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Obion County, Tennessee; Rutherford County, Tennessee; Washington County, Tennessee; United States

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Obion County, Tennessee
Rutherford County, Tennessee
Washington County, Tennessee
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 30,069 332,285 129,375 328,239,523
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 30,069 332,285 129,375 328,239,523
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 31,807 262,588 123,063 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -5.5% 26.5% 5.1% 6.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 31,807 262,604 122,979 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
6.5%
4.9%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.6%
24.5%
18.9%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.7%
10.8%
18.8%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.6%
50.9%
51.1%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
86.6%
76.6%
91.3%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.8%
16.3%
4.5%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
3.6%
1.7%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
2.8%
2.1%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.8%
8.7%
3.6%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
82.4%
69.1%
88.2%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,850 18,148 10,788 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.8% 7.1% 4.0% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,601 125,447 61,196 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.0% 65.5% 64.7% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $89,200 $190,200 $159,400 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $950 $1,316 $1,151 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $349 $426 $363 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $590 $996 $743 $1,023
Building permits, 2019 14 3,888 587 1,386,048
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 12,715 109,468 53,190 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.36 2.76 2.30 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.0% 83.1% 83.2% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 3.7% 10.9% 4.7% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 82.1% 93.3% 87.2% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 70.8% 83.2% 79.7% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 83.4% 91.2% 88.6% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 14.9% 32.0% 32.4% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.9% 8.1% 13.5% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.6%
10.2%
10.7%
9.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 55.4% 70.9% 58.7% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 51.4% 65.4% 54.3% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 33,430 502,674 278,536 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 1,376,642 1,641,251 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,194,986 11,538,970 1,503,724 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 301,480 14,847,012 791,346 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 457,698 3,515,344 2,011,547 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,604 $12,808 $16,080 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.7 28.8 20.4 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $39,866 $63,846 $46,752 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,141 $28,883 $28,261 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
17.7%
10.4%
14.9%
10.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 631 5,417 2,880 7,912,405
Total employment, 2018 8,625 114,621 52,669 130,881,471
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 302,547 5,010,574 2,108,067 7,097,310,272
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -2.3% 1.6% Z 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,887 24,538 8,697 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 2,409 19,572 9,519 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,127 10,847 5,333 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 882 6,859 2,685 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 140 3,309 576 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,160 15,640 8,536 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 234 1,945 1,126 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,950 16,557 7,559 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 58.4 424.0 376.7 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 544.73 619.36 326.47 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 47131 47149 47179 1
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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