Gibson County, TN

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2022 Population
50,455
0.352% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.8
0.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.9%
4.16% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,455
11.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$130,900
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Gibson County, TN had a population of 50.5k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $55,455. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gibson County, TN grew from 50,278 to 50,455, a 0.352% increase and its median household income grew from $49,615 to $55,455, a 11.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gibson County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.49%), Other (Hispanic) (1.33%), and White (Hispanic) (0.902%).

None of the households in Gibson 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.

98.8% of the residents in Gibson County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gibson County, TN are Arnolds Beauty School (34 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Gibson County, TN was $130,900, and the homeownership rate was 66.3%.

Most people in Gibson County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Gibson County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gibson County, TN is home to a population of 50.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.05% of Gibson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (1.03k people).

In 2022, there were 4.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.3k people) in Gibson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.26k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Gibson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gibson County, TN was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gibson County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    38.3k ± 239
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.06k ± 440
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.26k ± 502
3.02%
Hispanic Population
1.53k people

In 2022, there were 4.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.3k people) in Gibson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.26k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.02% of the people in Gibson County, TN are hispanic (1.53k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.03k people
1.54%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
776 people

As of 2022, 2.05% of Gibson County, TN residents (1.03k 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 Gibson County, TN was 1.54%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,030 ± 210
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    740 ± 228
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    340 ± 167

Gibson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gibson County, TN employs 21.6k people. The largest industries in Gibson County, TN are Manufacturing (3,947 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,948 people), and Retail Trade (2,856 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,025), Wholesale Trade ($57,727), and Public Administration ($54,167).

Occupations

21.6k
2022 Value
± 1,148
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 7.63%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gibson County, TN grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 21.1k employees to 21.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gibson County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,942 people), Production Occupations (2,518 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,068 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gibson County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.6k
2022 Value
± 1,148
2.34%
1 Year growth
± 7.63%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gibson County, TN grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 21.1k employees to 21.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gibson County, TN, are Manufacturing (3,947 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,948 people), and Retail Trade (2,856 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gibson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Gibson 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

$45,732
Median earning men ± $2,226
$34,188
Median earning women ± $1,365

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($80,833), Wholesale Trade ($70,141), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,607).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($52,181), Information ($50,487), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,783).

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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. 270
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 268
    Manufacturing
  3. 254
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Gibson County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 72.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.8%), followed by Other (1.37%).

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 Gibson County, TN awarded 34 degrees. The student population of Gibson County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 70 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gibson County, TN are White (30 and 88.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3 and 8.82%), Black or African American (1 and 2.94%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Gibson County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Arnolds Beauty School (34 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Gibson County, TN are General Cosmetology (34 and 100%).

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.

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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 Gibson County, TN was $130,900 in 2022, which is 0.464 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $113,300 to $130,900, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Gibson County, TN is 66.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gibson County, TN have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gibson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gibson County, TN is $55,455. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Gibson County, TN was Census Tract 9671 with a value of $101,563, followed by Census Tract 9663 and Census Tract 9666, with respective values of $70,374 and $60,714.

Property

$130,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,977
$13,234
Median Property Taxes
±$893

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

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Rent vs Own

66.3%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.3% of the housing units in Gibson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9671
  2. Census Tract 9663
  3. Census Tract 9666

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gibson County, TN was Census Tract 9671 with a value of $101,563, followed by Census Tract 9663 and Census Tract 9666, with respective values of $70,374 and $60,714.

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

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Household Income

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$55,455
Median Household Income
± $4,576
19.9k
Number of Households
± 1,123

In 2022, the median household income of the 19.9k households in Gibson County, TN grew to $55,455 from the previous year's value of $49,615.

The following chart displays the households in Gibson 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 Gibson 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 (83.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.19%)

In 2022, 83.4% of workers in Gibson County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.62%) and those who worked at home (5.19%).

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

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gibson County, TN have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Gibson 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 Gibson County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gibson County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gibson County, TN (6.86k out of 49.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gibson County, TN is White, followed by Black 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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Health

89.3% of the population of Gibson County, TN has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.21% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gibson County, TN see 2730 patients per year on average, which represents a 16.9% increase from the previous year (2335 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2587 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3511 patients per year.

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

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,730 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gibson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Gibson County, TN see an average of 2,730 patients per year. This represents a 16.9% increase from the previous year (2,335 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Gibson 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 26% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
20.9%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
2.21%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gibson County, TN grew by 11.7% from 9.57% to 10.7%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 60.8 in Gibson 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 41% in Gibson 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 11.7% in Gibson County, TN.

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