The Town of Kenton had a population of 1,308 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Kenton is located at latitude 36.2023 and longitude -89.0123 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kenton 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 308 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 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.
|Total Population||1,308 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,308 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,092 (83.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$42,931|
|Average Household Income||$61,518|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,856|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||630 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||386 (61.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||160 (25.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||84 (13.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$106,633|
|Average Home Value||$156,494|
|Housing Affordability Index3||240|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.98%|
|Per Capita Income||2.76%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.15%|
The table below compares Kenton to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 259||40th|
|Population Density||# 154||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 277||36th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 367||86th|
|Per Capita Income||# 211||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 146||66th|
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