Lincoln County, TN

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2022 Population
35,365
0.922% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.2
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.9%
7.15% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,374
6.82% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$186,300
18.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lincoln County, TN had a population of 35.4k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $61,374. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lincoln County, TN grew from 35,042 to 35,365, a 0.922% increase and its median household income grew from $57,455 to $61,374, a 6.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), Other (Hispanic) (1.41%), and White (Hispanic) (1.27%).

None of the households in Lincoln 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.

98.1% of the residents in Lincoln County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lincoln County, TN are The Hair Academy LLC (220163) (28 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Lincoln County, TN was $186,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Lincoln County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lincoln County, TN is home to a population of 35.4k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.08% of Lincoln County, TN residents were born outside of the country (1.09k people).

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.2k people) in Lincoln County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Lincoln County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lincoln County, TN was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.2k ± 275
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.2k ± 308
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 412
3.85%
Hispanic Population
1.36k people

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.2k people) in Lincoln County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.85% of the people in Lincoln County, TN are hispanic (1.36k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people
3.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people

As of 2022, 3.08% of Lincoln County, TN residents (1.09k 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 Lincoln County, TN was 3.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    822 ± 168
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    543 ± 194
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    293 ± 113

Lincoln County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lincoln County, TN employs 16k people. The largest industries in Lincoln County, TN are Manufacturing (3,290 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,892 people), and Retail Trade (1,442 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($87,031), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,750).

Occupations

16k
2022 Value
± 985
1.22%
1 Year growth
± 8.41%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lincoln County, TN grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 15.8k employees to 16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lincoln County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,111 people), Production Occupations (1,756 people), and Management Occupations (1,487 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16k
2022 Value
± 985
1.22%
1 Year growth
± 8.41%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lincoln County, TN grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 15.8k employees to 16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lincoln County, TN, are Manufacturing (3,290 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,892 people), and Retail Trade (1,442 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lincoln County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Lincoln 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

$50,448
Median earning men ± $6,708
$35,042
Median earning women ± $2,982

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,250), Public Administration ($75,208), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($68,344).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($44,537), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,126), and Public Administration ($41,607).

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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. 173
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 170
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 151
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lincoln County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 78.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.7%), followed by Other (2.61%).

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Lincoln County, TN awarded 28 degrees. The student population of Lincoln County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 70 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lincoln County, TN are White (26 and 92.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 7.14%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Lincoln County, TN by number of degrees awarded are The Hair Academy LLC (220163) (28 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lincoln County, TN are General Cosmetology (13 and 46.4%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (11 and 39.3%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (2 and 7.14%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

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 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 Lincoln County, TN was $186,300 in 2022, which is 0.661 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $157,100 to $186,300, a 18.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Lincoln County, TN is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lincoln County, TN have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lincoln County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lincoln County, TN is $61,374. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lincoln County, TN was Census Tract 9750 with a value of $76,429, followed by Census Tract 9755 and Census Tract 9757, with respective values of $75,909 and $72,523.

Property

$186,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,903
$10,918
Median Property Taxes
±$772

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

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.3% of the housing units in Lincoln County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9750
  2. Census Tract 9755
  3. Census Tract 9757

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lincoln County, TN was Census Tract 9750 with a value of $76,429, followed by Census Tract 9755 and Census Tract 9757, with respective values of $75,909 and $72,523.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lincoln 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.
$61,374
Median Household Income
± $2,381
14.3k
Number of Households
± 874

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.3k households in Lincoln County, TN grew to $61,374 from the previous year's value of $57,455.

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 (85.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.15%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.36%)

In 2022, 85.3% of workers in Lincoln County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.15%) and those who worked at home (6.36%).

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

30 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lincoln County, TN have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.26% of the workforce in Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lincoln County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lincoln County, TN (4.15k out of 34.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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Health

90.5% of the population of Lincoln County, TN has health coverage, with 46.3% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, TN see 1909 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.739% increase from the previous year (1895 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3838 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2878 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,909 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lincoln County, TN

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, TN see an average of 1,909 patients per year. This represents a 0.739% increase from the previous year (1,895 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lincoln 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 23.9% under 18 years, 17.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.5%
Uninsured
46.3%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lincoln County, TN declined by 1.13% from 9.61% to 9.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lincoln County, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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 85.8 in Lincoln 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 36.7% in Lincoln County, TN.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.2% in Lincoln County, TN.

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