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Kenton is a town in Gibson County. (The community straddles Gibson and Obion counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for Simon Kenton, Indian fighter.

The latitude of Kenton is 36.202N. The longitude is -89.012W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,302.


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Median household income
Local
$29,803
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kenton demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • White Squirrel Celebration - July 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kenton web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kenton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gibson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38233 ZIP code.

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8% of Kenton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenton was $16,515, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Kenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Kenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $653.


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Gibson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenton political report.

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The average commute time for Kenton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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