I. Geography & Demographics VI.  County Government Finance
II. Income & Poverty VII.  Public Infrastructure Needs Inventory
III.  Health & Healthcare VIII.  Adult & Post-secondary Education
IV.  Employment IX.  Public School Systems
V.  Value of Farmland & Agricultural Products Sold
Trousdale County, Tennessee
Selected Statistical Information
I.  Geography & Demographics
        Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank*
Percent of State Total
Total Land Area (sq. mi.) 41,217 114 95th  0.3%
Farmland (2007)            
Acres of Farmland (2007) 10,969,798 44,006  82nd   0.4%
Acres of Farmland (1992) 11,169,086 55,097  73rd   0.5%
Number of Farms (2007) 79,280 338  86th   0.4%
Average Size of Farms (Acres, 2007) 138 130  48th  
Population            
2011 American Community Survey 6,297,991 7,808 91st  0.1%
2000 Census 5,689,283 7,259 91st  0.1%
1990 Census 4,877,203 5,920 92nd  0.1%
Population Change (2000 to 2011) 608,708 549 73rd  0.1%
% Growth (2000 to 2011) 10.7% 7.6% 40th 
Population Density (per sq. mi.)     Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
2011 American Community Survey 153                68 91st  44.7%
2000 Census 138                64 48th  46.0%
1990 Census 118                52 49th  43.8%
Urban Population           Percent of State Total
2010 Census 4,213,245 0 76th  0.0%
2000 Census 3,618,968 0 71st  0.0%
1990 Census 2,969,948 0 72nd  0.0%
% Growth (2000 to 2010) 16.4% n/a n/a
% Growth (1990 to 2000) 21.9% n/a n/a
Percent of Population in Urban Areas           Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census 66.4% 0.0% 76th  -66.4%
2000 Census 63.6% 0.0% 71st  -63.6%
1990 Census 60.9% 0.0% 72nd  -60.9%
Median Age            
2010 Census 38 40 65th 
2000 Census 36 38 35th 
Note: A rank of 1 indicates oldest.
Population Percentages by Age Bracket     Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census
under 18 23.6% 24.6% 19th  1.0%
18-24 9.6% 8.2% 31st  -1.4%
25-44 26.4% 24.9% 34th  -1.5%
45-64 27.0% 28.8% 40th  1.8%
65 & over 13.4% 13.5% 78th  0.1%
2000 Census
under 18 24.6% 24.2% 39th  -0.4%
18-24 9.6% 8.5% 43rd  -1.2%
25-44 30.2% 28.1% 58th  -2.1%
45-64 23.2% 24.9% 43rd  1.7%
65 & over 12.4% 14.3% 39th  1.9%
Population Growth by Age Bracket, 2000 (Census) to 2010 (Census)        
Population Percentages by Race/Ethnicity (2010 Census)          
        Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Males per 100 Females (2011) 95.1 101.4 12th  106.6%
Marriages Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 9.0 9.5 12th  105.6%
Divorces Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 4.3 5.2 75th  120.9%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
II. Income and Poverty
Per Capita Personal Income     Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
2011 $36,567 $37,583 10th  102.8%
2000 $26,689 $20,965 53rd  78.6%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 2.90% 5.45% 1st 
Median Household Income            
2011 $43,989 $44,163 20th  100.4%
2000 $35,760 $32,974 43rd  92.2%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 1.90% 2.69% 4th 
2011 Poverty Rate           Percentage Point Difference
All Ages 18.4% 19.5% 44th  1.10%
Related Children Under 18 Years  26.5% 27.9% 35th  1.40%
2000 Poverty Rate            
All Ages  13.5% 13.4% 36th  -0.03%
Related Children Under 18 Years 17.6% 14.0% 18th  -3.57%
2012 Food Stamp Recipients (Monthly Average )          
Percent of Occupied Households 26.4% 31.2% 61st  4.76%
Percent of Individuals 21.1% 23.3% 53rd  2.22%
2012 Families First (Monthly Average)            
Percent of Occupied Households 2.5% 1.83% 54th  -0.70%
Percent of Individuals 2.6% 1.40% 31st  -1.15%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
III. Health & Healthcare
2011 Pregnancy & Birth Rates      Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Live births per 1,000 Population 12.4             12.0 36th 96.8%
Percent of Live Births to Unmarried Parents 44.1% 43.6% 45th 98.9%
Percent Low Birth Weight 9.0% 7.4% 18th 82.2%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 15-44               72.1             69.0 53rd 95.7%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-17                8.9             11.9 55th 133.7%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-14                0.7  -       0.0%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Mortality Rates      Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Number of Deaths per 1,000 Population                9.4             10.6  23rd  112.8%
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Population by Cause of Death
Diseases of the Heart             221.0            268.6 45th 121.5%
Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm)             210.2            243.1 51st 115.7%
Diabetes               27.1             38.4 61st 141.7%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
  
