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Polk County, Tennessee; White County, Tennessee; Gibson County, Tennessee; Overton County, Tennessee; Sumner County, Tennessee

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Polk County, Tennessee
White County, Tennessee
Gibson County, Tennessee
Overton County, Tennessee
Sumner County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,832 27,345 49,133 22,241 191,283
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,832 27,345 49,133 22,241 191,283
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 16,821 25,844 49,687 22,082 160,634
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.1% 5.8% -1.1% 0.7% 19.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 16,825 25,841 49,683 22,083 160,645
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.8%
6.2%
5.2%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
21.8%
24.0%
21.3%
23.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.7%
20.5%
18.3%
20.7%
16.2%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
51.0%
51.9%
50.3%
51.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.4%
95.5%
79.4%
97.3%
87.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
1.8%
18.1%
0.7%
8.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.5%
0.3%
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
1.6%
1.8%
1.2%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.3%
2.8%
2.8%
1.7%
5.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
94.7%
93.1%
77.1%
95.8%
83.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,163 1,995 3,329 1,327 11,610
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.1% 1.3% 1.2% 1.5% 4.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,235 12,102 22,702 10,392 75,354
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 73.8% 80.6% 69.4% 79.5% 73.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $113,800 $110,300 $94,900 $115,300 $212,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $961 $893 $1,056 $951 $1,431
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $324 $312 $349 $299 $439
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $678 $643 $681 $512 $996
Building permits, 2019 198 158 145 13 1,416
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 7,096 9,951 19,223 8,974 65,645
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.33 2.63 2.50 2.42 2.71
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.2% 89.1% 85.6% 91.7% 85.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 2.1% 1.6% 2.0% 2.4% 6.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 79.2% 77.2% 81.7% 72.3% 89.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 67.8% 66.2% 70.1% 62.9% 82.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 80.3% 82.2% 84.9% 79.6% 89.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 11.0% 13.5% 17.8% 13.1% 26.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 12.2% 13.5% 13.8% 11.1% 9.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.9%
12.6%
11.1%
12.4%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 53.9% 51.6% 54.8% 52.7% 66.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 49.6% 46.9% 50.6% 48.7% 61.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,254 D 44,986 D 195,563
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 30,865 68,253 139,691 D 599,469
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 561,058 737,794 D 2,158,366
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 310,443 D 2,117,714
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 84,341 209,411 505,780 164,129 1,503,612
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,055 $8,029 $10,192 $7,397 $9,051
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 28.3 24.0 23.2 26.6 28.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $41,818 $40,745 $41,886 $36,558 $64,631
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $24,667 $20,973 $22,565 $20,581 $32,297
Persons in poverty, percent
15.8%
17.3%
16.5%
15.0%
8.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 224 410 926 330 3,274
Total employment, 2018 1,348 5,574 11,241 3,839 48,105
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 39,445 197,631 427,742 146,100 2,044,554
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -6.9% -1.0% 0.6% -0.5% 2.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,047 2,054 2,913 1,818 16,607
All firms, 2012 1,289 2,304 3,501 2,021 14,834
Men-owned firms, 2012 795 1,473 1,882 1,261 8,794
Women-owned firms, 2012 372 643 1,185 448 4,157
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F 53 411 86 1,270
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,239 2,193 2,971 1,897 13,177
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 167 298 466 286 1,265
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,082 1,878 2,767 1,608 12,858
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 38.7 68.6 82.4 50.9 303.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 434.68 376.67 602.74 433.48 529.45
FIPS Code 47139 47185 47053 47133 47165
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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