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Gibson County, Tennessee; Moore County, Tennessee; Meigs County, Tennessee; Bledsoe County, Tennessee

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Table

Gibson County, Tennessee
Moore County, Tennessee
Meigs County, Tennessee
Bledsoe County, Tennessee
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
50,541
6,644
13,049
15,234
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
50,541
6,644
13,049
15,234
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
50,429
6,461
12,758
14,913
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.2%
2.8%
2.3%
2.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 50,429 6,461 12,758 14,913
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 49,683 6,362 11,753 12,876
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.3%
5.4%
3.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.2%
19.7%
20.8%
14.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.0%
22.1%
21.1%
19.0%
Female persons, percent
51.6%
50.0%
50.1%
40.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
79.2%
93.8%
94.7%
89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
17.9%
2.5%
2.1%
7.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.5%
0.9%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
1.7%
0.3%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
1.4%
1.9%
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.2%
2.2%
2.4%
3.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.5%
91.9%
92.9%
86.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 3,389 628 743 1,046
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.4% 2.9% 1.8% 3.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 22,481 2,989 6,137 5,892
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 65.6% 83.7% 79.9% 76.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $108,600 $200,500 $148,700 $139,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,133 $1,369 $1,074 $1,020
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $364 $408 $305 $286
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $671 $647 $746 $675
Building permits, 2021 194 30 132 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 19,594 2,599 5,079 4,822
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.45 2.43 2.39 2.86
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 85.4% 92.6% 86.6% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 3.0% 2.1% 1.5% 3.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 85.9% 85.5% 83.9% 81.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 78.9% 67.6% 72.0% 76.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 86.1% 86.4% 84.0% 78.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 17.9% 19.4% 10.2% 11.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 14.2% 10.7% 14.1% 23.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.2%
11.5%
13.1%
16.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 55.5% 54.5% 51.4% 49.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 50.9% 47.7% 42.5% 39.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 52,851 D D 5,673
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 120,183 7,428 D 19,410
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 150,935 NA NA 615
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 502,600 19,007 46,801 35,825
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $10,204 $2,976 $3,883 $2,403
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 24.4 27.7 31.1 29.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $45,557 $63,762 $50,733 $49,382
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,758 $30,430 $24,299 $23,120
Persons in poverty, percent
13.4%
9.8%
16.0%
20.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 912 77 102 114
Total employment, 2020 11,906 1,054 1,585 855
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 442,753 54,642 62,704 30,350
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 2.4% -7.7% -10.5% 4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 2,885 479 725 768
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 816 39 94 84
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 479 26 59 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 99 S S S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S S S S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 628 S 73 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S S S S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 603 S 82 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 83.7 50.0 65.4 36.7
Population per square mile, 2010 82.4 49.2 60.2 31.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 602.75 129.22 195.14 406.56
Land area in square miles, 2010 602.74 129.22 195.12 406.43
FIPS Code 47053 47127 47121 47007
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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