  
Access to Healthcare     Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2010) 2.4 0.4 74th  16.0%
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2007) 1.8 0.4 74th  21.5%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2010) 3.6 2.7 39th  75.7%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2008) 4.2 3.1 39th  73.8%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2011) 44.8 90.2 6th  201.5%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2008) 46.0 83.0 10th  180.4%
              Percentage Point Difference
2010 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care 10.4% 3.9% 34th  -6.6%
2008 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care  9.4% 4.5% 33rd  -4.9%
IV. Employment
Unemployment Rate     Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank*
Percentage Point Difference
2013 (June) 8.8% 6.9% 3rd  -1.9%
2012 (June) 8.6% 7.2% 6th  -1.4%
2012 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 24.6% 15.4% 4th  -9.2%
2000 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 12.0% 20.0% 82nd  8.0%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Employment Percentages by Major Industry   Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
Total Employment Top Industries 2,602,604 1,475 89th  0.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance 12.7% 14.8% 46th  0.1%
Manufacturing 11.7% 14.4% 85th  0.1%
Retail Trade 11.9% 12.6% 85th  0.1%
Accommodation and Food Services 9.1% 8.0% 65th  0.0%
Federal Government 1.9% 2.8% 63rd  0.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2.7% 2.8% 71st  0.1%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 4.2% 2.1% 45th  0.0%
Wholesale Trade 4.5% 1.7% 56th  0.0%
Information 1.7% 0.5% 66th  0.0%
         
         
         
         
         
*Note: Percentages for counties may not total to 100%. 
This table shows the top industries in the county, not all industries.
2011 Average Annual Wage by Major Industry         County
Rank
8th 
58th 
56th 
75th 
44th 
45th 
67th 
87th 
62nd 
40th 
  
  
  
  
  
