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White County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 27,278 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 23,102 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,241
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,650
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,357
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,381 (it was 1,872 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 377 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in White County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (18.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.2%), Construction (14.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in White County, TN (2019)
    • 25,332109.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7373.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5772.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4612.0%Two or more races
    • 500.2%Asian alone
    • 80.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 13,292  (48.7%)
Females: 13,986  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
White County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,164 ($29,383 in 1999)
This county:

$44,164
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $510 (lower quartile is $436, upper quartile is $621)
This county:

$510
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,284 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
White:

$134,284
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,159 - $218,906

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $220,476
Here:

$220,476
State:

$260,661

Townhouses or other attached units: $378,696
Here:

$378,696
State:

$241,796

Mobile homes: $84,838
Here:

$84,838
State:

$90,685

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Institutionalized population: 371

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 181
  • Thefts: 193
  • Auto thefts: 49

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 51
  • Burglaries: 162
  • Thefts: 195
  • Auto thefts: 59
White County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2015: 87 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2016: 103 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2017: 114 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2018: 138 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2019: 158 buildings, average cost: $104,200
Number of permits per 10,000 White, TN residents
Average permit cost in White, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $614 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $560 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in White, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in White, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in White, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.8%
White County:

14.8%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.5 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 36.2 years old, American Indian residents: 20.3 years old, Asian residents: 37.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.5 years old, Other race residents: 28.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in White County is $350 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $650 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sparta, Macedonia, Bon De Croft, Shady Grove, Doyle.

White 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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Neighboring counties: Union County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 477
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 363 (69.9% naturalized citizens)

White County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 492010 or later
  • 572000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 391970 to 1979
  • 53Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.0%

White County marital status for males White County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,355
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 80
  • 3 or 4: 150
  • 5 to 9: 154
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 2,080

Housing units in White County with a mortgage: 3,996 (58 second mortgage, 134 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,278

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for White County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,08367
Mainline Protestant1,68020
Catholic2901
Other11
None13,787-
White 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: 4
White County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
White County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
White County:

12.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
White County:

30.1%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in White County:

Average size of farms: 118 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,506
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $66.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,526
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,879
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.90%
Corn for grain: 1292 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 418 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1436 harvested acres
Vegetables: 70 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

White County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 134% 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 99.7 miles away from White County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the county center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from White County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 219.1 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 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 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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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: March 22, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-459: March 22, 1975, FEMA Id: 459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in White County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - White

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,581 (83.0%)
  • Carpooled: 791 (10.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 35 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 148 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 355 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (26%)
  • Jamaica (20%)
  • Morocco (16%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Iran (5%)
  • Russia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in White County


  • American (36%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 193 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 178 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,793.

7.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.08% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($22,763 average AGI)
2.27% relocated from other states ($11,065 average AGI)
White County:

2.27%
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 Putnam County, TN  1.94% ($33,606 average AGI)
from Warren County, TN  0.49% ($17,909)
from Cumberland County, TN  0.40% ($28,056)
from Van Buren County, TN  0.37% ($29,667)
from DeKalb County, TN  0.34% ($26,065)
from Overton County, TN  0.24% ($32,182)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.84% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($23,533 average AGI)
1.16% relocated to other states ($7,051 average AGI)
White County:

1.16%
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 Putnam County, TN  1.99% ($28,339 average AGI)
to Warren County, TN  0.47% ($24,381)
to Cumberland County, TN  0.35% ($32,355)
to DeKalb County, TN  0.29% ($23,423)
to Van Buren County, TN  0.28% ($23,800)
to Overton County, TN  0.23% ($22,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in White County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in White County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in White County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in White County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in White County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in White County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,209 (3,993 aged, 1,216 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 531 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (610)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (480)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (321)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (314)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (253)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (246)
  • Unspecified dementia (102)
  • Congestive heart failure (59)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (48)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (14)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,836
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 184
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50,308

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,237
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,332

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 150.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,278
  • Male householders: 4,978 (1,043 living alone), Female householders: 5,292 (1,840 living alone)
  • 5,483 spouses (5,436 opposite-sex spouses), 628 unmarried partners, (597 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,853 children (7,094 natural, 104 adopted, 651 stepchildren), 774 grandchildren, 219 brothers or sisters, 477 parents, 0 foster children, 594 other relatives, 555 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 406

Size of family households: 3,349 2-persons, 1,809 3-persons, 948 4-persons, 470 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 290 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,882 1-person, 347 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

3,929 married couples with children.
1,337 single-parent households (612 men, 725 women).

