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Polk County, Tennessee; McMinn County, Tennessee; Hickman County, Tennessee; Cumberland County, Tennessee; Shelby County, Tennessee

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Polk County, Tennessee
McMinn County, Tennessee
Hickman County, Tennessee
Cumberland County, Tennessee
Shelby County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,832 53,794 25,178 60,520 937,166
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,832 53,794 25,178 60,520 937,166
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 16,821 52,287 24,690 56,060 927,682
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.1% 2.9% 2.0% 8.0% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 16,825 52,266 24,690 56,053 927,644
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.6%
5.4%
4.5%
6.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
21.2%
20.6%
17.2%
24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.7%
19.9%
17.9%
31.2%
14.0%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
51.3%
47.5%
51.2%
52.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.4%
92.5%
92.3%
96.9%
40.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
3.9%
5.0%
0.7%
54.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.5%
0.7%
0.5%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.8%
0.4%
0.6%
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
2.2%
1.6%
1.2%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.3%
4.5%
2.6%
3.1%
6.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
94.7%
88.7%
90.0%
94.2%
35.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,163 3,190 1,724 6,649 51,042
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1% 2.5% 1.2% 2.2% 6.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,235 23,471 10,616 30,706 407,273
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 73.8% 74.3% 81.0% 78.0% 55.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $113,800 $125,300 $111,300 $143,000 $142,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $961 $978 $980 $938 $1,371
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $324 $320 $334 $304 $495
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $678 $668 $687 $690 $922
Building permits, 2019 198 24 110 405 1,255
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 7,096 20,427 8,667 25,347 350,260
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.33 2.53 2.66 2.28 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.2% 87.5% 89.6% 82.8% 84.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.1% 3.8% 2.1% 3.6% 9.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 79.2% 79.0% 70.7% 83.6% 83.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 67.8% 68.8% 57.3% 75.2% 72.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.3% 84.8% 79.7% 86.0% 88.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 11.0% 15.8% 11.0% 18.3% 31.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.2% 13.8% 16.1% 16.0% 9.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.9%
12.7%
13.5%
12.7%
13.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 53.9% 53.3% 51.1% 46.5% 64.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 49.6% 48.4% 50.0% 41.3% 60.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,254 69,599 D 101,244 1,889,742
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 30,865 176,993 D 386,035 8,166,690
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 2,196,562 124,356 678,006 22,412,702
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 45,252 D 35,454,262
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 84,341 542,413 71,366 750,308 22,058,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,055 $10,348 $2,953 $13,157 $23,447
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 28.3 23.0 36.2 22.5 22.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $41,818 $41,398 $41,998 $43,893 $49,782
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $24,667 $23,842 $22,248 $24,985 $28,828
Persons in poverty, percent
15.8%
15.9%
16.3%
14.4%
21.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 224 897 293 1,086 19,478
Total employment, 2018 1,348 16,827 2,488 15,430 438,508
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 39,445 674,045 84,996 532,926 23,223,047
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -6.9% 1.9% 4.2% 2.9% -0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,047 3,085 1,746 4,499 84,799
All firms, 2012 1,289 3,315 1,931 5,414 95,433
Men-owned firms, 2012 795 1,909 1,024 3,145 43,633
Women-owned firms, 2012 372 988 620 1,634 45,031
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 311 106 207 52,295
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,239 2,862 1,794 4,950 40,569
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 167 458 144 652 9,486
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,082 2,625 1,683 4,427 82,645
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 38.7 121.5 40.3 82.3 1,215.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 434.68 430.13 612.50 681.03 763.17
FIPS Code 47139 47107 47081 47035 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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