Humphreys County, Tennessee
|Humphreys County, Tennessee|
Humphreys County Courthouse in Waverly
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Parry Wayne Humphreys|
556.7 sq mi (1,442 km²)
532.2 sq mi (1,378 km²)
24.5 sq mi (63 km²), 4.4%
33.7/sq mi (13/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 556.72 square miles (1,441.90 km2), of which 532.22 square miles (1,378.44 km2) is land and 24.5 square miles (63.5 km2) (4.40%) is water.
Adjacent counties 
- Houston County (north)
- Dickson County (northeast)
- Hickman County (southeast)
- Perry County (south)
- Benton County (west)
National protected area 
As of the census of 2000, there were 17,929 people, 7,238 households, and 5,146 families residing in the county. The population density was 33.7 people per square mile (13/km²). There were 8,482 housing units at an average density of 15.9 per square mile (6.1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.52% White, 2.94% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 7,238 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 10.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,786, and the median income for a family was $42,129. Males had a median income of $31,657 versus $20,736 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,757. About 7.60% of families and 10.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.50% of those under age 18 and 13.70% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns 
Unincorporated communities 
See also 
- "Annual Estimates of the Population for Counties of Tennessee: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005". Census.gov. Retrieved 2008-04-01.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Based on 2000 census data
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Humphreys County, TNGenWeb - free genealogy resources for the county
- Humphreys County at the Open Directory Project
||Houston County||Dickson County|
|Perry County||Hickman County|