Obion, Tennessee Population 2021

1,017
map placeholder

Obion is a city located in Obion County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,017, it is the 231st largest city in Tennessee and the 10231st largest city in the United States . Obion is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -9.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,119 in 2010. Obion reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Obion has a population density of 789 people per square mile.

The average household income in Obion is $44,034 with a poverty rate of 30.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $68,500. The median age in Obion is 31.5 years, 29.3 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Obion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Obionwas:

  • White: 87.23%
  • Black or African American: 5.60%
  • Other race: 3.58%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Obion, Tennessee is 1,017 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,041.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,119.

Obion, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16887.23%
Black or African American755.60%
Some Other Race483.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native241.79%
Two or More Races211.57%
Asian30.22%
Loading...

Obion Population by Race

Obion Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Obion Median Age

31.5


Total

29.3


Male

34


Female

Obion Adults

There are 949 adults, (184 of whom are seniors) in Obion.

Obion Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Obion Sex Ratio

Female

665

49.66%

Male

674

50.34%

Obion Population by Age

Obion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Obion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male46%54%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female57%43%
All59.3%40.7%
Married69.1%30.9%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Obion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5142.6159.3
Non Family1981.2356.6
Married1523.7169.1
Female1143.1157
Male503.5646

3.32

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

Loading...

Obion Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade374.25%
9th to 12th Grade9410.79%
High School Graduate46152.93%
Some College15617.91%
Associates Degree778.84%
Bachelors Degree364.13%
Graduate Degree101.15%
Loading...

Obion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Obion Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White79767736
Black40367
Hispanic2922
Other Race2619
Native American55
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Obion Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,750$25,000$26,364
Less Than 9th Grade$21,518$21,750$
High School Graduate$28,482$30,341$27,727
Some College$20,903$19,875$23,125
Bachelors Degree$39,583$44,167$37,500
Graduate Degree$41,667$$

$25,750

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$26,364

Average Female

Obion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Obion Language by Age

Loading...

Obion Language

94.51% of Obion residents speak only English, while 5.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Obion Language

Obion Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,16236030.98%
Black753242.67%
Native242291.67%
Hispanic5935.08%

30.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.44%

Male Poverty Rate

38.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Obion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Obion is Native, with 91.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Obion is Hispanic, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.31%.

Obion Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.67%
Some College30.04%
High School11.71%
Bachelors or Greater8.70%

Obion Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.81%
Female Employed22.22%
Male Employed6.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Obion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Obion Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$38,824$44,034
Families$40,833$49,777
Married Families$53,235-
Non Families$24,531$28,054
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Obion Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Obion Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Obion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Obion Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Obion Marital Status

Loading...

44

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Obion Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6417
65 to 7415
35 to 548
75+4
18 to 34

Obion Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White343.92%
Black1021.28%

Obion Veterans by Race

Obion Veterans by Education

Loading...

31.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Obion Veterans by Education

Loading...

54%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Obion Employment by Age

Loading...

Obion Employment by Race

Loading...

Obion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

77.45%

Born in Obion

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Obion residents were born in the United States, with 77.45% having been born in Tennessee. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Obion Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,017-12-1.17%
20201,029-12-1.15%
20191,041-12-1.14%
20181,053-4-0.38%
20171,057-7-0.66%
20161,064-7-0.65%
20151,071-11-1.02%
20141,082-8-0.73%
20131,090-11-1.00%
20121,101-16-1.43%
20111,117-8-0.71%
20101,1250.00%

Obion Population by Year