|Jefferson County, Tennessee|
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
|Largest city||Jefferson City|
314 sq mi (814 km²)
274 sq mi (709 km²)
41 sq mi (105 km²), 12.89%
162/sq mi (62/km²)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
- Hamblen County (northeast)
- Cocke County (east)
- Sevier County (south)
- Knox County (west)
- Grainger County (northwest)
As of the census² of 2000, there were 44,294 people, 17,155 households, and 12,608 families residing in the county. The population density was 62/km² (162/sq mi). There were 19,319 housing units at an average density of 27/km² (71/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.66% White, 2.32% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.63% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 1.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 17,155 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.50% were non-families. 22.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the county, the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 10.60% from 18 to 24, 29.10% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,824, and the median income for a family was $38,537. Males had a median income of $29,123 versus $20,269 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,841. About 9.60% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.90% of those under age 18 and 12.60% of those age 65 or over.
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