Lauderdale County, TN

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2020 Population
25,689
1.15% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.1
2.09% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
19.5%
7.66% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$41,905
5.04% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$90,700
7.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Lauderdale County, TN had a population of 25.7k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $41,905. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lauderdale County, TN declined from 25,989 to 25,689, a −1.15% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,896 to $41,905, a 5.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.42%), White (Hispanic) (2.22%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.568%).

None of the households in Lauderdale 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.

99.1% of the residents in Lauderdale County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lauderdale County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley (125 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Lauderdale County, TN was $90,700, and the homeownership rate was 56.9%.

Most people in Lauderdale County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lauderdale County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lauderdale County, TN is home to a population of 25.7k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.88% of Lauderdale County, TN residents were born outside of the country (483 people).

In 2020, there were 1.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.5k people) in Lauderdale County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 621 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Lauderdale County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lauderdale County, TN was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.5k ± 73
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.69k ± 221
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    621 ± 233
2.58%
Hispanic Population
662 people

In 2020, there were 1.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.5k people) in Lauderdale County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 621 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.58% of the people in Lauderdale County, TN are hispanic (662 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.88%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
483 people
1.88%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
488 people

As of 2020, 1.88% of Lauderdale County, TN residents (483 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 Lauderdale County, TN was 1.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    431 ± 97
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    252 ± 99
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    180 ± 70

Lauderdale County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Lauderdale County, TN employs 9.24k people. The largest industries in Lauderdale County, TN are Manufacturing (2,414 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,115 people), and Retail Trade (1,095 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,264), Public Administration ($45,464), and Transportation & Warehousing ($44,375).

Occupations

9.24k
2020 Value
± 615
0.763%
1 Year growth
± 8.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lauderdale County, TN grew at a rate of 0.763%, from 9.17k employees to 9.24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lauderdale County, TN, are Production Occupations (1,652 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,042 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (790 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lauderdale County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.24k
2020 Value
± 615
0.763%
1 Year growth
± 8.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lauderdale County, TN grew at a rate of 0.763%, from 9.17k employees to 9.24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lauderdale County, TN, are Manufacturing (2,414 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,115 people), and Retail Trade (1,095 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lauderdale County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Lauderdale 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

$37,769
Median earning men ± $1,693
$29,014
Median earning women ± $3,148

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,250), Public Administration ($45,792), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,759).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($45,598), Public Administration ($40,000), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,464).

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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. 109
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 96
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 87
    Retail Trade

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 Lauderdale County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 63.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Other (1.09%).

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 Lauderdale County, TN awarded 125 degrees. The student population of Lauderdale County, TN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 84 male students and 135 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lauderdale County, TN are Black or African American (68 and 54.4%), followed by White (50 and 40%), Two or More Races (4 and 3.2%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 1.6%).

The largest universities in Lauderdale County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley (125 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lauderdale County, TN are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (58 and 46.4%), Computer Support Specialist (17 and 13.6%), and General Cosmetology (13 and 10.4%).

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 Lauderdale County, TN was $90,700 in 2020, which is 0.395 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $84,100 to $90,700, a 7.85% increase. The homeownership rate in Lauderdale County, TN is 56.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lauderdale County, TN have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lauderdale County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lauderdale County, TN is $41,905. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lauderdale County, TN was Census Tract 503 with a value of $53,420, followed by Census Tract 504 and Census Tract 501, with respective values of $52,736 and $52,625.

Property

$90,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,029
$5,467
Median Property Taxes
±$414

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

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

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Rent vs Own

56.9%
Homeownership
2020
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 56.9% of the housing units in Lauderdale County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 503
  2. Census Tract 504
  3. Census Tract 501

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lauderdale County, TN was Census Tract 503 with a value of $53,420, followed by Census Tract 504 and Census Tract 501, with respective values of $52,736 and $52,625.

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

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Household Income

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$41,905
Median Household Income
± $2,003
9.61k
Number of Households
± 581

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.61k households in Lauderdale County, TN grew to $41,905 from the previous year's value of $39,896.

The following chart displays the households in Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.02%)
  3. Other (2.5%)

In 2020, 85.9% of workers in Lauderdale County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.02%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (2.5%).

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

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lauderdale County, TN have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.34% of the workforce in Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lauderdale County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lauderdale County, TN (4.48k out of 22.9k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lauderdale County, TN is Black, followed by White 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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90.2% of the population of Lauderdale County, TN has health coverage, with 39.1% on employee plans, 26% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.932% 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 Lauderdale County, TN see 12912 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.18% increase from the previous year (12637 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5127 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6408 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% 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

12,912 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lauderdale County, TN

Primary care physicians in Lauderdale County, TN see an average of 12,912 patients per year. This represents a 2.18% increase from the previous year (12,637 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lauderdale 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 26.6% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

9.79%
Uninsured
39.1%
Employer Coverage
26%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.932%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lauderdale County, TN declined by 0.106% from 9.8% to 9.79%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 102 in Lauderdale 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 47.4% in Lauderdale County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.6% in Lauderdale County, TN.

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