Clarksville, TN-KY

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
322,949
2.14% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
31.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
13.2%
1.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,188
7.29% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$208,200
19.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
130,000
2.54% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Clarksville, TN-KY had a population of 323k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $62,188. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Clarksville, TN-KY grew from 316,185 to 322,949, a 2.14% increase and its median household income grew from $57,963 to $62,188, a 7.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clarksville, TN-KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.14%), White (Hispanic) (4.14%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.95%).

None of the households in Clarksville, TN-KY 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.

97.8% of the residents in Clarksville, TN-KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clarksville, TN-KY are Austin Peay State University (2,421 degrees awarded in 2022), Hopkinsville Community College (1,124 degrees), and Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville (187 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Clarksville, TN-KY was $208,200, and the homeownership rate was 61.4%.

Most people in Clarksville, TN-KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Clarksville, TN-KY was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Clarksville, TN-KY is home to a population of 323k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.9% of Clarksville, TN-KY residents were born outside of the country (15.8k people).

In 2022, there were 3.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (207k people) in Clarksville, TN-KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Clarksville, TN-KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Clarksville, TN-KY was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clarksville, TN-KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    207k ± 615
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    58.9k ± 1.38k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    16.6k ± 1.55k
9.54%
Hispanic Population
30.8k people

In 2022, there were 3.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (207k people) in Clarksville, TN-KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.54% of the people in Clarksville, TN-KY are hispanic (30.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clarksville, TN-KY as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    113,097 ± 11,233 people
  2. India
    36,070 ± 6,498 people
  3. Guatemala
    29,528 ± 5,749 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky and Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 113,097 Kentucky and Tennessee residents, followed by India with 36,070 and Guatemala with 29,528.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.8k people
4.96%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.7k people

As of 2022, 4.9% of Clarksville, TN-KY residents (15.8k 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 Clarksville, TN-KY was 4.96%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    19,641 ± 1,592
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,638 ± 749
  3. Vietnam
    5,563 ± 444

Clarksville, TN-KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Clarksville, TN-KY employs 130k people. The largest industries in Clarksville, TN-KY are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,297 people), Manufacturing (17,822 people), and Retail Trade (15,440 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,615), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($55,759), and Public Administration ($54,694).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,220. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

130k
2022 Value
± 3,496
2.54%
1 Year growth
± 3.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clarksville, TN-KY grew at a rate of 2.54%, from 127k employees to 130k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clarksville, TN-KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (15,217 people), Sales & Related Occupations (12,062 people), and Management Occupations (11,526 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clarksville, TN-KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

130k
2022 Value
± 3,496
2.54%
1 Year growth
± 3.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clarksville, TN-KY grew at a rate of 2.54%, from 127k employees to 130k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clarksville, TN-KY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,297 people), Manufacturing (17,822 people), and Retail Trade (15,440 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clarksville, TN-KY, though some of these residents may live in Clarksville, TN-KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,289
Median earning men ± $969
$32,292
Median earning women ± $1,481

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,676), Information ($68,056), and Public Administration ($59,303).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($54,375), Public Administration ($45,916), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,679).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,866
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,299
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,072
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee and Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 61.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Marsha Blackburn, and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky and Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky and Tennessee is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky and Tennessee

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Marsha Blackburn, and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Kentucky and 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 Kentucky and Tennessee

Kentucky and Tennessee is currently represented by 15 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 Kentucky and Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Clarksville, TN-KY awarded 4,011 degrees. The student population of Clarksville, TN-KY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,599 male students and 7,412 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clarksville, TN-KY are White (2,455 and 61.6%), followed by Black or African American (822 and 20.6%), Hispanic or Latino (322 and 8.08%), and Two or More Races (220 and 5.52%).

The largest universities in Clarksville, TN-KY by number of degrees awarded are Austin Peay State University (2,421 and 60.4%), Hopkinsville Community College (1,124 and 28%), and Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville (187 and 4.66%).

The most popular majors in Clarksville, TN-KY are General Studies (460 and 11.5%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (343 and 8.55%), and Registered Nursing (252 and 6.28%).

The median tuition cost in Clarksville, TN-KY for a public four year colleges is $6,816 for in-state students and $12,360 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Clarksville, TN-KY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,011 (38.3% men and 61.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,011 students enrolled in Clarksville, TN-KY, 38.3% men and 61.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,609 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Clarksville, TN-KY was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 94 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Clarksville, TN-KY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,421 degrees awarded
  2. 1,124 degrees awarded
  3. 187 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Austin Peay State University with 2,421 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,393 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clarksville, TN-KY, which is 0.532 times less than the 2,618 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,455 degrees mean that there were 2.99 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 822 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,110) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,615) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.812% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.749% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.92M), Some college (1.97M), and Bachelors Degree (1.48M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clarksville, TN-KY was $208,200 in 2022, which is 0.739 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $174,300 to $208,200, a 19.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Clarksville, TN-KY is 61.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Clarksville, TN-KY have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clarksville, TN-KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clarksville, TN-KY is $62,188. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Clarksville, TN-KY was Williamson County, TN with a value of $125,943, followed by Oldham County, KY and Spencer County, KY, with respective values of $117,334 and $101,118.

Property

$208,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,297
$71,828
Median Property Taxes
±$2,266

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 Clarksville, TN-KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

61.4%
Homeownership
2022
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.4% of the housing units in Clarksville, TN-KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clarksville, TN-KY was Williamson County, TN with a value of $125,943, followed by Oldham County, KY and Spencer County, KY, with respective values of $117,334 and $101,118.

The following map shows all of the counties in Clarksville, TN-KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,188
Median Household Income
± $1,443
117k
Number of Households
± 3,022

In 2022, the median household income of the 117k households in Clarksville, TN-KY grew to $62,188 from the previous year's value of $57,963.

The following chart displays the households in Clarksville, TN-KY 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 Clarksville, TN-KY is from Kentucky and Tennessee.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 and 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, meaning 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 (81%)
  2. Carpooled (8.85%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.52%)

In 2022, 81% of workers in Clarksville, TN-KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.85%) and those who worked at home (5.52%).

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

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clarksville, TN-KY have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.53% of the workforce in Clarksville, TN-KY 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 Clarksville, TN-KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clarksville, TN-KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clarksville, TN-KY (41.3k out of 312k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clarksville, TN-KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

91.1% of the population of Clarksville, TN-KY has health coverage, with 33.5% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 7.39% on Medicare, 19.4% on non-group plans, and 15% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1536 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1519 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Tennessee see 1401 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.358% increase from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1794 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 594 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,536 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky
1,401 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tennessee

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,536 patients per year. This represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,401 patients per year. This represents a 0.358% increase from the previous year (1,396 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kentucky and Tennessee in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.7% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.87%
Uninsured
33.5%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
7.39%
Medicare
19.4%
Non-Group
15%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clarksville, TN-KY grew by 5.21% from 8.43% to 8.87%.

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