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Bedford County, Tennessee; Anderson County, Tennessee; Morgan County, Tennessee; Shelby County, Tennessee; Sequatchie County, Tennessee

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Bedford County, Tennessee
Anderson County, Tennessee
Morgan County, Tennessee
Shelby County, Tennessee
Sequatchie County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 49,713 76,978 21,403 937,166 15,026
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 49,713 76,978 21,403 937,166 15,026
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 45,057 75,082 21,986 927,682 14,121
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10.3% 2.5% -2.7% 1.0% 6.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 45,058 75,129 21,987 927,644 14,112
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.7%
5.4%
5.0%
6.9%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.4%
21.2%
18.9%
24.8%
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.2%
20.3%
18.6%
14.0%
20.8%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
51.3%
45.4%
52.6%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
87.0%
91.6%
94.0%
40.9%
96.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
8.4%
4.1%
3.7%
54.3%
0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.0%
1.5%
0.3%
2.8%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
2.3%
1.5%
1.6%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.1%
3.2%
1.5%
6.6%
3.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.1%
88.9%
92.8%
35.3%
93.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,146 6,220 1,701 51,042 1,287
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 6.4% 3.5% 0.7% 6.5% 1.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 19,531 35,143 9,087 407,273 6,527
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.2% 68.0% 79.5% 55.4% 76.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $140,500 $139,800 $98,400 $142,300 $141,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,057 $1,133 $1,011 $1,371 $1,067
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $373 $397 $344 $495 $346
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $758 $726 $675 $922 $673
Building permits, 2019 313 164 0 1,255 8
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 16,882 30,483 7,517 350,260 5,441
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.79 2.45 2.50 2.62 2.66
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.2% 85.1% 84.4% 84.2% 90.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 11.5% 4.9% 2.2% 9.5% 2.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.2% 83.4% 77.9% 83.2% 83.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 70.7% 76.2% 68.4% 72.6% 70.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.8% 86.8% 81.3% 88.2% 82.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 16.3% 23.5% 7.3% 31.1% 14.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.0% 14.4% 15.4% 9.2% 18.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.7%
11.6%
13.4%
13.6%
11.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.4% 57.0% 43.7% 64.4% 52.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 56.7% 51.4% 46.6% 60.7% 46.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,235 127,115 D 1,889,742 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 86,753 424,699 33,229 8,166,690 D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,121,363 2,223,993 63,306 22,412,702 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 591,485 D 35,454,262 83,435
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 407,587 916,100 54,182 22,058,481 103,989
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,944 $12,147 $2,471 $23,447 $7,210
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 24.0 23.8 30.0 22.8 32.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $48,945 $49,376 $40,166 $49,782 $51,750
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,988 $27,913 $19,726 $28,828 $22,383
Persons in poverty, percent
14.4%
16.5%
20.4%
21.7%
16.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 784 1,545 159 19,478 188
Total employment, 2018 14,661 40,846 1,338 438,508 1,981
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 569,315 2,492,519 44,820 23,223,047 54,826
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 0.5% 0.3% -2.7% -0.4% 2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,137 4,810 1,051 84,799 1,063
All firms, 2012 3,442 5,799 1,489 95,433 1,119
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,724 3,175 993 43,633 666
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,351 1,831 417 45,031 321
Minority-owned firms, 2012 354 266 30 52,295 104
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,960 5,211 1,433 40,569 989
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 354 717 191 9,486 163
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,927 4,618 1,260 82,645 861
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 95.1 222.8 42.1 1,215.5 53.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 473.64 337.16 522.18 763.17 265.86
FIPS Code 47003 47001 47129 47157 47153
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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