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
Cannon County, Tennessee
Selected Statistical Information
I.  Geography & Demographics
        Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank*
Percent of State Total
Total Land Area (sq. mi.) 41,217 266 82nd  0.6%
Farmland (2007)            
Acres of Farmland (2007) 10,969,798 116,720  42nd   1.1%
Acres of Farmland (1992) 11,169,086 96,550  51st   0.9%
Number of Farms (2007) 79,280 880  39th   1.1%
Average Size of Farms (Acres, 2007) 138 133  42nd  
Population            
2011 American Community Survey 6,297,991 13,728 80th  0.2%
2000 Census 5,689,283 12,826 79th  0.2%
1990 Census 4,877,203 10,467 80th  0.2%
Population Change (2000 to 2011) 608,708 902 61st  0.1%
% Growth (2000 to 2011) 10.7% 7.0% 46th 
Population Density (per sq. mi.)     Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
2011 American Community Survey 153                52 80th  33.8%
2000 Census 138                48 66th  35.0%
1990 Census 118                39 69th  33.3%
Urban Population           Percent of State Total
2010 Census 4,213,245 2,604 73rd  0.1%
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% 18.9% 66th  -47.5%
2000 Census 63.6% 0.0% 71st  -63.6%
1990 Census 60.9% 0.0% 72nd  -60.9%
Median Age            
2010 Census 38 41 42nd 
2000 Census 36 37 56th 
Note: A rank of 1 indicates oldest.
Population Percentages by Age Bracket     Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census
under 18 23.6% 22.5% 49th  -1.1%
18-24 9.6% 8.0% 41st  -1.6%
25-44 26.4% 24.8% 37th  -1.6%
45-64 27.0% 28.6% 45th  1.6%
65 & over 13.4% 16.1% 44th  2.7%
2000 Census
under 18 24.6% 25.4% 24th  0.8%
18-24 9.6% 8.3% 60th  -1.4%
25-44 30.2% 28.9% 41st  -1.3%
45-64 23.2% 23.7% 64th  0.5%
65 & over 12.4% 13.7% 50th  1.3%
Population Growth by Age Bracket, 2000 (Census) to 2010 (Census)        
Population Percentages by Race/Ethnicity (2010 Census)          
        Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Males per 100 Females (2011) 95.1 98.1 28th  103.1%
Marriages Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 9.0 7.7 36th  85.6%
Divorces Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 4.3 1.7 4th  39.5%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
II. Income and Poverty
Per Capita Personal Income     Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
2011 $36,567 $30,217 49th  82.6%
2000 $26,689 $22,634 35th  84.8%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 2.90% 2.66% 74th 
Median Household Income            
2011 $43,989 $36,742 52nd  83.5%
2000 $35,760 $33,988 36th  95.0%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 1.90% 0.71% 84th 
2011 Poverty Rate           Percentage Point Difference
All Ages 18.4% 21.8% 64th  3.40%
Related Children Under 18 Years  26.5% 32.1% 69th  5.60%
2000 Poverty Rate            
All Ages  13.5% 12.8% 24th  -0.71%
Related Children Under 18 Years 17.6% 14.0% 17th  -3.57%
2012 Food Stamp Recipients (Monthly Average )          
Percent of Occupied Households 26.4% 29.3% 53rd  2.85%
Percent of Individuals 21.1% 23.2% 51st  2.10%
2012 Families First (Monthly Average)            
Percent of Occupied Households 2.5% 1.25% 15th  -1.28%
Percent of Individuals 2.6% 1.09% 16th  -1.47%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
III. Health & Healthcare
2011 Pregnancy & Birth Rates      Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Live births per 1,000 Population 12.4             10.0 17th 80.6%
Percent of Live Births to Unmarried Parents 44.1% 34.8%  9th 78.9%
Percent Low Birth Weight 9.0% 8.0% 23rd 88.9%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 15-44               72.1             61.9 25th 85.9%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-17                8.9               1.5  1st 16.9%
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 Cannon County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Number of Deaths per 1,000 Population                9.4             11.6  31st  123.4%
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Population by Cause of Death
Diseases of the Heart             221.0            262.0 40th 118.6%
Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm)             210.2            334.7 89th 159.2%
Diabetes               27.1               7.3  1st 26.9%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
  
