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Washington County, Tennessee; Smith County, Tennessee; Union County, Tennessee; Sullivan County, Tennessee; Tipton County, Tennessee

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Washington County, Tennessee
Smith County, Tennessee
Union County, Tennessee
Sullivan County, Tennessee
Tipton County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 129,375 20,157 19,972 158,348 61,599
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 129,375 20,157 19,972 158,348 61,599
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 123,063 19,150 19,107 156,800 61,006
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.1% 5.3% 4.5% 1.0% 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 122,979 19,166 19,109 156,823 61,081
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
6.0%
5.5%
4.8%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.9%
22.3%
21.5%
19.1%
24.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.8%
17.3%
18.6%
22.2%
14.9%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.3%
50.5%
51.3%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.3%
95.3%
97.4%
94.8%
77.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.5%
2.3%
0.5%
2.3%
18.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.7%
0.5%
0.2%
0.8%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
1.6%
1.3%
1.6%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.6%
3.1%
1.9%
2.0%
2.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
88.2%
92.6%
95.9%
93.1%
75.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 10,788 1,151 1,479 12,526 5,442
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.0% 1.4% 0.7% 1.7% 1.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 61,196 8,898 9,573 75,905 24,104
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 64.7% 74.3% 74.6% 72.0% 70.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $159,400 $132,100 $120,000 $133,900 $145,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,151 $1,118 $996 $1,037 $1,256
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $363 $357 $303 $337 $389
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $743 $593 $632 $652 $747
Building permits, 2019 587 75 96 395 172
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 53,190 7,584 7,126 66,239 21,325
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.30 2.54 2.68 2.33 2.85
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 83.2% 90.5% 90.1% 86.1% 87.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 4.7% 2.3% 1.8% 2.7% 2.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.2% 79.8% 82.3% 84.6% 86.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 79.7% 70.9% 62.6% 75.9% 74.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.6% 85.1% 76.2% 86.6% 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 32.4% 12.4% 8.5% 22.8% 16.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 13.5% 13.4% 14.8% 15.5% 11.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.7%
11.5%
13.5%
11.8%
11.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.7% 58.9% 50.7% 54.3% 61.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.3% 54.9% 47.3% 49.2% 55.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 278,536 D 7,368 286,384 39,539
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,641,251 D 11,576 1,521,547 141,257
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,503,724 D 125,906 6,361,356 446,259
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 791,346 D D 1,006,204 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,011,547 158,860 87,645 2,095,865 393,600
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $16,080 $8,316 $4,582 $13,368 $6,379
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 20.4 29.5 33.2 21.1 32.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $46,752 $46,404 $41,352 $43,442 $60,167
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $28,261 $26,256 $21,677 $26,933 $27,212
Persons in poverty, percent
14.9%
13.9%
19.8%
16.5%
12.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 2,880 270 204 3,337 705
Total employment, 2018 52,669 4,180 1,844 63,829 9,594
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 2,108,067 160,066 58,325 2,999,066 334,909
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 Z 7.7% 4.8% 0.6% 6.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 8,697 1,419 1,325 10,025 4,023
All firms, 2012 9,519 1,349 1,070 11,716 4,297
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,333 660 646 6,587 1,939
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,685 512 294 3,751 1,863
Minority-owned firms, 2012 576 37 26 491 935
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 8,536 1,271 997 10,706 3,150
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,126 52 97 1,326 481
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 7,559 1,256 898 9,654 3,547
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 376.7 61.0 85.5 379.4 133.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 326.47 314.29 223.55 413.36 458.37
FIPS Code 47179 47159 47173 47163 47167
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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