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Giles County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2021: 30,706 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 29,447 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,914
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,724
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,831
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,237 (it was 2,882 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 611 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Giles County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.5%), Educational, health and social services (20.2%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Giles County, TN (2021)
    • 25,20381.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,8989.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5465.0%Two or more races
    • 1,0123.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1450.5%Some other race alone
    • 440.1%Asian alone
    • 330.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Tennessee median age:

39.2 years
Males: 15,101  (49.2%)
Females: 15,605  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Giles County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $55,150 ($34,824 in 1999)
This county:

$55,150
Tennessee:

$59,695

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $523 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $703)
This county:

$523
State:

$799


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $183,230 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Giles:

$183,230
Tennessee:

$235,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,483 - $283,314

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $246,953
Here:

$246,953
State:

$310,843

Townhouses or other attached units: $743,979
Here:

$743,979
State:

$280,903

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $337,322
Here:

$337,322
State:

$245,576

Mobile homes: $114,063
Here:

$114,063
State:

$101,125

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $21,986
Here:

$21,986
State:

$71,133

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,173
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 362

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 40
  • Auto thefts: 18

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 25
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 172 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2020: 123 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2019: 108 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2018: 102 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2017: 96 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2016: 82 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2015: 70 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2000: 49 buildings, average cost: $23,400
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $72,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Giles, TN residents
Average permit cost in Giles, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,043 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $796 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Giles, TN in 2021
Distribution of house value in Giles, TN in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Giles, TN in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 12.5%
Giles County:

12.5%
Tennessee:

13.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 43.7 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 45.7 years old, American Indian residents: 27.4 years old, Asian residents: 40.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Giles County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $604 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pulaski, Prospect, Ardmore, Elkton, Minor Hill, Lynnville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Grady County, Oklahoma , Dare County, North Carolina , Hardeman County , Johnson County, Arkansas , Santa Barbara County, California , Okfuskee County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 1,011
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 351 (62.9% naturalized citizens)

Giles County:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1182010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 1041990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.1%

Giles County marital status for males Giles County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,360
  • One, attached: 134
  • Two: 463
  • 3 or 4: 212
  • 5 to 9: 181
  • 10 to 19: 333
  • 20 to 49: 115
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 2,258
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 51

Housing units in Giles County with a mortgage: 4,272 (342 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 205 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 145

Here:

2.7% with mortgage
State:

97.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Giles County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,29970
Mainline Protestant3,46731
Black Protestant1,50612
Catholic4001
Other41
None9,809-
Giles 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: 8
Giles County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Giles County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Giles County:

11.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Giles County:

32.7%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Giles County:

Average size of farms: 141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,925
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $79.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,548
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.43%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,711
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.35%
Corn for grain: 6804 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 911 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2647 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6357 harvested acres
Vegetables: 94 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Giles County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 196% 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 92.5 miles away from Giles 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 123.6 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 92.5 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 183.5 miles away from Giles County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 188.7 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 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 Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1909: May 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1909, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1568: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Giles County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Giles

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,410 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 560 (5.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 222 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 125 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,080 (10.2%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • England (10%)
  • Cuba (9%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (7%)
  • Dominican Republic (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Giles County


  • American (33%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 284 people in college/university student housing
  • 238 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

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

  • 255 people in nursing homes
  • 165 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $56,139.

7.59% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($56,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Tennessee average:

8.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.18% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($28,396 average AGI)
3.41% relocated from other states ($27,789 average AGI)
Giles County:

3.41%
Tennessee average:

4.34%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Maury County, TN  1.00% ($47,721 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, TN  0.80% ($44,820)
from Marshall County, TN  0.61% ($41,485)
from Limestone County, AL  0.59% ($73,030)
from Madison County, AL  0.46% ($58,275)
from Lincoln County, TN  0.34% ($34,289)
from Davidson County, TN  0.24% ($45,296)


6.12% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($42,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Tennessee average:

7.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.51% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($24,040 average AGI)
2.61% relocated to other states ($18,510 average AGI)
Giles County:

2.61%
Tennessee average:

3.20%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Lawrence County, TN  0.90% ($39,333 average AGI)
to Maury County, TN  0.75% ($42,671)
to Limestone County, AL  0.52% ($40,193)
to Marshall County, TN  0.39% ($40,907)
to Madison County, AL  0.37% ($53,634)
to Davidson County, TN  0.26% ($36,429)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.24% ($34,731)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Giles County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Giles County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Giles County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Giles County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Giles County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Giles County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Giles County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,586 (4,414 aged, 1,172 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 480 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (621)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (599)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (494)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (303)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (299)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (189)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (186)
  • Unspecified dementia (132)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (85)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,333
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 325
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,743

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,051
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,406
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 185.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 117.3
  • Other - 68.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,706
  • Male householders: 5,446 (1,527 living alone), Female householders: 6,409 (1,806 living alone)
  • 5,566 spouses (5,529 opposite-sex spouses), 754 unmarried partners, (751 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,711 children (8,094 natural, 174 adopted, 442 stepchildren), 1,060 grandchildren, 520 brothers or sisters, 201 parents, 46 foster children, 393 other relatives, 879 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 714

Size of family households: 4,196 2-persons, 1,822 3-persons, 1,092 4-persons, 437 5-persons, 161 6-persons, 104 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,334 1-person, 597 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 13 5-persons.

3,803 married couples with children.
1,701 single-parent households (414 men, 1,287 women).