  
Access to Healthcare     Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2010) 2.4 0.3 81st  12.1%
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2007) 1.8 0.4 76th  20.5%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2010) 3.6 4.4 18th  122.9%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2008) 4.2 4.4 18th  104.8%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2011) 44.8 47.0 48th  104.9%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2008) 46.0 48.6 48th  105.5%
              Percentage Point Difference
2010 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care 10.4% 0.1% 74th  -10.4%
2008 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care  9.4% 0.3% 75th  -9.1%
IV. Employment
Unemployment Rate     Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank*
Percentage Point Difference
2013 (June) 8.8% 10.6% 60th  1.8%
2012 (June) 8.6% 10.0% 54th  1.4%
2012 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 24.6% 11.1% 1st  -13.5%
2000 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 12.0% 3.6% 2nd  -8.5%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Employment Percentages by Major Industry   Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
Total Employment Top Industries 2,602,604 1,889 83rd  0.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance 12.7% 20.5% 38th  0.1%
Retail Trade 11.9% 10.9% 83rd  0.1%
Manufacturing 11.7% 10.1% 86th  0.1%
Construction 4.0% 4.1% 65th  0.1%
Transportation and Warehousing 4.9% 3.7% 41st  0.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2.7% 2.4% 70th  0.1%
Federal Government 1.9% 1.7% 68th  0.1%
Information 1.7% 0.6% 65th  0.0%
Educational Services 1.6% 0.3% 27th  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
69th 
12th 
80th 
60th 
37th 
65th 
79th 
31st 
59th 
22nd 
  
  
  
  
  
