Quick Links

Tennessee County Profiles
Center For Literacy Studies

Other County Profiles:



  Cannon County

  Cannon County  

  Population
         
  Population Cannon County Tennessee
  Population 2000: 12,826 5,689,283
  Population Change 1990-2000: 22.5% 16.7%
  Percent Urban 2000: 0.0% 63.6%
  Percent Nonwhite: 3.1% 19.8%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000


Top | Tennessee County Profiles | Center for Literacy Studies

  Education
         
  Education Level of Adults 2000                  1990            
  Adults with a high school/GED diploma or above: 5,702 3,734
  Adults with nine or more years of education
but no diploma:
1,699 1,349
  Adults with less than nine years of education: 1,085 1,761
 
Source: Adults 25 and older, U.S. Census 2000
   
       
  Percent of Adults 25 and Over with a High School or
GED Diploma in 2000
2000 1990
  High County: 90.1% 82.0%
  Cannon County: 67.2% 54.6%
  Low County: 55.2% 37.0%
  State Average: 75.9% 57.9%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
       
  Local Expenditures Per Pupil
In Average Daily Attendance for the School Year 2002
2002 1990
  High District: $8,502 $2,724
  Cannon County: $5,191 $634
  Low District: $4,427 $385
  State Average: $6,094 $1,124
 
Source: TN Education Association 2002
   
 

Top | Tennessee County Profiles | Center for Literacy Studies

  Economic
         
  Employment by Occupation 2000 1990
  Management/Professional: 18.2% 15.7%
  Service: 14.0% 12.9%
  Sales/Office: 23.0% 29.2%
  Farming/Fishing/Forestry: 2.1% 6.0%
  Construction/Extraction/Maintenance: 13.2% 6.5%
  Production/Transportation/Material Moving: 29.4% 29.7%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
       
  Per Capita Income for 2000 2000 1990
  High County: $32,496 $19,339
  Cannon County: $16,405 $9,863
  Low County: $10,794 $6,266
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
       
  Unemployment Rate 2002
2002 1990
  High District: 11.5% 14.3%
  Cannon County: 4.8% - 260 persons 7.7% - 330 persons
  Low District: 2.4% 2.6%
 
Source: TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Sept. 2002
   
       
  Percent of Persons Below the Poverty Level 2000 2000 1990
  High County: 29.4% 40.0%
  Cannon County: 12.8% - 1,609 persons 14.5% - 1,494 persons
  Low County: 4.7% 5.8%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
 

Top | Tennessee County Profiles | Center for Literacy Studies


Data Assembled by the Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee
Last Updated: December 13, 2002