Johnson County, TN

County

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Population
17,789
0.319% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
Median Age
46.1

Poverty Rate
23.5%

Median Household Income
$34,151
3.51% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$118,700
4.03% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
5,810
3.84% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Johnson County, TN had a population of 17.8k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $34,151. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Johnson County, TN declined from 17,846 to 17,789, a -0.319% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,994 to $34,151, a 3.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.28%), White (Hispanic) (1.53%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.15%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.478%). 0% of the households in Johnson County, TN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99% of the residents in Johnson County, TN are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Johnson County, TN was $118,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.6%. Most people in Johnson County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, TN was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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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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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Tennessee across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Johnson County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 82.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (15%), followed by Other (2.75%). 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 Johnson County, TN
82.2% 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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Diversity

Johnson County, TN is home to a population of 17.8k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.68% of Johnson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (299 people).

In 2018, there were 28.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.5k people) in Johnson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 584 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 272 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.5k ± 146
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    584 ± 111
  3. White (Hispanic)
    272 ± 57
1.98%
Hispanic Population
352 people

In 2018, there were 28.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.5k people) in Johnson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 584 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 272 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.98% of the people in Johnson County, TN are hispanic (352 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Johnson County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.68%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
299 people
1.59%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
284 people

As of 2018, 1.68% of Johnson County, TN residents (299 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Johnson County, TN was 1.59%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Johnson County, TN was 46.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Johnson County, TN are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Johnson County, TN residents was 46.

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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

99%
2018 Citizenship
98.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99% of Johnson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, TN was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    599 ± 118
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    253 ± 108
  3. Korea
    124 ± 70

Johnson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Johnson County, TN is $34,151. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Johnson County, TN was Census Tract 9562 with a value of $45,000, followed by Census Tract 9561 and Census Tract 9560, with respective values of $38,701 and $31,848.

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 Johnson County, TN employs 5.81k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, TN are Manufacturing (963 people), Retail Trade (681 people), and Educational Services (658 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($43,750), Manufacturing ($32,733), and Public Administration ($32,043).

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,151
2018 value
± $3,356
3.51%
1 Year Growth
± 14.7%

Households in Johnson County, TN have a median annual income of $34,151, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,994 in 2017, which represents a 3.51% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Tennessee by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Johnson 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 9562
  2. Census Tract 9561
  3. Census Tract 9560

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, TN was Census Tract 9562 with a value of $45,000, followed by Census Tract 9561 and Census Tract 9560, with respective values of $38,701 and $31,848.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, TN (3.71k out of 15.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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
    3,645 ± 426
  2. Hispanic
    71 ± 104
  3. Black
    31 ± 99

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

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

5.81k
2018 Value
± 525
3.84%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Johnson County, TN grew at a rate of 3.84%, from 5.6k employees to 5.81k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (670 people), Production Occupations (624 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (552 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Johnson County, TN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (670 people), Production Occupations (624 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (552 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.71 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.33 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Johnson County, TN, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,341), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($58,199), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($47,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.81k
2018 Value
± 525
3.84%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Johnson County, TN grew at a rate of 3.84%, from 5.6k employees to 5.81k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, TN, are Manufacturing (963 people), Retail Trade (681 people), and Educational Services (658 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Johnson 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 Johnson County, TN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (963 people), Retail Trade (681 people), and Educational Services (658 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, TN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.16 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.93 times), and Public Administration (1.92 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Johnson County, TN, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($43,750), Manufacturing ($32,733), and Public Administration ($32,043).

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnson County, TN was $118,700 in 2018, which is 0.517 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $114,100 to $118,700, a 4.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, TN is 77.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Johnson County, TN have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Johnson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$118,700
2018 Median
± $9,694
$114,100
2017 Median
± $9,741

In 2018, the median property value in Johnson County, TN grew to to $118,700 from the previous year's value of $114,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Johnson 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 Johnson 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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$34,151
Median Household Income
± $3,356
6.86k
Number of Households
± 547

In 2018, the median household income of the 6.86k households in Johnson County, TN grew to $34,151 from the previous year's value of $32,994.

The following chart displays the households in Johnson 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.6%
2018 Homeownership
76.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 77.6% of the housing units in Johnson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Johnson County, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, TN have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.16% of the workforce in Johnson County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.44%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.95%)

In 2018, 83.3% of workers in Johnson County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.44%) and those who worked at home (5.95%).

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

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Health

89.3% of the population of Johnson County, TN has health coverage, with 30.8% on employee plans, 21.5% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 17.8% on non-group plans, and 2.9% 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 Johnson County, TN see 2963 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.509% increase from the previous year (2948 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4447 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1112 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

2,963 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Johnson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, TN see an average of 2,963 patients per year. This represents a 0.509% increase from the previous year (2,948 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Johnson 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

10.7%
Uninsured
30.8%
Employer Coverage
21.5%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
17.8%
Non-Group
2.9%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, TN declined by 5.05% from 11.3% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Johnson 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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