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Carter County, Tennessee

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Population:

  • Total Population: 56,742
  • Males: 27,602
  • Females: 29,140

Ethnicity:

  • White: 55,089
  • Black/African American: 474
  • Hispanic: 480
  • Native American/Eskimo: 69
  • Asian: 97
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 17
  • Other: 8
  • 2 or more: 508

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (52,155)
  2. Spanish (910)
  3. German (230)
  4. French (140)
  5. Chinese (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 451

  1. Mexico (111)
  2. Germany (73)
  3. United Kingdom (36)
  4. Costa Rica (30)
  5. Vietnam (20)
  6. Thailand (14)
  7. Taiwan (13)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (18,115)
  2. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (5,113)
  3. Independent Free Will Baptists Associations (2,120)
  4. National Association of Free Will Baptists (2,094)
  5. United Methodist Church, The (1,534)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 27,029
    • Sensory: 2,808
    • Physical: 7,655
    • Mental: 3,936
    • Self-care: 2,311
    • Go outside home: 4,805
    • Employment: 5,292

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 461

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 23,486
    • Utility gas: 2,657
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,844
    • Electricity: 14,663
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 3,135
    • Coal or Coke: 204
    • Wood: 898
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 31
    • No fuel used: 54

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 46,540
    • No vehicle: 3,511
    • 1 or more vehicle: 43,029

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 511
    • No High School: 5,056
    • Some High School: 6,625
    • High School: 13,224
    • Some College: 7,327
    • Associate's Degree: 1,653
    • College Degree: 3,366
    • Master's Degree: 1,113
    • Professional Degree: 410
    • Doctoral Degree: 165

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 23,486
    • Owners with phone: 17,011
    • Owners without phone: 574
    • Renters with phone: 5,280
    • Renters without phone: 621

    10 closest counties:

    1. Washington County, Tennessee
    2. Unicoi County, Tennessee
    3. Sullivan County, Tennessee
    4. Bristol city, Virginia
    5. Mitchell County, North Carolina
    6. Avery County, North Carolina
    7. Johnson County, Tennessee
    8. Yancey County, North Carolina
    9. Washington County, Virginia
    10. Watauga County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    37643, 37644, 37658, 37682, 37687, 37694

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WUMC (90.5 FM) MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN
    • WBEJ (1240 AM) ELIZABETHTON, TN
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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