Tennessee Benton County Public Schools

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Overview for Benton County, TN
Map of Benton County, TNBenton County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 394.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 41.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 36.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.3% of the population reported only one race, with 2.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.37 persons compared to an average family size of 2.82 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $25,714. Per capita income grew by 0.2% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 16,467 Covered Employment 3,889
Growth (%) since 1990 13.4% Average wage per job $23,730
Households (2000) 6,863 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 17.7%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 6,667 Average wage per job $25,714
Unemployment Rate (2005) 8.4 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 8.8%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $21,278 Average wage per job $30,282
Median Household Income (2003) $28,996 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County 14.7%
Poverty Rate (2003) 15.7 Average wage per job $22,581
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 65.8 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.3%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 6.3 Average wage per job $32,230
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1. BENTON County
Enrollment: ADULT HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 175 Briarwood St, Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-1372
County: Benton County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

2. BENTON County
Enrollment: CAREER/TECHNICAL CENTER
Address: 155 Schools Dr, Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-4492
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 1
Grades: 9-12

3. BIG SANDY SCHOOL
Address: 13305 Hwy 69 A, Big Sandy, TN 38221
Phone: (731) 593-3221
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 379
Grades: KG-12

4. BRIARWOOD SCHOOL
Address: 169 Briarwood St, Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-4257
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 430 3-5

5. CAMDEN CENTRAL HIGH
Address: 115 Schools Dr, Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-7254
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 639
Grades: 9-12

6. CAMDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 208 Washington Ave, Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-4918
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 431
Grades: PK-2

7. CAMDEN JR HIGH
Address: 75 Schools Dr, Camden, TN 38320
Phone: (731) 584-4518
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 420
Grades: 6-8

8. HOLLADAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 148 Stokes Rd, Holladay, TN 38341
Phone: (731) 584-6874
County: Benton County
Enrollment: 183
Grades: KG-8