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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 406.4 square miles
Population Density 31.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 12,841
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 4.2%
Under 18 19.4%
65 and over 17.6%
Females 45.7%
White 94.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.2
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 4%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.3%
Veterans 1,076
Households and Housing
Households 4,556
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 88%
Median household income $33,443
The per capita income $15,747
Live below the poverty line. 22.4%
housing units 5,655
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,100
Residents owning their homes. 79.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,082
Women-owned firms 23.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $30,486
Retail sales per capita $2,335
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $3,384