Obion, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Obion, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Obion had a population of 1,102 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Obion is located at latitude 36.2642 and longitude -89.1943 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Obion (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 285 feet.

The Town of Obion has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Obion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Obion, TN Boundary Map

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Obion, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,102
Population in Households 1,102
Population in Familes 889
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 728
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 447
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 296
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $60,684
Average Home Value $67,062
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,431
Average Household Income $48,025
Per Capita Income $19,509
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.13%
Households -0.25% -0.18%
Families -0.19% -0.2%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

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Obion, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Obion to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 272 37th
Population Density1 # 143 67th
Diversity Index2 # 199 53rd
Median Household Income # 179 58th
Per Capita Income # 243 43rd

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