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Sullivan County, Tennessee Facts

Facts
State Tennessee
Land area 413.4 square miles
Population Density 379.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 156,595
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 20%
65 and over 20%
Females 51.6%
White 95.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.7
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 2.3%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.5%
Veterans 14,321
Households and Housing
Households 66,239
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.7%
Median household income $39,479
The per capita income $23,850
Live below the poverty line. 18.3%
housing units 73,704
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $121,700
Residents owning their homes. 74.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 12,859
Women-owned firms 23%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.8%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,026,276
Retail sales per capita $13,200
Manufacturers shipments $5,463,624
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,055,317