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Overton County, Tennessee
Map of Tennessee highlighting Overton County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the U.S. highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
Seat Livingston
Largest city Livingston
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

435 sq mi (1,126 km²)
433 sq mi (1,122 km²)
1 sq mi (4 km²), .33%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

20,118
46/sq mi (18/km²)
Founded September 1806
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Overton-county-tennessee-courthouse.jpg
Overton County Courthouse in Livingston, Tennessee

Overton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 20,118. Its county seat is Livingston.[1]

Overton County is part of the Cookeville, Tennessee, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 435 square miles (1,126 km²), of which, 433 square miles (1,122 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.33%) is water.

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Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 20,118 people, 8,110 households, and 5,920 families residing in the county. The population density was 46 people per square mile (18/km²). There were 9,168 housing units at an average density of 21 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.59% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 2.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Overton County[3]

There were 8,110 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% were married couples living together, 9.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,915, and the median income for a family was $32,156. Males had a median income of $25,287 versus $19,674 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,910. About 12.30% of families and 16.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.40% of those under age 18 and 20.50% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ Based on 2000 census data

External links

Coordinates: 36°20′N 85°17′W / 36.34°N 85.29°W / 36.34; -85.29


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Overton County, Tennessee
Map
File:Map of Tennessee highlighting Overton County.png
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded September 12, 1806
Seat Livingston
Largest City Livingston
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), .33%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

20118
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Overton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 20,118. Its county seat is Livingston6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,126 km² (435 sq mi). 1,122 km² (433 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.33%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 20,118 people, 8,110 households, and 5,920 families residing in the county. The population density was 18/km² (46/sq mi). There were 9,168 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.59% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid Overton County[1]

There were 8,110 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% were married couples living together, 9.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 25.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,915, and the median income for a family was $32,156. Males had a median income of $25,287 versus $19,674 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,910. About 12.30% of families and 16.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.40% of those under age 18 and 20.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 {{subst:#ifexist:census|[[census|]]|[[Wikipedia:census|]]}} data

See also

External links

Coordinates: 36°20′N 85°17′W / 36.34, -85.29

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