Lewis County, TN

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Population

11,944

0.311% growth

Poverty Rate

22.1%


Median Age

44.7


Median Household Income

$37,092

0.466% growth

Number of Employees

4,772

1.3% decline

Median Property Value

$88,300

1.45% decline

About

In 2017, Lewis County, TN had a population of 11.9k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $37,092. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lewis County, TN grew from 11,907 to 11,944, a 0.311% increase and its median household income grew from $36,920 to $37,092, a 0.466% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lewis County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), White (Hispanic) (1.66%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.394%). N/A% of the people in Lewis County, TN speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lewis County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald (234 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Lewis County, TN is $88,300, and the homeownership rate is 78.8%. Most people in Lewis County, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewis County, TN is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Lewis County, TN employs 4.77k people. The largest industries in Lewis County, TN are Manufacturing (1,019 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (742 people), and Retail Trade (529 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($83,036), Transportation & Warehousing ($54,550), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,550).

Median household income in Lewis County, TN is $37,092. Males in Lewis County, TN have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in Lewis County, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,092

2017 value

± $2,910

0.466%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Lewis County, TN have a median annual income of $37,092, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,920 in 2016, which represents a 0.466% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Lewis 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

± $1,374

$42,201

Average Female Salary

± $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

  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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lewis County, TN is from Tennessee.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

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 2017 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 (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9701

  2. Census Tract 9702

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewis County, TN was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $41,096, followed by Census Tract 9702 and N/A, with respective values of $36,379 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewis County, TN (2.6k out of 11.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,267 ± 324

  2. Asian

    288 ± 145

  3. Black

    36 ± 100

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lewis County, TN is White, followed by Asian 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.77k

2017 Value

± 493

-1.3%

1 Year decline

± 15.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lewis County, TN declined at a rate of -1.3%, from 4.84k employees to 4.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewis County, TN, are Production Occupations (690 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (564 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (538 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lewis County, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lewis County, TN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (690 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (564 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (538 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lewis County, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.49 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.09 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lewis County, TN, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($86,154), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($85,192), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,306).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.77k

2017 Value

± 493

-1.3%

1 Year decline

± 15.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lewis County, TN declined at a rate of -1.3%, from 4.84k employees to 4.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewis County, TN, are Manufacturing (1,019 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (742 people), and Retail Trade (529 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lewis County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Lewis 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 Lewis County, TN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,019 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (742 people), and Retail Trade (529 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lewis County, TN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.11 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.86 times), and Construction (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lewis County, TN, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($83,036), Transportation & Warehousing ($54,550), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,550).

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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. $38.9B

  2. $35.5B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $38.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($35.5B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

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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$366B

2020 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

43.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $366B. This is expected to increase 43.2% 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. $31.6B

  2. $18.7B

  3. $18.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $31.6B, followed by Texas with $18.7B and Georgia and $18.1B.

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

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Health

85.6% of the population of Lewis County, TN has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 20.8% on Medicaid, 16.6% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 2.22% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lewis County, TN see 3951 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (3969 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2381 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2976 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

3,951 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Lewis County, TN see an average of 3,951 patients per year. This represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (3,969 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lewis 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%).

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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 

$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

14.4%

Uninsured

34.5%

Employer Coverage

20.8%

Medicaid

16.6%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

2.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewis County, TN declined by 2.11% from 14.7% to 14.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lewis 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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Diversity

Lewis County, TN is home to a population of 11.9k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.16% of Lewis County, TN residents were born outside of the country (377 people).

In 2017, there were 35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Lewis County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 319 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 198 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

56

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 32.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lewis County, TN was 44.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Lewis County, TN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lewis County, TN residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.16%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

377 people

2.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

286 people

As of 2017, 3.16% of Lewis County, TN residents (377 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewis County, TN was 2.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Lewis County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lewis County, TN was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lewis County, TN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    11.2k ± 19

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    319 ± 190

  3. White (Hispanic)

    198 ± 70

In 2017, there were 35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Lewis County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 319 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 198 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    271 ± 88

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    114 ± 73

  3. Korea

    45 ± 45

Lewis County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Lewis County, TN awarded 234 degrees. The student population of Lewis County, TN is skewed towards men, with 334 male students and 243 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lewis County, TN are White (202 and 86.3%), followed by Black or African American (10 and 4.27%), Two or More Races (7 and 2.99%), and Hispanic or Latino (6 and 2.56%).

The largest universities in Lewis County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald (234 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lewis County, TN are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (62 and 26.5%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (35 and 15%), and General Cosmetology (24 and 10.3%).

The median tuition costs in Lewis County, TN are $N/A 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. 62 degrees awarded

  2. 28 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Lewis County, TN was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 62 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Lewis County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

234 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Lewis County, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald with 234 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

116

Degrees Awarded to Men

118

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 116 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lewis County, TN, which is 0.983 times less than the 118 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    202 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    7 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lewis County, TN were to White students. These 202 degrees mean that there were 20.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 10 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewis County, TN was $88,300 in 2017, which is 0.384 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $89,600 to $88,300, a 1.45% decrease. The homeownership rate in Lewis County, TN is 78.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lewis County, TN have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lewis County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$88,300

2017 Median

± $5,567

$89,600

2016 Median

± $6,715

In 2017, the median property value in Lewis County, TN declined from to $88,300 from the previous year's value of $89,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lewis 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 Lewis County, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Household Income

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$37,092

Median Household Income

± $2,910

4.66k

Number of Households

± 468

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.66k households in Lewis County, TN grew to $37,092 from the previous year's value of $36,920.

The following chart displays the households in Lewis 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 $15k - $20k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lewis County, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lewis County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.8%

2017 Homeownership

76.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.8% of the housing units in Lewis County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

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

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Commute Time

25 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewis County, TN have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.59% of the workforce in Lewis County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.6%

  2. Carpooled

    17.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.47%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lewis County, TN was Drove Alone (72.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (17.6%) and those who Worked At Home (4.47%).

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

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lewis County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lewis County, TN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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