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
Haywood County, Tennessee
Selected Statistical Information
I.  Geography & Demographics
        Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank*
Percent of State Total
Total Land Area (sq. mi.) 41,217 533 29th  1.3%
Farmland (2007)            
Acres of Farmland (2007) 10,969,798 214,336  13th   2.0%
Acres of Farmland (1992) 11,169,086 224,247  10th   2.0%
Number of Farms (2007) 79,280 491  71st   0.6%
Average Size of Farms (Acres, 2007) 138 437  2nd  
Population            
2011 American Community Survey 6,297,991 18,847 67th  0.3%
2000 Census 5,689,283 19,797 64th  0.3%
1990 Census 4,877,203 19,437 59th  0.4%
Population Change (2000 to 2011) 608,708 -950 95th  -0.2%
% Growth (2000 to 2011) 10.7% -4.8% 95th 
Population Density (per sq. mi.)     Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
2011 American Community Survey 153                35 67th  23.1%
2000 Census 138                37 81st  26.9%
1990 Census 118                36 73rd  30.8%
Urban Population           Percent of State Total
2010 Census 4,213,245 9,879 48th  0.2%
2000 Census 3,618,968 10,309 41st  0.3%
1990 Census 2,969,948 10,019 34th  0.3%
% Growth (2000 to 2010) 16.4% -4.2% 64th 
% Growth (1990 to 2000) 21.9% 2.9% 51st 
Percent of Population in Urban Areas           Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census 66.4% 52.6% 24th  -13.8%
2000 Census 63.6% 52.1% 23rd  -11.5%
1990 Census 60.9% 51.5% 17th  -9.3%
Median Age            
2010 Census 38 39 72nd 
2000 Census 36 35 82nd 
Note: A rank of 1 indicates oldest.
Population Percentages by Age Bracket     Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census
under 18 23.6% 25.6% 8th  2.0%
18-24 9.6% 8.3% 29th  -1.3%
25-44 26.4% 23.5% 69th  -2.9%
45-64 27.0% 28.9% 38th  1.9%
65 & over 13.4% 13.7% 73rd  0.3%
2000 Census
under 18 24.6% 27.2% 6th  2.6%
18-24 9.6% 9.8% 18th  0.1%
25-44 30.2% 27.3% 77th  -2.9%
45-64 23.2% 21.9% 85th  -1.3%
65 & over 12.4% 13.8% 48th  1.5%
Population Growth by Age Bracket, 2000 (Census) to 2010 (Census)        
Population Percentages by Race/Ethnicity (2010 Census)          
        Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Males per 100 Females (2011) 95.1 88.8 96th  93.3%
Marriages Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 9.0 6.1 88th  67.8%
Divorces Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 4.3 3.2 18th  74.4%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
II. Income and Poverty
Per Capita Personal Income     Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
2011 $36,567 $31,710 36th  86.7%
2000 $26,689 $20,137 63rd  75.5%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 2.90% 4.21% 12th 
Median Household Income            
2011 $43,989 $33,504 74th  76.2%
2000 $35,760 $28,661 77th  80.1%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 1.90% 1.43% 43rd 
2011 Poverty Rate           Percentage Point Difference
All Ages 18.4% 24.4% 79th  6.00%
Related Children Under 18 Years  26.5% 34.7% 82nd  8.20%
2000 Poverty Rate            
All Ages  13.5% 19.5% 84th  6.00%
Related Children Under 18 Years 17.6% 24.0% 82nd  6.39%
2012 Food Stamp Recipients (Monthly Average )          
Percent of Occupied Households 26.4% 44.7% 88th  18.23%
Percent of Individuals 21.1% 32.2% 86th  11.10%
2012 Families First (Monthly Average)            
Percent of Occupied Households 2.5% 3.43% 91st  0.89%
Percent of Individuals 2.6% 3.26% 92nd  0.71%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
III. Health & Healthcare
2011 Pregnancy & Birth Rates      Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Live births per 1,000 Population 12.4             11.7 33rd 94.4%
Percent of Live Births to Unmarried Parents 44.1% 63.4% 75th 143.8%
Percent Low Birth Weight 9.0% 12.0% 52nd 133.3%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 15-44               72.1             71.7 62nd 99.4%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-17                8.9             15.4 63rd 173.0%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-14                0.7               3.2 22nd 457.1%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Mortality Rates      Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Number of Deaths per 1,000 Population                9.4               9.9  17th  105.3%