97.4% of residents of Giles speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $176,191,000 ($6,023 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,126,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $78,721,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,464,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,697,000
Federal grants: $46,110,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,403,000 ($67,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,795,000 ($331,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,387,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,031,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,656,000

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

Births: 1,791
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,864
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +62
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -101
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Giles County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.65 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Giles County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Giles County, Tennessee
  • 02020 or later
  • 1,3792010 to 2019
  • 1,7842000 to 2009
  • 2,3511990 to 1999
  • 1,7011980 to 1989
  • 2,4961970 to 1979
  • 1,7361960 to 1969
  • 7391950 to 1959
  • 2841940 to 1949
  • 1,5671939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Giles County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Giles County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Giles County, Tennessee
  • 901 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 1933 rooms
  • 6934 rooms
  • 1,8425 rooms
  • 1,9376 rooms
  • 1,3857 rooms
  • 9738 rooms
  • 1,2799+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Giles County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Giles County, Tennessee
  • 1351 room
  • 1382 rooms
  • 5443 rooms
  • 8444 rooms
  • 6405 rooms
  • 6096 rooms
  • 2257 rooms
  • 888 rooms
  • 1209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Giles County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Giles County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Giles County, Tennessee
  • 86no bedroom
  • 3351 bedroom
  • 1,3702 bedrooms
  • 4,8093 bedrooms
  • 1,4944 bedrooms
  • 4155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Giles County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Giles County, Tennessee
  • 139no bedroom
  • 4811 bedroom
  • 1,4242 bedrooms
  • 1,0923 bedrooms
  • 1974 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Giles County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Giles County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Giles County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 105no vehicle
  • 1,8011 vehicle
  • 3,0182 vehicles
  • 2,2163 vehicles
  • 7184 vehicles
  • 6505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Giles County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Giles County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 289no vehicle
  • 1,5451 vehicle
  • 1,0422 vehicles
  • 3963 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.5% of Giles County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Tennessee.

Giles County:

88.5%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 18,514
  • Other state: 11,636
  • Northeast: 718
  • Midwest: 3,188
  • South: 6,924
  • West: 782
Year householders moved into unit in Giles County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Giles County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 17.1%Utility gas
  • 14.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 26.8%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 414
Here:

15.9%
Tennessee:

15.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 82
Here:

5.4%
Tennessee:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 831
Here:

65.3%
Tennessee:

25.2%

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

Giles County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $322,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,912,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,434,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $126,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,783,000
    Regular Highways: $1,113,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,492,000
    Regular Highways: $4,091,000
    Health - Other: $2,859,000
    General - Other: $2,311,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,157,000
    Police Protection: $2,072,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $850,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $504,000
    General Public Buildings: $452,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Sewerage: $204,000
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Transit Utilities: $48,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $513,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $114,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,159,000
    Education: $98,000
    Highways: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,297,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,153,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,472,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,719,000
    Highways: $2,506,000
    Other: $1,156,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,608,000
    Other Selective Sales: $866,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $627,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $290,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,784,000

Giles County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $322,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,912,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,434,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $126,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,783,000
    Regular Highways: $1,113,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,492,000
    Regular Highways: $4,091,000
    Health - Other: $2,859,000
    General - Other: $2,311,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,157,000
    Police Protection: $2,072,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $850,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $504,000
    General Public Buildings: $452,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Sewerage: $204,000
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Transit Utilities: $48,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $513,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $114,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,159,000
    Education: $98,000
    Highways: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,297,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,153,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,472,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,719,000
    Highways: $2,506,000
    Other: $1,156,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,608,000
    Other Selective Sales: $866,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $627,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $290,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,784,000

Giles County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $322,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,912,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,434,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $126,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,783,000
    Regular Highways: $1,113,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,492,000
    Regular Highways: $4,091,000
    Health - Other: $2,859,000
    General - Other: $2,311,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,157,000
    Police Protection: $2,072,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $850,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $504,000
    General Public Buildings: $452,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Sewerage: $204,000
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Transit Utilities: $48,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $513,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $114,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,159,000
    Education: $98,000
    Highways: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,297,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,153,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,472,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,719,000
    Highways: $2,506,000
    Other: $1,156,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,608,000
    Other Selective Sales: $866,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $627,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $290,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,784,000

Giles County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $322,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,912,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,434,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $126,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,783,000
    Regular Highways: $1,113,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,492,000
    Regular Highways: $4,091,000
    Health - Other: $2,859,000
    General - Other: $2,311,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,157,000
    Police Protection: $2,072,000
    Financial Administration: $870,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $850,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Local Fire Protection: $504,000
    General Public Buildings: $452,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000
    Sewerage: $204,000
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $79,000
    Transit Utilities: $48,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $513,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $114,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,159,000
    Education: $98,000
    Highways: $75,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,297,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $246,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,153,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,472,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,475,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,719,000
    Highways: $2,506,000
    Other: $1,156,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,608,000
    Other Selective Sales: $866,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $627,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $290,000
    Other License: $24,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,784,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 779
  • Number of aged recipients: 117
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 662
  • Number of recipients under 18: 81
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 473
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 225
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 350
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 310
Most common first names in Giles County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James33370.8 years
William30273.3 years
Mary28679.7 years
John24974.8 years
Robert18972.1 years
Thomas10872.8 years
Charles9270.2 years
George9273.5 years
Annie8881.7 years
Joe7670.8 years
Most common last names in Giles County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21777.8 years
White11677.2 years
Johnson8875.8 years
Brown8772.5 years
Jones7974.4 years
Harwell6978.8 years
Davis6978.1 years
Holt6879.0 years
Williams6475.3 years
Abernathy5479.1 years
Businesses in Giles County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Curves1Subway3
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
Hardee's2U-Haul1
Home Depot1Vans1
KFC2Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1