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Benton County, Tennessee; Macon County, Tennessee; Anderson County, Tennessee; Fentress County, Tennessee

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Benton County, Tennessee
Macon County, Tennessee
Anderson County, Tennessee
Fentress County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,160 24,602 76,978 18,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,160 24,602 76,978 18,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 16,491 22,226 75,082 17,962
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.0% 10.7% 2.5% 3.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 16,489 22,248 75,129 17,959
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
7.0%
5.4%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.9%
24.5%
21.2%
20.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.9%
16.1%
20.3%
22.4%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.1%
51.3%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.6%
95.8%
91.6%
97.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.6%
1.2%
4.1%
0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.8%
1.5%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
1.4%
2.3%
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.7%
5.1%
3.2%
1.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.3%
91.7%
88.9%
96.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,437 1,115 6,220 1,229
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1% 2.9% 3.5% 0.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,172 10,565 35,143 9,063
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 75.9% 73.3% 68.0% 76.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $85,800 $112,500 $139,800 $100,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $883 $953 $1,133 $843
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $348 $341 $397 $294
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $633 $622 $726 $499
Building permits, 2019 16 156 164 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 6,786 9,202 30,483 7,403
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.35 2.51 2.45 2.41
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 92.5% 85.1% 85.1% 86.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 0.8% 3.8% 4.9% 1.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 74.1% 75.6% 83.4% 75.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 60.1% 62.8% 76.2% 63.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.9% 78.8% 86.8% 79.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 12.6% 10.0% 23.5% 13.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 20.1% 15.7% 14.4% 18.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.7%
14.4%
11.6%
13.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 45.6% 58.0% 57.0% 49.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 42.7% 51.3% 51.4% 44.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 11,974 127,115 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 51,598 50,732 424,699 D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 96,305 214,186 2,223,993 39,080
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 18,675 591,485 5,447
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 150,851 177,374 916,100 145,586
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,220 $7,884 $12,147 $8,115
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 23.3 33.2 23.8 24.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $33,125 $36,246 $49,376 $35,084
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,374 $21,972 $27,913 $19,013
Persons in poverty, percent
19.2%
18.1%
16.5%
20.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 298 312 1,545 265
Total employment, 2018 3,271 3,661 40,846 3,840
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 96,849 114,948 2,492,519 128,557
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -3.3% 3.6% 0.3% -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,031 1,712 4,810 1,496
All firms, 2012 1,043 2,072 5,799 1,754
Men-owned firms, 2012 494 1,137 3,175 996
Women-owned firms, 2012 377 623 1,831 607
Minority-owned firms, 2012 66 64 266 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 927 1,966 5,211 1,685
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 134 124 717 138
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 800 1,880 4,618 1,545
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 41.8 72.4 222.8 36.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 394.14 307.14 337.16 498.61
FIPS Code 47005 47111 47001 47049
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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