V.  Value of Farmland and Agricultural Products Sold
2007 Estimates     Tennessee Cannon County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Farm) $467,420 $428,757 49th  91.7%
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Acre) $3,378 $3,233 56th  95.7%
Total Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold  $2,617,394,000 $13,544,000 59th  0.5%
Per Capita Value of Agricultural Products Sold $424 $1,008 30th  237.8%
VI. County Government Finance (municipalities' revenue data not available)*
Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue by Source (in thousands)   Tennessee Percent of Tennessee Revenue Cannon County Percent of County Revenue
Grand Total  $      7,377,794 100.0%  $     26,067 100.0%
Total State Revenue  $      2,705,115 36.7%  $     13,898 53.3%
Public Schools**          2,360,751 32.0%  $     11,878 45.6%
All Other             344,365 4.7%           2,019 7.7%
Federal Revenue***  $         747,424 10.1%  $       3,144 12.1%
Total Local Revenue  $      3,925,254 53.2%  $       9,025 34.6%
Property Tax          1,820,442 24.7%           5,116 19.6%
Local Sales Tax††             859,716 11.7%             968 3.7%
Other Local           1,245,096 16.9%           2,942 11.3%
*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 Cannon County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
2011 Equalized Assessed Property Value (in thousands) $144,184,673 $216,721 79th  0.2%
Tax Base Per Capita $22,894 $15,787 68th 
2011 County Property Tax Rate (per $100) $2.44 31st 
2011 Total Taxable Sales (in thousands) $66,377,563 $41,530 83rd  0.1%
Tax Base Per Capita $10,539 $3,025 86th 
2011 County Sales Tax Rate 1.75% 94th 
VII.  Public Infrastructure Needs Inventory 
Estimated Costs, 2011 - 2016 (in thousands)     Tennessee Cannon County County
 Rank
Percent of State Total
Project  Type
Transportation  $ 20,029,354  $    115,918 49th 0.58%
Industrial Sites and Parks         247,230            3,000 20th 1.21%
Water and Wastewater       4,110,530            2,550 88th 0.06%
Public Health Facilities         426,158              150 22nd 0.04%
Existing School Improvements       1,990,971                83 91st 0.00%
Post-secondary Education & Preschools       3,545,708                   - - -
New Public Schools       1,604,136                   - - -
Law Enforcement       1,157,059                   - - -
Business District Development         971,261                   - - -
Recreation         942,863                   - - -
Community Development         455,079                   - - -
Public Buildings         393,884                   - - -
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  $    121,701 68th 0.33%
VIII.  Adult & Post-secondary Education
Adult Educational Attainment (Persons 25 years and over)   Tennessee Cannon County County
 Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2007-2011 American Community Survey 
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 83.2% 76.1% 59th  -7.1%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 23.0% 12.3% 54th  -10.7%
2000 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 75.9% 67.2% 54th  -8.7%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 19.6% 8.4% 69th  -11.2%
1990 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 67.1% 54.6% 59th  -12.5%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 16.0% 6.9% 64th  -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 Cannon 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 0
Off-Campus Centers 41 0
Off-Campus Sites 424 2
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 41  
Two-Year Public (Community Colleges)           74,548 0  
Two-Year Private Institutions             1,684 0  
Technology Centers           10,710 0  
Off-Campus Centers           25,174 0  
Off-Campus Sites           27,231 41
IX.  Public School Systems (Total number of school systems in Tennessee is 136)
        Statewide Cannon County          
Number of Students
2011-2012 950,547 2,024
System Rank for Students 95th 
Percent of Statewide 0.2%          
2000-2001 896,556 2,083
System Rank for Students 91st 
Percent of Statewide 0.2%          
Increase/(Decrease) 53,991                (59)                    
Percent Change 6.0% -2.8%          
2011-2012    
Free or Reduced-price Meals 60.9% 65.6%
Federal Title 1 58.0% 64.8%
Special Education 11.4% 17.3%
English Language Learners 3.8% N/A
        Statewide Cannon County          
2011 Accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Elementary Schools 57.0% 50.0%
Secondary Schools 90.7% 100.0%
                     
Students per Classroom Teacher*
2011-12 14.7 13.5               
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 35th                
2000-2001 15.8 14.2               
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 23rd                
Increase/(Decrease)             (1)                  (1)                    
*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 Cannon County          
Progress Through School
Promotion Rate
2011-2012 98.4% n/a  
1999-2000 96.8% 97.5%
Dropout Rate
2011-2012 6.9% 7.5%
1999-2000 14.4% 16.7%
*Note: DOE did not update the Cohort Drop Out Rate
        Statewide Cannon County          
Expenditures per Student
2011-2012 $8,551 $7,704
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 97th 
Percent of Statewide 90.1%          
2001-2002 $5,678 $4,997
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 121st 
Percent of Statewide 88.0%          
Increase/Decrease $2,873 $2,707          
Percent Change 50.6% 54.2%          
                     
Classroom Teachers' Average Salary
2011-2012 $47,082 $40,968
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 104th 
Percent of Statewide 87.0%          
2000-2001 $37,431 $31,149
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 130th 
Percent of Statewide 83.2%          
Increase/(Decrease) $9,650 $9,820
Percent Change 25.8% 31.5%          
        Statewide Cannon County           
Revenue by Source (percent of total)
2011-2012
Federal 14.5% 15.4%  
State 46.3% 67.2%
Local 39.2% 17.4%          
System Rank for Percent Local 114th           
2000-2001
Federal 9.5% 9.2%
State 46.9% 70.5%
Local 43.7% 20.3%
System Rank for Percent Local 119th           
        Statewide Cannon County County
Rank
       
FY 2014 County Area Fiscal Capacity
Per Pupil Fiscal Capacity $3,079 $1,283 78th 
Percent of Statewide Figure 41.7%
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