In 2020, Carter County, TN had a population of 56.5k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $40,820. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Carter County, TN grew from 56,433 to 56,452, a 0.0337% increase and its median household income grew from $38,092 to $40,820, a 7.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carter County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%), White (Hispanic) (1.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.06%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.537%).
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.
98.7% 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 (383 degrees awarded in 2020) and Milligan University (370 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Carter County, TN was $125,100, and the homeownership rate was 72%. Most people in Carter County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Carter County, TN was 2 cars per household.