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Grainger County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 280.6 square miles
Population Density 80.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 22,702
Population change 0.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.1%
Under 18 21.2%
65 and over 17.9%
Females 49.9%
White 97.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.7
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.5%
Veterans 1,580
Households and Housing
Households 9,003
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.7%
Median household income $32,364
The per capita income $17,933
Live below the poverty line. 20.4%
housing units 10,760
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $91,400
Residents owning their homes. 81%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,697
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $79,483
Retail sales per capita $3,515
Manufacturers shipments $171,296
Merchant wholesaler sales $8,638