98.4% of residents of White speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $145,128,000 ($6,083 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,220,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,714,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,587,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $574,000
Federal grants: $37,191,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,033,000 ($105,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,029,000 ($1,868,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,124,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,591,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,023,000

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

Births: 1,555
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,633
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,238
Here:

+51 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in White County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.48 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in White County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in White County, Tennessee
  • 8292014 or later
  • 4632010 to 2013
  • 1,7262000 to 2009
  • 2,5421990 to 1999
  • 1,3901980 to 1989
  • 1,9101970 to 1979
  • 1,2901960 to 1969
  • 5471950 to 1959
  • 6881940 to 1949
  • 8071939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in White County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Tennessee
  • 111 room
  • 682 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 1,0044 rooms
  • 2,1005 rooms
  • 1,9136 rooms
  • 1,3667 rooms
  • 7408 rooms
  • 9359+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Tennessee
  • 961 room
  • 882 rooms
  • 2543 rooms
  • 4554 rooms
  • 3555 rooms
  • 3696 rooms
  • 2647 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 699+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in White County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Tennessee
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1621 bedroom
  • 1,6542 bedrooms
  • 4,8613 bedrooms
  • 1,1854 bedrooms
  • 3045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Tennessee
  • 95no bedroom
  • 2441 bedroom
  • 8622 bedrooms
  • 6823 bedrooms
  • 1434 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in White County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 282no vehicle
  • 1,9781 vehicle
  • 3,0302 vehicles
  • 1,9693 vehicles
  • 6884 vehicles
  • 2965+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 227no vehicle
  • 1,0401 vehicle
  • 5792 vehicles
  • 523 vehicles
  • 1114 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles

88.9% of White County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Tennessee.

White County:

88.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 18,977
  • Other state: 7,739
  • Northeast: 965
  • Midwest: 3,061
  • South: 3,058
  • West: 617
Year householders moved into unit in White County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in White County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 284
Here:

10.2%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 100
Here:

7.9%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 105
Here:

12.4%
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

White County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,149,000
    Other: $2,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $241,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,277,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,415,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $1,931,000
    Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Health - Other: $1,548,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,242,000
    General - Other: $1,073,000
    Financial Administration: $881,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $860,000
    General Public Buildings: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Libraries: $228,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Corrections - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $411,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,644,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,709,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,359,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,350,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $777,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $194,000
    Sale of Property: $164,000
    Interest Earnings: $151,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $981,000
    Regular Highways: $511,000
    General - Other: $178,000
    Police Protection: $120,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,533,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $695,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $27,512,000
    Highways: $2,031,000
    Other: $1,344,000
    General Local Government Support: $655,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,073,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,993,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $176,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $156,000
    Other Selective Sales: $120,000
    Public Utility License: $81,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,317,000

White County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,149,000
    Other: $2,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $241,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,277,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,415,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $1,931,000
    Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Health - Other: $1,548,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,242,000
    General - Other: $1,073,000
    Financial Administration: $881,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $860,000
    General Public Buildings: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Libraries: $228,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Corrections - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $411,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,644,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,709,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,359,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,350,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $777,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $194,000
    Sale of Property: $164,000
    Interest Earnings: $151,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $981,000
    Regular Highways: $511,000
    General - Other: $178,000
    Police Protection: $120,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,533,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $695,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $27,512,000
    Highways: $2,031,000
    Other: $1,344,000
    General Local Government Support: $655,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,073,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,993,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $176,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $156,000
    Other Selective Sales: $120,000
    Public Utility License: $81,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,317,000

White County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,149,000
    Other: $2,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $241,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,277,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,415,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $1,931,000
    Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Health - Other: $1,548,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,242,000
    General - Other: $1,073,000
    Financial Administration: $881,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $860,000
    General Public Buildings: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Libraries: $228,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Corrections - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $411,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,644,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,709,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,359,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,350,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $777,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $194,000
    Sale of Property: $164,000
    Interest Earnings: $151,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $981,000
    Regular Highways: $511,000
    General - Other: $178,000
    Police Protection: $120,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,533,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $695,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $27,512,000
    Highways: $2,031,000
    Other: $1,344,000
    General Local Government Support: $655,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,073,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,993,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $176,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $156,000
    Other Selective Sales: $120,000
    Public Utility License: $81,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,317,000

White County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,149,000
    Other: $2,088,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,224,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $241,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,277,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,415,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,237,000
    Police Protection: $1,931,000
    Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Health - Other: $1,548,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,242,000
    General - Other: $1,073,000
    Financial Administration: $881,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $860,000
    General Public Buildings: $575,000
    Central Staff Services: $574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Libraries: $228,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Corrections - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Air Transportation: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $411,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,644,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,709,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,359,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,350,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $777,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $194,000
    Sale of Property: $164,000
    Interest Earnings: $151,000
    Rents: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $981,000
    Regular Highways: $511,000
    General - Other: $178,000
    Police Protection: $120,000
    Health - Other: $116,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,533,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $695,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $27,512,000
    Highways: $2,031,000
    Other: $1,344,000
    General Local Government Support: $655,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,073,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,993,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $176,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $156,000
    Other Selective Sales: $120,000
    Public Utility License: $81,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,317,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 814
  • Number of aged recipients: 97
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 717
  • Number of recipients under 18: 80
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 519
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 215
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 355
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 353
Most common first names in White County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25570.2 years
William22474.9 years
Mary17878.2 years
John13873.0 years
Robert12572.6 years
Willie11777.1 years
Charles9272.9 years
Charlie6278.7 years
George6274.3 years
Joe6075.6 years
Most common last names in White County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Young11470.8 years
Johnson9974.4 years
Smith8776.2 years
Davis8273.9 years
Brown7576.9 years
Jones7376.6 years
Dodson6876.2 years
England6475.1 years
Williams5770.5 years
Wilson5774.7 years
Businesses in White County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1