Statistics & Demographics

Check Out the Numbers




Labor Force


Square Miles


Persons Per Household


Personal Income per Capita


Median Home Value




Homeownership Rate



Time Zone Eastern Time Zone
Grand Division East Tennessee
Area (Square Miles) 622.2
County Seat Greeneville
Metropolitan Area East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
ECD Region Northeast


Population (2019) 69,069
Population Change (2014-2019) 69,069
Population Forecast (2040) 70,278
Civilian Veteran Population 5,733


White Alone 94.8%
Black or African American, alone 2.1%
American Indian And Alaska Native, alone 0.3%
Asian, alone 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone 0.1%
Other Race, alone 0.4%
Two or More Races 2.0%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8%


Age Male Female Total
Under 5 Years Old 4.9% 4.7% 4.8%
Under 18 Years Old 20.5% 18.7% 19.6%
18-64 Years Old 60.4% 58.9% 59.6%
65 Years and Over 19.1% 22.4% 20.8%
Median Age 42.9 45.7 44.5

U.S. Census Bureau, 2014-2018 5-Year American Community Survey
U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 Annual Population Estimates
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tennessee State Data Center (2018)

Housing & Income

Households 27,461
Homeownership Rate 72.9%
Persons Per Household 2.45
Median Home Value $118,500
Annual Home Sales 758
Median Sale Price of Homes Sold $138,975
Total Personal Income $2,761,451,000
Personal Income Per Capita $39,971

U.S. Census Bureau, 2014-2018 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (2019)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2018)
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (2020)

Tax Structure

Property Tax

Property Tax Rate (County) $2.01
State Property Tax None
Assessment Ratio: Residential Property 25%
Assessment Ratio: Farm Property 25%
Assessment Ratio: Commercial/Industrial Property 40%
Assessment Ratio: Public Utility Property 55%
Assessment Ratio: Business Personal Property 30%

State Tax

State Income Tax on Wages None
State Income Tax: Interest from Bonds and Notes and Dividends from Stock 1% (Hall Income tax is fully repealed after January 1, 2021)
Excise Tax (State) 6.5% of Tennessee taxable income
Franchise Tax (state) 0.25% of the greater of net worth or real and tangible property in Tennessee. The minimum tax is $100.
Unemployment Insurance Tax (state) 2.7% of the first $7,000 in wages for new employers

Sales Tax

State Sales Tax Rate 7.00%
County Sales Tax Rate 2.75%
Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2019) $17,691,286
Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2020) $20,006,389
Unemployment Insurance Tax (state) 2.7% of the first $7,000 in wages for new employers

State Bond Ratings

Moody's Aaa
Standard & Poor's AAA
Fitch AAA

Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (2020)
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2020)
The Tax Foundation (2020)

Debt Per Capita

State Debt Per Capita $929 (lowest in the US)
County Debt Per Capita $289

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2019)

Category Tennessee Greene
Labor Force 3,345,000 29,995
Employment 3,232,000 28,599
Unemployment 113,000 1,396
Unemployment Rate 3.40% 4.70%

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Transportation & Logistics

Nearest Commercial Service Airport Tri-Cities Regional Airport
Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport 42
Nearest General Aviation Airport Greeneville-Greene County Municipal
Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airport 6,001'
Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes) 23.4
Access of Interstate I-81
U.S. Highways 11,321
Nearest Port (From County Seat) Knoxville
Railroads Serving County NS

Tennessee Department of Transportation
U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 5-Year American Community Survey


General Stats Greene Tennessee
High School Graduation Rate 94% 89%
College Going Rate 58.10% 63.40%
Average ACT Score 19.7 20.2
Greene County Schools Enrollment
Elementary Schools 2,866
Middle Schools 1,561
High Schools 2,157
Greeneville City Schools Enrollment
Elementary Schools 1,232
Middle Schools 608
High Schools 875
Regional Higher Education Institutions City Enrollment
Tusculum University Greeneville 1,796
East Tennessee State University Johnson City 14,128
Walters State Community College Morristown 6,004
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown Morristown 1,068

U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 1-Year American Community Survey,
U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Department of Education (2017-2018)
National Center for Education Statistics (2016-2017)
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
† Regional higher education institutions include those within the selected and surrounding counties.

Health & Public Safety

Regional Hospitals Number of Beds City
Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Inc. 104 Greeneville
Takoma Regional Hospital 100 Greeneville
Woodridge Psychiatric Hospital 585 Johnson City
Johnson City Medical Center 585 Johnson City
Holston Valley Medical Center 505 Kingsport
Indian Path Community Hospital 239 Kingsport
Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System 167 Morristown
Lakeway Regional Hospital 135 Morristown
Franklin Woods Community Hospital 80 Johnson City
Tennova Healthcare - Newport Medical Center 74 Newport
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital 50 Kingsport
Hawkins County Memorial Hospital 50 Rogersville
Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital 36 Johnson City
Unicoi County Hospital 10 Erwin

Tennessee Department of Health (2014)
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (2014)
† Regional hospitals include those within the selected and surrounding counties.

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