Moore County, TN

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2022 Population
6,558
1.19% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.4
1.75% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.93%
24.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$69,250
6.66% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$256,700
17.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,967
2.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Moore County, TN had a population of 6.56k people with a median age of 46.4 and a median household income of $69,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Moore County, TN grew from 6,481 to 6,558, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $64,926 to $69,250, a 6.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Moore County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.915%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.503%).

None of the households in Moore 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.

99.8% of the residents in Moore County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Moore County, TN are Motlow State Community College (221096) (1,071 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Moore County, TN was $256,700, and the homeownership rate was 84.4%.

Most people in Moore County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Moore County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Moore County, TN is home to a population of 6.56k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.53% of Moore County, TN residents were born outside of the country (166 people).

In 2022, there were 25.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.06k people) in Moore County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 240 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 138 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Moore County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Moore County, TN was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Moore County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.06k ± 23
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    240 ± 88
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    138 ± 80.4
0.473%
Hispanic Population
31 people

In 2022, there were 25.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.06k people) in Moore County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 240 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 138 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.473% of the people in Moore County, TN are hispanic (31 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,446 ± 7,091 people
  2. India
    23,758 ± 3,778 people
  3. Guatemala
    22,245 ± 3,656 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 84,446 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 23,758 and Guatemala with 22,245.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
166 people
2.67%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
173 people

As of 2022, 2.53% of Moore County, TN residents (166 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 Moore County, TN was 2.67%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    236 ± 111
  2. Vietnam
    185 ± 88
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    152 ± 116

Moore County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Moore County, TN employs 2.97k people. The largest industries in Moore County, TN are Manufacturing (860 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (417 people), and Retail Trade (330 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($119,833), Wholesale Trade ($86,591), and Transportation & Warehousing ($83,462).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,544. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.97k
2022 Value
± 371
2.24%
1 Year growth
± 17.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Moore County, TN grew at a rate of 2.24%, from 2.9k employees to 2.97k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Moore County, TN, are Production Occupations (428 people), Management Occupations (351 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (347 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Moore County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.97k
2022 Value
± 371
2.24%
1 Year growth
± 17.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Moore County, TN grew at a rate of 2.24%, from 2.9k employees to 2.97k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Moore County, TN, are Manufacturing (860 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (417 people), and Retail Trade (330 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Moore County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Moore 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

$50,750
Median earning men ± $12,159
$38,380
Median earning women ± $6,957

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($250,001), Wholesale Trade ($105,375), and Public Administration ($78,320).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,011), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,354), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,336).

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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. 30
    Retail Trade
  2. 19
    Manufacturing
  3. 11
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Moore County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 81.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.2%), followed by Other (2.2%).

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 Moore County, TN awarded 1,071 degrees. The student population of Moore County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,088 male students and 3,548 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Moore County, TN are White (818 and 76.7%), followed by Black or African American (99 and 9.28%), Hispanic or Latino (82 and 7.69%), and Two or More Races (34 and 3.19%).

The largest universities in Moore County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Motlow State Community College (221096) (1,071 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Moore County, TN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (789 and 73.7%), Electromechanical Technology (72 and 6.72%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (71 and 6.63%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,636 students enrolled in Moore County, TN, 37% men and 63% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,944 records, of which 63.6% were women and 36.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 789 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Moore County, TN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 789 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Moore County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,071 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Motlow State Community College (221096) with 1,071 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 386 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Moore County, TN, which is 0.564 times less than the 685 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 818 degrees mean that there were 8.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 99 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,104) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($312) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,124) 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, 0.806% 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 Moore County, TN was $256,700 in 2022, which is 0.911 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $219,300 to $256,700, a 17.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Moore County, TN is 84.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Moore County, TN have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Moore County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2022, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Moore County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.98%.

Property

$256,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,793
$2,159
Median Property Taxes
±$290

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

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Rent vs Own

84.4%
Homeownership
2022
72.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.4% of the housing units in Moore County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 86.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9301
  2. Census Tract 9302

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

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Household Income

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$69,250
Median Household Income
± $9,575
2.56k
Number of Households
± 338

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.56k households in Moore County, TN grew to $69,250 from the previous year's value of $64,926.

The following chart displays the households in Moore 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Moore 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 (84.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.31%)

In 2022, 84.5% of workers in Moore County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.52%) and those who worked at home (5.31%).

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

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Moore County, TN have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.69% of the workforce in Moore 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 Moore County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Moore County, TN have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Moore County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.98%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Moore County, TN (640 out of 6.45k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Moore County, TN is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 13.1% of the children was living in poverty in Moore County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 111 in Moore County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 21.7 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.2% of the population of Moore County, TN has health coverage, with 42.3% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 5.44% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.3% under 18 years, 15.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.78%
Uninsured
42.3%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
15.9%
Non-Group
5.44%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Moore County, TN declined by 36.5% from 9.1% to 5.78%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 35.1% in Moore County, TN.

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