Pickett County, TN

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2022 Population
5,042
0.418% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
51.1
1.19% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21%
2.34% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$44,317
3.23% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$149,300
9.14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pickett County, TN had a population of 5.04k people with a median age of 51.1 and a median household income of $44,317. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pickett County, TN grew from 5,021 to 5,042, a 0.418% increase and its median household income grew from $42,931 to $44,317, a 3.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pickett County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.03%), White (Hispanic) (0.615%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.575%).

None of the households in Pickett 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.

99.4% of the residents in Pickett County, TN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pickett County, TN was $149,300, and the homeownership rate was 81.7%.

Most people in Pickett County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Pickett County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pickett County, TN is home to a population of 5.04k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.13% of Pickett County, TN residents were born outside of the country (57 people).

In 2022, there were 41.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.8k people) in Pickett County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 115 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 52 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Pickett County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pickett County, TN was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pickett County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.8k ± 64
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    115 ± 100
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    52 ± 47.9
2.22%
Hispanic Population
112 people

In 2022, there were 41.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.8k people) in Pickett County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 115 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 52 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.22% of the people in Pickett County, TN are hispanic (112 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.13%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
57 people
1.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
68 people

As of 2022, 1.13% of Pickett County, TN residents (57 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 Pickett County, TN was 1.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    288 ± 101
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    79 ± 64
  3. Korea
    30 ± 45

Pickett County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pickett County, TN employs 1.71k people. The largest industries in Pickett County, TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (345 people), Manufacturing (325 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (153 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($142,578), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($81,875), and Transportation & Warehousing ($80,885).

Occupations

1.71k
2022 Value
± 305
0.824%
1 Year growth
± 25.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pickett County, TN grew at a rate of 0.824%, from 1.7k employees to 1.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pickett County, TN, are Management Occupations (222 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (163 people), and Production Occupations (152 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pickett County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.71k
2022 Value
± 305
0.824%
1 Year growth
± 25.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pickett County, TN grew at a rate of 0.824%, from 1.7k employees to 1.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pickett County, TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (345 people), Manufacturing (325 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (153 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pickett County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Pickett 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

$36,167
Median earning men ± $13,058
$27,979
Median earning women ± $4,021

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($125,885), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($49,688), and Retail Trade ($44,737).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($45,179), Retail Trade ($30,972), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($29,375).

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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. 23
    Retail Trade
  2. 23
    Manufacturing
  3. 21
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pickett County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 81.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.9%), followed by Other (0.853%).

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.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pickett County, TN was $149,300 in 2022, which is 0.53 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $136,800 to $149,300, a 9.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Pickett County, TN is 81.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pickett County, TN have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pickett County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$149,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$28,115
$1,801
Median Property Taxes
±$277

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

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

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Rent vs Own

81.7%
Homeownership
2022
71.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.7% of the housing units in Pickett County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.6%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$44,317
Median Household Income
± $8,782
2.21k
Number of Households
± 320

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.21k households in Pickett County, TN grew to $44,317 from the previous year's value of $42,931.

The following chart displays the households in Pickett 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 Pickett 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 (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.81%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.5%)

In 2022, 80.6% of workers in Pickett County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.81%) and those who worked at home (6.5%).

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

27.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pickett County, TN have a longer commute time (27.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Pickett 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 Pickett County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pickett County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pickett County, TN (1.04k out of 4.97k 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 Males 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pickett County, TN is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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

91.6% of the population of Pickett County, TN has health coverage, with 31.7% on employee plans, 24.4% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 0.826% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.2% under 18 years, 15.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 27.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.42%
Uninsured
31.7%
Employer Coverage
24.4%
Medicaid
18%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
0.826%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pickett County, TN grew by 22.3% from 6.89% to 8.42%.

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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 38.3% in Pickett County, TN.

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