Contact Us

Montgomery County

County Profile Tool
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)

189,005

Population (2019)

208,993

Population Change (2014-2019)

10.6%

Population Forecast (2040)

301,785

Foreign Born Population

9,452

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

4.8%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

9.0%

Civilian Veteran Population

25,891

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

70.9%

Black or African American, alone

20.0%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.6%

Asian, alone

2.3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.4%

Some Other Race, alone

1.5%

Two or More Races

4.3%

Hispanic or Latino

9.9%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 8.8%

Female: 8.2%

Total: 8.5%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 27.5%

Female: 26.4%

Total: 27.0%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 64.5%

Female: 63.7%

Total: 64.1%

65 Years and Over

Male: 8.0%

Female: 9.9%

Total: 8.9%

Median Age

Male: 29.8

Female: 31.4

Total: 30.6

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

67,090

Homeownership Rate

59.3%

Persons Per Household

2.74

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

78.3%

Median Home Value

$159,500

Annual Home Sales

4,676

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$190,000

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

13.5%

Total Personal Income

$8,450,339,000

Personal Income Per Capita

$41,031

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

7.0%

$10,000 to $14,999

3.3%

$15,000 to $24,999

8.5%

$25,000 to $34,999

10.3%

$35,000 to $49,999

15.1%

$50,000 to $74,999

21.7%

$75,000 to $99,999

14.1%

$100,000 to $149,999

13.2%

$150,000 to $199,999

4.0%

$200,000 or More

2.9%

Median Household Income

$55,972

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)

$2.99

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 2017)

$55,129,439

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2018)

$60,283,491

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

9.3%

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 (2019)
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2019)
The Tax Foundation (2020)

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2018)
Tennessee
Montgomery

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,242,754

Montgomery: 82,207

Employment

Tennessee: 3,129,078

Montgomery: 79,007

Unemployment

Tennessee: 113,676

Montgomery: 3,199

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 3.5%

Montgomery: 3.9%

Monthly Unemployment Rate*
Current
12 Months Ago

Tennessee

Current: 3.6%

12 Months Ago: 3.3%

Montgomery

Current: 3.3%

12 Months Ago: 3.4%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Montgomery

2015

Tennessee: 5.6%

Montgomery: 5.8%

2016

Tennessee: 4.7%

Montgomery: 5.1%

2017

Tennessee: 3.7%

Montgomery: 4.1%

2018

Tennessee: 3.5%

Montgomery: 3.9%

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: 22

Establishments: 9

Avg. Annual Wages: $33,316

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Employment: 297

Establishments: 4

Avg. Annual Wages: $88,958

Utilities

Employment: 140

Establishments: 2

Employment: $117,288

Construction

Employment: 1,931

Establishments: 302

Employment: $56,570

Manufacturing

Employment: 5,329

Establishments: 89

Employment: $68,017

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 1,192

Establishments: 124

Employment: $68,014

Retail Trade

Employment: 8,738

Establishments: 539

Employment: $33,184

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 665

Establishments: 66

Employment: $69,673

Information

Employment: 895

Establishments: 36

Employment: $60,000

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 1,312

Establishments: 202

Employment: $70,910

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 875

Establishments: 160

Employment: $38,781

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 1,275

Establishments: 250

Employment: $63,935

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 342

Establishments: 16

Employment: $60,309

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 3,054

Establishments: 170

Employment: $34,968

Educational Services

Employment: 605

Establishments: 53

Employment: $29,310

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 6,496

Establishments: 331

Employment: $48,153

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 388

Establishments: 41

Employment: $20,003

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 7,988

Establishments: 361

Employment: $17,452

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 1,330

Establishments: 299

Employment: $30,728

Government

Employment: 10,443

Establishments: 62

Employment: $65,983

Total

Employment: 61,891

Establishments: 3,115

Employment: $36,483

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Employment: 955

Location Quotient*: 9.78

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

Employment: 1,379

Location Quotient*: 9.51

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

Employment: 95

Location Quotient*: 8.55

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Employment: 203

Location Quotient*: 7.51

Athletic Trainers

Employment: 63

Location Quotient*: 5.72

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

1,068

Aerospace & Defense

10

Appliances & Electrical

0

Automotive

1,785

Business Services

2,420

Chemicals

64

Distribution & Logistics

1,977

Film, Music & Entertainment

137

Food & Beverage

105

Healthcare & Medical Devices

104

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Clarksville Montgomery County School System

Est. Employees: 4,300

City: Clarksville

Trane U.S. Inc.

Est. Employees: 1,200

City: Clarksville

County of Montgomery

Est. Employees: 900

City: Clarksville

Agero

Est. Employees: 900

City: Clarksville

Hankook Tire Manufacturing Tennessee, LP

Est. Employees: 900

City: Clarksville

City of Clarksville

Est. Employees: 850

City: Clarksville

Austin Peay State University

Est. Employees: 685

City: Clarksville

Convergys Corporation

Est. Employees: 600

City: Clarksville

Jostens, Inc.

Est. Employees: 600

City: Clarksville

Akebono Brake Corporation

Est. Employees: 515

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 (2013)

140,563

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.50%

City Property Tax Rate

$1.24

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

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., Nashville, TN 37243
615.741.1888 |
CONNECT WITH US
Translate
Partners

© Copyright 2020 TNECD. All Rights Reserved. By continuing to browse this site, you’re accepting the use of cookies. Want to know more? See our Privacy Policy.