Lauderdale County, TN

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2022 Population
25,171
0.925% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18%
3.43% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,702
8.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$110,800
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lauderdale County, TN had a population of 25.2k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $46,702. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lauderdale County, TN declined from 25,406 to 25,171, a −0.925% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,025 to $46,702, a 8.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%), White (Hispanic) (1.36%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.711%).

None of the households in Lauderdale 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.

99.5% of the residents in Lauderdale County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lauderdale County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley (119 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Lauderdale County, TN was $110,800, and the homeownership rate was 62%.

Most people in Lauderdale County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Lauderdale County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lauderdale County, TN is home to a population of 25.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.08% of Lauderdale County, TN residents were born outside of the country (273 people).

In 2022, there were 1.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Lauderdale County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 795 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Lauderdale County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lauderdale County, TN was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lauderdale County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 146
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.65k ± 252
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    795 ± 289
2.88%
Hispanic Population
725 people

In 2022, there were 1.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Lauderdale County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 795 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.88% of the people in Lauderdale County, TN are hispanic (725 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
273 people
1.55%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
395 people

As of 2022, 1.08% of Lauderdale County, TN residents (273 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 Lauderdale County, TN was 1.55%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    367 ± 83
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    207 ± 82
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    200 ± 68

Lauderdale County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lauderdale County, TN employs 9.3k people. The largest industries in Lauderdale County, TN are Manufacturing (2,695 people), Retail Trade (1,040 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (933 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($57,865), Construction ($57,656), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,755).

Occupations

9.3k
2022 Value
± 625
2.67%
1 Year growth
± 9.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lauderdale County, TN grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 9.05k employees to 9.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lauderdale County, TN, are Production Occupations (1,688 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (984 people), and Material Moving Occupations (940 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lauderdale County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.3k
2022 Value
± 625
2.67%
1 Year growth
± 9.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lauderdale County, TN grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 9.05k employees to 9.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lauderdale County, TN, are Manufacturing (2,695 people), Retail Trade (1,040 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (933 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lauderdale County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Lauderdale County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,997
Median earning men ± $2,927
$32,526
Median earning women ± $1,998

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,250), Public Administration ($53,205), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,188).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($50,203), Public Administration ($43,819), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($38,893).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 109
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 96
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 87
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lauderdale County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 63.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Other (1.09%).

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.

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.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Lauderdale County, TN awarded 119 degrees. The student population of Lauderdale County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 229 male students and 133 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lauderdale County, TN are Black or African American (66 and 55.5%), followed by White (42 and 35.3%), Two or More Races (7 and 5.88%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (2 and 1.68%).

The largest universities in Lauderdale County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Ripley (119 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lauderdale County, TN are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (64 and 53.8%), Medical Assistant (12 and 10.1%), and General Cosmetology (11 and 9.24%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lauderdale County, TN was $110,800 in 2022, which is 0.393 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $95,900 to $110,800, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Lauderdale County, TN is 62%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lauderdale County, TN have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lauderdale County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lauderdale County, TN is $46,702. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lauderdale County, TN was Census Tract 501 with a value of $71,875, followed by Census Tract 504 and Census Tract 503, with respective values of $60,776 and $54,612.

Property

$110,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,948
$5,661
Median Property Taxes
±$436

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 Lauderdale County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lauderdale County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62%
Homeownership
2022
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62% of the housing units in Lauderdale County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 501
  2. Census Tract 504
  3. Census Tract 503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lauderdale County, TN was Census Tract 501 with a value of $71,875, followed by Census Tract 504 and Census Tract 503, with respective values of $60,776 and $54,612.

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

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Household Income

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$46,702
Median Household Income
± $2,898
9.13k
Number of Households
± 562

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.13k households in Lauderdale County, TN grew to $46,702 from the previous year's value of $43,025.

The following chart displays the households in Lauderdale 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lauderdale County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. 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. In other words, 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 (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.7%)
  3. Other (2.3%)

In 2022, 83.6% of workers in Lauderdale County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.7%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (2.3%).

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

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lauderdale County, TN have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.26% of the workforce in Lauderdale County, TN 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 Lauderdale County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lauderdale County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lauderdale County, TN (4.12k out of 22.9k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lauderdale County, TN is Black, followed by White 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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Health

89.4% of the population of Lauderdale County, TN has health coverage, with 38.7% on employee plans, 25.3% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lauderdale County, TN see 12816 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (12912 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5090 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6363 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

12,816 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lauderdale County, TN

Primary care physicians in Lauderdale County, TN see an average of 12,816 patients per year. This represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (12,912 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
38.7%
Employer Coverage
25.3%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lauderdale County, TN grew by 3.02% from 10.2% to 10.6%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 90.9 in Lauderdale County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.3% in Lauderdale County, TN.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.5% in Lauderdale County, TN.

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