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Washington County, Tennessee; Jefferson County, Tennessee

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Washington County, Tennessee
Jefferson County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 129,375 54,495
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 129,375 54,495
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 123,063 51,668
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.1% 5.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 122,979 51,407
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.9%
19.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.8%
20.4%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.3%
95.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.5%
2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.6%
3.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
88.2%
91.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 10,788 4,067
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.0% 2.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 61,196 24,453
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 64.7% 74.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $159,400 $142,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,151 $1,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $363 $347
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $743 $671
Building permits, 2019 587 263
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 53,190 19,910
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.30 2.58
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 83.2% 86.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 4.7% 4.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.2% 85.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 79.7% 70.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.6% 84.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 32.4% 16.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 13.5% 15.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.7%
12.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.7% 55.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.3% 52.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 278,536 53,076
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,641,251 132,451
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,503,724 988,290
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 791,346 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,011,547 640,357
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $16,080 $12,269
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 20.4 26.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $46,752 $47,264
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $28,261 $24,855
Persons in poverty, percent
14.9%
13.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 2,880 726
Total employment, 2018 52,669 11,598
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 2,108,067 429,692
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 Z 4.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 8,697 3,249
All firms, 2012 9,519 3,491
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,333 2,152
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,685 936
Minority-owned firms, 2012 576 90
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 8,536 3,315
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,126 544
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 7,559 2,746
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 376.7 187.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 326.47 274.08
FIPS Code 47179 47089
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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