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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Warren County

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Warren County

Population & Demographics

Location

Time Zone

Central Time Zone

Grand Division

Middle Tennessee

Area (Square Miles)

432.7

County Seat

McMinnville

Metropolitan Area

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

ECD Region

Upper Cumberland

Population

Population (2014)

39,839

Population (2019)

40,953

Population Change (2014-2019)

2.80%

Population Forecast (2040)

41,596

Foreign Born Population

2,514

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

6.20%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

7.00%

Civilian Veteran Population

2,378

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

85.00%

Black or African American, alone

2.70%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.40%

Asian, alone

0.60%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.00%

Some Other Race, alone

5.30%

Two or More Races

6.10%

Hispanic or Latino

9.60%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 6.30%

Female: 5.80%

Total: 6.00%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 24.80%

Female: 22.50%

Total: 23.70%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 59.80%

Female: 58.50%

Total: 59.10%

65 Years and Over

Male: 15.40%

Female: 19.00%

Total: 17.20%

Median Age

Male: 38.7

Female: 41.3

Total: 40

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

15,584

Homeownership Rate

69.5%

Persons Per Household

2.55

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

89.1%

Median Home Value

$112,500

Annual Home Sales

513

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$137,000

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

21.7%

Total Personal Income

$1,463,386

Personal Income Per Capita

$35,453

County Median Wage

$15.69

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

8.2%

$10,000 to $14,999

9.0%

$15,000 to $24,999

12.4%

$25,000 to $34,999

12.0%

$35,000 to $49,999

17.2%

$50,000 to $74,999

19.2%

$75,000 to $99,999

9.2%

$100,000 to $149,999

8.5%

$150,000 to $199,999

1.8%

$200,000 or More

2.6%

Median Household Income

$41,125

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)

$1.9677

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)

$10,698,985

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2020)

$12,219,712

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

14.20%

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

$845

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

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2019)
Tennessee
Warren

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,287,422

Warren: 17,077

Employment

Tennessee: 3,041,838

Warren: 15,564

Unemployment

Tennessee: 245,584

Warren: 1,512

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 7.5%

Warren: 8.9%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Warren

2016

Tennessee: 3.7%

Warren: 3.9%

2017

Tennessee: 3.5%

Warren: 4.0%

2018

Tennessee: 3.4%

Warren: 4.1%

2019

Tennessee: 7.5%

Warren: 8.9%

Unemployment Rate (by percentage)

Sources:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industries (2020)

Industry
Employment
Establishments
Avg. Annual Wages

Crop and Animal Production

Employment: 560

Establishments: 51

Avg. Annual Wages: $30,883

Utilities

Employment: 49

Establishments: 1

Employment: $84,838

Construction

Employment: 435

Establishments: 56

Employment: $48,010

Manufacturing

Employment: 3,096

Establishments: 66

Employment: $49,444

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 477

Establishments: 48

Employment: $58,159

Retail Trade

Employment: 1,528

Establishments: 143

Employment: $26,641

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 262

Establishments: 28

Employment: $39,795

Information

Employment: 150

Establishments: 11

Employment: $49,931

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 313

Establishments: 49

Employment: $47,365

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 75

Establishments: 18

Employment: $28,681

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 158

Establishments: 49

Employment: $36,966

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 46

Establishments: 2

Employment: $57,200

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 534

Establishments: 28

Employment: $29,006

Educational Services

Employment: 53

Establishments: 6

Employment: $15,074

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 1,495

Establishments: 107

Employment: $43,624

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 52

Establishments: 8

Employment: $27,463

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 919

Establishments: 52

Employment: $13,329

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 235

Establishments: 72

Employment: $31,203

Government

Employment: 1,946

Establishments: 42

Employment: $40,174

Total

Employment: 12,385

Establishments: 835

Employment: $39,401

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Tire Builders

Employment: 73

Location Quotient*: 43.49

Woodworkers, All Other

Employment: 21

Location Quotient*: 31.2

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

Employment: 28

Location Quotient*: 12.42

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Employment: 69

Location Quotient*: 11.29

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

Employment: 29

Location Quotient*: 10.97

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

744

Aerospace & Defense

0

Appliances & Electrical

108

Automotive

1,946

Business Services

105

Chemicals

820

Distribution & Logistics

738

Film, Music & Entertainment

10

Food & Beverage

44

Healthcare & Medical Devices

26

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Yorozu Automotive Tennessee, Inc.

Est. Employees: 1,098

City: Morrison

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC

Est. Employees: 1,004

City: Morrison

Warren County School District, Inc.

Est. Employees: 908

City: McMinnville

River Park Hospital, Inc.

Est. Employees: 405

City: McMinnville

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Est. Employees: 400

City: McMinnville

Warren County Government

Est. Employees: 250

City: McMinnville

City of McMinnville

Est. Employees: 165

City: McMinnville

Sunbeam Products, Inc.

Est. Employees: 163

City: McMinnville

Lowe's Home Centers, LLC

Est. Employees: 150

City: McMinnville

Morrison Tool & Fab, Inc.

Est. Employees: 130

City: Morrison

Transportation & Logistics

Transportation

Nearest Commercial Service Airport

Chattanooga Metropolitan

Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport

75

Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport

43

Nearest General Aviation Airport

Warren County Memorial

Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airport

5000'

Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)

23.6

Access of Interstate

I-24 (10 miles)

U.S. Highways

70

State Highways

1, 8, 30, 55, 56, 108, 127, 136, 286, 287, 288, 379, 380

Nearest Port (From County Seat)

South Pittsburg (Nickajack)

Railroads Serving County

Caney Fork and Western Railroad

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

Education

General Stats
Warren
Tennessee

Population Aged 25-64 With High School Degree Or Higher

Warren: 81.60%

Tennessee: 89.50%

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

Warren: 21.40%

Tennessee: 36.70%

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

Warren: 15.80%

Tennessee: 28.70%

High School Graduation Rate

Warren: 96%

Tennessee: 89%

College Going Rate

Warren: 61.10%

Tennessee: 63.40%

Average ACT Score

Warren: 18.8

Tennessee: 20.2

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

Elementary Schools

Enrollment: 2,921

Middle Schools

Enrollment: 1,510

High Schools

Enrollment: 1,847

Regional Higher Education Institutions
City
Enrollment

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McMinnville

City: McMinnville

Enrollment: 581

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

35

Overweight & Obesity Prevalence

Adults*

31.4%

Children** (Grade 8)

45.0%

Regional Hospitals
Number of Beds
City

Saint Thomas River Park Hospital

Number of Beds: 125

City: McMinnville

Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital

Number of Beds: 71

City: Smithville

Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital

Number of Beds: 60

City: Sparta

Saint Thomas Stones River Hospital

Number of Beds: 60

City: Woodbury

Unity Medical Center

Number of Beds: 49

City: Manchester

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

71.6°F

Average Low Temperature

43.7°F

Average Annual Temperature

57.7°F

Annual Rainfall

55.08"

Elevation (at County Seat)

1,028'

Prevailing Winds

Southwest

Sources:
usclimatedata.com (2015)

Community Information

Centertown

Population (2019)

341

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(931) 939-2568

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

McMinnville

Population (2019)

13,695

Charter Type

General Law Mayor-Alderman

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$1.85

Phone Number

(931) 473-1200

Retire Tennessee Participant

Yes

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

Yes

Morrison

Population (2019)

551

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$0.10

Phone Number

(931) 635-2363

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

Viola

Population (2019)

105

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(931) 635-2007

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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