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Carter County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 341.2 square miles
Population Density 168.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 57,338
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.1%
Under 18 19.4%
65 and over 19.1%
Females 51.1%
White 96.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 1.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.8%
Veterans 5,144
Households and Housing
Households 24,079
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87%
Median household income $31,842
The per capita income $19,018
Live below the poverty line. 22.9%
housing units 27,650
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $101,100
Residents owning their homes. 72.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,938
Women-owned firms 16.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $461,274
Retail sales per capita $7,826
Manufacturers shipments $296,682
Merchant wholesaler sales $34,983