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Macon County, Tennessee; McNairy County, Tennessee; Polk County, Tennessee; Marion County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee

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Macon County, Tennessee
McNairy County, Tennessee
Polk County, Tennessee
Marion County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,602 25,694 16,832 28,907 11,663
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 24,602 25,694 16,832 28,907 11,663
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 22,226 26,082 16,821 28,222 11,750
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10.7% -1.5% 0.1% 2.4% -0.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 22,248 26,075 16,825 28,237 11,757
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.1%
5.2%
5.0%
5.7%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.7%
21.8%
19.6%
21.0%
21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.7%
20.8%
21.0%
20.1%
23.4%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.9%
50.7%
51.1%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.0%
91.5%
96.5%
93.2%
94.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.1%
6.1%
0.8%
4.1%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.4%
0.6%
0.5%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.4%
0.6%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Z
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.3%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.4%
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.6%
89.7%
94.8%
91.7%
91.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,115 1,378 1,163 1,751 741
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.9% 0.8% 1.1% 0.8% 0.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10,565 12,081 9,235 13,600 6,931
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 73.3% 72.8% 73.8% 74.6% 76.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $112,500 $93,600 $113,800 $123,500 $94,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $953 $919 $961 $1,040 $974
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $341 $331 $324 $348 $298
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $622 $597 $678 $672 $547
Building permits, 2019 156 6 198 121 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 9,202 10,022 7,096 11,582 4,623
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.51 2.55 2.33 2.43 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.1% 93.5% 88.2% 94.0% 93.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 3.8% 2.3% 2.1% 1.1% 0.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 75.6% 77.0% 79.2% 80.7% 77.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 62.8% 64.8% 67.8% 68.3% 64.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 78.8% 81.0% 80.3% 81.1% 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 10.0% 12.7% 11.0% 11.6% 12.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.7% 12.9% 12.2% 15.9% 12.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
13.0%
13.9%
11.5%
12.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.0% 50.6% 53.9% 56.3% 52.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 51.3% 44.7% 49.6% 48.8% 45.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,974 15,389 9,254 D 7,852
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,732 63,857 30,865 D 67,408
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 214,186 352,080 D D 117,046
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 18,675 44,244 D 69,103 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 177,374 154,806 84,341 336,227 76,453
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,884 $5,913 $5,055 $11,885 $6,550
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 33.2 26.6 28.3 28.7 25.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $36,246 $36,055 $41,818 $48,024 $40,233
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,972 $20,236 $24,667 $24,714 $24,337
Persons in poverty, percent
18.1%
17.4%
15.8%
15.3%
18.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 313 406 223 431 216
Total employment, 2017 3,534 4,575 1,448 6,121 2,920
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 113,338 143,052 40,576 218,405 109,989
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -0.6% -2.9% 8.5% 0.9% 6.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,712 1,602 1,047 1,746 821
All firms, 2012 2,072 1,725 1,289 2,185 1,142
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,137 1,152 795 1,110 656
Women-owned firms, 2012 623 453 372 617 320
Minority-owned firms, 2012 64 75 F 86 25
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,966 1,606 1,239 1,959 1,076
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 124 375 167 235 115
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,880 1,286 1,082 1,784 984
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 72.4 46.3 38.7 56.7 35.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 307.14 562.86 434.68 498.16 333.85
FIPS Code 47111 47109 47139 47115 47039
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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