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The Town of Kenton had a population of 1,329 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Kenton is located at latitude 36.2021 and longitude -89.0153 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Kenton are located in Obion County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gibson County.
The Town of Kenton (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,329|
|Population in Familes||1,115|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||630 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||380 (60.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||170 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||80 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$85,135|
|Average Home Value||$103,355|
|Median Household Income||$37,302|
|Average Household Income||$46,081|
|Per Capita Income||$18,493|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.2%|
|Per Capita Income||1.51%|
The table below compares Kenton to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 252||41st|
|Population Density1||# 155||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 139||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 230||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 313||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.