Williamson County, TN

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2020 Population
232,380
3.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.3
0.512% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
4.65%
6.81% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$111,196
1.56% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$471,300
4.97% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
117,937
2.72% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Williamson County, TN had a population of 232k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $111,196. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Williamson County, TN grew from 225,389 to 232,380, a 3.1% increase and its median household income declined from $112,962 to $111,196, a −1.56% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Williamson County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (85%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.22%), White (Hispanic) (4.21%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.14%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%).

None of the households in Williamson 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.

95.7% of the residents in Williamson County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Williamson County, TN are Empire Beauty School-Nashville (57 degrees awarded in 2020), Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology (14 degrees), and Williamson Christian College (13 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Williamson County, TN was $471,300, and the homeownership rate was 79.4%.

Most people in Williamson County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Williamson County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Williamson County, TN is home to a population of 232k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.6% of Williamson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (17.7k people).

In 2018, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (186k people) in Williamson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.7%
2020 Citizenship
96.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.7% of Williamson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Williamson County, TN was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Williamson County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    186k ± 159
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.22k ± 350
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.2k ± 413
4.74%
Hispanic Population
10.4k people

In 2018, there were 20.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (186k people) in Williamson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.74% of the people in Williamson County, TN are hispanic (10.4k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    88,072 ± 7,239 people
  2. India
    23,811 ± 3,782 people
  3. Guatemala
    14,944 ± 2,998 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 88,072 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 23,811 and Guatemala with 14,944.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
17.7k people
7.61%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.1k people

As of 2020, 7.6% of Williamson County, TN residents (17.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Williamson County, TN was 7.61%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,164 ± 333
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,014 ± 391
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,676 ± 462

Williamson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Williamson County, TN employs 118k people. The largest industries in Williamson County, TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (19,251 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (13,632 people), and Retail Trade (13,071 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($109,267), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($108,620), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($105,139).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,310. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

118k
2020 Value
± 3,081
2.72%
1 Year growth
± 3.36%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Williamson County, TN grew at a rate of 2.72%, from 115k employees to 118k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Williamson County, TN, are Management Occupations (20,254 people), Sales & Related Occupations (15,068 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,442 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Williamson County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

118k
2020 Value
± 3,081
2.72%
1 Year growth
± 3.36%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Williamson County, TN grew at a rate of 2.72%, from 115k employees to 118k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Williamson County, TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (19,251 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (13,632 people), and Retail Trade (13,071 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Williamson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Williamson 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

$76,666
Median earning men ± $1,758
$41,063
Median earning women ± $1,474

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($120,039), Manufacturing ($101,045), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($100,613).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($73,474), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,854), and Wholesale Trade ($61,765).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,009
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2,435
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 2,128
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $3.28M
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. $3.19M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. $3.18M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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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. $66B
  2. $49B
  3. $47B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $66B, followed by Mixed freight ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($47B).

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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$498B
2020 Value in Tennessee
$1.05T
Projected 2050 Value in Tennessee
111% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $498B. This is expected to increase 111% to $1.05T by 2050.

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. $36.6B
  2. $29.5B
  3. $26.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $36.6B, followed by Texas with $29.5B and California and $26.2B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Williamson County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 62.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.1%), followed by Other (1.72%).

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.

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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In 2020, universities in Williamson County, TN awarded 84 degrees. The student population of Williamson County, TN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 34 male students and 147 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Williamson County, TN are White (40 and 48.8%), followed by Black or African American (30 and 36.6%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 7.32%), and Two or More Races (2 and 2.44%).

The largest universities in Williamson County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Nashville (57 and 67.9%), Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology (14 and 16.7%), and Williamson Christian College (13 and 15.5%).

The most popular majors in Williamson County, TN are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (37 and 44%), General Cosmetology (33 and 39.3%), and Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management (9 and 10.7%).

The median tuition cost in Williamson County, TN for private four year colleges is $13,500.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2017 in Williamson County, TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 31.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 57.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 181 (18.8% men and 81.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 181 students enrolled in Williamson County, TN, 18.8% men and 81.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 89 records, of which 77.5% were women and 22.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
23 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Williamson County, TN was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Williamson County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 57 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Nashville with 57 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 9 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Williamson County, TN, which is 0.12 times less than the 75 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 40 degrees mean that there were 1.33 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 30 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($850) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.713% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Some college (1.19M), and Bachelors Degree (883k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Williamson County, TN was $471,300 in 2020, which is 2.05 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $449,000 to $471,300, a 4.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Williamson County, TN is 79.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Williamson County, TN have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Williamson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Williamson County, TN is $111,196. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Williamson County, TN was Census Tract 503.05 with a value of $249,583, followed by Census Tract 502.07 and Census Tract 504.05, with respective values of $214,821 and $191,250.

In 2021, 9.67% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Williamson County, TN. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.829%.

Property

$471,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,178
$64,377
Median Property Taxes
±$1,923

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 Williamson County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

79.4%
Homeownership
2020
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 79.4% of the housing units in Williamson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 503.05
  2. Census Tract 502.07
  3. Census Tract 504.05

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Williamson County, TN was Census Tract 503.05 with a value of $249,583, followed by Census Tract 502.07 and Census Tract 504.05, with respective values of $214,821 and $191,250.

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

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Household Income

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$111,196
Median Household Income
± $3,044
81k
Number of Households
± 2,454

In 2020, the median household income of the 81k households in Williamson County, TN declined from $111,196 from the previous year's value of $112,962.

The following chart displays the households in Williamson 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Williamson County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.463
2020 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2020, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.436% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.6%)
  3. Carpooled (6.08%)

In 2020, 77.2% of workers in Williamson County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.6%) and those who carpooled to work (6.08%).

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

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Williamson County, TN have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.45% of the workforce in Williamson 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 Williamson County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Williamson County, TN have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 9.67% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Williamson County, TN. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.829%.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.65% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Williamson County, TN (10.8k out of 232k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Williamson 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 4.1% of the children was living in poverty in Williamson County, TN. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 4.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 140 in Williamson County, TN. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 18.9 per 100,000 population.

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94.8% of the population of Williamson County, TN has health coverage, with 65.8% on employee plans, 4.24% on Medicaid, 9.93% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 0.699% 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 Williamson County, TN see 686 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.85% increase from the previous year (667 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1248 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 541 patients per year.

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

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

686 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Williamson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Williamson County, TN see an average of 686 patients per year. This represents a 2.85% increase from the previous year (667 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.6% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13% over 64 years.

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

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

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Uninsured People

5.23%
Uninsured
65.8%
Employer Coverage
4.24%
Medicaid
9.93%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
0.699%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Williamson County, TN grew by 15% from 4.55% to 5.23%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 24 in Williamson County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 22.5% in Williamson County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.13% in Williamson County, TN.

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