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Fentress County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 498.6 square miles
Population Density 36 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,909
Population change -0.3%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 19.4%
Females 51%
White 98.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 72%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.1%
Veterans 1,408
Households and Housing
Households 7,348
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.2%
Median household income $29,192
The per capita income $16,454
Live below the poverty line. 25.7%
housing units 8,887
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,300
Residents owning their homes. 76.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,235
Women-owned firms 20.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $140,548
Retail sales per capita $8,075
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0