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Lawrence County, Tennessee

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Lawrence County, Tennessee
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 43,734
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 43,734
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 41,851
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 4.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 41,869
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.8%
Female persons, percent
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 2,604
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 1.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 18,258
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 73.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $98,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $960
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $328
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $621
Building permits, 2018 11
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 16,101
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 91.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 6.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 75.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 62.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 80.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 12.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 12.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 54.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 47.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 44,648
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 106,963
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 397,620
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 157,580
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 384,198
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,129
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 27.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $41,522
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $19,879
Persons in poverty, percent
15.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 706
Total employment, 2016 8,385
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 256,391
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 2,930
All firms, 2012 3,308
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,979
Women-owned firms, 2012 986
Minority-owned firms, 2012 165
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,012
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 434
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,728
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 67.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 617.13
FIPS Code 47099
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., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). 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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