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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Athens TN General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||13,623||6,495,978|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||13,563||6,346,113|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.4%||2.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||13,458||6,346,105|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.7%||6.4%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.7%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||17.3%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.5%||51.3% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||84.5%||77.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||8.1%||16.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.6%||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.0%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||5.3%||4.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||82.2%||75.6% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||71.6%||84.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||5.6%||4.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||6.8%||6.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||82.1%||84.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||20.6%||23.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,102||484,901|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.6||24.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||6,370||2,812,133|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||54.8%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||29.1%||18.3%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$124,100||$139,200|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||5,453||2,475,195|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.40||2.52|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$18,813||$24,409|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$34,462||$44,298|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||24.8%||17.6%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,493||545,348|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||4.7%||8.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||1.6%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||18.8%||25.9% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||1,473,235||140,447,760|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||124,691||80,116,528|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||461,355||77,547,291|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$32,778||$12,563|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||46,215||10,626,759|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||13.98||41,234.90|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||962.7||153.9|
|FIPS Code ||02320||47|
|Counties ||McMinn County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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