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Kenton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Kenton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Obion County at latitude 36.2021 and longitude -89.0153. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Kenton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kenton, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kenton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Kenton, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,319
Population in Households 1,319
Population in Familes 1,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 387
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $88,650
Average Home Value $122,775
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,780
Average Household Income $48,348
Per Capita Income $19,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 0.27%
Households 0.61% 0.25%
Families 1.45% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Kenton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenton to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 252 41st
Population Density1 # 157 64th
Diversity Index2 # 150 65th
Median Household Income # 177 59th
Per Capita Income # 226 47th

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