In 2021, Carter County, TN had a population of 56.3k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $44,280. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Carter County, TN declined from 56,452 to 56,314, a −0.244% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,820 to $44,280, a 8.48% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%), White (Hispanic) (1.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.453%).
None of the households in Carter 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 Carter County, TN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Carter County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton (220127) (384 degrees awarded in 2021) and Milligan University (358 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Carter County, TN was $132,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.
Most people in Carter County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, TN was 2 cars per household.