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Monroe County, Tennessee; Wilson County, Tennessee; Cocke County, Tennessee

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Monroe County, Tennessee
Wilson County, Tennessee
Cocke County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,545 144,657 36,004
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46,545 144,657 36,004
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 44,498 114,062 35,642
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.6% 26.8% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 44,519 113,993 35,662
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
6.0%
5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.9%
23.4%
20.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.4%
16.0%
21.6%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.8%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.8%
88.1%
95.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.2%
7.5%
2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.5%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.8%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
2.0%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.6%
4.6%
2.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.8%
84.1%
92.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 3,468 8,999 2,822
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.4% 4.9% 0.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,413 56,410 17,664
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 76.7% 76.8% 67.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $133,700 $264,600 $112,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,033 $1,592 $925
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $334 $446 $326
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $668 $1,065 $646
Building permits, 2019 163 1,912 5
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 17,987 49,664 14,060
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.53 2.72 2.50
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 84.5% 86.7% 92.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.3% 6.1% 2.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 82.4% 92.7% 75.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 75.5% 85.3% 63.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 82.4% 91.6% 80.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 13.4% 32.4% 11.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 16.4% 9.6% 17.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.1%
9.4%
11.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 51.3% 66.0% 52.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 46.0% 60.0% 49.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 41,685 190,016 48,174
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 118,515 392,531 102,703
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,509,274 1,281,590 659,601
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 36,709 1,362,850 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 412,072 1,432,589 340,991
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,130 $12,043 $9,586
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 29.0 30.8 28.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,429 $75,991 $36,716
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $23,207 $34,575 $21,867
Persons in poverty, percent
16.5%
7.4%
22.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 723 2,752 472
Total employment, 2018 12,302 41,574 5,904
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 441,153 1,627,216 199,126
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.3% 1.5% -2.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,830 12,736 2,159
All firms, 2012 3,176 11,452 2,098
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,972 6,839 1,010
Women-owned firms, 2012 868 3,318 776
Minority-owned firms, 2012 141 966 106
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,905 10,157 1,900
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 461 1,415 273
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,556 9,403 1,666
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 70.0 199.7 82.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 635.57 570.83 434.57
FIPS Code 47123 47189 47029
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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