McNairy County

McNairy County, Tennessee

County Courthouse Rm 102
Selmer, TN 38375
Phone: (731) 645-3511
Fax: (731) 646-1414

On the southwestern border of TN, southeast of Jackson; organized Oct 8, 1823 from Hardin County. Name Origin: For John McNairy, a judge in U.S. District Court for TN (1797)

Area (sq mi):: 560.84 (land 560.04; water 0.79) Population per square mile: 45.10
Population 2005: 25,285 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 24,653 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,385; median household $30,154; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,207-$23,607
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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