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Monroe County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 635.6 square miles
Population Density 70 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 45,265
Population change 1.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 18.8%
Females 50.5%
White 95
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.7
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 2.3%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.5%
Veterans 3,738
Households and Housing
Households 17,523
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.2%
Median household income $37,595
The per capita income $19,643
Live below the poverty line. 19.6%
housing units 20,692
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $115,300
Residents owning their homes. 73.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,313
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 $453,016
Retail sales per capita $10,109
Manufacturers shipments $1,386,238
Merchant wholesaler sales $173,428