Obion County, Tennessee Population 2018

Obion County, Tennessee's estimated population is 30,385 with a growth rate of -0.46% 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
201730,6592740.90%
201730,385-141-0.46%
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
White26,124
Black or African American3,171
Two or More Races636
Some Other Race534
Asian102
American Indian and Alaska Native81
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Obion County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Obion County, Tennessee Median Age

42.6


Total

42.2


Male

43.2


Female

Obion County, Tennessee Adults

There are 23,914 adults, (5,897 of whom are seniors) in Obion County, Tennessee.

Obion County, Tennessee Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Obion County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

15,980

52.12%

Male

14,679

47.88%

Obion County, Tennessee Households and Families

Obion County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Obion County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All67.5%32.5%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female38.6%61.4%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Obion County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7952.3667.5
Married6,1852.9185.3
Non Family4,0101.256.2
Female1,9042.9638.6
Male6962.4452.7

2.83

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade1,7438.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,8838.80%
High School Graduate9,06542.36%
Some College4,28720.03%
Associates Degree1,0815.05%
Bachelors Degree2,17910.18%
Graduate Degree1,1625.43%

Obion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,62015,5823,096
Black2,0101,699160
Hispanic50930253
Other Race267107
Multiple Races14912318
Asian734217
Native American69568

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 84.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.29%.

Obion County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,956$31,855$25,408
Less Than High School$20,491$21,031$18,871
High School Grad$24,551$28,625$21,210
Some College$30,884$40,520$26,342
Bachelors Degree$40,507$42,175$38,125
Graduate Degree$55,174$75,364$48,073

$27,956

Average Earnings

$31,855

Average Male

$25,408

Average Female

Obion County, Tennessee Language

Obion County, Tennessee Language by Age

Obion County, Tennessee Language

96.81% of Obion County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,2165,07820.14%
Black3,0651,19739.05%
Hispanic1,20634328.44%
Multiple63629446.23%
Other52611321.48%
Native812530.86%
Asian1021514.71%
Islander1111100.00%

22.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.21%

Male Poverty Rate

23.68%

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 Asian, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.11%.

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.55%
High School20.34%
Some College16.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.83%
Male Unemployed39.44%
Female Employed12.08%
Male Employed10.94%

Obion County, Tennessee Income

Obion County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,063$52,049
Families$48,378$60,588
Married Families$59,169$72,324
Non Families$22,652$31,465

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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 35To44.

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,970

Number of Veterans

1,852

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam743
First Gulf War549
Second Gulf War265
Korea220
World War II97

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54528
65 to 74526
75+496
55 to 64316
18 to 34104

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7658.49%
Black1938.17%
Hispanic426.06%
2 or More93.91%
Indian34.35%

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

12.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Employment Status

Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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