V.  Value of Farmland and Agricultural Products Sold
2007 Estimates     Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Farm) $467,420 $421,195 53rd  90.1%
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Acre) $3,378 $3,235 55th  95.8%
Total Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold  $2,617,394,000 $4,275,000 89th  0.2%
Per Capita Value of Agricultural Products Sold $424 $555 49th  130.8%
VI. County Government Finance (municipalities' revenue data not available)*
Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue by Source (in thousands)   Tennessee Percent of Tennessee Revenue Trousdale* County Percent of County Revenue
Grand Total  $      7,377,794 100.0%  $     21,281 100.0%
Total State Revenue  $      2,705,115 36.7%  $       9,173 43.1%
Public Schools**          2,360,751 32.0%  $       7,598 35.7%
All Other             344,365 4.7%           1,575 7.4%
Federal Revenue***  $         747,424 10.1%  $       2,520 11.8%
Total Local Revenue  $      3,925,254 53.2%  $       9,587 45.1%
Property Tax          1,820,442 24.7%           4,460 21.0%
Local Sales Tax††             859,716 11.7%             838 3.9%
Other Local           1,245,096 16.9%           4,289 20.2%
*Davidson, Gibson, Hamilton, Knox, McMinn, Shelby and Washington County Audits not available as of July 1, 2012
**State revenue for County School Districts Only
***Includes federal revenue through state and direct federal revenue.
Includes county property tax support for city and/or special school districts.
††Includes local option sales tax support for city and/or special school districts.
Includes all other local taxes, licenses and permits, fees and fines, and charges for current services.
 Tax Base      Tennessee Trousdale County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
2011 Equalized Assessed Property Value (in thousands) $144,184,673 $127,286 90th  0.1%
Tax Base Per Capita $22,894 $16,302 63rd 
2011 County Property Tax Rate (per $100) $3.00 7th 
2011 Total Taxable Sales (in thousands) $66,377,563 $29,075 89th  0.0%
Tax Base Per Capita $10,539 $3,724 78th 
2011 County Sales Tax Rate 2.25% 58th 
VII.  Public Infrastructure Needs Inventory 
Estimated Costs, 2011 - 2016 (in thousands)     Tennessee Trousdale County County
 Rank
Percent of State Total
Project  Type
Transportation  $ 20,029,354  $      59,521 71st 0.30%
Water and Wastewater       4,110,530          17,359 51st 0.42%
Industrial Sites and Parks         247,230          11,250 4th 4.55%
Post-secondary Education & Preschools       3,545,708            4,290 22nd 0.12%
Existing School Improvements       1,990,971            3,070 65th 0.15%
Public Buildings         393,884            1,502 27th 0.38%
Recreation         942,863              300 84th 0.03%
New Public Schools       1,604,136                   - - -
Law Enforcement       1,157,059                   - - -
Business District Development         971,261                   - - -
Community Development         455,079                   - - -
Public Health Facilities         426,158                   - - -
Libraries, Museums, and Historic Sites         312,533                   - - -
Storm Water         285,963                   - - -
Other Utilities         172,131                   - - -
Fire Protection         170,402                   - - -
Other Facilities           95,026                   - - -
School System-wide           73,995                   - - -
Solid Waste           33,518                   - - -
Telecommunications           19,300                   - - -
Housing           14,800                   - - -
Property Acquisition                    -                   - - -
Grand Total  $ 37,051,902  $      97,292 75th 0.26%
VIII.  Adult & Post-secondary Education
Adult Educational Attainment (Persons 25 years and over)   Tennessee Trousdale County County
 Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2007-2011 American Community Survey 
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 83.2% 79.0% 42nd  -4.2%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 23.0% 12.9% 47th  -10.1%
2000 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 75.9% 61.4% 80th  -14.5%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 19.6% 8.9% 64th  -10.7%
1990 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 67.1% 47.7% 85th  -19.3%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 16.0% 7.0% 62nd  -9.0%
*Note: Percentages do not add to 100%
because categories are not mutually exclusive.
*Note: 2011 educational attainment data not yet available. 
 Number of Post-secondary Institutions (Fall 2011)     Tennessee Trousdale County    
Four-year Colleges and Universities 55 0
Public 10 0
Private 45 0
Other Institutions 508 2
Two-Year Public (Community Colleges) 13 0
Two-Year Private Institutions 4 0
Technology Centers 26 1
Off-Campus Centers 41 0
Off-Campus Sites 424 1
Enrollment at Post-secondary Institutions (Fall 2011)            
Four-year Colleges and Universities         217,861 0
Public         138,811 0
Private           79,050 0
Other Institutions         139,347 497  
Two-Year Public (Community Colleges)           74,548 0  
Two-Year Private Institutions             1,684 0  
Technology Centers           10,710 461  
Off-Campus Centers           25,174 0  
Off-Campus Sites           27,231 36
IX.  Public School Systems (Total number of school systems in Tennessee is 136)
        Statewide Trousdale County          
Number of Students
2011-2012 950,547 1,246
System Rank for Students 111st 
Percent of Statewide 0.1%          
2000-2001 896,556 1,295
System Rank for Students 112nd 
Percent of Statewide 0.1%          
Increase/(Decrease) 53,991                (48)                    
Percent Change 6.0% -3.7%          
2011-2012    
Free or Reduced-price Meals 60.9% 58.6%
Federal Title 1 58.0% 40.7%
Special Education 11.4% 19.3%
English Language Learners 3.8% N/A
        Statewide Trousdale County          
2011 Accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Elementary Schools 57.0% NA
Secondary Schools 90.7% 100.0%
                     
