Obion County, Tennessee Population 2018

Obion County, Tennessee's estimated population is 30,385 with a growth rate of -1.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Obion County, Tennessee is the 49th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,385-515-1.67%
201630,9003741.23%
201630,526-33-0.11%
201530,559-256-0.83%
201430,815-196-0.63%
201331,011-295-0.94%
201231,306-362-1.14%
201131,668-153-0.48%
201031,8211040.33%
199031,717-1,064-3.25%
198032,7812,8459.50%
197029,9362,97911.05%
196026,957-2,099-7.22%
195029,056-1,922-6.20%
194030,9781,8926.50%
193029,0866932.44%
192028,393-1,553-5.19%
191029,9461,6605.87%
190028,2861,0133.71%
189027,2734,36119.03%
188022,9127,32847.02%
187015,5842,76721.59%
186012,8175,18467.92%
18507,6332,81958.56%
18404,8142,715129.35%
18302,0990.00%

Obion County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,467
Black or African American3,154
Two or More Races597
Some Other Race490
American Indian and Alaska Native97
Asian85
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Obion County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Obion County, Tennessee Median Age

42.5


Total

41.8


Male

43.4


Female

Obion County, Tennessee Adults

There are 24,071 adults, (5,809 of which are seniors) in Obion County, Tennessee.

Obion County, Tennessee Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Obion County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

16,067

52.00%

Male

14,833

48.00%

Obion County, Tennessee Households and Families

Obion County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Obion County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All66.7%33.3%
Male57.5%42.5%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female37.4%62.6%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Obion County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7192.3966.7
Married6,2592.983.9
Non Family3,8821.2255.1
Female1,9282.9937.4
Male6502.757.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Obion County, Tennessee Households

Obion County, Tennessee Education

Obion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7938.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,8908.76%
High School Graduate9,05141.93%
Some College4,33820.10%
Associates Degree9354.33%
Bachelors Degree2,16410.03%
Graduate Degree1,4146.55%

Obion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,76315,7243,340
Black2,0311,620170
Hispanic55237852
Other Race239148
Multiple Races1291094
Native American78666
Asian70376

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 84.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 17.80%.

Obion County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,562$31,919$24,814
Less Than High School$19,034$20,745$16,368
High School Grad$24,704$30,170$21,306
Some College$30,548$37,717$25,808
Bachelors Degree$39,194$42,051$35,000
Graduate Degree$51,397$59,583$45,707

$27,562

Average Earnings

$31,919

Average Male

$24,814

Average Female

Obion County, Tennessee Language

Obion County, Tennessee Language by Age

Obion County, Tennessee Language

96.60% of Obion County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4954,36917.14%
Black3,0651,23640.33%
Hispanic1,14440135.05%
Multiple59734457.62%
Other46315232.83%
Native973940.21%
Asian852731.76%
Islander1010100.00%

21.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.86%

Male Poverty Rate

22.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Obion County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Obion County, Tennessee is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Obion County, Tennessee is White, with 17.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.53%
High School18.06%
Some College15.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.90%
Male Unemployed40.51%
Female Employed11.16%
Male Employed8.91%

Obion County, Tennessee Income

Obion County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,933$51,921
Families$47,827$60,462
Married Families$57,026$
Non Families$21,628$30,519

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Obion County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by War

2,019

Number of Veterans

1,891

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam805
First Gulf War499
Second Gulf War303
Korea215
World War II107

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74566
35 to 54556
75+481
55 to 64308
18 to 34108

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8518.80%
Black1576.56%
Hispanic507.30%
2 or More95.52%
Indian22.44%

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

11.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Employment Status

Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Age

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Obion County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Union City1086410589-275-2.53%
South Fulton23652256-109-4.61%
Troy13441285-59-4.39%
Kenton 12851219-66-5.14%
Obion11241072-52-4.63%
Trimble 629622-7-1.11%
Hornbeak406389-17-4.19%
Woodland Mills377364-13-3.45%
Rives328316-12-3.66%
Samburg215207-8-3.72%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990