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Meigs County, Tennessee; Stewart County, Tennessee; Rhea County, Tennessee; Clay County, Tennessee; Haywood County, Tennessee; Decatur County, Tennessee

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Meigs County, Tennessee
Stewart County, Tennessee
Rhea County, Tennessee
Clay County, Tennessee
Haywood County, Tennessee
Decatur County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,306 13,561 33,044 7,717 17,335 11,706
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA NA
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,306 13,561 33,044 7,717 17,335 11,706
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 11,768 13,313 31,800 7,858 18,807 11,750
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4.6% 1.9% 3.9% -1.8% -7.8% -0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 11,753 13,324 31,809 7,861 18,787 11,757
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.5%
5.9%
4.8%
5.5%
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.4%
20.9%
22.7%
20.2%
22.2%
21.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.2%
20.3%
18.6%
24.3%
19.0%
23.4%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
50.1%
50.4%
50.8%
53.4%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.7%
94.3%
94.7%
96.3%
47.3%
94.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.5%
1.8%
2.2%
1.6%
50.7%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.8%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
1.0%
0.6%
0.1%
0.3%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
2.0%
1.9%
1.5%
1.2%
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.3%
3.1%
5.4%
2.6%
4.4%
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.9%
91.7%
90.0%
94.1%
43.8%
91.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 839 1,541 2,387 547 1,051 741
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.6% 2.0% 2.9% 0.5% 1.7% 0.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5,922 6,892 14,771 4,359 8,418 6,920
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 80.2% 72.9% 70.3% 74.9% 60.4% 76.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $123,400 $125,500 $113,500 $88,700 $102,200 $94,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,072 $1,044 $1,004 $950 $994 $974
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $318 $394 $348 $309 $398 $298
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $701 $650 $635 $489 $642 $547
Building permits, 2018 40 6 101 18 15 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 4,790 5,246 12,342 3,173 7,100 4,623
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.47 2.51 2.57 2.39 2.47 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.9% 85.4% 83.8% 90.4% 90.6% 93.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.8% 2.4% 4.5% 1.3% 3.9% 0.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 76.4% 78.1% 79.2% 71.0% 75.5% 77.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 61.9% 66.1% 65.7% 55.6% 61.5% 64.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 84.5% 85.6% 78.3% 80.6% 82.1% 83.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 10.5% 14.9% 15.2% 14.6% 12.6% 12.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 14.3% 14.3% 16.5% 13.6% 12.5% 12.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.5%
12.0%
12.7%
14.6%
11.4%
12.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.8% 51.6% 55.4% 45.0% 58.0% 52.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 44.4% 48.5% 50.0% 41.8% 54.4% 45.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 30,748 D 14,532 7,852
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 18,167 68,242 12,952 37,719 67,408
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 233,046 37,084 848,618 D 597,821 117,046
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 1,388 D D 68,104 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 51,947 86,634 281,055 37,747 207,609 76,453
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $4,441 $6,515 $8,716 $4,815 $11,382 $6,550
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.8 31.9 22.7 29.1 23.9 25.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $43,250 $42,269 $39,451 $31,487 $38,362 $40,233
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,555 $22,601 $22,070 $19,512 $22,148 $24,337
Persons in poverty, percent
17.8%
13.9%
18.4%
21.0%
20.5%
18.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 105 162 500 115 311 216
Total employment, 2017 1,647 1,395 8,858 1,155 5,172 2,920
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 59,167 46,122 268,040 32,832 191,520 109,989
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 9.8% 11.3% 7.1% 5.4% 1.4% 6.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 710 806 1,740 661 1,170 825
All firms, 2012 747 869 1,772 817 1,090 1,142
Men-owned firms, 2012 342 436 871 476 525 656
Women-owned firms, 2012 263 344 699 204 478 320
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 52 85 47 464 25
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 673 775 1,605 762 573 1,076
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 65 87 89 53 60 115
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 654 717 1,567 730 957 984
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 60.2 29.0 100.9 33.2 35.2 35.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 195.12 459.33 315.38 236.54 533.11 333.85
FIPS Code 47121 47161 47143 47027 47075 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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