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Monroe County, Tennessee; McNairy County, Tennessee; Cocke County, Tennessee; Shelby County, Tennessee

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Monroe County, Tennessee
McNairy County, Tennessee
Cocke County, Tennessee
Shelby County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,545 25,694 36,004 937,166
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,545 25,694 36,004 937,166
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 44,498 26,082 35,642 927,682
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.6% -1.5% 1.0% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 44,519 26,075 35,662 927,644
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
5.3%
5.1%
6.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.9%
21.6%
20.2%
24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.4%
21.2%
21.6%
14.0%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.0%
51.5%
52.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.8%
91.4%
95.0%
40.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.2%
6.1%
2.1%
54.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
0.6%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.5%
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.6%
2.3%
2.6%
6.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.8%
89.6%
92.9%
35.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,672 1,378 2,695 51,042
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.9% 0.8% 0.6% 6.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,413 12,081 17,664 407,273
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.0% 72.8% 68.2% 55.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $122,600 $93,600 $111,000 $142,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,013 $919 $973 $1,371
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $319 $331 $314 $495
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $619 $597 $602 $922
Building permits, 2019 163 6 5 1,255
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 17,694 10,022 14,181 350,260
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.56 2.55 2.47 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 83.5% 93.5% 91.3% 84.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 4.0% 2.3% 2.2% 9.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 78.7% 77.0% 73.1% 83.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 70.3% 64.8% 57.9% 72.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 78.9% 81.0% 78.6% 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 12.8% 12.7% 10.8% 31.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.0% 12.9% 18.0% 9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.1%
13.0%
11.9%
13.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 50.4% 50.6% 53.6% 64.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 45.7% 44.7% 50.8% 60.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 41,685 15,389 48,174 1,889,742
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 118,515 63,857 102,703 8,166,690
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,509,274 352,080 659,601 22,412,702
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 36,709 44,244 D 35,454,262
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 412,072 154,806 340,991 22,058,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,130 $5,913 $9,586 $23,447
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 28.1 26.6 27.8 22.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,327 $36,055 $33,614 $49,782
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,919 $20,236 $21,332 $28,828
Persons in poverty, percent
15.7%
17.4%
22.5%
21.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 723 404 472 19,478
Total employment, 2018 12,302 4,714 5,904 438,508
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 441,153 145,339 199,126 23,223,047
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.3% 3.0% -2.9% -0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,830 1,602 2,159 84,799
All firms, 2012 3,176 1,725 2,098 95,433
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,972 1,152 1,010 43,633
Women-owned firms, 2012 868 453 776 45,031
Minority-owned firms, 2012 141 75 106 52,295
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,905 1,606 1,900 40,569
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 461 375 273 9,486
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,556 1,286 1,666 82,645
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 70.0 46.3 82.1 1,215.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 635.57 562.86 434.57 763.17
FIPS Code 47123 47109 47029 47157
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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