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Gibson County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 602.7 square miles
Population Density 82.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 49,457
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 24.4%
65 and over 17.4%
Females 52.4%
White 79.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.4
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 18.5%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.5%
Veterans 3,849
Households and Housing
Households 19,205
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.3%
Median household income $38,343
The per capita income $20,402
Live below the poverty line. 18.7%
housing units 22,178
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $87,700
Residents owning their homes. 72.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,423
Women-owned firms 24.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.4%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $438,966
Retail sales per capita $9,063
Manufacturers shipments $977,402
Merchant wholesaler sales $0