Obion County TN Information


Obion County Subdivisions

Obion County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,256
Daytime Population: Workers 13,009
Daytime Population: Residents 18,781
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,790
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 30,795
Population in Familes 25,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 461
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $38,935
Average Household Income $52,122
Per Capita Income $21,868


Total Housing Units 14,659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,497 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,427 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,735 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $96,685
Average Home Value $131,176


Total Households 12,924
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 8,760
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.24% -0.47%
Households -0.16% -0.42%
Families -0.33% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


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, 2017 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 Density # 61 37th
Diversity Index # 22 78th
Median Household Income # 57 41st
Per Capita Income # 48 51st

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