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Wilson County, Tennessee; Putnam County, Tennessee; Giles County, Tennessee; Williamson County, Tennessee; Lincoln County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Wilson County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 140,625
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 144,657
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 140,625
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 114,062
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 114,073
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26.8%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 23.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 113,993
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.7%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 8,685
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 55,163
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $243,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,540
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $446
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,026
Building permits, 2018 1,383
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 48,841
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.68
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 6.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 83.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 30.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 60.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 190,016
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 392,531
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,281,590
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,362,850
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,432,589
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,043
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $71,513
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $32,850
Persons in poverty, percent
7.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 2,733
Total employment, 2017 40,961
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 1,608,495
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 4.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 12,103
All firms, 2012 11,452
Men-owned firms, 2012 6,839
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,318
Minority-owned firms, 2012 966
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,157
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,415
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 9,403
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 199.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 570.83
FIPS Code 47189
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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58,000
116,000
174,000
232,000
Wilson County, Tennessee
140,625
Putnam County, Tennessee
78,843
Giles County, Tennessee
29,503
Williamson County, Tennessee
231,729
Lincoln County, Tennessee
34,117
Decatur County, Tennessee
11,706
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58,000
116,000
174,000
232,000
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). 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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