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Cocke County, Tennessee; Tipton County, Tennessee; Williamson County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee; Rutherford County, Tennessee; Shelby County, Tennessee

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Cocke County, Tennessee
Tipton County, Tennessee
Williamson County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Rutherford County, Tennessee
Shelby County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 36,004 61,599 238,412 11,663 332,285 937,166
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 36,004 61,599 238,412 11,663 332,285 937,166
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 35,642 61,006 183,277 11,750 262,588 927,682
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.0% 1.0% 30.1% -0.7% 26.5% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 35,662 61,081 183,182 11,757 262,604 927,644
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
5.9%
5.9%
5.1%
6.5%
6.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.2%
24.2%
26.8%
20.7%
24.5%
24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.6%
14.9%
13.5%
24.1%
10.8%
14.0%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
50.7%
50.9%
51.0%
50.9%
52.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.0%
77.9%
88.2%
94.6%
76.6%
40.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.1%
18.5%
4.5%
3.0%
16.3%
54.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%
0.5%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.8%
5.2%
0.6%
3.6%
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.2%
1.8%
1.3%
2.8%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.6%
2.9%
4.9%
3.6%
8.7%
6.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.9%
75.6%
83.8%
91.4%
69.1%
35.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,695 5,442 9,982 741 18,148 51,042
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 0.6% 1.6% 7.5% 0.6% 7.1% 6.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 17,664 24,104 87,541 6,931 125,447 407,273
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.2% 70.3% 80.6% 76.5% 65.5% 55.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $111,000 $145,800 $417,700 $94,700 $190,200 $142,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $973 $1,256 $2,111 $974 $1,316 $1,371
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $314 $389 $547 $298 $426 $495
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $602 $747 $1,443 $547 $996 $922
Building permits, 2019 5 172 2,467 0 3,888 1,255
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 14,181 21,325 75,344 4,623 109,468 350,260
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47 2.85 2.90 2.48 2.76 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 91.3% 87.8% 84.1% 93.2% 83.1% 84.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.2% 2.8% 8.7% 0.9% 10.9% 9.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 73.1% 86.9% 95.9% 77.2% 93.3% 83.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 57.9% 74.3% 92.1% 64.8% 83.2% 72.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 78.6% 86.9% 95.6% 83.5% 91.2% 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 10.8% 16.7% 59.0% 12.8% 32.0% 31.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 18.0% 11.7% 4.4% 12.9% 8.1% 9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.9%
11.1%
6.1%
12.5%
10.2%
13.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 53.6% 61.6% 68.9% 52.3% 70.9% 64.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.8% 55.8% 59.5% 45.8% 65.4% 60.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 48,174 39,539 485,174 7,852 502,674 1,889,742
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 102,703 141,257 1,456,140 67,408 1,376,642 8,166,690
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 659,601 446,259 558,319 117,046 11,538,970 22,412,702
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 10,285,748 D 14,847,012 35,454,262
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 340,991 393,600 3,968,591 76,453 3,515,344 22,058,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,586 $6,379 $20,572 $6,550 $12,808 $23,447
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 27.8 32.7 27.7 25.9 28.8 22.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $33,614 $60,167 $109,026 $40,233 $63,846 $49,782
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,332 $27,212 $50,931 $24,337 $28,883 $28,828
Persons in poverty, percent
22.5%
12.0%
3.8%
18.2%
10.4%
21.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 472 705 7,254 218 5,417 19,478
Total employment, 2018 5,904 9,594 129,892 3,064 114,621 438,508
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 199,126 334,909 8,287,848 116,408 5,010,574 23,223,047
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -2.9% 6.8% 3.4% 4.9% 1.6% -0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,159 4,023 29,249 821 24,538 84,799
All firms, 2012 2,098 4,297 25,780 1,142 19,572 95,433
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,010 1,939 14,409 656 10,847 43,633
Women-owned firms, 2012 776 1,863 7,549 320 6,859 45,031
Minority-owned firms, 2012 106 935 1,932 25 3,309 52,295
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,900 3,150 22,787 1,076 15,640 40,569
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 273 481 2,945 115 1,945 9,486
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,666 3,547 21,354 984 16,557 82,645
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 82.1 133.3 314.4 35.2 424.0 1,215.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 434.57 458.37 582.60 333.85 619.36 763.17
FIPS Code 47029 47167 47187 47039 47149 47157
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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