Kenton, TN

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Kenton Profile


Overview

Kenton is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 1,224 people and just one neighborhood, Kenton is the 287th largest community in Tennessee.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Kenton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.21% of the Kenton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Kenton is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kenton who work in sales jobs (16.79%), office and administrative support (10.31%), and healthcare (5.76%).


Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Kenton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Kenton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kenton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kenton may be for you.

Being a small town, Kenton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Kenton Demographics

The citizens of Kenton have a very low rate of college education: just 7.82% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Kenton in 2010 was $17,965, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,860 for a family of four.

Kenton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kenton include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Kenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Tagalog.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kenton 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 6.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Kenton 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 29.36

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Kenton 0.101011101001110
Tennessee 17

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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OBION COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Tennessee

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Better than of TN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ridgemont Elementary School
1285 N Highway 45 By Pass
Union City, TN, 38261
PK-08
Hillcrest Elementary School
605 South Main St
Troy, TN, 38260
PK-08
Black Oak Elementary School
365 North Shawtown Rd
Hornbeak, TN, 38232
PK-08
Lake Road Elementary School
1130 East Highway 22
Union City, TN, 38261
PK-08
South Fulton Middle / High School
1302 South Fulton Dr
South Fulton, TN, 38257
06-12
South Fulton Elementary School
209 John C. Jones Pw
South Fulton, TN, 38257
PK-05
Obion County Central High School
528 North Highway 51
Troy, TN, 38260
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 56.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 49.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 7.2%

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