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Population by Cause of Death
Diseases of the Heart             221.0            281.6 54th 127.4%
Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm)             210.2            216.6 23rd 103.0%
Diabetes               27.1             37.9 60th 139.9%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
  
39th
Access to Healthcare     Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2010) 2.4 0.6 58th  24.3%
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2007) 1.8 0.4 78th  20.1%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2010) 3.6 3.3 30th  92.5%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2008) 4.2 3.2 36th  76.2%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2011) 44.8 44.5 52nd  99.5%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2008) 46.0 44.1 63rd  95.7%
              Percentage Point Difference
2010 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care 10.4% 2.7% 50th  -7.7%
2008 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care  9.4% 5.5% 27th  -3.9%
IV. Employment
Unemployment Rate     Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank*
Percentage Point Difference
2013 (June) 8.8% 10.2% 51st  1.4%
2012 (June) 8.6% 9.6% 44th  1.0%
2012 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 24.6% 37.0% 83rd  12.4%
2000 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 12.0% 25.5% 91st  13.5%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Employment Percentages by Major Industry   Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
Total Employment Top Industries 2,602,604 4,971 62nd  0.2%
Manufacturing 11.7% 28.8% 50th  0.5%
Retail Trade 11.9% 11.1% 66th  0.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance 12.7% 8.2% 37th  0.1%
Accommodation and Food Services 9.1% 4.4% 62nd  0.1%
Finance and Insurance 3.9% 3.9% 49th  0.2%
Wholesale Trade 4.5% 3.4% 41st  0.1%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 0.3% 3.3% 8th  2.2%
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 7.1% 2.7% 49th  0.1%
Construction 4.0% 2.4% 59th  0.1%
Federal Government 1.9% 1.9% 40th  0.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2.7% 1.7% 56th  0.1%
Information 1.7% 1.4% 40th  0.2%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.2% 1.2% 31st  0.2%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1.1% 0.7% 47th  0.1%
*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
7th 
20th 
25th 
41st 
17th 
20th 
32nd 
44th 
12th 
48th 
57th 
68th 
65th 
53rd 
66th 
V.  Value of Farmland and Agricultural Products Sold
2007 Estimates     Tennessee Haywood County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Farm) $467,420 $1,056,476 3rd  226.0%
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Acre) $3,378 $2,420 85th  71.6%
Total Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold  $2,617,394,000 $46,038,000 17th  1.8%
Per Capita Value of Agricultural Products Sold $424 $2,402 10th  566.5%
VI. County Government Finance (municipalities' revenue data not available)*
Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue by Source (in thousands)   Tennessee Percent of Tennessee Revenue Haywood County Percent of County Revenue
Grand Total  $      7,377,794 100.0%  $     47,241 100.0%
Total State Revenue  $      2,705,115 36.7%  $     20,374 43.1%
Public Schools**          2,360,751 32.0%  $     17,388 36.8%
All Other             344,365 4.7%           2,986 6.3%
Federal Revenue***  $         747,424 10.1%  $       7,690 16.3%
Total Local Revenue  $      3,925,254 53.2%  $     19,177 40.6%
Property Tax          1,820,442 24.7%           9,414 19.9%
Local Sales Tax††             859,716 11.7%           3,021 6.4%
Other Local           1,245,096 16.9%           6,742 14.3%
*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 Haywood County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
2011 Equalized Assessed Property Value (in thousands) $144,184,673 $362,566 59th  0.3%
Tax Base Per Capita $22,894 $19,237 41st 
2011 County Property Tax Rate (per $100) $2.58 21st 
2011 Total Taxable Sales (in thousands) $66,377,563 $89,526 68th  0.1%
Tax Base Per Capita $10,539 $4,750 64th 
2011 County Sales Tax Rate 2.75% 1st 
VII.  Public Infrastructure Needs Inventory 
Estimated Costs, 2011 - 2016 (in thousands)     Tennessee Haywood County County
 Rank
Percent of State Total
