Humphreys County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 17,929. Its county seat is Waverly6.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,442 km˛ (557 mi˛). 1,378 km˛ (532 mi˛) of it is land and 63 km˛ (24 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 4.40% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 17,929 people, 7,238 households, and 5,146 families residing in the county. The population density is 13/km˛ (34/mi˛). There are 8,482 housing units at an average density of 6/km˛ (16/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 95.52% White, 2.94% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 7,238 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 25.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.90.
In the county, the population is spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 96.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $35,786, and the median income for a family is $42,129. Males have a median income of $31,657 versus $20,736 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,757. 10.80% of the population and 7.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.50% of those under the age of 18 and 13.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
- New Johnsonville
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