Obion County, Tennessee Population 2022

Obion County, Tennessee's estimated population is 29,454 with a growth rate of -0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Obion County, Tennessee is the 50th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 31,822 and has seen a growth of -7.44% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,0990.00%
18404,8142,715129.35%
18507,6332,81958.56%
186012,8175,18467.92%
187015,5842,76721.59%
188022,9127,32847.02%
189027,2734,36119.03%
190028,2861,0133.71%
191029,9461,6605.87%
192028,393-1,553-5.19%
193029,0866932.44%
194030,9781,8926.50%
195029,056-1,922-6.20%
196026,957-2,099-7.22%
197029,9362,97911.05%
198032,7812,8459.50%
199031,717-1,064-3.25%
201031,8221050.33%
201131,675-147-0.46%
201231,310-365-1.15%
201331,017-293-0.94%
201430,828-189-0.61%
201530,561-267-0.87%
201630,547-14-0.05%
201730,375-172-0.56%
201830,274-101-0.33%
201930,069-205-0.68%
202029,864-205-0.68%
202129,659-205-0.69%
202229,454-205-0.69%
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Obion County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,34583.53%
Black or African American3,42111.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.24%
Asian1310.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
Some Other Race4481.48%
Two or More Races9213.04%
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Obion County, Tennessee Population by Race

Obion County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Obion County, Tennessee Median Age

42.4


Total

42


Male

42.9


Female

Obion County, Tennessee Adults

There are 23,732 adults, (6,182 of whom are seniors) in Obion County, Tennessee.

Obion County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Obion County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

15,690

51.71%

Male

14,653

48.29%

Obion County, Tennessee Population by Age

Obion County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Obion County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All64.2%35.8%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female43.5%56.5%
Male26.2%73.8%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Obion County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6332.3664.2
Married5,9463.0282.8
Male6022.8726.2
Female1,4693.2543.5
Non Family4,6161.1751.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Obion County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4376.72%
9th to 12th Grade2,0719.68%
High School Graduate9,58044.79%
Some College3,82017.86%
Associates Degree1,1665.45%
Bachelors Degree2,1259.94%
Graduate Degree1,1885.55%
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Obion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Obion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian909051
White18,07615,1982,997
2+ Races49642149
Black2,1791,901215
Hispanic63033945
Native American54541
Other Race24988

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 56.67%.

Obion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,016$36,087$26,907
Less Than 9th Grade$22,441$25,981$15,368
High School Graduate$27,592$32,327$22,277
Some College$30,924$42,860$26,928
Bachelors Degree$41,318$44,712$37,075
Graduate Degree$52,875$54,750$50,230

$31,016

Average Earnings

$36,087

Average Male

$26,907

Average Female

Obion County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Obion County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Obion County, Tennessee Language

96.65% of Obion County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Obion County, Tennessee Language

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native723954.17%
Black3,3221,22937.00%
Hispanic1,38836426.22%
Multiple92018920.54%
White24,2383,87515.99%
Other166NaN%

19.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.39%

Male Poverty Rate

21.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Obion County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Obion County, Tennessee is Native, with 54.17% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.90%.

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.05%
High School18.44%
Some College14.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.43%

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.24%
Male Unemployed13.95%
Female Employed9.79%
Female Unemployed53.24%

Obion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Obion County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,985$53,667
Families$51,373$66,425
Married Families$65,460-
Non Families$23,246$30,534
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Income by Household Type

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Obion County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Obion County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,642

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War404
Vietnam665
Korea212
World War II59

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3419
35 to 54355
55 to 64314
65 to 74434
75+520

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3676.76%
Black2158.83%
Native American11.85%
2+ Races599.95%
Hispanic718.86%

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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8.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Obion County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.29%

Born in Obion County, Tennessee

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Obion County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 67.29% having been born in Tennessee. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Obion County, Tennessee Place of Birth

  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

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