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Cocke County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2016: 35,811 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 33,565 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,195
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,466
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,388
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,127 (it was 3,374 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 434 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 82 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cocke County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (16.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.3%), Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Cocke County, Tennessee:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.6%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years
Males: 17,518  (48.9%)
Females: 18,293  (51.1%)
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Cocke County,TN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Cocke County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,397 ($25,553 in 1999)

This county:

$32,397
Tennessee:

$48,547

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $399 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $542)
This county:

$399
State:

$637


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,122 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Cocke:

$108,122
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,970 - $182,980
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $887
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Institutionalized population: 226

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 87
  • Burglaries: 318
  • Thefts: 242
  • Auto thefts: 122
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $60,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $701 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $690 (0.7%)

Cocke County household income distribution in 2013 Cocke County home values distribution in 2013 Cocke County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.9%
Cocke County:

23.9%
Tennessee:

15.8%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.5% for Black residents, 40.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.6% for American Indian residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.6 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 45.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 53.3 years old, American Indian residents: 40.7 years old, Asian residents: 19.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cocke County is $370 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $551 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newport, Hartford, Centerview, Del Rio, Parrottsville.

Cocke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cocke County: Pomana Road (A), Isoline (B), The Cowpens (C), Devils Breakfast Table (D), Renegade Resort (E), Cumberland County Landfill (F), Rowells Orchards (G), Camp Nakanawa (H), Gibson Inn (I), University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service (J), Flatrock (K), Welch (L), Mount Pisgah (M), Dripping Springs (N), Hughell Crossing (O), Cumberland Mountain Retreat (P), Four-H Club Camp (Q), Mayland Town Hall (R), Cumberland County Fire Department Station 4 - 1 (S), Cumberland County Fire Department Station 5 - 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cocke County include: Westel Baptist Church (A), Grassy Cove Methodist Church (B), Linary Church of Christ (C), Alloway Church of Christ (D), Vandever Baptist Church (E), Winesap Freewill Baptist Church (F), Daysville Baptist Church (G), Millstone Church of Christ (H), Rogers Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swallows Cemetery (1), Swan Cemetery (2), Tabor Cemetery (3), Tanner Cemetery (4), Tate Cemetery (5), Terrell Cemetery (6), Thomas Springs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Gum Pond (A), Hill Lake Number One (B), Shady Lake (C), Wildwood Lake (D), Cumberland Mountain Retreat Lake Number One (E), Fox Creek Lake (F), Lake Waldensia (G), Tranquilechee Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mammys Creek (A), Madden Branch (B), Birds Branch (C), Long Rockhouse Branch (D), Loden Branch (E), Littlefield Branch (F), Little Sandy Branch (G), Little Harris Branch (H), Little Cane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cocke County include: Cumberland Mountain State Park (1), Catoosa Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Ashe County, North Carolina , Catawba County, North Carolina , Franklin County, Arkansas , Haywood County , Madison County, Arkansas , Van Buren County, Arkansas , Perquimans County, North Carolina , Williamson County , Yancey County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 713
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 323 (48.4% naturalized citizens)

Cocke County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 382010 or later
  • 662000 to 2009
  • 1021990 to 1999
  • 621980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 64Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.7%

Cocke County marital status for males Cocke County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,851
  • One, attached: 107
  • Two: 639
  • 3 or 4: 418
  • 5 to 9: 266
  • 10 to 19: 153
  • 20 or more: 85
  • Mobile homes: 4,946
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Housing units in Cocke County with a mortgage: 4,146 (130 second mortgage, 182 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,857

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cocke County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,13672
Mainline Protestant1,90018
Black Protestant3602
Catholic2401
Other31
None20,023-
Cocke County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Cocke County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Cocke County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cocke County:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Cocke County:

31.2%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Cocke County:

Average size of farms: 83 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,527
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $326.89
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,120
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.74%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,737
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.03%
All wheat for grain: 232 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1136 harvested acres
Vegetables: 785 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 97 acres

Tornado activity:

Cocke County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 1688010.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 74 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/10/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cocke County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from Cocke County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from Cocke County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 313.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4211: April 02, 2015, FEMA Id: 4211, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 17, 2010 to August 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1937: September 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1937, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1568: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 23, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1408: April 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1408, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2001 to August 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1387: August 15, 2001, FEMA Id: 1387, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 1998 to February 12, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1197: January 13, 1998, FEMA Id: 1197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: March 25, 1994 to April 03, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1022: April 14, 1994, FEMA Id: 1022, Natural disaster type: Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cocke County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Germany (25%)
  • Honduras (20%)
  • Iran (15%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (7%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (7%)
  • Colombia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cocke County


  • American (44%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Cocke County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,959 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,209 (12.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 143 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 105 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 314 (3.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Cocke County, Tennessee in 2000:

  • 207 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Cocke County, Tennessee in 2010:

  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,586.

