Jefferson County, TN

County

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Population
53,247
0.681% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lamar Alexander
Republican Party
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$142,200
4.02% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Jefferson County, TN speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jefferson County, TN are Carson-Newman University (850 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Jefferson County, TN is $142,200, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Jefferson County, TN commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, TN is N/A per household.

COVID-19

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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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Tennessee (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 77.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (18.3%), followed by Other (4.21%). The most partisan county was Wayne County, TN with 86% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn 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.

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

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Tennessee
77.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Tennessee
  1. 86% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Tennessee was Wayne County, TN with 86% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Tennessee colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Tennessee

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Lamar Alexander
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2003
Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, colored by their political party.

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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 Jefferson County, TN have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Jefferson County, TN is home to a population of 53.2k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Jefferson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Jefferson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Jefferson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Jefferson County, TN are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Jefferson County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Tennessee.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    92,263 ± 7,405 people
  2. India
    21,162 ± 3,566 people
  3. Guatemala
    12,669 ± 2,761 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 92,263 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 21,162 and Guatemala with 12,669.

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Citizenship

N/A%
N/A Citizenship

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Jefferson County, TN compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. N/A
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  2. N/A
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  3. N/A
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Jefferson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Jefferson County, TN is N/A. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jefferson County, TN was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Jefferson County, TN employs N/A people. The largest industries in Jefferson County, TN are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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N/A value
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The following chart shows how the median household income in Jefferson County, TN compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,961
Average Male Salary in Tennessee
± $1,374
$42,201
Average Female Salary in Tennessee
± $943

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Tennessee
  1. Asian
    $53,011 ± $6,619
  2. White
    $46,471 ± $904
  3. American Indian
    $40,237 ± $11,516

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Tennessee.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jefferson County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.466
2017 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.465
2016 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2017, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.325% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Jefferson County, TN was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Jefferson County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jefferson County, TN (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jefferson County, TN is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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N/A Value
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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jefferson County, TN, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jefferson County, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jefferson County, TN, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jefferson County, TN, by median earnings, are N/A.

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jefferson County, TN, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jefferson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Jefferson County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jefferson County, TN, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jefferson County, TN, by median earnings, are N/A.

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Domestic Trade

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. $33.7B
  2. $31.1B
  3. $26.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $33.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($31.1B) and Mixed freight ($26.9B).

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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$333B
2015 Value in Tennessee
$525B
Projected 2045 Value in Tennessee
57.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Tennessee trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 57.7% to $525B by 2045.

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. $27.6B
  2. $17.3B
  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $27.6B, followed by Texas with $17.3B and Georgia and $16.7B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Jefferson County, TN awarded 850 degrees. The student population of Jefferson County, TN is skewed towards women, with 961 male students and 1,553 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jefferson County, TN are White (701 and 87.5%), followed by Unknown (41 and 5.12%), Black or African American (37 and 4.62%), and Hispanic or Latino (14 and 1.75%).

The largest universities in Jefferson County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Carson-Newman University (850 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jefferson County, TN are Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision (105 and 12.4%), General Business Administration & Management (88 and 10.4%), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (72 and 8.47%).

The median tuition costs in Jefferson County, TN are $26,200 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 52 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jefferson County, TN was General Psychology with 32 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jefferson County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
850 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$26,200
Median Private

In 2017, the Jefferson County, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Carson-Newman University with 850 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

337
Degrees Awarded to Men
513
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 337 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jefferson County, TN, which is 0.657 times less than the 513 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Jefferson County, TN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    701 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    37 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jefferson County, TN were to White students. These 701 degrees mean that there were 17.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 41 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$142,200
2018 Median
± $5,327
$136,700
2017 Median
± $6,355

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jefferson County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jefferson County, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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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.
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Median Household Income
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N/A
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Jefferson 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 N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jefferson County, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jefferson County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the N/A range.

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jefferson County, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jefferson County, TN have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Jefferson County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Jefferson County, TN was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jefferson County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jefferson County, TN have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Jefferson County, TN has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% 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 Jefferson County, TN see 2662 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.02% decrease from the previous year (2926 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4461 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2974 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,662 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, TN see an average of 2,662 patients per year. This represents a 9.02% decrease from the previous year (2,926 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Tennessee
$4,680
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,371
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.5% prevalence
  2. 17% prevalence
  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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