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
Hawkins County, Tennessee
Selected Statistical Information
I.  Geography & Demographics
        Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank*
Percent of State Total
Total Land Area (sq. mi.) 41,217 487 41st  1.2%
Farmland (2007)            
Acres of Farmland (2007) 10,969,798 151,042  27th   1.4%
Acres of Farmland (1992) 11,169,086 155,600  26th   1.4%
Number of Farms (2007) 79,280 1,683  7th   2.1%
Average Size of Farms (Acres, 2007) 138 90  81st  
Population            
2011 American Community Survey 6,297,991 56,694 24th  0.9%
2000 Census 5,689,283 53,563 23rd  0.9%
1990 Census 4,877,203 44,565 24th  0.9%
Population Change (2000 to 2011) 608,708 3,131 34th  0.5%
% Growth (2000 to 2011) 10.7% 5.8% 52nd 
Population Density (per sq. mi.)     Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
2011 American Community Survey 153              116 24th  76.2%
2000 Census 138              110 29th  79.7%
1990 Census 118                92 24th  77.4%
Urban Population           Percent of State Total
2010 Census 4,213,245 23,949 28th  0.6%
2000 Census 3,618,968 20,671 26th  0.6%
1990 Census 2,969,948 16,039 25th  0.5%
% Growth (2000 to 2010) 16.4% 15.9% 27th 
% Growth (1990 to 2000) 21.9% 28.9% 30th 
Percent of Population in Urban Areas           Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census 66.4% 42.1% 32nd  -24.3%
2000 Census 63.6% 38.6% 33rd  -25.0%
1990 Census 60.9% 36.0% 34th  -24.9%
Median Age            
2010 Census 38 42 28th 
2000 Census 36 38 42nd 
Note: A rank of 1 indicates oldest.
Population Percentages by Age Bracket     Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2010 Census
under 18 23.6% 22.3% 52nd  -1.3%
18-24 9.6% 7.1% 78th  -2.5%
25-44 26.4% 24.8% 37th  -1.6%
45-64 27.0% 29.3% 25th  2.3%
65 & over 13.4% 16.5% 38th  3.1%
2000 Census
under 18 24.6% 23.3% 55th  -1.3%
18-24 9.6% 7.5% 84th  -2.2%
25-44 30.2% 30.0% 23rd  -0.2%
45-64 23.2% 25.9% 24th  2.7%
65 & over 12.4% 13.2% 61st  0.9%
Population Growth by Age Bracket, 2000 (Census) to 2010 (Census)        
Population Percentages by Race/Ethnicity (2010 Census)          
        Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Males per 100 Females (2011) 95.1 95.8 54th  100.6%
Marriages Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 9.0 5.3 93rd  58.9%
Divorces Recorded per 1,000 Population in 2011 4.3 4.9 63rd  114.0%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
II. Income and Poverty
Per Capita Personal Income     Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
2011 $36,567 $28,610 58th  78.2%
2000 $26,689 $20,545 58th  77.0%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 2.90% 3.06% 53rd 
Median Household Income            
2011 $43,989 $36,795 50th  83.6%
2000 $35,760 $32,620 44th  91.2%
Compound Annual Growth Rate 1.90% 1.10% 67th 
2011 Poverty Rate           Percentage Point Difference
All Ages 18.4% 17.9% 25th  -0.50%
Related Children Under 18 Years  26.5% 28.5% 38th  2.00%
2000 Poverty Rate            
All Ages  13.5% 15.8% 61st  2.29%
Related Children Under 18 Years 17.6% 20.4% 68th  2.77%
2012 Food Stamp Recipients (Monthly Average )          
Percent of Occupied Households 26.4% 25.3% 29th  -1.11%
Percent of Individuals 21.1% 22.4% 47th  1.26%
2012 Families First (Monthly Average)            
Percent of Occupied Households 2.5% 1.74% 45th  -0.79%
Percent of Individuals 2.6% 1.51% 38th  -1.04%
*Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
III. Health & Healthcare
2011 Pregnancy & Birth Rates      Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Live births per 1,000 Population 12.4               9.6 13th 77.4%
Percent of Live Births to Unmarried Parents 44.1% 40.7% 30th 92.3%
Percent Low Birth Weight 9.0% 10.3% 40th 114.4%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 15-44               72.1             56.6 15th 78.5%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-17                8.9             11.1 51st 124.7%
Pregnancies per 1,000 Females Aged 10-14                0.7               0.5  4th 71.4%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Mortality Rates      Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank*
Comparison to State Figure
Number of Deaths per 1,000 Population                9.4             12.0  35th  127.7%
Number of Deaths per 100,000 Population by Cause of Death
Diseases of the Heart             221.0            275.3 49th 124.6%
Cancer (Malignant Neoplasm)             210.2            259.4 60th 123.4%
Diabetes               27.1             31.8 40th 117.3%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
44th
 6th
Access to Healthcare     Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2010) 2.4 0.5 71st  19.1%
Medical Doctors per 1,000 (2007) 1.8 0.3 81st  17.4%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2010) 3.6 0.9 75th  24.8%
Hospital Beds per 1,000 Population (2008) 4.2 0.9 75th  21.4%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2011) 44.8 36.9 79th  82.4%
Nursing Home Beds per 1,000 Pop. 65 & older (2008) 46.0 37.6 82nd  81.7%
              Percentage Point Difference
2010 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care 10.4% 3.5% 39th  -7.0%
2008 Charity Care--Percent of All Hospital Care  9.4% 6.8% 21st  -2.6%
IV. Employment
Unemployment Rate     Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank*
Percentage Point Difference
2013 (June) 8.8% 9.4% 39th  0.6%
2012 (June) 8.6% 9.8% 46th  1.2%
2012 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 24.6% 32.1% 74th  7.5%
2000 Youth Unemployment Rate (annual) 12.0% 17.3% 74th  5.3%
* Note: A rank of 1 indicates the best condition.
