Greene County, Tennessee

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Greene County, Tennessee
Map of Tennessee highlighting Greene County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of USA TN
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
Founded 1783
Seat Greeneville
Largest city Greeneville
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

626 sq mi (1,616 km²)
622 sq mi (1,610 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), .39%
 - (2000)
 - Density

101/sq mi (39/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Greene County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 62,909. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 65,318 [1]. Its county seat is Greeneville6.

Davy Crockett was born in Greene County. Tennessee's oldest college is in the county, Tusculum College.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,616 km² (624 mi²). 1,610 km² (622 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it is water. The total area is 0.39% water.

Adjacent CountiesEdit


USA Greene County, Tennessee.csv age pyramid

Age pyramid Greene County[1]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 62,909 people, 25,756 households, and 18,132 families residing in the county. The population density was 39/km² (101/sq mi). There were 28,116 housing units at an average density of 17/km² (45/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.42% White, 2.11% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 1.02% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 25,756 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 26.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,382, and the median income for a family was $36,889. Males had a median income of $26,331 versus $20,304 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,746. About 11.20% of families and 14.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.00% of those under age 18 and 16.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit


  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

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Coordinates: 36°10′N 82°51′W / 36.17, -82.85

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