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Monroe County, Tennessee; Cannon County, Tennessee; Cocke County, Tennessee; Union County, Tennessee

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Monroe County, Tennessee
Cannon County, Tennessee
Cocke County, Tennessee
Union County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,545 14,678 36,004 19,972
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,545 14,678 36,004 19,972
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 44,498 13,813 35,642 19,107
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.6% 6.3% 1.0% 4.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 44,519 13,801 35,662 19,109
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
6.0%
5.1%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.9%
21.5%
20.2%
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.4%
18.5%
21.6%
18.6%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.2%
51.5%
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.8%
95.9%
95.0%
97.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.2%
1.8%
2.1%
0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.6%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
1.5%
1.7%
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.6%
2.5%
2.6%
1.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.8%
93.9%
92.9%
95.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 3,468 871 2,822 1,397
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.4% 1.6% 0.8% 1.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,413 6,164 17,664 9,573
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 76.7% 74.8% 67.1% 75.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $133,700 $164,600 $112,900 $124,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,033 $1,103 $925 $1,040
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $334 $382 $326 $297
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $668 $635 $646 $685
Building permits, 2019 163 30 5 96
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 17,987 5,488 14,060 7,405
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.53 2.55 2.50 2.61
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 84.5% 86.5% 92.0% 89.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.3% 1.6% 2.1% 2.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 82.4% 85.0% 75.9% 85.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 75.5% 69.6% 63.5% 65.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 82.4% 84.5% 80.1% 77.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 13.4% 15.8% 11.6% 9.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 16.4% 12.2% 17.6% 14.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.1%
12.5%
11.9%
13.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 51.3% 58.2% 52.1% 50.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 46.0% 50.3% 49.7% 45.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 41,685 D 48,174 7,368
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 118,515 24,795 102,703 11,576
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,509,274 26,109 659,601 125,906
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 36,709 D D D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 412,072 61,151 340,991 87,645
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,130 $4,428 $9,586 $4,582
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 29.0 32.1 28.1 33.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,429 $55,330 $36,716 $44,671
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $23,207 $26,435 $21,867 $24,010
Persons in poverty, percent
16.5%
13.0%
22.8%
18.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 723 203 472 204
Total employment, 2018 12,302 1,732 5,904 1,844
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 441,153 57,467 199,126 58,325
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.3% 5.8% -2.9% 4.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,830 1,106 2,159 1,325
All firms, 2012 3,176 942 2,098 1,070
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,972 599 1,010 646
Women-owned firms, 2012 868 266 776 294
Minority-owned firms, 2012 141 27 106 26
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,905 901 1,900 997
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 461 112 273 97
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,556 816 1,666 898
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 70.0 52.0 82.1 85.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 635.57 265.64 434.57 223.55
FIPS Code 47123 47015 47029 47173
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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