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Cumberland County

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Cumberland County

Population & Demographics

Location

Time Zone

Central Time Zone

Grand Division

East Tennessee

Area (Square Miles)

681

County Seat

Crossville

Metropolitan Area

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

ECD Region

Upper Cumberland

Population

Population (2014)

57,924

Population (2019)

60,520

Population Change (2014-2019)

4.5%

Population Forecast (2040)

68,772

Foreign Born Population

1,279

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

2.2%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

3.6%

Civilian Veteran Population

6,649

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

96.9%

Black or African American, alone

0.6%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.6%

Asian, alone

0.3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.0%

Some Other Race, alone

0.3%

Two or More Races

1.4%

Hispanic or Latino

3.0%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 5.0%

Female: 4.6%

Total: 4.8%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 19.1%

Female: 17.0%

Total: 18.0%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 51.8%

Female: 52.4%

Total: 52.1%

65 Years and Over

Male: 29.1%

Female: 30.6%

Total: 29.9%

Median Age

Male: 49.3

Female: 51.9

Total: 50.7

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2014-2018 5-Year American Community Survey
U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 Annual Population Estimates
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tennessee State Data Center (2018)

Housing & Income

Housing & Income

Households

24,500

Homeownership Rate

78.0%

Persons Per Household

2.28

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

82.8%

Median Home Value

$143,000

Annual Home Sales

1,195

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$157,450

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

15.2%

Total Personal Income

$2,184,825,000

Personal Income Per Capita

$36,613

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

8.1%

$10,000 to $14,999

6.4%

$15,000 to $24,999

12.2%

$25,000 to $34,999

12.3%

$35,000 to $49,999

17.4%

$50,000 to $74,999

20.1%

$75,000 to $99,999

12.0%

$100,000 to $149,999

7.2%

$150,000 to $199,999

2.3%

$200,000 or More

1.9%

Median Household Income

$43,893

Percentage of Households by Income Range

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2014-2018 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (2018)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2018)

Tax Structure

Property Tax

Property Tax Rate (County)

$1.57

State Property Tax

None

Assessment Ratio: Residential Property

25%

Assessment Ratio: Farm Property

25%

Assessment Ratio: Commercial/Industrial Property

40%

Assessment Ratio: Public Utility Property

55%

Assessment Ratio: Business Personal Property

30%

State Tax

State Income Tax on Wages

None

State Income Tax: Interest from Bonds and Notes and Dividends from Stock

1% (Hall Income tax is fully repealed after January 1, 2021)

Excise Tax (State)

6.5% of Tennessee taxable income

Franchise Tax (state)

0.25% of the greater of net worth or real and tangible property in Tennessee. The minimum tax is $100.

Unemployment Insurance Tax (state)

2.7% of the first $7,000 in wages for new employers

Sales Tax

State Sales Tax Rate

7.00%

County Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2017)

$16,776,061

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2018)

$17,640,418

Local Sales Tax Collections Growth (FY 2017-FY 2018)

5.2%

State Bond Ratings

Moody's

Aaa

Standard & Poor's

AAA

Fitch

AAA

Debt per Capita

State Debt per Capita

$929 (lowest in U.S.)

County Debt Per Capita

$1,048

Sources:
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (2019)
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2019)
The Tax Foundation (2020)

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2018)
Tennessee
Cumberland

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,242,754

Cumberland: 24,135

Employment

Tennessee: 3,129,078

Cumberland: 23,105

Unemployment

Tennessee: 113,676

Cumberland: 1,030

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 3.5%

Cumberland: 4.3%

Monthly Unemployment Rate*
Current
12 Months Ago

Tennessee

Current: 3.6%

12 Months Ago: 3.3%

Cumberland

Current: 4.2%

12 Months Ago: 4.1%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Cumberland

2015

Tennessee: 5.6%

Cumberland: 7.1%

2016

Tennessee: 4.7%

Cumberland: 5.9%

2017

Tennessee: 3.7%

Cumberland: 4.6%

2018

Tennessee: 3.5%

Cumberland: 4.3%

Unemployment Rate (by percentage)

Sources:
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (December 2018)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industries (2019)

