end of header

QuickFacts

Macon County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee; Perry County, Tennessee

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

Macon County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Perry County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,602 11,663 8,076
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,602 11,663 8,076
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 22,226 11,750 7,930
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10.7% -0.7% 1.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 22,248 11,757 7,915
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.0%
5.1%
6.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.5%
20.7%
22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.1%
24.1%
21.4%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
51.0%
49.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.8%
94.6%
93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.2%
3.0%
2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.6%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
1.3%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.1%
3.6%
2.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.7%
91.4%
91.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,138 662 448
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.4% 0.5% 1.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,565 6,931 4,692
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 74.4% 81.0% 82.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $115,000 $98,800 $88,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $954 $1,011 $886
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $348 $314 $298
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $673 $531 $613
Building permits, 2019 156 0 8
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 9,170 4,440 3,073
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.56 2.58 2.54
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 85.7% 94.5% 91.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.9% 0.5% 6.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 80.4% 80.8% 67.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 70.5% 71.2% 58.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 80.3% 85.9% 74.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 10.3% 14.5% 11.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 15.3% 11.7% 15.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
12.5%
13.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.7% 51.5% 47.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 53.2% 45.1% 46.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,974 7,852 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,732 67,408 26,074
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 214,186 117,046 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 18,675 D D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 177,374 76,453 40,207
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,884 $6,550 $5,115
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.5 25.4 25.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $37,430 $42,031 $41,034
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $22,527 $23,857 $27,970
Persons in poverty, percent
15.5%
16.0%
14.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 312 218 109
Total employment, 2018 3,661 3,064 1,754
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 114,948 116,408 56,054
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 3.6% 4.9% 0.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,712 821 676
All firms, 2012 2,072 1,142 444
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,137 656 213
Women-owned firms, 2012 623 320 130
Minority-owned firms, 2012 64 25 30
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,966 1,076 397
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 124 115 65
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,880 984 334
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 72.4 35.2 19.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 307.14 333.85 414.73
FIPS Code 47111 47039 47135
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.

X
  Is this page helpful?
Thumbs Up Image Yes    Thumbs Down Image No
X
No, thanks
255 characters remaining
X
Thank you for your feedback.
Comments or suggestions?