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Greene County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 69,069 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 62,909 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,498
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,338
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,748
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,182 (it was 6,008 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 622 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Greene County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (15.5%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Greene County, TN (2019)
    • 64,761102.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1253.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,4992.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9101.4%Two or more races
    • 2900.5%Asian alone
    • 2020.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 190.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 34,191  (49.5%)
Females: 34,878  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Greene County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,722 ($30,382 in 1999)
This county:

$44,722
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $513 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $607)
This county:

$513
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,400 (it was $74,500 in 2000)
Greene:

$134,400
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,100 - $218,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $954
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Institutionalized population: 903

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 240
  • Burglaries: 492
  • Thefts: 779
  • Auto thefts: 108

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 190
  • Burglaries: 525
  • Thefts: 569
  • Auto thefts: 136
Greene County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 300 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1998: 274 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 1999: 291 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2000: 269 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2001: 259 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2002: 281 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2003: 319 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2004: 371 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2005: 381 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2006: 357 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2007: 280 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2008: 175 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2009: 116 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2010: 130 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2011: 105 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2012: 88 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2013: 93 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2014: 87 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2015: 105 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2016: 123 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2017: 125 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2018: 164 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2019: 137 buildings, average cost: $211,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Greene, TN residents
Average permit cost in Greene, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $742 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $648 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Greene, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Greene, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Greene, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
Greene County:

16.3%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.6% for other race residents, 38.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.0 years old
(Males: 43.9 years old, Females: 47.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.4 years old, Black residents: 36.6 years old, American Indian residents: 36.9 years old, Asian residents: 53.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.9 years old, Other race residents: 37.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greene County is $376 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $623 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greeneville, Southeast Nolichucky, Rheatown-Chucky, Southwest Nolichucky, Mohawk, Jearoldstown, Tusculum, Mosheim, Baileyton.

Greene 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: Benton County , Delaware County, Oklahoma , Searcy County, Arkansas , Robertson County , Trousdale County , Hutchinson County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 2,118
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,399 (41.3% naturalized citizens)

Greene County:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4382010 or later
  • 2742000 to 2009
  • 1371990 to 1999
  • 1451980 to 1989
  • 1291970 to 1979
  • 126Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.0%

Greene County marital status for males Greene County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,527
  • One, attached: 421
  • Two: 799
  • 3 or 4: 960
  • 5 to 9: 677
  • 10 to 19: 369
  • 20 to 49: 396
  • 50 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 7,560

Housing units in Greene County with a mortgage: 10,167 (201 second mortgage, 596 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,625

Here:

52.6% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greene County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,449110
Mainline Protestant9,49674
Catholic1,0941
Other3262
Black Protestant951
None35,371-
Greene 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: 11
Greene County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Greene County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

31.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Greene County:

Average size of farms: 73 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,285
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $147.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.73%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,865
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,979
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.30%
Corn for grain: 1020 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 178 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 657 harvested acres
Vegetables: 145 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37 acres

Tornado activity:

Greene County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 1766010.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 248 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/7/2006, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 7 people and injured 128 people and caused $79 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greene County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Greene 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) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 296.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from Greene County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.9 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 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1387: August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, 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
  • Tennessee Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3095: March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: 3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Tennessee SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-544: November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: 544, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Greene

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,837 (86.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,786 (6.5%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 471 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 212 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,069 (3.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (33%)
  • Ethiopia (8%)
  • England (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Other Northern Africa (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greene County


  • American (32%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 531 people in nursing homes
  • 372 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 284 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 162 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 550 people in college/university student housing
  • 478 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 362 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 208 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 63 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,079.

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.26% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($16,626 average AGI)
2.55% relocated from other states ($24,695 average AGI)
Greene County:

2.55%
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 Washington County, TN  0.75% ($39,776 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.26% ($30,746)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.23% ($25,649)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.23% ($39,368)
from Cocke County, TN  0.12% ($25,800)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.11% ($34,462)
from Knox County, TN  0.10% ($25,720)


4.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.51% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($19,081 average AGI)
1.86% relocated to other states ($15,514 average AGI)
Greene County:

1.86%
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 Washington County, TN  0.94% ($28,917 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.23% ($28,196)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.22% ($25,537)
to Knox County, TN  0.18% ($42,133)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.18% ($30,545)
to Cocke County, TN  0.11% ($28,926)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.09% ($42,381)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Greene County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Greene County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Greene County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Greene County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 14,350 (10,588 aged, 3,762 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,397 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,366)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,110)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,018)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (915)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (836)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (586)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (499)
  • Unspecified dementia (446)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (388)
  • Congestive heart failure (232)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,188
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 510
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,580

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,160
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,118
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 46.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 154.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.0
  • Other - 58.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 69,069
  • Male householders: 15,748 (3,463 living alone), Female householders: 12,575 (5,122 living alone)
  • 13,383 spouses (13,383 opposite-sex spouses), 1,161 unmarried partners, (1,076 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,392 children (13,557 natural, 806 adopted, 3,029 stepchildren), 1,631 grandchildren, 368 brothers or sisters, 1,008 parents, 118 foster children, 1,497 other relatives, 1,985 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,203

Size of family households: 9,525 2-persons, 4,572 3-persons, 2,083 4-persons, 1,747 5-persons, 370 6-persons, 184 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,585 1-person, 1,149 2-persons, 108 3-persons.

6,889 married couples with children.
4,037 single-parent households (2,000 men, 2,037 women).

