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Fentress County, Tennessee

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Fentress County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
19,696
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
19,696
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
19,335
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
18,487
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
18,487
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
6.5%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
4.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 18,489
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,959
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.1%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
97.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
95.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 1,348
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 1.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 9,260
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 77.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $137,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $956
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $322
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $645
Building permits, 2022 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 7,607
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 83.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 1.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 84.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 79.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 80.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 16.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 19.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 49.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 44.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 11,522
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 66,661
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 14,559
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 163,324
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $8,954
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 24.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $47,884
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $24,595
Persons in poverty, percent
23.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 275
Total employment, 2021 2,580
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 84,904
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -38.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 1,792
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 191
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 26
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 156
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 155
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 37.1
Population per square mile, 2010 36.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 498.61
Land area in square miles, 2010 498.61
FIPS Code 47049
Value Notes

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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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