In 2019, Carter County, TN had a population of 56.4k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $38,092. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Carter County, TN grew from 56,391 to 56,433, a 0.0745% increase and its median household income grew from $36,589 to $38,092, a 4.11% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.7%), White (Hispanic) (1.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.776%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.45%). 0% of the households in Carter County, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.1% of the residents in Carter County, TN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carter County, TN are Milligan University (352 degrees awarded in 2019) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton (334 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Carter County, TN was $122,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%. Most people in Carter County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, TN was 2 cars per household.