Carroll County, TN

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2022 Population
28,381
0.0388% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.7
3.25% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.4%
5.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,700
11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$117,500
19.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,911
2.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Carroll County, TN had a population of 28.4k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $49,700. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Carroll County, TN grew from 28,370 to 28,381, a 0.0388% increase and its median household income grew from $44,794 to $49,700, a 11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carroll County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), White (Hispanic) (1.87%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.599%).

None of the households in Carroll County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in Carroll County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carroll County, TN are Bethel University (219718) (688 degrees awarded in 2022) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie (71 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Carroll County, TN was $117,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%.

Most people in Carroll County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Carroll County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Carroll County, TN is home to a population of 28.4k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.66% of Carroll County, TN residents were born outside of the country (472 people).

In 2022, there were 9.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.8k people) in Carroll County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.51k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Carroll County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Carroll County, TN was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carroll County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.8k ± 12
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.51k ± 241
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.03k ± 237
3.1%
Hispanic Population
881 people

In 2022, there were 9.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.8k people) in Carroll County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.51k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.1% of the people in Carroll County, TN are hispanic (881 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Carroll County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,446 ± 7,091 people
  2. India
    23,758 ± 3,778 people
  3. Guatemala
    22,245 ± 3,656 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 84,446 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 23,758 and Guatemala with 22,245.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.66%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
472 people
1.68%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
476 people

As of 2022, 1.66% of Carroll County, TN residents (472 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carroll County, TN was 1.68%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    548 ± 200
  2. Vietnam
    541 ± 114
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    319 ± 148

Carroll County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Carroll County, TN employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Carroll County, TN are Manufacturing (2,119 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,632 people), and Retail Trade (1,480 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,333), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,483), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($56,354).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,544. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.9k
2022 Value
± 733
2.66%
1 Year growth
± 8.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carroll County, TN grew at a rate of 2.66%, from 11.6k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carroll County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,485 people), Production Occupations (1,420 people), and Management Occupations (1,002 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carroll County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.9k
2022 Value
± 733
2.66%
1 Year growth
± 8.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carroll County, TN grew at a rate of 2.66%, from 11.6k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carroll County, TN, are Manufacturing (2,119 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,632 people), and Retail Trade (1,480 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carroll County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Carroll County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,366
Median earning men ± $2,503
$32,518
Median earning women ± $1,432

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,116), Information ($63,526), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($47,269), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,154), and Construction ($41,111).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 189
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 138
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 111
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Carroll County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 77.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.5%), followed by Other (1.18%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Carroll County, TN awarded 759 degrees. The student population of Carroll County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,274 male students and 2,546 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carroll County, TN are White (478 and 64.2%), followed by Black or African American (199 and 26.7%), Hispanic or Latino (22 and 2.95%), and Two or More Races (19 and 2.55%).

The largest universities in Carroll County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Bethel University (219718) (688 and 90.6%) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie (71 and 9.35%).

The most popular majors in Carroll County, TN are Organizational Leadership (144 and 19%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (133 and 17.5%), and General Business (129 and 17%).

The median tuition cost in Carroll County, TN for private four year colleges is $16,222.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Carroll County, TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,820 (47.2% men and 52.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,820 students enrolled in Carroll County, TN, 47.2% men and 52.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,633 records, of which 49.6% were women and 50.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Carroll County, TN was General Business Administration & Management with 32 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 688 degrees awarded
  2. 71 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bethel University (219718) with 688 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 367 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carroll County, TN, which is 0.936 times less than the 392 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 478 degrees mean that there were 2.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 199 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($16,222) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($649) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carroll County, TN was $117,500 in 2022, which is 0.417 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $98,600 to $117,500, a 19.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Carroll County, TN is 74.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Carroll County, TN have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carroll County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carroll County, TN is $49,700. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Carroll County, TN was Census Tract 9622.02 with a value of $75,743, followed by Census Tract 9624 and Census Tract 9623, with respective values of $52,917 and $51,671.

In 2022, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Carroll County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.97%.

Property

$117,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,833
$8,227
Median Property Taxes
±$545

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carroll County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.5%
Homeownership
2022
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.5% of the housing units in Carroll County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9622.02
  2. Census Tract 9624
  3. Census Tract 9623

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carroll County, TN was Census Tract 9622.02 with a value of $75,743, followed by Census Tract 9624 and Census Tract 9623, with respective values of $52,917 and $51,671.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Carroll County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$49,700
Median Household Income
± $2,542
11k
Number of Households
± 672

In 2022, the median household income of the 11k households in Carroll County, TN grew to $49,700 from the previous year's value of $44,794.

The following chart displays the households in Carroll County, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carroll County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.92%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.6%)

In 2022, 78.1% of workers in Carroll County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.92%) and those who worked at home (5.6%).

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carroll County, TN have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.53% of the workforce in Carroll County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carroll County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carroll County, TN have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Carroll County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.97%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carroll County, TN (4.5k out of 27.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carroll County, TN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 22.9% of the children was living in poverty in Carroll County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 254 in Carroll County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 26.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.5% of the population of Carroll County, TN has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, TN see 2314 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.899% decrease from the previous year (2335 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3472 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2315 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,314 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Carroll County, TN

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, TN see an average of 2,314 patients per year. This represents a 0.899% decrease from the previous year (2,335 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Carroll County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.5%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.77%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carroll County, TN declined by 5.24% from 11.1% to 10.5%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 50.1 in Carroll County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.7% in Carroll County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.6% in Carroll County, TN.

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