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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Montgomery County

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Montgomery County

Population & Demographics

Location

Time Zone

Central Time Zone

Grand Division

Middle Tennessee

Area (Square Miles)

539.2

County Seat

Clarksville

Metropolitan Area

Clarksville, TN-KY

ECD Region

Northern Middle

Population

Population (2014)

172,331

Population (2019)

220,069

Population Change (2014-2019)

27.70%

Population Forecast (2040)

301,785

Foreign Born Population

9,731

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

4.90%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

9.10%

Civilian Veteran Population

26,162

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

62.60%

Black or African American, alone

20.30%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.50%

Asian, alone

2.40%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.50%

Some Other Race, alone

3.60%

Two or More Races

10.20%

Hispanic or Latino

10.40%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 8.70%

Female: 8.10%

Total: 8.40%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 27.60%

Female: 26.20%

Total: 26.90%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 64.30%

Female: 63.70%

Total: 64.00%

65 Years and Over

Male: 8.10%

Female: 10.10%

Total: 9.10%

Median Age

Male: 29.9

Female: 31.7

Total: 30.8

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

67,090

Homeownership Rate

59.5%

Persons Per Household

2.71

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

79.5%

Median Home Value

$165,800

Annual Home Sales

4,022

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$212,500

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

13.3%

Total Personal Income

$8,992,496

Personal Income Per Capita

$43,028

County Median Wage

$16.68

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

6.5%

$10,000 to $14,999

3.2%

$15,000 to $24,999

8.2%

$25,000 to $34,999

10.3%

$35,000 to $49,999

15.3%

$50,000 to $74,999

20.1%

$75,000 to $99,999

14.8%

$100,000 to $149,999

14.1%

$150,000 to $199,999

4.4%

$200,000 or More

3.1%

Median Household Income

$57,541

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)

$2.9900

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

2.50%

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2019)

$69,978,357

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2020)

$77,213,907

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

10.30%

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

$1,657

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

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2019)
Tennessee
Montgomery

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,287,422

Montgomery: 86,235

Employment

Tennessee: 3,041,838

Montgomery: 79,666

Unemployment

Tennessee: 245,584

Montgomery: 6,568

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 7.5%

Montgomery: 7.6%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Montgomery

2016

Tennessee: 3.7%

Montgomery: 4.1%

2017

Tennessee: 3.5%

Montgomery: 3.8%

2018

Tennessee: 3.4%

Montgomery: 3.8%

2019

Tennessee: 7.5%

Montgomery: 7.6%

Unemployment Rate (by percentage)

Sources:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industries (2020)

Industry
Employment
Establishments
Avg. Annual Wages

Crop and Animal Production

Employment: 20

Establishments: 7

Avg. Annual Wages: $27,506

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Employment: 301

Establishments: 5

Avg. Annual Wages: $70,953

Utilities

Employment: 142

Establishments: 4

Employment: $92,312

Construction

Employment: 2,222

Establishments: 326

Employment: $52,997

Manufacturing

Employment: 5,783

Establishments: 102

Employment: $54,045

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 1,791

Establishments: 131

Employment: $57,736

Retail Trade

Employment: 8,772

Establishments: 525

Employment: $30,989

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 699

Establishments: 68

Employment: $43,598

Information

Employment: 796

Establishments: 54

Employment: $114,738

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 1,231

Establishments: 207

Employment: $71,491

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 911

Establishments: 184

Employment: $39,791

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 1,393

Establishments: 312

Employment: $58,257

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 391

Establishments: 19

Employment: $55,354

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 3,052

Establishments: 187

Employment: $30,905

Educational Services

Employment: 573

Establishments: 60

Employment: $29,262

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 6,995

Establishments: 397

Employment: $40,216

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 421

Establishments: 43

Employment: $16,446

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 7,855

Establishments: 401

Employment: $16,193

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 1,288

Establishments: 296

Employment: $30,220

Government

Employment: 11,020

Establishments: 64

Employment: $49,499

Unclassified

Employment: 10

Establishments: 3

Employment: $0

Total

Employment: 55,660

Establishments: 3,394

Employment: $41,330

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

Employment: 19

Location Quotient*: 35.29

Traffic Technicians

Employment: 100

Location Quotient*: 28.87

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Employment: 92

Location Quotient*: 19.01

Tire Builders

Employment: 136

Location Quotient*: 17.97

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Employment: 124

Location Quotient*: 17.44

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

918

Aerospace & Defense

10

Appliances & Electrical

0

Automotive

1,664

Business Services

2,420

Chemicals

859

Distribution & Logistics

2,481

Film, Music & Entertainment

10

Food & Beverage

127

Healthcare & Medical Devices

104

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Clarksville Montgomery County School System

Est. Employees: 5,100

City: Clarksville

Trane U.S., Inc.

Est. Employees: 1,640

City: Clarksville

City of Clarksville

Est. Employees: 1,050

City: Clarksville

Montgomery County Government

Est. Employees: 900

City: Clarksville

Agero

Est. Employees: 900

City: Clarksville

Hankook Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP

Est. Employees: 900

City: Clarksville

Agero, Inc.

Est. Employees: 771

City: Clarksville

Austin Peay State University

Est. Employees: 685

City: Clarksville

LG Electronics North America

Est. Employees: 640

City: Clarksville

Bridgestone Metalpha USA, Inc.

Est. Employees: 430

City: Clarksville

Transportation & Logistics

Transportation

Nearest Commercial Service Airport

Nashville International

Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport

55

Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport

380

Nearest General Aviation Airport

Outlaw Field (Clarksville)

Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airport

6,000'

Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)

23.7

Access of Interstate

I-24

U.S. Highways

41, 79

State Highways

11, 12, 13, 48, 76, 112, 149, 233, 235, 236, 237, 238 374

Nearest Port (From County Seat)

Nashville

Railroads Serving County

CSC, R. J. Corman Railroad

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

Education

General Stats
Montgomery
Tennessee

Population Aged 25-64 With High School Degree Or Higher

Montgomery: 93.40%

Tennessee: 89.50%

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

Montgomery: 37.30%

Tennessee: 36.70%

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

Montgomery: 27.30%

Tennessee: 28.70%

High School Graduation Rate

Montgomery: 94%

Tennessee: 89%

College Going Rate

Montgomery: 55.90%

Tennessee: 63.40%

Average ACT Score

Montgomery: 20.4

Tennessee: 20.2

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

Elementary Schools

Enrollment: 15,586

Middle Schools

Enrollment: 6,749

High Schools

Enrollment: 8,896

Regional Higher Education Institutions
City
Enrollment

Austin Peay State University

City: Clarksville

Enrollment: 10,460

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson

City: Dickson

Enrollment: 1,006

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

303

Overweight & Obesity Prevalence

Adults*

29.0%

Children** (Grade 8)

37.5%

Regional Hospitals
Number of Beds
City

Tennova Healthcare - Clarksville

Number of Beds: 270

City: Clarksville

Tristar Horizon Medical Center

Number of Beds: 157

City: Dickson

Northcrest Medical Center

Number of Beds: 109

City: Springfield

Houston County Community Hospital

Number of Beds: 25

City: Erin

Tristar Ashland City Medical Center

Number of Beds: 12

City: Ashland City

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

70.2°F

Average Low Temperature

48°F

Average Annual Temperature

59.1°F

Annual Rainfall

50.98"

Elevation (at County Seat)

549'

Prevailing Winds

Southerly

Sources:
usclimatedata.com (2015)

Community Information

Clarksville

Population (2019)

152,934

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.50%

City Property Tax Rate

$1.03

Phone Number

(931) 645-7444

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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