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Wilson County, Tennessee; Cannon County, Tennessee; Giles County, Tennessee; Houston County, Tennessee

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Wilson County, Tennessee
Cannon County, Tennessee
Giles County, Tennessee
Houston County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 144,657 14,678 29,464 8,201
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 144,657 14,678 29,464 8,201
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 114,062 13,813 29,476 8,429
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 26.8% 6.3% 0.0% -2.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 113,993 13,801 29,485 8,426
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
6.0%
5.7%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.4%
21.5%
20.8%
21.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
18.5%
20.5%
20.8%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.2%
51.4%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
88.1%
95.9%
86.4%
93.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
7.5%
1.8%
10.3%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.8%
0.4%
0.6%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
1.5%
2.2%
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.6%
2.5%
3.0%
2.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
84.1%
93.9%
83.8%
91.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 8,685 966 2,037 704
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.8% 2.0% 2.0% 1.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 56,410 6,164 14,229 4,239
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.8% 73.3% 70.3% 79.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $243,400 $155,300 $123,300 $98,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,540 $1,084 $1,067 $991
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $446 $369 $349 $355
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,026 $627 $643 $669
Building permits, 2019 1,912 30 108 2
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 48,841 5,513 11,496 2,943
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.68 2.50 2.47 2.70
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.3% 85.3% 87.1% 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 6.2% 1.5% 2.1% 1.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.0% 81.3% 83.7% 71.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 83.9% 64.5% 67.5% 65.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 91.2% 84.1% 85.4% 76.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 30.6% 13.8% 15.1% 10.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 9.1% 13.7% 12.4% 17.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.4%
12.5%
12.0%
12.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.8% 58.3% 55.1% 48.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 60.2% 50.2% 49.6% 40.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 190,016 D 24,825 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 392,531 24,795 77,549 28,499
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,281,590 26,109 1,040,182 23,168
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,362,850 D 189,075 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,432,589 61,151 317,126 35,258
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,043 $4,428 $10,908 $4,191
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.9 32.2 26.4 33.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $71,513 $49,523 $47,528 $43,964
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $32,850 $24,700 $23,877 $21,866
Persons in poverty, percent
7.8%
14.2%
14.5%
16.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 2,752 203 527 102
Total employment, 2018 41,574 1,732 9,146 1,004
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 1,627,216 57,467 349,263 31,916
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.5% 5.8% 2.4% -4.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 12,736 1,106 1,821 526
All firms, 2012 11,452 942 2,102 606
Men-owned firms, 2012 6,839 599 1,168 456
Women-owned firms, 2012 3,318 266 708 105
Minority-owned firms, 2012 966 27 221 30
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,157 901 1,798 561
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,415 112 331 68
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 9,403 816 1,687 501
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 199.7 52.0 48.3 42.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 570.83 265.64 610.93 200.29
FIPS Code 47189 47015 47055 47083
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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