Students per Classroom Teacher*
2011-12 14.7 13.3               
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 31st                
2000-2001 15.8 15.9               
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 93rd                
Increase/(Decrease)             (1)                  (3)                    
*Note: Classroom teachers include art, music and physical education teachers.  Because these auxiliary teachers are
included, ratios of students to classroom teachers do not represent and tend to be lower than actual class sizes.
        Statewide Trousdale County          
Progress Through School
Promotion Rate
2011-2012 98.4% 98.5%  
1999-2000 96.8% 97.5%
Dropout Rate
2011-2012 6.9% 3.0%
1999-2000 14.4% 5.8%
*Note: DOE did not update the Cohort Drop Out Rate
        Statewide Trousdale County          
Expenditures per Student
2011-2012 $8,551 $7,690
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 98th 
Percent of Statewide 89.9%          
2001-2002 $5,678 $5,042
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 117th 
Percent of Statewide 88.8%          
Increase/Decrease $2,873 $2,648          
Percent Change 50.6% 52.5%          
                     
Classroom Teachers' Average Salary
2011-2012 $47,082 $40,538
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 116th 
Percent of Statewide 86.1%          
2000-2001 $37,431 $32,311
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 108th 
Percent of Statewide 86.3%          
Increase/(Decrease) $9,650 $8,228
Percent Change 25.8% 25.5%          
        Statewide Trousdale County           
Revenue by Source (percent of total)
2011-2012
Federal 14.5% 15.1%  
State 46.3% 68.2%
Local 39.2% 16.7%          
System Rank for Percent Local 118th           
2000-2001
Federal 9.5% 8.4%
State 46.9% 71.4%
Local 43.7% 20.3%
System Rank for Percent Local 120th           
        Statewide Trousdale County County
Rank
       
FY 2014 County Area Fiscal Capacity
Per Pupil Fiscal Capacity $3,079 $1,453 69th 
Percent of Statewide Figure 47.2%
Sources of Information for County Profiles
I. Geography & Demographics
U.S. Bureau of the Census–all data except for marriage and divorce rates.
  www.census.gov
  U.S. Department of Agriculture–farmland data
  http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome
  http://www.agcensus.usda.gov
  TN Dept. of Health - marriage and divorce rates.
  http://health.tn.gov
II. Income & Poverty
U.S. Bureau of the Census–median household income data & poverty rates.
www.census.gov
TN Dept. of Human Services–Food Stamp data and Families First data.
http://www.tn.gov/foodstamps
http://tn.gov/humanserv/adfam/afs_tanf.html
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis–per capita income data
www.bea.gov
III. Health & Healthcare
TN Dept.of Health, Health Statistics & Research–pregnancy, births, mortality & healthcare access data.
http://health.tn.gov/statistics/healthdata.htm
IV. Employment
TN Dept. Of Labor and Workforce Development–unemployment data. 
http://www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/
U.S. Department of Labor–employment data.
www.bls.gov/lau/home.htm
V. Value of Farmland and Agricultural Product Sold
U.S. Department of Agriculture–farmland data
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome
VI. County Government Finance (municipalities' revenue data not available)
TN County Technical Advisory Service (CTAS), Resource Center–county revenue data.
www.ctas.utk.edu
TN Comptroller of the Treasury, Division of Property Assessment–equalized assessed property values.
http://www.comptroller.tn.gov/pa/taxaggr.asp
TN Dept. of Revenue–total taxable sales.
http://www.tn.gov/revenue/statistics/index.shtml
VII. Public Infrastructure Needs Inventory
TN Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations–all data. 
http://tn.gov/tacir/infrastructure.html
VIII. Adult & Post-secondary Education
U.S. Bureau of the Census–educational attainment.
www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/educ-attn.html
TN Higher Education Commission–post-secondary institution and enrollment data.
www.tn.gov/thec
IX. Public School Systems (Total number of school systems is 136)
TN Department of Education–all data except fiscal capacity.
http://www.tn.gov/education/reports_data.shtml
TN Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations–education fiscal capacity.
http://tn.gov/tacir/fiscalcapacity.html
Prepared by TACIR