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Chester County, Tennessee; Cheatham County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee

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Chester County, Tennessee
Cheatham County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,297 40,667 11,663
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,297 40,667 11,663
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 17,145 39,110 11,750
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.9% 4.0% -0.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,131 39,105 11,757
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.6%
5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
21.8%
20.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
15.5%
24.1%
Female persons, percent
52.0%
50.5%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
87.4%
95.1%
94.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
9.4%
2.1%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.6%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
1.7%
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.9%
3.4%
3.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.0%
92.2%
91.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,082 2,605 741
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.6% 2.4% 0.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,170 16,717 6,931
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.0% 77.2% 76.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $114,400 $176,400 $94,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $995 $1,255 $974
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $322 $392 $298
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $696 $956 $547
Building permits, 2019 25 344 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 5,958 14,952 4,623
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.67 2.65 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.1% 87.1% 93.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.7% 3.8% 0.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 82.7% 86.4% 77.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 70.7% 78.2% 64.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 86.3% 85.0% 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 16.4% 19.6% 12.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.3% 10.4% 12.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.6%
11.7%
12.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.3% 64.2% 52.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 51.9% 58.5% 45.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 26,011 7,852
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 26,901 44,473 67,408
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 76,064 820,245 117,046
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 35,291 D D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 132,948 225,775 76,453
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,743 $5,749 $6,550
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 26.0 32.7 25.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $45,667 $58,641 $40,233
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,425 $26,719 $24,337
Persons in poverty, percent
15.9%
10.3%
18.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 243 607 218
Total employment, 2018 3,094 6,857 3,064
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 86,888 295,594 116,408
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 0.4% 4.8% 4.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,098 3,628 821
All firms, 2012 1,221 3,536 1,142
Men-owned firms, 2012 674 2,160 656
Women-owned firms, 2012 365 1,007 320
Minority-owned firms, 2012 62 213 25
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,128 3,263 1,076
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 28 446 115
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,155 2,939 984
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 60.0 129.3 35.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 285.74 302.44 333.85
FIPS Code 47023 47021 47039
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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