Grainger County, TN

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2019 Population
23,101
0.382% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
45
0.897% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
18.1%
1.92% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$44,064
2.48% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$119,100
4.93% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
9,889
2.47% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Grainger County, TN had a population of 23.1k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $44,064. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Grainger County, TN grew from 23,013 to 23,101, a 0.382% increase and its median household income grew from $42,997 to $44,064, a 2.48% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grainger County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.45%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.307%). 0% of the households in Grainger County, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98% of the residents in Grainger County, TN are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Grainger County, TN was $119,100, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%. Most people in Grainger County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Grainger County, TN was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Tennessee (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Grainger County, TN is home to a population of 23.1k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2019, 8.42% of Grainger County, TN residents were born outside of the country (1.95k people).

In 2019, there were 28.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.7k people) in Grainger County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 771 White (Hispanic) and 387 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grainger County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 121
  2. White (Hispanic)
    771 ± 2
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    387 ± 182
3.34%
Hispanic Population
772 people

In 2019, there were 28.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.7k people) in Grainger County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 771 White (Hispanic) and 387 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.34% of the people in Grainger County, TN are hispanic (772 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.42%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.95k people
2.29%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
526 people

As of 2019, 8.42% of Grainger County, TN residents (1.95k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grainger County, TN was 2.29%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Grainger County, TN was 45. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Grainger County, TN are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Grainger County, TN residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    90,080 ± 7,319 people
  2. India
    22,725 ± 3,695 people
  3. Guatemala
    14,922 ± 2,996 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 90,080 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 22,725 and Guatemala with 14,922.

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Citizenship

98%
2019 Citizenship
98.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98% of Grainger County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Grainger County, TN was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    669 ± 145
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    258 ± 95
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    194 ± 104

Grainger County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Grainger County, TN is $44,064. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Grainger County, TN was Census Tract 5002 with a value of $52,644, followed by Census Tract 5004.02 and Census Tract 5003, with respective values of $47,188 and $43,174.

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,164. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Grainger County, TN employs 9.89k people. The largest industries in Grainger County, TN are Manufacturing (1,761 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,182 people), and Retail Trade (1,178 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($54,974), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,522), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,245).

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,064
2019 value
± $3,238
2.48%
1 Year Growth
± 11.1%

Households in Grainger County, TN have a median annual income of $44,064, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,997 in 2018, which represents a 2.48% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,766
Average Male Salary in Tennessee
± $1,435
$45,164
Average Female Salary in Tennessee
± $1,015

In 2019, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Tennessee
  1. Asian
    $61,599 ± $7,995
  2. White
    $49,726 ± $952
  3. American Indian
    $43,276 ± $11,603

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Tennessee.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grainger County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.466
2018 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2019, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.21% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5002
  2. Census Tract 5004.02
  3. Census Tract 5003

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grainger County, TN was Census Tract 5002 with a value of $52,644, followed by Census Tract 5004.02 and Census Tract 5003, with respective values of $47,188 and $43,174.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Grainger County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grainger County, TN (4.15k out of 22.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    3,851 ± 384
  2. Hispanic
    315 ± 166
  3. Two Or More
    285 ± 179

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grainger County, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.89k
2019 Value
± 624
2.47%
1 Year growth
± 8.93%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Grainger County, TN grew at a rate of 2.47%, from 9.65k employees to 9.89k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grainger County, TN, are Production Occupations (1,365 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,096 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (847 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grainger County, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grainger County, TN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,365 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,096 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (847 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grainger County, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.44 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.16 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.96 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grainger County, TN, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($88,357), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,551), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($75,441).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.89k
2019 Value
± 624
2.47%
1 Year growth
± 8.93%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Grainger County, TN grew at a rate of 2.47%, from 9.65k employees to 9.89k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grainger County, TN, are Manufacturing (1,761 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,182 people), and Retail Trade (1,178 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grainger County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Grainger County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grainger County, TN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,761 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,182 people), and Retail Trade (1,178 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Grainger County, TN has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.63 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.46 times), and Manufacturing (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grainger County, TN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($54,974), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,522), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,245).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.8B
  2. $36.4B
  3. $34.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $48.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($34.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$413B
2018 Value in Tennessee
$825B
Projected 2045 Value in Tennessee
99.4% growth

In 2018, total outbound Tennessee trade was $413B. This is expected to increase 99.4% to $825B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $28.5B
  2. $25.4B
  3. $22.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $28.5B, followed by Kentucky with $25.4B and Georgia and $22.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Grainger County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 82.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (14.4%), followed by Other (2.85%). The most partisan county was Wayne County, TN with 86% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Grainger County, TN
82.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Tennessee
  1. 86% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Tennessee was Wayne County, TN with 86% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Tennessee colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 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 Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grainger County, TN was $119,100 in 2019, which is 0.495 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $113,500 to $119,100, a 4.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Grainger County, TN is 79.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Grainger County, TN have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grainger County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$119,100
2019 Median
± $6,630
$113,500
2018 Median
± $5,216

In 2019, the median property value in Grainger County, TN grew to to $119,100 from the previous year's value of $113,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grainger County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grainger County, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$44,064
Median Household Income
± $3,238
8.96k
Number of Households
± 585

In 2019, the median household income of the 8.96k households in Grainger County, TN grew to $44,064 from the previous year's value of $42,997.

The following chart displays the households in Grainger County, TN 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grainger County, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grainger County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
2019 Homeownership
78.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 79.1% of the housing units in Grainger County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grainger County, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grainger County, TN have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.19% of the workforce in Grainger County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.96%)

In 2019, 78.1% of workers in Grainger County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (6.96%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grainger County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grainger County, TN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

90.1% of the population of Grainger County, TN has health coverage, with 34.7% on employee plans, 22.4% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 2.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Grainger County, TN see 4629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (4629 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7773 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5830 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, DeKalb County and Lauderdale County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.5%). Additionally, Lauderdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Grainger County, TN

Primary care physicians in Grainger County, TN see an average of 4,629 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (4,629 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grainger County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Tennessee
$4,680
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,371
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.94%
Uninsured
34.7%
Employer Coverage
22.4%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
2.18%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grainger County, TN declined by 5.91% from 10.6% to 9.94%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grainger County, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21.5% prevalence
  2. 21.5% prevalence
  3. 20.3% prevalence

DeKalb County and Lauderdale County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 21.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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