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Benton County, Tennessee; Montgomery County, Tennessee; Jefferson County, Tennessee; United States

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Benton County, Tennessee
Montgomery County, Tennessee
Jefferson County, Tennessee
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,160 208,993 54,495 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,160 208,993 54,495 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 16,491 172,362 51,668 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.0% 21.3% 5.5% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 16,489 172,331 51,407 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
8.2%
4.8%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.9%
26.8%
19.2%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.9%
9.5%
20.4%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.2%
50.7%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.6%
70.4%
95.2%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.6%
21.3%
2.1%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.7%
0.5%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
2.3%
0.7%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.4%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
4.8%
1.4%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.7%
10.2%
3.8%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.3%
62.3%
91.8%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,437 25,891 4,067 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1% 4.8% 2.5% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,172 84,148 24,453 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 75.9% 59.3% 74.2% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $85,800 $159,500 $142,200 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $883 $1,216 $1,063 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $348 $413 $347 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $633 $954 $671 $1,023
Building permits, 2019 16 2,475 263 1,386,048
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 6,786 70,303 19,910 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.35 2.74 2.58 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 92.5% 78.3% 86.3% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 0.8% 9.0% 4.2% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 74.1% 91.2% 85.1% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 60.1% 83.9% 70.7% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.9% 92.5% 84.5% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 12.6% 27.2% 16.4% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 20.1% 11.8% 15.6% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.7%
8.8%
12.5%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 45.6% 58.0% 55.6% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 42.7% 57.4% 52.2% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 296,848 53,076 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 51,598 662,197 132,451 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 96,305 2,255,985 988,290 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 587,506 D 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 150,851 2,146,202 640,357 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,220 $11,635 $12,269 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 23.3 25.3 26.5 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $33,125 $55,972 $47,264 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,374 $25,938 $24,855 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
19.2%
12.0%
13.8%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 298 2,961 726 7,912,405
Total employment, 2018 3,271 45,920 11,598 130,881,471
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 96,849 1,635,599 429,692 7,097,310,272
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -3.3% 1.9% 4.0% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,031 11,842 3,249 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 1,043 10,591 3,491 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 494 5,144 2,152 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 377 4,154 936 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 66 2,183 90 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 927 7,962 3,315 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 134 1,387 544 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 800 8,410 2,746 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 41.8 319.6 187.6 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 394.14 539.18 274.08 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 47005 47125 47089 1
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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