Pickett County

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Pickett County, Tennessee

1 Courthouse Sq Suite 201
Byrdstown, TN 38549
Phone: (931) 864-3879
Fax: (931) 864-7885
www.dalehollow.com/government.htm

In east-central TN, northwest of Oak Ridge; organized Feb 27, 1879 from Fentress and Overton counties. Name Origin: For H.L. Pickett, a TN legislator instrumental in forming the county

Area (sq mi):: 174.58 (land 162.92; water 11.66) Population per square mile: 29.60
Population 2005: 4,821 State rank: 95 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 8.70% Population 2000: 4,945 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,681; median household $24,673; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,494-$17,563
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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