97.2% of residents of Greene speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $418,836,000 ($6,472 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,158,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $179,982,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $77,809,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,341,000
Federal grants: $87,862,000
Federal procurement contracts: $58,228,000 ($15,099,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,614,000 ($1,716,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,069,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,796,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,012,000

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

Births: 3,841
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,887
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +277
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,269
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Greene County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.11 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 6752014 or later
  • 4412010 to 2013
  • 4,4332000 to 2009
  • 6,2061990 to 1999
  • 5,8361980 to 1989
  • 5,1401970 to 1979
  • 3,5561960 to 1969
  • 2,3391950 to 1959
  • 9131940 to 1949
  • 3,2371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 331 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2843 rooms
  • 2,9664 rooms
  • 5,4985 rooms
  • 3,4506 rooms
  • 3,5027 rooms
  • 1,8618 rooms
  • 2,1989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 321 room
  • 1192 rooms
  • 1,4763 rooms
  • 2,3324 rooms
  • 2,2105 rooms
  • 1,3256 rooms
  • 3727 rooms
  • 1948 rooms
  • 4719+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 81no bedroom
  • 921 bedroom
  • 4,7542 bedrooms
  • 11,7833 bedrooms
  • 2,3914 bedrooms
  • 6915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greene County, Tennessee
  • 32no bedroom
  • 6941 bedroom
  • 4,0502 bedrooms
  • 3,0043 bedrooms
  • 6264 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 784no vehicle
  • 4,3061 vehicle
  • 7,5522 vehicles
  • 4,1673 vehicles
  • 2,1274 vehicles
  • 8565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 417no vehicle
  • 3,3261 vehicle
  • 3,5772 vehicles
  • 1,0763 vehicles
  • 1074 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

88.1% of Greene County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Tennessee.

Greene County:

88.1%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 46,320
  • Other state: 21,019
  • Northeast: 2,287
  • Midwest: 5,221
  • South: 11,098
  • West: 2,413
Year householders moved into unit in Greene County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greene County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 86.7%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 482
Here:

7.8%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 275
Here:

8.0%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 921
Here:

34.5%
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

Greene County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,620,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,235,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $948,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $6,905,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $824,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $74,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Health - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $4,073,000
    Health - Other: $3,980,000
    Regular Highways: $2,819,000
    General - Other: $2,515,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Financial Administration: $1,815,000
    General Public Buildings: $873,000
    Central Staff Services: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $179,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $213,000
    Education: $85,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,586,000
    General Local Government Support: $457,000
    Education: $228,000
    Highways: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $469,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $346,000
    Sale of Property: $71,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,425,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    General - Other: $16,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,331,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,733,000
    Other: $2,306,000
    Highways: $1,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $473,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,012,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,270,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,140,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $577,000
    Public Utility License: $178,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,213,000

Greene County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,620,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,235,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $948,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $6,905,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $824,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $74,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Health - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $4,073,000
    Health - Other: $3,980,000
    Regular Highways: $2,819,000
    General - Other: $2,515,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Financial Administration: $1,815,000
    General Public Buildings: $873,000
    Central Staff Services: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $179,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $213,000
    Education: $85,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,586,000
    General Local Government Support: $457,000
    Education: $228,000
    Highways: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $469,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $346,000
    Sale of Property: $71,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,425,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    General - Other: $16,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,331,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,733,000
    Other: $2,306,000
    Highways: $1,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $473,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,012,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,270,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,140,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $577,000
    Public Utility License: $178,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,213,000

Greene County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,620,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,235,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $948,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $6,905,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $824,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $74,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Health - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $4,073,000
    Health - Other: $3,980,000
    Regular Highways: $2,819,000
    General - Other: $2,515,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Financial Administration: $1,815,000
    General Public Buildings: $873,000
    Central Staff Services: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $179,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $213,000
    Education: $85,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,586,000
    General Local Government Support: $457,000
    Education: $228,000
    Highways: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $469,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $346,000
    Sale of Property: $71,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,425,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    General - Other: $16,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,331,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,733,000
    Other: $2,306,000
    Highways: $1,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $473,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,012,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,270,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,140,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $577,000
    Public Utility License: $178,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,213,000

Greene County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,620,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,235,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $948,000
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $6,905,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $824,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $74,000
    Correctional Institutions: $65,000
    Health - Other: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,417,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,249,000
    Police Protection: $4,073,000
    Health - Other: $3,980,000
    Regular Highways: $2,819,000
    General - Other: $2,515,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Financial Administration: $1,815,000
    General Public Buildings: $873,000
    Central Staff Services: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $179,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $213,000
    Education: $85,000
    Natural Resources: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,603,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,586,000
    General Local Government Support: $457,000
    Education: $228,000
    Highways: $99,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,270,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $469,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $346,000
    Sale of Property: $71,000
    Rents: $69,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,425,000
    Regular Highways: $175,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    General - Other: $16,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,331,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $43,733,000
    Other: $2,306,000
    Highways: $1,534,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $473,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,012,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,270,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,140,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $577,000
    Public Utility License: $178,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $56,213,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,261
  • Number of aged recipients: 263
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,998
  • Number of recipients under 18: 178
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,478
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 605
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,039
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 921
Most common first names in Greene County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James42969.4 years
Mary38976.2 years
William32474.2 years
John28274.0 years
Robert24070.4 years
Charles21969.7 years
George16474.4 years
Ruth12179.6 years
Dorothy10775.2 years
Margaret10577.1 years
Most common last names in Greene County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones23673.4 years
Brown21275.6 years
Johnson20472.8 years
Smith17573.6 years
Hensley17272.2 years
Ricker16772.8 years
Shelton13673.3 years
Carter12773.4 years
Collins10972.9 years
Davis10470.2 years
Businesses in Greene County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1Mazda1
Blockbuster1McDonald's4
Burger King1Nike2
CVS3Nissan1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx4SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Subway7
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS5
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Greene County on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"