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Meigs County, Tennessee; Chester County, Tennessee; Humphreys County, Tennessee; Polk County, Tennessee; Williamson County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee

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Meigs County, Tennessee
Chester County, Tennessee
Humphreys County, Tennessee
Polk County, Tennessee
Williamson County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,306 17,276 18,486 16,898 231,729 11,706
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12,422 17,297 18,582 16,832 238,412 11,663
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,306 17,276 18,486 16,898 231,729 11,706
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 11,766 17,145 18,535 16,821 183,277 11,750
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 11,768 17,145 18,535 16,824 183,265 11,750
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.6% 0.9% 0.3% 0.1% 30.1% -0.7%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4.6% 0.8% -0.3% 0.4% 26.4% -0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 11,753 17,131 18,538 16,825 183,182 11,757
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.5%
5.5%
5.0%
6.0%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.4%
22.1%
21.5%
19.6%
27.2%
21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.2%
17.2%
20.0%
21.0%
13.2%
23.4%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
51.9%
50.3%
50.7%
50.9%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.7%
87.2%
94.4%
96.5%
88.7%
94.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.5%
9.5%
2.8%
0.8%
4.5%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.5%
0.7%
0.6%
0.3%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.8%
0.5%
0.4%
4.7%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Z
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
2.0%
1.6%
1.7%
1.7%
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.3%
2.8%
2.7%
2.2%
4.9%
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.9%
84.9%
92.2%
94.8%
84.3%
91.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 839 1,082 1,451 1,163 9,982 741
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.6% 1.6% 1.6% 1.1% 7.5% 0.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5,922 7,158 8,992 9,052 85,029 6,920
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 80.2% 76.0% 76.5% 73.8% 80.6% 76.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $123,400 $114,400 $104,200 $113,800 $417,700 $94,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,072 $995 $976 $961 $2,111 $974
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $318 $322 $341 $324 $547 $298
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $701 $696 $639 $678 $1,443 $547
Building permits, 2018 40 21 11 192 2,121 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 4,790 5,958 6,858 7,096 75,344 4,623
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47 2.67 2.64 2.33 2.90 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.9% 90.1% 85.2% 88.2% 84.1% 93.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.8% 1.7% 3.0% 2.1% 8.7% 0.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 76.4% 82.7% 74.7% 79.2% 95.9% 77.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 61.9% 70.7% 65.1% 67.8% 92.1% 64.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 84.5% 86.3% 84.5% 80.3% 95.6% 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 10.5% 16.4% 13.3% 11.0% 59.0% 12.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 14.3% 9.3% 17.4% 12.2% 4.4% 12.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.5%
11.8%
11.2%
12.5%
6.3%
12.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.8% 54.3% 51.0% 53.9% 68.9% 52.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 44.4% 51.9% 46.5% 49.6% 59.5% 45.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 18,073 9,254 485,174 7,852
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 26,901 47,324 30,865 1,456,140 67,408
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 233,046 76,064 2,099,118 D 558,319 117,046
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 35,291 111,295 D 10,285,748 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 51,947 132,948 185,723 84,341 3,968,591 76,453
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $4,441 $7,743 $10,163 $5,055 $20,572 $6,550
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.8 26.0 29.5 28.3 27.7 25.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $43,250 $45,667 $41,510 $41,818 $109,026 $40,233
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,555 $21,425 $23,636 $24,667 $50,931 $24,337
Persons in poverty, percent
17.8%
15.9%
13.6%
15.8%
3.8%
18.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 105 242 324 223 7,118 216
Total employment, 2017 1,647 3,083 4,373 1,448 125,617 2,920
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 59,167 87,749 218,316 40,576 7,773,440 109,989
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 9.8% -3.1% 3.8% 8.5% 5.9% 6.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 710 1,050 1,129 1,051 27,830 825
All firms, 2012 747 1,221 1,401 1,289 25,780 1,142
Men-owned firms, 2012 342 674 678 795 14,409 656
Women-owned firms, 2012 263 365 495 372 7,549 320
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 62 81 F 1,932 25
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 673 1,128 1,209 1,239 22,787 1,076
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 65 28 163 167 2,945 115
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 654 1,155 1,095 1,082 21,354 984
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 60.2 60.0 34.9 38.7 314.4 35.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 195.12 285.74 530.98 434.68 582.60 333.85
FIPS Code 47121 47023 47085 47139 47187 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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