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Smith County, Tennessee; Perry County, Tennessee; Giles County, Tennessee; Gibson County, Tennessee

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Smith County, Tennessee
Perry County, Tennessee
Giles County, Tennessee
Gibson County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,157 8,076 29,464 49,133
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,157 8,076 29,464 49,133
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 19,150 7,930 29,476 49,687
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.3% 1.8% 0.0% -1.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 19,166 7,915 29,485 49,683
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
6.4%
5.7%
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.3%
22.2%
20.8%
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
21.4%
20.5%
18.3%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
49.7%
51.4%
51.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.3%
93.7%
86.4%
79.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.3%
2.4%
10.3%
18.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.8%
0.5%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.8%
0.6%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Z
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.1%
2.7%
3.0%
2.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.6%
91.4%
83.8%
77.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,089 448 1,941 2,966
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.8% 1.3% 2.1% 1.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,898 4,692 14,229 22,702
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 73.9% 82.4% 69.6% 68.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $146,900 $88,100 $129,700 $98,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,154 $886 $1,081 $1,065
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $371 $298 $348 $362
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $621 $613 $660 $680
Building permits, 2019 75 8 108 145
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 7,603 3,073 11,904 19,320
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.57 2.54 2.39 2.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 91.0% 91.7% 87.1% 87.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 1.9% 6.0% 2.3% 2.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 83.0% 67.7% 85.6% 83.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 75.7% 58.8% 73.5% 73.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 85.3% 74.9% 85.8% 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 14.4% 11.5% 16.5% 18.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.3% 15.6% 11.5% 13.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.5%
13.5%
12.0%
11.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.1% 47.1% 56.3% 55.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.7% 46.0% 51.6% 51.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 24,825 44,986
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 26,074 77,549 139,691
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 1,040,182 737,794
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 189,075 310,443
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 158,860 40,207 317,126 505,780
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,316 $5,115 $10,908 $10,192
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 31.3 25.5 26.6 24.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $48,068 $41,034 $49,614 $43,171
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $28,797 $27,970 $25,690 $23,211
Persons in poverty, percent
15.3%
14.4%
13.4%
14.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 270 109 527 926
Total employment, 2018 4,180 1,754 9,146 11,241
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 160,066 56,054 349,263 427,742
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 7.7% 0.5% 2.4% 0.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,419 676 1,821 2,913
All firms, 2012 1,349 444 2,102 3,501
Men-owned firms, 2012 660 213 1,168 1,882
Women-owned firms, 2012 512 130 708 1,185
Minority-owned firms, 2012 37 30 221 411
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,271 397 1,798 2,971
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 52 65 331 466
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,256 334 1,687 2,767
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 61.0 19.1 48.3 82.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 314.29 414.73 610.93 602.74
FIPS Code 47159 47135 47055 47053
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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