Robertson County, TN

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2022 Population
73,297
1.37% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
10.3%
14.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$74,440
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$271,300
18.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Robertson County, TN had a population of 73.3k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $74,440. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Robertson County, TN grew from 72,309 to 73,297, a 1.37% increase and its median household income grew from $67,597 to $74,440, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Robertson County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.1%), Other (Hispanic) (3.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%), and White (Hispanic) (2.14%).

None of the households in Robertson 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.

97.3% of the residents in Robertson County, TN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Robertson County, TN was $271,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Robertson County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Robertson County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Robertson County, TN is home to a population of 73.3k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.59% of Robertson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (3.37k people).

In 2022, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.6k people) in Robertson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.3% of Robertson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Robertson County, TN was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Robertson County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    59.6k ± 406
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.2k ± 346
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.7k ± 501
7.69%
Hispanic Population
5.64k people

In 2022, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.6k people) in Robertson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.69% of the people in Robertson County, TN are hispanic (5.64k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.37k people
4.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.36k people

As of 2022, 4.59% of Robertson County, TN residents (3.37k 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 Robertson County, TN was 4.65%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,078 ± 210
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    975 ± 208
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    745 ± 228

Robertson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Robertson County, TN employs 35.9k people. The largest industries in Robertson County, TN are Manufacturing (5,063 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,874 people), and Retail Trade (4,095 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,861), Finance & Insurance ($59,755), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,966).

Occupations

35.9k
2022 Value
± 1,439
2.79%
1 Year growth
± 5.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Robertson County, TN grew at a rate of 2.79%, from 34.9k employees to 35.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Robertson County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,199 people), Management Occupations (3,986 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,995 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Robertson County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

35.9k
2022 Value
± 1,439
2.79%
1 Year growth
± 5.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Robertson County, TN grew at a rate of 2.79%, from 34.9k employees to 35.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Robertson County, TN, are Manufacturing (5,063 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,874 people), and Retail Trade (4,095 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Robertson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Robertson 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

$51,457
Median earning men ± $2,131
$37,840
Median earning women ± $1,935

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,424), Information ($70,333), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,071), Public Administration ($46,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,386).

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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. 446
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 362
    Manufacturing
  3. 304
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Robertson County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 72.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.8%), followed by Other (1.45%).

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

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 Robertson County, TN was $271,300 in 2022, which is 0.962 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $229,700 to $271,300, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Robertson County, TN is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Robertson County, TN have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Robertson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Robertson County, TN is $74,440. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Robertson County, TN was Census Tract 806.04 with a value of $90,750, followed by Census Tract 806.03 and Census Tract 801.01, with respective values of $89,500 and $88,701.

Property

$271,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,314
$20,715
Median Property Taxes
±$1,025

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

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.3% of the housing units in Robertson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 806.04
  2. Census Tract 806.03
  3. Census Tract 801.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Robertson County, TN was Census Tract 806.04 with a value of $90,750, followed by Census Tract 806.03 and Census Tract 801.01, with respective values of $89,500 and $88,701.

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

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Household Income

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$74,440
Median Household Income
± $3,433
27.2k
Number of Households
± 1,213

In 2022, the median household income of the 27.2k households in Robertson County, TN grew to $74,440 from the previous year's value of $67,597.

The following chart displays the households in Robertson 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 Robertson 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 (82.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.38%)
  3. Carpooled (6.81%)

In 2022, 82.3% of workers in Robertson County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.38%) and those who carpooled to work (6.81%).

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

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Robertson County, TN have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in Robertson 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 Robertson County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Robertson County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Robertson County, TN (7.47k out of 72.4k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

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

90.6% of the population of Robertson County, TN has health coverage, with 51% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Robertson County, TN see 2762 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (2731 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3011 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1364 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,762 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Robertson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Robertson County, TN see an average of 2,762 patients per year. This represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (2,731 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Robertson 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 25.4% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.43%
Uninsured
51%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Robertson County, TN grew by 5.46% from 8.94% to 9.43%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 45.7 in Robertson County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 38.7% in Robertson County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.6% in Robertson County, TN.

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