2011 Employment Percentages by Major Industry   Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
Total Employment Top Industries 2,602,604 11,497 33rd  0.4%
Manufacturing 11.7% 30.7% 24th  1.2%
Retail Trade 11.9% 10.5% 42nd  0.4%
Construction 4.0% 7.9% 18th  0.9%
Accommodation and Food Services 9.1% 6.6% 36th  0.3%
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 7.1% 3.1% 39th  0.2%
Wholesale Trade 4.5% 2.7% 33rd  0.3%
Federal Government 1.9% 2.1% 21st  0.5%
Finance and Insurance 3.9% 1.5% 55th  0.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2.7% 1.4% 39th  0.2%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1.1% 1.0% 24th  0.4%
Information 1.7% 0.4% 47th  0.1%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.2% 0.3% 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
9th 
2nd 
18th 
26th 
23rd 
56th 
27th 
62nd 
35th 
72nd 
84th 
57th 
60th 
  
  
V.  Value of Farmland and Agricultural Products Sold
2007 Estimates     Tennessee Hawkins County County
Rank
Comparison to State Figure
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Farm) $467,420 $326,463 90th  69.8%
Market Value of Farmland & Buildings (Average Per Acre) $3,378 $3,638 35th  107.7%
Total Market Value of Agricultural Products Sold  $2,617,394,000 $18,655,000 51st  0.7%
Per Capita Value of Agricultural Products Sold $424 $327 68th  77.2%
VI. County Government Finance (municipalities' revenue data not available)*
Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue by Source (in thousands)   Tennessee Percent of Tennessee Revenue Hawkins County Percent of County Revenue
Grand Total  $      7,377,794 100.0%  $     92,916 100.0%
Total State Revenue  $      2,705,115 36.7%  $     41,607 44.8%
Public Schools**          2,360,751 32.0%  $     38,049 41.0%
All Other             344,365 4.7%           3,558 3.8%
Federal Revenue***  $         747,424 10.1%  $     12,433 13.4%
Total Local Revenue  $      3,925,254 53.2%  $     38,876 41.8%
Property Tax          1,820,442 24.7%         23,750 25.6%
Local Sales Tax††             859,716 11.7%           8,361 9.0%
Other Local           1,245,096 16.9%           6,765 7.3%
*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 Hawkins County County
Rank
Percent of State Total
2011 Equalized Assessed Property Value (in thousands) $144,184,673 $1,017,061 27th  0.7%
Tax Base Per Capita $22,894 $17,939 50th 
2011 County Property Tax Rate (per $100) $2.35 35th 
2011 Total Taxable Sales (in thousands) $66,377,563 $247,098 43rd  0.4%
Tax Base Per Capita $10,539 $4,358 69th 
2011 County Sales Tax Rate 2.75% 1st 
VII.  Public Infrastructure Needs Inventory 
Estimated Costs, 2011 - 2016 (in thousands)     Tennessee Hawkins County County
 Rank
Percent of State Total
Project  Type
Transportation  $ 20,029,354  $    147,451 38th 0.74%
Water and Wastewater       4,110,530          29,177 33rd 0.71%
Public Buildings         393,884          12,933 10th 3.28%
Existing School Improvements       1,990,971            6,081 49th 0.31%
Recreation         942,863            5,161 34th 0.55%
Other Utilities         172,131            5,000 9th 2.90%
Community Development         455,079            4,000 18th 0.88%
Fire Protection         170,402              700 29th 0.41%
Law Enforcement       1,157,059              450 61st 0.04%
Libraries, Museums, and Historic Sites         312,533              400 34th 0.13%
Post-secondary Education & Preschools       3,545,708                   - - -
New Public Schools       1,604,136                   - - -
Business District Development         971,261                   - - -
Public Health Facilities         426,158                   - - -
Storm Water         285,963                   - - -
Industrial Sites and Parks         247,230                   - - -
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  $    211,353 42nd 0.57%
VIII.  Adult & Post-secondary Education
