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United States; Obion County, Tennessee; Rutherford County, Tennessee

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United States
Obion County, Tennessee
Rutherford County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,239,523 30,069 332,285
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,239,523 30,069 332,285
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 308,758,105 31,807 262,588
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.3% -5.5% 26.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 31,807 262,604
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
5.7%
6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.3%
21.6%
24.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.5%
20.7%
10.8%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.6%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
76.3%
86.6%
76.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.4%
10.8%
16.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.4%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
0.4%
3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
1.6%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.5%
4.8%
8.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.1%
82.4%
69.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 18,611,432 1,850 18,148
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 13.5% 1.8% 7.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 139,684,244 14,601 125,447
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 63.8% 68.0% 65.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $204,900 $89,200 $190,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,558 $950 $1,316
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $490 $349 $426
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,023 $590 $996
Building permits, 2019 1,386,048 14 3,888
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 119,730,128 12,715 109,468
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.63 2.36 2.76
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.5% 86.0% 83.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 21.5% 3.7% 10.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 88.8% 82.1% 93.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 80.4% 70.8% 83.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 87.7% 83.4% 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 31.5% 14.9% 32.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 8.6% 15.9% 8.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.5%
11.6%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.9% 55.4% 70.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.2% 51.4% 65.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 708,138,598 33,430 502,674
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,040,441,203 D 1,376,642
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,696,729,632 1,194,986 11,538,970
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,208,023,478 301,480 14,847,012
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,821,871 457,698 3,515,344
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,443 $14,604 $12,808
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 26.6 21.7 28.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $60,293 $39,866 $63,846
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $32,621 $23,141 $28,883
Persons in poverty, percent
10.5%
17.7%
10.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 7,912,405 631 5,417
Total employment, 2018 130,881,471 8,625 114,621
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 7,097,310,272 302,547 5,010,574
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.8% -2.3% 1.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 26,485,532 1,887 24,538
All firms, 2012 27,626,360 2,409 19,572
Men-owned firms, 2012 14,844,597 1,127 10,847
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,878,397 882 6,859
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,952,386 140 3,309
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 18,987,918 2,160 15,640
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,521,682 234 1,945
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 24,070,685 1,950 16,557
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 58.4 424.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 544.73 619.36
FIPS Code 1 47131 47149
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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