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  Population
         
  Population Williamson County Tennessee
  Population 2000: 126,638 5,689,283
  Population Change 1990-2000: 56.3% 16.7%
  Percent Urban 2000: 70.7% 63.6%
  Percent Nonwhite: 8.4% 19.8%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000


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  Education
         
  Education Level of Adults 2000                  1990            
  Adults with a high school/GED diploma or above: 73,504 42,275
  Adults with nine or more years of education
but no diploma:
4,922 5,154
  Adults with less than nine years of education: 3,194 4,223
 
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%
  Williamson County: 90.1% 82.0%
  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
  Williamson County: $6,326 $1,633
  Low District: $4,427 $385
  State Average: $6,094 $1,124
 
Source: TN Education Association 2002
   
 

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  Economic
         
  Employment by Occupation 2000 1990
  Management/Professional: 46.0% 37.7%
  Service: 9.7% 8.9%
  Sales/Office: 27.9% 35.0%
  Farming/Fishing/Forestry: 0.3% 2.7%
  Construction/Extraction/Maintenance: 6.8% 2.9%
  Production/Transportation/Material Moving: 9.3% 12.9%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
       
  Per Capita Income for 2000 2000 1990
  High County: $32,496 $19,339
  Williamson County: $32,496 $19,339
  Low County: $10,794 $6,266
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
       
  Unemployment Rate 2002
2002 1990
  High District: 11.5% 14.3%
  Williamson County: 2.6% - 1,880 persons 2.6% - 1,130 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%
  Williamson County: 4.7% - 5,933 persons 5.8% - 4,623 persons
  Low County: 4.7% 5.8%
 
Source: U.S. Census 2000
   
 

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Data Assembled by the Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee
Last Updated: December 16, 2002