In 2017, Carter County, TN had a population of 56.5k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $34,625. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carter County, TN declined from 56,707 to 56,500, a -0.365% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,177 to $34,625, a 4.36% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.375%). N/A% of the people in Carter County, TN speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carter County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton (404 degrees awarded in 2017) and Milligan College (341 degrees).
The median property value in Carter County, TN is $114,600, and the homeownership rate is 70%. Most people in Carter County, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, TN is 2 cars per household.