Gibson County, TN

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2020 Population
49,193
0.0711% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40
0.251% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
17.1%
0.277% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$45,557
5.53% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$108,600
10.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Gibson County, TN had a population of 49.2k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $45,557. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Gibson County, TN declined from 49,228 to 49,193, a −0.0711% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,171 to $45,557, a 5.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gibson County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (76%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%), White (Hispanic) (1.36%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.964%).

None of the households in Gibson 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.

99.2% of the residents in Gibson County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gibson County, TN are Arnolds Beauty School (24 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Gibson County, TN was $108,600, and the homeownership rate was 65.6%.

Most people in Gibson County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Gibson County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Gibson County, TN is home to a population of 49.2k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.4% of Gibson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (691 people).

In 2020, there were 4.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.4k people) in Gibson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Gibson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Gibson County, TN was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gibson County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37.4k ± 263
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.3k ± 487
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.6k ± 509
2.79%
Hispanic Population
1.37k people

In 2020, there were 4.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.4k people) in Gibson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.79% of the people in Gibson County, TN are hispanic (1.37k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
691 people
1.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
687 people

As of 2020, 1.4% of Gibson County, TN residents (691 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gibson County, TN was 1.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,276 ± 241
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    528 ± 170
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    282 ± 117

Gibson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Gibson County, TN employs 20.2k people. The largest industries in Gibson County, TN are Manufacturing (3,411 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,163 people), and Retail Trade (2,457 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,636), Wholesale Trade ($54,129), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,375).

Occupations

20.2k
2020 Value
± 1,099
0.542%
1 Year growth
± 7.44%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Gibson County, TN grew at a rate of 0.542%, from 20.1k employees to 20.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gibson County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,592 people), Production Occupations (2,489 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,954 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gibson County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.2k
2020 Value
± 1,099
0.542%
1 Year growth
± 7.44%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Gibson County, TN grew at a rate of 0.542%, from 20.1k employees to 20.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gibson County, TN, are Manufacturing (3,411 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,163 people), and Retail Trade (2,457 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gibson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Gibson 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

$41,109
Median earning men ± $1,768
$27,360
Median earning women ± $1,737

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($92,623), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,500), and Wholesale Trade ($60,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($39,236), Information ($36,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,595).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 270
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 268
    Manufacturing
  3. 254
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $66B
  2. $49B
  3. $47B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $66B, followed by Mixed freight ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($47B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$498B
2020 Value in Tennessee
$1.05T
Projected 2050 Value in Tennessee
111% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $498B. This is expected to increase 111% to $1.05T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.6B
  2. $29.5B
  3. $26.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $36.6B, followed by Texas with $29.5B and California and $26.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Gibson County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 72.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.8%), followed by Other (1.37%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Gibson County, TN awarded 24 degrees. The student population of Gibson County, TN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 73 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gibson County, TN are White (23 and 95.8%), followed by Two or More Races (1 and 4.17%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Gibson County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Arnolds Beauty School (24 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Gibson County, TN are General Cosmetology (24 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.713% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Some college (1.19M), and Bachelors Degree (883k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Gibson County, TN was $108,600 in 2020, which is 0.473 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $98,600 to $108,600, a 10.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Gibson County, TN is 65.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Gibson County, TN have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gibson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gibson County, TN is $45,557. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Gibson County, TN was Census Tract 9671 with a value of $83,472, followed by Census Tract 9666 and Census Tract 9673, with respective values of $52,857 and $51,950.

Property

$108,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,532
$12,852
Median Property Taxes
±$820

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 Gibson County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Gibson County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65.6%
Homeownership
2020
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 65.6% of the housing units in Gibson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9671
  2. Census Tract 9666
  3. Census Tract 9673

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gibson County, TN was Census Tract 9671 with a value of $83,472, followed by Census Tract 9666 and Census Tract 9673, with respective values of $52,857 and $51,950.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$45,557
Median Household Income
± $3,062
19.6k
Number of Households
± 1,117

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.6k households in Gibson County, TN grew to $45,557 from the previous year's value of $43,171.

The following chart displays the households in Gibson 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 Gibson County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.463
2020 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2020, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.436% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Carpooled (7.85%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.59%)

In 2020, 85.9% of workers in Gibson County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.85%) and those who worked at home (3.59%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gibson County, TN have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Gibson 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 Gibson County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gibson County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gibson County, TN (8.2k out of 48k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gibson 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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90.8% of the population of Gibson County, TN has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 2.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Gibson County, TN see 2335 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.171% decrease from the previous year (2339 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2586 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4094 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,335 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gibson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Gibson County, TN see an average of 2,335 patients per year. This represents a 0.171% decrease from the previous year (2,339 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Tennessee across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.19%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
2.45%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gibson County, TN grew by 4.86% from 8.76% to 9.19%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 66.9 in Gibson County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 40.9% in Gibson County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.1% in Gibson County, TN.

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