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Tipton County, Tennessee

PO Box 528
Covington, TN 38019
Phone: (901) 476-0207
Fax: (901) 476-0227
tiptonco.com

On the southwest border of TN, northeast of Memphis; organized Oct 29, 1823 from Western District (Indian lands). Name Origin: For Jacob Tipton (?-1791), soldier killed in a battle with Indians

Area (sq mi):: 474.72 (land 459.37; water 15.35) Population per square mile: 121.90
Population 2005: 55,998 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 36.50% Population 2000: 51,271 (White 77.20%; Black or African American 19.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,952; median household $41,856; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,946-$23,787
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 31.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tipton County, Indiana

101 E Jefferson St
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: (765) 675-2794
Fax: (765) 675-3194
www.tiptoncounty.org

In central IN, south of Kokoma; organized Jan 15, 1844 from Hamilton County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Tipton (1786-1839), IN legislator (1819-23), and U.S. senator (1832-39)

Area (sq mi):: 260.41 (land 260.39; water 0.02) Population per square mile: 62.90
Population 2005: 16,385 State rank: 80 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.20%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 16,577 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,926; median household $48,546; Population below poverty level: 5.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,830-$31,153
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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