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Obion County, Tennessee; Scott County, Tennessee; Smith County, Tennessee

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Table

Obion County, Tennessee
Scott County, Tennessee
Smith County, Tennessee
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
30,466
21,917
20,172
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
30,466
21,917
20,172
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
30,787
21,850
19,904
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.0%
0.3%
1.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 30,787 21,850 19,904
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 31,807 22,228 19,166
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
6.0%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.7%
23.7%
22.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.1%
17.7%
16.9%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
50.5%
49.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
86.3%
97.8%
94.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.9%
0.4%
2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
1.0%
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.4%
1.2%
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
81.6%
96.8%
91.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,642 1,373 1,210
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.6% 0.3% 2.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 14,312 9,834 8,633
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 64.2% 71.3% 75.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $96,600 $97,300 $162,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $944 $930 $1,154
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $350 $292 $378
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $647 $541 $662
Building permits, 2021 34 8 124
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 12,633 8,625 7,688
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.36 2.51 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.6% 89.6% 91.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 3.4% 0.9% 3.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 83.7% 79.8% 86.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 76.9% 65.9% 79.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 83.6% 78.5% 85.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 15.5% 9.2% 17.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 16.0% 22.4% 12.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.6%
12.4%
12.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 55.0% 51.2% 58.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 51.1% 49.0% 55.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D 19,289 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D 50,468 D
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D 12,266 D
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 463,729 176,195 177,979
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,250 $8,019 $9,015
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 20.2 26.5 34.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $39,985 $37,135 $48,611
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,336 $19,970 $28,134
Persons in poverty, percent
15.1%
19.8%
11.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 619 316 289
Total employment, 2020 8,601 3,603 4,108
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 313,579 108,081 182,434
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -2.0% -5.9% 0.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 1,894 1,357 1,475
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 554 299 280
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 375 150 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 34 S S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S S S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 436 243 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S S S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 403 203 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 56.5 41.0 63.3
Population per square mile, 2010 58.4 41.8 61.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 544.85 532.30 314.30
Land area in square miles, 2010 544.73 532.30 314.29
FIPS Code 47131 47151 47159
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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