Obion County TN Information


Obion County Subdivisions

Obion County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,668
Population in Households 31,207
Population in Familes 25,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 461
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 13,086
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 8,873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,512 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,574 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,626 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $93,345
Average Home Value $128,398


Median Household Income $38,648
Average Household Income $50,650
Per Capita Income $21,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.2%
Households 0.01% -0.15%
Families -0.17% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Obion County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Obion County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 49th
Population Density1 # 61 37th
Diversity Index2 # 22 78th
Median Household Income # 44 55th
Per Capita Income # 42 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.