Carter County, Tennessee's estimated population is 56,313 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Tennessee is the 27th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 57,342 and has seen a growth of -1.79% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.97%.
97.64% of Carter County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Tennessee is Native, with 71.01% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Tennessee is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.41%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Carter County, Tennessee
98.17% of Carter County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 65.32% having been born in Tennessee. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.