Adult Educational Attainment (Persons 25 years and over)   Tennessee Hawkins County County
 Rank
Percentage Point Difference
2007-2011 American Community Survey 
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 83.2% 79.0% 42nd  -4.2%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 23.0% 12.4% 52nd  -10.6%
2000 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 75.9% 70.4% 38th  -5.5%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 19.6% 10.0% 54th  -9.6%
1990 Census
Percent w/ HS diploma (or equivalent) or better 67.1% 58.0% 39th  -9.1%
Percent w/ Bachelors Degree or better 16.0% 8.4% 47th  -7.6%
*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 Hawkins County    
Four-year Colleges and Universities 55 0
Public 10 0
Private 45 0
Other Institutions 508 3
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 3
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         139,347 163  
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           27,231 163
IX.  Public School Systems (Total number of school systems in Tennessee is 136)
        Statewide Hawkins County Rogersville City        
Number of Students
2011-2012 950,547 7,301 673
System Rank for Students 25th  129th 
Percent of Statewide 0.8% 0.1%        
2000-2001 896,556 7,045 617
System Rank for Students 23rd  132nd 
Percent of Statewide 0.8% 0.1%        
Increase/(Decrease) 53,991               257                 56                
Percent Change 6.0% 3.6% 9.0%        
2011-2012    
Free or Reduced-price Meals 60.9% 67.2% 45.1%
Federal Title 1 58.0% 65.2% 99.7%
Special Education 11.4% 15.1% 6.0%
English Language Learners 3.8% 0.0% 0.3%
        Statewide Hawkins County Rogersville City        
2011 Accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Elementary Schools 57.0% 100.0% NA
Secondary Schools 90.7% 100.0% NA
                     
Students per Classroom Teacher*
2011-12 14.7 14.0               14.3            
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 56th   70th              
2000-2001 15.8 14.7               15.4            
System Rank for Students/Classroom Teacher 34th   63rd              
Increase/(Decrease)             (1)                  (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 Hawkins County Rogersville City        
Progress Through School
Promotion Rate
2011-2012 98.4% 97.8% 99.1%
1999-2000 96.8% 98.3% 97.4%
Dropout Rate
2011-2012 6.9% 2.4% n/a
1999-2000 14.4% 16.1% n/a
*Note: DOE did not update the Cohort Drop Out Rate
        Statewide Hawkins County Rogersville City        
Expenditures per Student
2011-2012 $8,551 $8,298 $7,803
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 55th  88th 
Percent of Statewide 97.0% 91.3%        
2001-2002 $5,678 $5,471 $5,843
System Rank for Expenditures per Student 73rd  47th 
Percent of Statewide 96.3% 102.9%        
Increase/Decrease $2,873 $2,827 $1,960        
Percent Change 50.6% 51.7% 33.5%        
                     
Classroom Teachers' Average Salary
2011-2012 $47,082 $40,436 $45,310
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 117th  30th 
Percent of Statewide 85.9% 96.2%        
2000-2001 $37,431 $31,994 $34,403
System Rank for Ave. Teacher Salary 117th  55th 
Percent of Statewide 85.5% 91.9%        
Increase/(Decrease) $9,650 $8,442 $10,907
Percent Change 25.8% 26.4% 31.7%        
        Statewide Hawkins County Rogersville City         
Revenue by Source (percent of total)
2011-2012
Federal 14.5% 14.2% 9.2%  
State 46.3% 57.4% 56.8%
Local 39.2% 28.4% 34.0%        
System Rank for Percent Local 60th  39th         
2000-2001
Federal 9.5% 11.3% 10.7%
State 46.9% 58.7% 56.3%
Local 43.7% 30.0% 32.9%
System Rank for Percent Local 72nd  61st         
        Statewide Hawkins County County
Rank
       
FY 2014 County Area Fiscal Capacity
Per Pupil Fiscal Capacity $3,079 $1,631 60th 
Percent of Statewide Figure 53.0%
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