Jamie Stitt

Assistant Commissioner, Business and Workforce Development

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., Nashville, TN 37243
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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)

56,053

Population (2019)

61,145

Population Change (2014-2019)

9.10%

Population Forecast (2040)

68,772

Foreign Born Population

1,058

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

1.80%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

3.20%

Civilian Veteran Population

6,431

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

93.00%

Black or African American, alone

0.50%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.30%

Asian, alone

0.60%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.00%

Some Other Race, alone

1.30%

Two or More Races

4.30%

Hispanic or Latino

3.20%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 4.70%

Female: 4.70%

Total: 4.70%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 18.60%

Female: 16.90%

Total: 17.80%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 51.80%

Female: 52.30%

Total: 52.00%

65 Years and Over

Male: 29.60%

Female: 30.80%

Total: 30.20%

Median Age

Male: 49.7

Female: 51.9

Total: 51

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2015-2019 5-Year American Community Survey
U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 Annual Population Estimates
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tennessee State Data Center (2018)

Housing & Income

Housing & Income

Households

24,500

Homeownership Rate

77.6%

Persons Per Household

2.27

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

83.4%

Median Home Value

$153,200

Annual Home Sales

1,120

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$177,250

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

13.8%

Total Personal Income

$2,282,786

Personal Income Per Capita

$37,720

County Median Wage

$15.02

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

7.3%

$10,000 to $14,999

5.8%

$15,000 to $24,999

12.2%

$25,000 to $34,999

11.7%

$35,000 to $49,999

17.4%

$50,000 to $74,999

19.8%

$75,000 to $99,999

13.2%

$100,000 to $149,999

7.9%

$150,000 to $199,999

2.7%

$200,000 or More

2.0%

Median Household Income

$45,958

Percentage of Households by Income Range

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2015-2019 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (2019)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2019)
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (2020)

Tax Structure

Property Tax

Property Tax Rate (County)

$1.5653

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 2019)

$19,063,189

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2020)

$21,154,237

Local Sales Tax Collections Growth (FY 2019 - FY 2020)

11.00%

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 (2020)
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2020)
The Tax Foundation (2020)

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2019)
Tennessee
Cumberland

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,287,422

Cumberland: 22,733

Employment

Tennessee: 3,041,838

Cumberland: 20,988

Unemployment

Tennessee: 245,584

Cumberland: 1,745

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 7.5%

Cumberland: 7.7%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Cumberland

2016

Tennessee: 3.7%

Cumberland: 4.7%

2017

Tennessee: 3.5%

Cumberland: 4.3%

2018

Tennessee: 3.4%

Cumberland: 4.5%

2019

Tennessee: 7.5%

Cumberland: 7.7%

Unemployment Rate (by percentage)

Sources:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industries (2020)

Industry
Employment
Establishments
Avg. Annual Wages

Crop and Animal Production

Employment: 342

Establishments: 32

Avg. Annual Wages: $39,569

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Employment: 99

Establishments: 10

Avg. Annual Wages: $62,360

Utilities

Employment: 40

Establishments: 2

Employment: $48,206

Construction

Employment: 637

Establishments: 95

Employment: $43,355

Manufacturing

Employment: 2,133

Establishments: 54

Employment: $45,304

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 383

Establishments: 60

Employment: $47,526

Retail Trade

Employment: 2,757

Establishments: 217

Employment: $26,642

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 1,144

Establishments: 42

Employment: $40,128

Information

Employment: 281

Establishments: 26

Employment: $47,864

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 446

Establishments: 70

Employment: $53,828

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 244

Establishments: 43

Employment: $37,699

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 313

Establishments: 103

Employment: $46,070

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 28

Establishments: 6

Employment: $41,109

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 1,233

Establishments: 50

Employment: $31,029

Educational Services

Employment: 78

Establishments: 7

Employment: $21,627

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 2,494

Establishments: 147

Employment: $35,888

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 227

Establishments: 19

Employment: $22,601

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 1,552

Establishments: 98

Employment: $18,651

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 715

Establishments: 104

Employment: $24,968

Government

Employment: 2,282

Establishments: 37

Employment: $36,928

Total

Employment: 17,428

Establishments: 1,221

Employment: $35,078

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Woodworkers, All Other

Employment: 24

Location Quotient*: 25.73

Rock Splitters, Quarry

Employment: 14

Location Quotient*: 23.16

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

Employment: 35

Location Quotient*: 15.48

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

Employment: 40

Location Quotient*: 10.71

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Employment: 38

Location Quotient*: 9.62

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

697

Aerospace & Defense

10

Appliances & Electrical

31

Automotive

21

Business Services

183

Chemicals

317

Distribution & Logistics

1,525

Film, Music & Entertainment

0

Food & Beverage

296

Healthcare & Medical Devices

35

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Cumberland County School District

Est. Employees: 1,000

City: Crossville

Colinx, Llc

Est. Employees: 850

City: Crossville

Cumberland Medical Center, Inc.

Est. Employees: 600

City: Crossville

Cumberland County Government

Est. Employees: 400

City: Crossville

Flowers Bakery of Crossville, LLC

Est. Employees: 400

City: Crossville

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Est. Employees: 400

City: Crossville

Aviagen, Inc.

Est. Employees: 395

City: Crossville

StonePeak Ceramics, Inc.

Est. Employees: 353

City: Crossville

MasterCorp, Inc.

Est. Employees: 200

City: Crossville

Fairfield Glade Community Club

Est. Employees: 165

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 (2019)

686

Charter Type

General Law Mayor-Alderman

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(931) 484-2815

Retire Tennessee Participant

Yes

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

Crossville

Population (2019)

11,545

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$0.59

Phone Number

(931) 484-5113

Retire Tennessee Participant

Yes

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

Yes

Main Street Participant

No

Pleasant Hill

Population (2019)

462

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(931) 277-3813

Retire Tennessee Participant

Yes

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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312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., Nashville, TN 37243
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