Obion County is located in northwestern Tennessee. The County Seat is Union City and the largest city is Union City. The 2014 population estimate is 30,941 and the 2010 census population was 31,807. The land area is 544.73 square miles and there are 58.4 persons per square mile.
87.2% of the population is White, 10.9% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 79.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $89,100, there are 12,462 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,900, the median household income is $39,467, and 17.9% of the persons in Obion County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,133. Retail sales (in $1000) were $403,505, and sales per capita were $12,779. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.2%.
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