Industry
Employment
Establishments
Avg. Annual Wages

Crop and Animal Production

Employment: 341

Establishments: 30

Avg. Annual Wages: $48,095

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Employment: 114

Establishments: 10

Avg. Annual Wages: $69,314

Utilities

Employment: 51

Establishments: 2

Employment: $71,566

Construction

Employment: 551

Establishments: 91

Employment: $44,303

Manufacturing

Employment: 2,240

Establishments: 57

Employment: $54,105

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 380

Establishments: 54

Employment: $62,541

Retail Trade

Employment: 2,767

Establishments: 213

Employment: $30,774

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 1,183

Establishments: 34

Employment: $47,398

Information

Employment: 342

Establishments: 20

Employment: $52,242

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 411

Establishments: 56

Employment: $59,468

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 218

Establishments: 36

Employment: $34,689

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 288

Establishments: 94

Employment: $52,209

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 21

Establishments: 7

Employment: $119,939

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 1,377

Establishments: 43

Employment: $52,255

Educational Services

Employment: 68

Establishments: 7

Employment: $25,275

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 2,463

Establishments: 105

Employment: $41,103

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 178

Establishments: 13

Employment: $24,172

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 1,702

Establishments: 99

Employment: $20,463

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 750

Establishments: 119

Employment: $25,464

Government

Employment: 2,332

Establishments: 36

Employment: $48,435

Total

Employment: 21,545

Establishments: 1,124

Employment: $33,301

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

Employment: 30

Location Quotient*: 13.69

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Employment: 33

Location Quotient*: 12.81

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Employment: 27

Location Quotient*: 12.08

Bakers

Employment: 290

Location Quotient*: 10.95

Designers, All Other

Employment: 16

Location Quotient*: 9.95

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

762

Aerospace & Defense

0

Appliances & Electrical

85

Automotive

27

Business Services

183

Chemicals

163

Distribution & Logistics

1,299

Film, Music & Entertainment

71

Food & Beverage

96

Healthcare & Medical Devices

40

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Cumberland County School District

Est. Employees: 1,000

City: Crossville

Cumberland Medical Center, Inc.

Est. Employees: 800

City: Crossville

Colinx, Llc

Est. Employees: 450

City: Crossville

County of Cumberland

Est. Employees: 400

City: Crossville

Flowers Bakery of Crossville, Llc

Est. Employees: 400

City: Crossville

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Est. Employees: 400

City: Crossville

Crossville, Inc.

Est. Employees: 350

City: Crossville

Ficosa North America Corporation

Est. Employees: 300

City: Crossville

Aviagen, Inc.

Est. Employees: 200

City: Crossville

Lowe's Home Centers, LLC

Est. Employees: 150

City: Crossville

Transportation & Logistics

Transportation

Nearest Commercial Service Airport

McGhee Tyson (Knoxville)

Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport

70

Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport

79

Nearest General Aviation Airport

Crossville Memorial - Whitson Field

Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airport

5,418'

Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)

22.7

Access of Interstate

I-40

U.S. Highways

70, 127

State Highways

1, 24, 28, 68, 101, 282, 298, 299, 392, 419

Nearest Port (From County Seat)

Lenoir City

Railroads Serving County

Franklin Industries

Sources:
Tennessee Department of Transportation
U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 5-Year American Community Survey

Education

General Stats
Cumberland
Tennessee

Population Aged 25-64 With High School Degree Or Higher

Cumberland: 84.80%

Tennessee: 89.50%

Population Aged 25-64 With Associate's Degree Or Higher

Cumberland: 24.80%

Tennessee: 36.70%

Population Aged 25-64 With Bachelor's Degree Or Higher

Cumberland: 16.00%

Tennessee: 28.70%

High School Graduation Rate

Cumberland: 92%

Tennessee: 89%

College Going Rate

Cumberland: 57.10%

Tennessee: 63.40%

Average ACT Score

Cumberland: 20.1

Tennessee: 20.2

High School Graduation Rate
College Going Rate
Average ACT Score
Cumberland County Schools
Enrollment

Elementary Schools

Enrollment: 3,355

High Schools

Enrollment: 2,104

Regional Higher Education Institutions
City
Enrollment

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crossville

City: Crossville

Enrollment: 666

Tennessee Technological University

City: Cookeville

Enrollment: 10,535

Roane State Community College

City: Harriman

Enrollment: 5,780

Bryan College-Dayton

City: Dayton

Enrollment: 1,481

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman

City: Harriman

Enrollment: 502

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 1-Year American Community Survey,
U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Department of Education (2017-2018)
National Center for Education Statistics (2016-2017)
Tennessee Higher Education Commission

† Regional higher education institutions include those within the selected and surrounding counties.

Health & Public Safety

Doctors

Number of Doctors

91

Overweight & Obesity Prevalence

Adults*

29.2%

Children** (Grade 8)

44.7%

Regional Hospitals
Number of Beds
City

Cumberland Medical Center, Inc.

Number of Beds: 189

City: Crossville

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge

Number of Beds: 301

City: Oak Ridge

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Number of Beds: 247

City: Cookeville

Jamestown TN Medical Center, Inc.

Number of Beds: 85

City: Jamestown

Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital

Number of Beds: 60

City: Sparta

Roane Medical Center

Number of Beds: 54

City: Harriman

Erlanger Bledsoe

Number of Beds: 25

City: Pikeville

Rhea Medical Center

Number of Beds: 25

City: Dayton

Sources:
Tennessee Department of Health (2014)
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (2014)

† Regional hospitals include those within the selected and surrounding counties.

Climate

Climate

Average High Temperature

65.6°F

Average Low Temperature

46.1°F

Average Annual Temperature

55.9°F

Annual Rainfall

55.08"

Elevation (at County Seat)

1,980'

Prevailing Winds

Southwest

Sources:
usclimatedata.com (2015)

Community Information

Crab Orchard

Population (2013)

759

Charter Type

General Law Mayor-Alderman

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(931) 484-2815

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

Crossville

Population (2013)

11,125

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$0.63

Phone Number

(931) 484-5113

Retire Tennessee Participant

Yes

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

Yes

Main Street Participant

No

Pleasant Hill

Population (2013)

493

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(931) 277-3813

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

Additional Community Information

ThreeStar Certified County

Yes

Sources:
Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2015)
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (2015)
U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 5-Year American Community Survey

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