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Unicoi County, Tennessee; Grundy County, Tennessee; Davidson County, Tennessee; Lincoln County, Tennessee

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Unicoi County, Tennessee
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
17,698
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
17,698
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
17,928
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 17,928
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 18,313
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.9%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,516
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 8,720
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 72.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $136,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $937
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $344
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $629
Building permits, 2021 7
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 7,683
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.25
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 81.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 72.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 85.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 16.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 16.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 53.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 45.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 20,987
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 30,622
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 119,034
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $6,675
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 22.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $44,526
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,817
Persons in poverty, percent
16.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 235
Total employment, 2020 3,911
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 171,732
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 7.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 891
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 219
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 96
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 168
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 137
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 96.4
Population per square mile, 2010 98.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 186.06
Land area in square miles, 2010 186.17
FIPS Code 47171
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Unicoi County, Tennessee
17,698
Grundy County, Tennessee
13,622
Davidson County, Tennessee
703,953
Lincoln County, Tennessee
35,433
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180,000
360,000
540,000
720,000
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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