Carroll County, Tennessee
|Carroll County, Tennessee|
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
|Founded||November 7, 1821|
|Named for||William Carroll|
|• Total||600 sq mi (1,554 km2)|
|• Land||599 sq mi (1,551 km2)|
|• Water||0.8 sq mi (2 km2), .14%|
|• Density||49/sq mi (19/km²)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,522. Its county seat is Huntingdon. The county was named for Governor William Carroll.
- Henry County (northeast)
- Benton County (east)
- Decatur County (southeast)
- Henderson County (south)
- Madison County (southwest)
- Gibson County (west)
- Weakley County (northwest)
State protected areas
- Harts Mill Wetland Wildlife Management Area (part)
- Jarrell Switch Refuge
- Natchez Trace State Forest (part)
- Natchez Trace State Park (part)
As of the census of 2000, there were 29,475 people, 11,779 households, and 8,398 families residing in the county. The population density was 49 people per square mile (19/km²). There were 13,057 housing units at an average density of 22 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.68% White, 10.35% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 1.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 11,779 households out of which 30.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the county the population was spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,463, and the median income for a family was $36,880. Males had a median income of $29,904 versus $20,024 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,251. About 10.90% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.90% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.
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- The McKenzie Banner
- Carroll County News-Leader
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Cities and towns
- Joe David McClure, "Carroll County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 22 June 2013.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 70.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
- Based on 2000 census data
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- FAA Airport Master Record for HZD ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 30 June 2011.
- History of Carroll County Tennessee. Nashville: Turner Publishing (1987). ISBN 0-938021-01-X
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Carroll County, Tennessee.|
- Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
- Carroll County, TNGenWeb - free genealogy resources for the county
- Carroll County at DMOZ
||Weakley County||Henry County|
|Gibson County||Benton County|
|Madison County||Henderson County||Decatur County|