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Perry County, Tennessee; Claiborne County, Tennessee

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Perry County, Tennessee
Claiborne County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,076 31,959
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,076 31,959
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 7,930 32,212
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.8% -0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 7,915 32,213
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.4%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.2%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.4%
20.3%
Female persons, percent
49.7%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.7%
96.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.4%
1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.7%
1.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.4%
94.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 448 1,893
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.3% 1.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4,692 15,606
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 82.4% 70.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $88,100 $110,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $886 $896
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $298 $304
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $613 $632
Building permits, 2019 8 75
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 3,073 13,281
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.54 2.29
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.7% 86.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 6.0% 2.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 67.7% 78.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 58.8% 62.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 74.9% 80.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 11.5% 16.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 15.6% 16.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.5%
11.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 47.1% 49.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 46.0% 44.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 23,637
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 26,074 84,351
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 327,940
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,207 170,081
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,115 $5,359
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 25.5 24.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $41,034 $36,835
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $27,970 $21,566
Persons in poverty, percent
14.4%
19.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 109 445
Total employment, 2018 1,754 7,831
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 56,054 281,139
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 0.5% 1.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 676 1,817
All firms, 2012 444 2,423
Men-owned firms, 2012 213 1,521
Women-owned firms, 2012 130 689
Minority-owned firms, 2012 30 67
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 397 2,306
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 65 233
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 334 2,070
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 19.1 74.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 414.73 434.58
FIPS Code 47135 47025
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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