,956,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $976,000
    Other Selective Sales: $411,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $287,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $174,000
    Other License: $171,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,982,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 555
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 497
  • Number of recipients under 18: 83
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 368
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 104
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 207
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 305
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED221$149,502124$137,040884$153,43657$58,82552$113,71245$81,933
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$150,0007$117,71490$150,1567$32,5710$09$95,222
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$132,12937$150,838323$151,67559$41,08516$134,43831$77,194
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$134,40029$198,379223$152,6329$97,1117$135,42910$108,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$131,7506$121,00045$154,2226$36,5001$71,0002$126,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$185,18822$181,682
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$219,7787$185,429
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$100,0007$186,857
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$188,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$96,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cheatham, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cheatham, TN - Value
Most common first names in Cheatham County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22070.9 years
Mary16778.2 years
William15372.6 years
John12973.5 years
Robert10971.6 years
Charles9570.5 years
George6873.6 years
Thomas5873.1 years
Willie4976.9 years
Annie4979.9 years
Most common last names in Cheatham County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harris8578.8 years
Binkley8175.0 years
Smith7376.9 years
Williams6776.8 years
Perry6375.9 years
Nicholson4275.2 years
Johnson4169.7 years
Morris4177.5 years
Allen4174.4 years
Jones3974.5 years
Businesses in Cheatham County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In2
H&R Block2Subway3
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1