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Rhea County, Tennessee; Hamilton County, Tennessee; Van Buren County, Tennessee; Wilson County, Tennessee

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Rhea County, Tennessee
Hamilton County, Tennessee
Van Buren County, Tennessee
Wilson County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 33,167 367,804 5,872 144,657
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 33,167 367,804 5,872 144,657
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 31,804 336,477 5,558 114,062
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4.3% 9.3% 5.6% 26.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 31,809 336,463 5,548 113,993
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
5.8%
5.7%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.4%
20.7%
19.7%
23.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.8%
17.9%
23.4%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
50.4%
51.7%
49.6%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.6%
75.9%
96.8%
88.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.2%
19.3%
0.9%
7.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
2.2%
0.2%
1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
1.9%
1.5%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.2%
6.0%
2.0%
4.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.2%
70.9%
95.1%
84.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,130 21,821 389 8,999
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.6% 5.3% 1.3% 4.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,847 165,494 2,695 56,410
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 71.2% 64.0% 81.5% 76.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $122,600 $180,900 $98,000 $264,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,085 $1,288 $950 $1,592
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $357 $424 $302 $446
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $647 $868 $511 $1,065
Building permits, 2019 209 2,013 0 1,912
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 12,177 145,213 2,141 49,664
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.61 2.41 2.64 2.72
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 83.8% 85.9% 88.4% 86.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 4.7% 7.1% 4.5% 6.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 83.7% 87.8% 74.0% 92.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 72.6% 80.8% 69.0% 85.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 80.8% 89.5% 79.0% 91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 16.9% 32.2% 7.8% 32.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 16.4% 9.8% 20.4% 9.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.8%
11.9%
13.7%
9.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.2% 62.1% 49.2% 66.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 49.4% 57.2% 46.0% 60.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 30,748 903,255 D 190,016
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 68,242 3,179,108 D 392,531
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 848,618 12,127,517 D 1,281,590
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 2,903,956 D 1,362,850
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 281,055 5,236,523 9,445 1,432,589
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,716 $15,154 $1,678 $12,043
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 23.2 21.8 30.7 30.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $42,206 $55,070 $42,724 $75,991
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $22,336 $32,839 $20,634 $34,575
Persons in poverty, percent
15.4%
12.7%
15.5%
7.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 495 9,244 43 2,818
Total employment, 2019 8,834 195,393 469 43,013
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 297,356 8,894,874 13,244 1,756,824
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 1.8% 1.7% 3.3% 3.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,771 28,380 427 12,736
All firms, 2012 1,772 30,007 216 11,452
Men-owned firms, 2012 871 16,943 98 6,839
Women-owned firms, 2012 699 9,332 89 3,318
Minority-owned firms, 2012 85 4,801 F 966
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,605 24,045 206 10,157
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 89 3,346 F 1,415
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,567 24,741 203 9,403
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 100.9 620.3 20.3 199.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 315.38 542.43 273.42 570.83
FIPS Code 47143 47065 47175 47189
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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