Scott County, TN

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2020 Population
22,020
0.232% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.4
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
22%
0.66% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$37,135
4.45% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$97,300
1.72% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Scott County, TN had a population of 22k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $37,135. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Scott County, TN grew from 21,969 to 22,020, a 0.232% increase and its median household income declined from $38,864 to $37,135, a −4.45% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scott County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.827%), White (Hispanic) (0.731%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.577%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.554%).

None of the households in Scott 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.

99.9% of the residents in Scott County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Scott County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville (147 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Scott County, TN was $97,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Scott County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Scott County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Scott County, TN is home to a population of 22k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.291% of Scott County, TN residents were born outside of the country (64 people).

In 2020, there were 117 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.4k people) in Scott County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 182 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 161 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.9% of Scott County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Scott County, TN was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Scott County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.4k ± 48
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    182 ± 122
  3. White (Hispanic)
    161 ± 65
0.99%
Hispanic Population
218 people

In 2020, there were 117 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.4k people) in Scott County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 182 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 161 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.99% of the people in Scott County, TN are hispanic (218 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.291%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
64 people
0.382%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
84 people

As of 2020, 0.291% of Scott County, TN residents (64 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 Scott County, TN was 0.382%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    607 ± 155
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    200 ± 113
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    59 ± 37

Scott County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Scott County, TN employs 8.2k people. The largest industries in Scott County, TN are Manufacturing (1,685 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,332 people), and Construction (901 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($84,083), Wholesale Trade ($45,469), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,940).

Occupations

8.2k
2020 Value
± 723
0.49%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Scott County, TN grew at a rate of 0.49%, from 8.16k employees to 8.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Scott County, TN, are Production Occupations (1,184 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (924 people), and Management Occupations (727 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Scott County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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.

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Employment by Industries

8.2k
2020 Value
± 723
0.49%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Scott County, TN grew at a rate of 0.49%, from 8.16k employees to 8.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scott County, TN, are Manufacturing (1,685 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,332 people), and Construction (901 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scott County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Scott 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

$34,151
Median earning men ± $3,320
$24,034
Median earning women ± $2,031

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($101,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,375), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,469).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,146), Public Administration ($37,179), and Construction ($33,828).

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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. 154
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 146
    Manufacturing
  3. 87
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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 Scott County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 88.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.9%), followed by Other (0.685%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, 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 Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Scott County, TN awarded 147 degrees. The student population of Scott County, TN in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 198 male students and 90 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scott County, TN are White (145 and 98.6%), followed by Two or More Races (2 and 1.36%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Scott County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida-Huntsville (147 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Scott County, TN are General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation (35 and 23.8%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (25 and 17%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (22 and 15%).

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 Scott County, TN was $97,300 in 2020, which is 0.423 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $99,000 to $97,300, a 1.72% decrease. The homeownership rate in Scott County, TN is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Scott County, TN have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scott County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Scott County, TN is $37,135. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Scott County, TN was Census Tract 9754 with a value of $53,281, followed by Census Tract 9752 and Census Tract 9753, with respective values of $40,399 and $36,731.

Property

$97,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,866
$6,152
Median Property Taxes
±$540

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

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

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2020
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.3% of the housing units in Scott County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9754
  2. Census Tract 9752
  3. Census Tract 9753

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Scott County, TN was Census Tract 9754 with a value of $53,281, followed by Census Tract 9752 and Census Tract 9753, with respective values of $40,399 and $36,731.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Scott 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.
$37,135
Median Household Income
± $3,603
8.63k
Number of Households
± 711

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.63k households in Scott County, TN declined from $37,135 from the previous year's value of $38,864.

The following chart displays the households in Scott 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scott 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 (84.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.9%)

In 2020, 84.9% of workers in Scott County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (1.9%).

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

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scott County, TN have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.61% of the workforce in Scott 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 Scott County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scott County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scott County, TN (4.73k out of 21.5k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Scott County, TN is White, followed by Native American and Hispanic.

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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88% of the population of Scott County, TN has health coverage, with 33.1% on employee plans, 28.1% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 8.84% on non-group plans, and 2.55% 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 Scott County, TN see 2755 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.8% increase from the previous year (2443 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3153 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2006 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% 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

2,755 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Scott County, TN

Primary care physicians in Scott County, TN see an average of 2,755 patients per year. This represents a 12.8% increase from the previous year (2,443 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Scott 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 26.1% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
33.1%
Employer Coverage
28.1%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
8.84%
Non-Group
2.55%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Scott County, TN grew by 15% from 10.4% to 12%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 60.7 in Scott 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 39.8% in Scott County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.2% in Scott County, TN.

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