Maury County, TN

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Population

87,606

2.14% growth

Median Age

38.9


Median Household Income

$52,080

5.01% growth

Poverty Rate

13%


Number of Employees

40,562

4.01% growth

Median Property Value

$156,000

6.85% growth

About

In 2017, Maury County, TN had a population of 87.6k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $52,080. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Maury County, TN grew from 85,767 to 87,606, a 2.14% increase and its median household income grew from $49,597 to $52,080, a 5.01% increase.

The population of Maury County, TN is 79.8% White Alone, 11.6% Black or African American Alone, and 5.42% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Maury County, TN speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Maury County, TN are Columbia State Community College (845 degrees awarded in 2017) and Tennessee Career Institute (44 degrees).

The median property value in Maury County, TN is $156,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in Maury County, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Maury County, TN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Maury County, TN employs 40.6k people. The largest industries in Maury County, TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,890 people), Manufacturing (5,451 people), and Retail Trade (5,406 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,795), Finance & Insurance ($48,109), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,372).

Median household income in Maury County, TN is $52,080. Males in Maury County, TN have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in Maury County, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,080

2017 value

± $1,627

5.01%

1 Year Growth

± 4.57%

Households in Maury County, TN have a median annual income of $52,080, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,597 in 2016, which represents a 5.01% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,961

Average Male Salary

± $1,374

$42,201

Average Female Salary

± $943

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $53,011 ± $6,619

  2. White

    $46,471 ± $904

  3. American Indian

    $40,237 ± $11,516

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Maury County, TN is from Tennessee.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.325% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 103.01

  2. Census Tract 102.02

  3. Census Tract 102.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Maury County, TN was Census Tract 103.01 with a value of $78,807, followed by Census Tract 102.02 and Census Tract 102.01, with respective values of $70,526 and $68,018.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Maury County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Maury County, TN (11.2k out of 86.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    8,194 ± 774

  2. Black

    2,175 ± 375

  3. Hispanic

    1,549 ± 335

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Maury County, TN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

40.6k

2017 Value

± 1,444

4.01%

1 Year growth

± 4.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Maury County, TN grew at a rate of 4.01%, from 39k employees to 40.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Maury County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,420 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,687 people), and Production Occupations (3,326 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Maury County, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Maury County, TN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,420 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,687 people), and Production Occupations (3,326 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Maury County, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.66 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.41 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Maury County, TN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,047), Legal Occupations ($60,156), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($58,707).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

40.6k

2017 Value

± 1,444

4.01%

1 Year growth

± 4.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Maury County, TN grew at a rate of 4.01%, from 39k employees to 40.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Maury County, TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,890 people), Manufacturing (5,451 people), and Retail Trade (5,406 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Maury County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Maury County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Maury County, TN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,890 people), Manufacturing (5,451 people), and Retail Trade (5,406 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Maury County, TN has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.34 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.4 times), and Manufacturing (1.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Maury County, TN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,795), Finance & Insurance ($48,109), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,372).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $38.9B

  2. $35.5B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $38.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($35.5B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$366B

2020 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

43.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $366B. This is expected to increase 43.2% to $525B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.6B

  2. $18.7B

  3. $18.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $31.6B, followed by Texas with $18.7B and Georgia and $18.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.2% of the population of Maury County, TN has health coverage, with 47.8% on employee plans, 15.1% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Maury County, TN was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Maury County, TN see 1688 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.5% increase from the previous year (1500 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1666 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 435 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,688 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Maury County, TN see an average of 1,688 patients per year. This represents a 12.5% increase from the previous year (1,500 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maury County, TN in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,680

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,371

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.8%

Uninsured

47.8%

Employer Coverage

15.1%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

12.9%

Non-Group

1.55%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Maury County, TN declined by 2.87% from 11.1% to 10.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Maury County, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.5% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Maury County, TN is home to a population of 87.6k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.97% of Maury County, TN residents were born outside of the country (3.47k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Maury County, TN is composed of 69.9k White Alone residents (79.8%), 10.1k Black or African American Alone residents (11.6%), 4.75k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.42%), 1.47k Two or More Races residents (1.68%), 814 Asian Alone residents (0.929%), 319 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.364%), 216 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.247%), and 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0103%).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Maury County, TN was 38.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Maury County, TN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Maury County, TN residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.97%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.47k people

4.06%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.48k people

As of 2017, 3.97% of Maury County, TN residents (3.47k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Maury County, TN was 4.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    92,263 ± 7,405 people

  2. India

    21,162 ± 3,566 people

  3. Guatemala

    12,669 ± 2,761 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 92,263 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 21,162 and Guatemala with 12,669.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Maury County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Maury County, TN was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    69.9k ± 63

  2. Black or African American Alone

    10.1k ± 371

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.75k ± 571

In 2017, there were 6.9 times more White Alone residents (69.9k people) in Maury County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.1k Black or African American Alone and 4.75k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Maury County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,133 ± 284

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,005 ± 268

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    818 ± 180

Maury County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Maury County, TN awarded 889 degrees. The student population of Maury County, TN is skewed towards women, with 2,434 male students and 3,556 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Maury County, TN are White (767 and 86.5%), followed by Black or African American (43 and 4.85%), Hispanic or Latino (41 and 4.62%), and Two or More Races (15 and 1.69%).

The largest universities in Maury County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Columbia State Community College (845 and 95.1%) and Tennessee Career Institute (44 and 4.95%).

The most popular majors in Maury County, TN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (426 and 47.9%), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (135 and 15.2%), and Registered Nursing (85 and 9.56%).

The median tuition costs in Maury County, TN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 426 degrees awarded

  2. 85 degrees awarded

  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Maury County, TN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 426 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Maury County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 845 degrees awarded

  2. 44 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Maury County, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Columbia State Community College with 845 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

349

Degrees Awarded to Men

540

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 349 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Maury County, TN, which is 0.646 times less than the 540 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Maury County, TN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    767 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    41 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Maury County, TN were to White students. These 767 degrees mean that there were 17.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Maury County, TN was $156,000 in 2017, which is 0.679 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $146,000 to $156,000, a 6.85% increase. The homeownership rate in Maury County, TN is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Maury County, TN have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Maury County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$156,000

2017 Median

± $4,017

$146,000

2016 Median

± $3,560

In 2017, the median property value in Maury County, TN grew to to $156,000 from the previous year's value of $146,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Maury County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Maury County, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$52,080

Median Household Income

± $1,627

33.3k

Number of Households

± 1,236

In 2017, the median household income of the 33.3k households in Maury County, TN grew to $52,080 from the previous year's value of $49,597.

The following chart displays the households in Maury County, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Maury County, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Maury County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.7%

2017 Homeownership

67.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.7% of the housing units in Maury County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Maury County, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Maury County, TN have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.64% of the workforce in Maury County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.7%

  2. Carpooled

    8.35%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.41%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Maury County, TN was Drove Alone (85.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.35%) and those who Worked At Home (3.41%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Maury County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Maury County, TN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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