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Rutherford County, Tennessee; White County, Tennessee; Grundy County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Rutherford County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 324,890
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 324,890
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 262,582
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 23.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 262,604
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
10.5%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
77.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
70.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 18,254
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 7.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 121,805
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 65.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $174,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,268
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $414
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $958
Building permits, 2018 3,971
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 106,673
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 82.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 10.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 92.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 80.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 90.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 31.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 7.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 70.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 502,674
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,376,642
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,538,970
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,847,012
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,515,344
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,808
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 28.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $62,149
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $27,932
Persons in poverty, percent
10.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 5,319
Total employment, 2017 112,802
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 4,863,698
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 5.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 23,167
All firms, 2012 19,572
Men-owned firms, 2012 10,847
Women-owned firms, 2012 6,859
Minority-owned firms, 2012 3,309
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 15,640
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,945
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 16,557
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 424.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 619.36
FIPS Code 47149
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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82,000
164,000
246,000
328,000
Rutherford County, Tennessee
324,890
White County, Tennessee
27,107
Grundy County, Tennessee
13,346
Decatur County, Tennessee
11,706
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82,000
164,000
246,000
328,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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