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Rhea County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 315.4 square miles
Population Density 100.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 32,513
Population change 2.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 23.3%
65 and over 17.1%
Females 50.8%
White 95.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 2.2%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.6%
Veterans 2,075
Households and Housing
Households 12,096
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.5%
Median household income $36,741
The per capita income $18,952
Live below the poverty line. 22.6%
housing units 14,290
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $104,400
Residents owning their homes. 70.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,196
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 $250,814
Retail sales per capita $8,206
Manufacturers shipments $894,654
Merchant wholesaler sales $17,906