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People

Total Population 1,071
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 22.7%
Employed Population 16+ 439
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.8%
Median Earnings25+ $28,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,511
% Above Poverty Level 79.7%
% Below Poverty Level 20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $646
Median House Value $78,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 13.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Obion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Obion
Standard Zip Codes 38240
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.258
Longitude -89.191

Obion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEWBERN
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 44 F
Apr Temp 48 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Station MARTIN UNIV OF TENN BRA
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Station CARUTHERSVILLE
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 43 F
Apr Temp 49 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hornbeak 392 $41,719
Kenton 1,100 $35,000
Newbern 3,314 $41,635
Rives 232 $49,844
Trimble 502 $32,404
Troy 1,450 $45,795

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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