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Hawkins County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee; Wayne County, Tennessee

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Hawkins County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Wayne County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 56,786 11,663 16,673
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 56,786 11,663 16,673
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 56,826 11,750 17,025
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -0.1% -0.7% -2.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 56,833 11,757 17,021
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.7%
5.1%
4.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.5%
20.7%
16.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.7%
24.1%
19.9%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.0%
44.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.3%
94.6%
91.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.5%
3.0%
6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.6%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
1.3%
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.7%
3.6%
2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
94.9%
91.4%
89.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,950 741 1,203
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1% 0.6% 0.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 27,499 6,931 7,366
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 73.7% 76.5% 80.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $118,600 $94,700 $105,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $974 $974 $886
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $309 $298 $324
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $608 $547 $531
Building permits, 2019 121 0 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 23,330 4,623 5,954
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.39 2.48 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.9% 93.2% 93.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.1% 0.9% 1.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 79.6% 77.2% 72.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 65.0% 64.8% 62.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 83.7% 83.5% 79.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 14.0% 12.8% 11.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 16.9% 12.9% 14.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.7%
12.5%
13.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 51.3% 52.3% 44.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 47.6% 45.8% 48.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 38,109 7,852 7,064
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 102,454 67,408 34,250
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,328,331 117,046 79,925
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 89,104 D D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 303,127 76,453 64,965
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,357 $6,550 $3,822
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 25.9 25.9 30.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $40,335 $40,233 $38,634
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,801 $24,337 $19,350
Persons in poverty, percent
18.4%
18.2%
21.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 608 218 206
Total employment, 2018 10,919 3,064 2,770
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 417,198 116,408 96,617
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.6% 4.9% 2.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,994 821 994
All firms, 2012 3,331 1,142 1,057
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,810 656 647
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,159 320 299
Minority-owned firms, 2012 127 25 28
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,054 1,076 999
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 334 115 104
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,772 984 898
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 116.7 35.2 23.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 486.98 333.85 734.10
FIPS Code 47073 47039 47181
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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