Project  Type
Transportation  $ 20,029,354  $    122,535 47th 0.61%
Existing School Improvements       1,990,971            7,405 46th 0.37%
Water and Wastewater       4,110,530            6,975 73rd 0.17%
Recreation         942,863              175 89th 0.02%
Post-secondary Education & Preschools       3,545,708                   - - -
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                   - - -
Public Buildings         393,884                   - - -
Libraries, Museums, and Historic Sites         312,533                   - - -
Storm Water         285,963                   - - -
Industrial Sites and Parks         247,230                   - - -
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  $    137,090 62nd 0.37%
VIII.  Adult & Post-secondary Education
Adult Educational Attainment (Persons 25 years and over)   Tennessee Haywood County County
 Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2007-2011 American Community Survey 
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 83.2% 75.5% 65th  -7.7%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 23.0% 12.6% 51st  -10.4%
2000 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 75.9% 65.6% 63rd  -10.3%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 19.6% 11.1% 39th  -8.5%
1990 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 67.1% 53.0% 64th  -14.1%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 16.0% 8.7% 42nd  -7.3%
*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 Haywood County    
Four-year Colleges and Universities 55 0
Public 10 0
Private 45 0
Other Institutions 508 1
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 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 12  
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 12
IX.  Public School Systems (Total number of school systems in Tennessee is 136)
        Statewide Haywood County          
Number of Students
2011-2012 950,547 3,225
System Rank for Students 73rd 
Percent of Statewide 0.3%          
2000-2001 896,556 3,629
System Rank for Students 62nd 
Percent of Statewide 0.4%          
Increase/(Decrease) 53,991              (405)                    
Percent Change 6.0% -11.1%          
2011-2012    
Free or Reduced-price Meals 60.9% 78.0%
Federal Title 1 58.0% 60.1%
Special Education 11.4% 15.0%
English Language Learners 3.8% N/A
        Statewide Haywood County          
2011 Accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Elementary Schools 57.0% 100.0%
Secondary Schools 90.7% 100.0%
                     
Students per Classroom Teacher*
2011-12 14.7 13.8               
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 46th                
2000-2001 15.8 14.7               
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 35th                
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 Haywood County          
Progress Through School
Promotion Rate
2011-2012 98.4% 97.5%  
1999-2000 96.8% 94.0%
Dropout Rate
2011-2012 6.9% 8.9%
1999-2000 14.4% 13.0%
*Note: DOE did not update the Cohort Drop Out Rate
        Statewide Haywood County          
Expenditures per Student
2011-2012 $8,551 $8,616
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 42nd 
Percent of Statewide 100.8%          
2001-2002 $5,678 $5,938
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 41st 
Percent of Statewide 104.6%          
Increase/Decrease $2,873 $2,678          
Percent Change 50.6% 45.1%          
                     
Classroom Teachers' Average Salary
2011-2012 $47,082 $41,203
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 101st 
Percent of Statewide 87.5%          
2000-2001 $37,431 $32,684
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 92nd 
Percent of Statewide 87.3%          
Increase/(Decrease) $9,650 $8,518
Percent Change 25.8% 26.1%          
        Statewide Haywood County           
Revenue by Source (percent of total)
2011-2012
Federal 14.5% 19.0%  
State 46.3% 59.7%
Local 39.2% 21.3%          
System Rank for Percent Local 97th           
2000-2001
Federal 9.5% 17.6%
State 46.9% 56.5%
Local 43.7% 25.9%
System Rank for Percent Local 89th           
        Statewide Haywood County County
Rank
       
FY 2014 County Area Fiscal Capacity
Per Pupil Fiscal Capacity $3,079 $1,831 47th 
Percent of Statewide Figure 59.5%
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