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Tennessee average:

6.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.82% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($12,993 average AGI)
2.20% relocated from other states ($14,458 average AGI)
Cocke County:

2.20%
Tennessee average:

3.16%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sevier County, TN  0.71% ($22,788 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.56% ($26,179)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.48% ($23,509)
from Knox County, TN  0.25% ($22,767)
from Greene County, TN  0.17% ($21,150)
from Jackson County, TN  0.12% ($20,571)
from Washington County, TN  0.08% ($14,100)


5.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Tennessee average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.42% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($14,822 average AGI)
1.92% relocated to other states ($8,802 average AGI)
Cocke County:

1.92%
Tennessee average:

2.90%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sevier County, TN  0.86% ($20,214 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.80% ($22,542)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.37% ($26,244)
to Knox County, TN  0.33% ($16,350)
to Greene County, TN  0.17% ($37,381)
to Jackson County, TN  0.12% ($30,714)
to Washington County, TN  0.10% ($19,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Cocke County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Cocke County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cocke County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cocke County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cocke County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cocke County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cocke County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cocke County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cocke County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,305 (5,228 aged, 2,077 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 964 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cocke County, Tennessee in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,154)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (550)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (500)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (303)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (278)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (255)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (114)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (103)
  • Unspecified dementia (100)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (98)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,446
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 297
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,806

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,145
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,368
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 137.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 104.3
  • Other - 33.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,811
  • In family households: 29,794 (4,965 male householders, 4,710 female householders)
    6,720 spouses, 9,577 children (8,658 natural, 355 adopted, 570 stepchildren), 1,474 grandchildren, 348 brothers or sisters, 415 parents, 679 other relatives, 925 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,684 (2,459 male householders (2,138 living alone)), 2,626 female householders (2,416 living alone)), 589 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 330

Size of family households: 5,175 2-persons, 2,329 3-persons, 1,463 4-persons, 447 5-persons, 212 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,551 1-person, 498 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

2,987 married couples with children.
2,837 single-parent households (589 men, 2,248 women).

98.1% of residents of Cocke speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $234,264,000 ($6,756 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,677,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,435,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,784,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,214,000
Federal grants: $82,243,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,369,000 ($140,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,219,000 ($1,183,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $345,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,223,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,112,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,185
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,233
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +40
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,417
Here:

+41 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cocke County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.09 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Cocke County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 6812014 or later
  • 3602010 to 2013
  • 2,3832000 to 2009
  • 3,9241990 to 1999
  • 2,9541980 to 1989
  • 2,6661970 to 1979
  • 1,9551960 to 1969
  • 1,0921950 to 1959
  • 7801940 to 1949
  • 1,0871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cocke County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cocke County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 1101 room
  • 942 rooms
  • 3233 rooms
  • 1,4934 rooms
  • 2,4975 rooms
  • 2,4766 rooms
  • 1,1337 rooms
  • 8578 rooms
  • 9019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cocke County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 481 room
  • 1932 rooms
  • 4433 rooms
  • 1,4524 rooms
  • 1,2725 rooms
  • 9556 rooms
  • 2007 rooms
  • 1518 rooms
  • 939+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cocke County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cocke County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 128no bedroom
  • 3941 bedroom
  • 2,5352 bedrooms
  • 5,4593 bedrooms
  • 1,1374 bedrooms
  • 2555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cocke County, Tennessee Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 62no bedroom
  • 6491 bedroom
  • 1,9802 bedrooms
  • 1,8623 bedrooms
  • 2114 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cocke County, Tennessee in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cocke County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 376no vehicle
  • 2,3221 vehicle
  • 3,6932 vehicles
  • 2,3203 vehicles
  • 8264 vehicles
  • 4015+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cocke County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Cocke County population
  • 453no vehicle
  • 2,3831 vehicle
  • 1,2412 vehicles
  • 6323 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles

89.1% of Cocke County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Tennessee.

Cocke County:

89.1%
State average:

85.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23,925
  • Other state: 11,409
  • Northeast: 2,351
  • Midwest: 3,279
  • South: 5,422
  • West: 377
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cocke County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.9%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 207
Here:

5.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

6.4%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 91
Here:

10.6%
Tennessee:

22.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cocke County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $955,000
    General - Other: $404,000
    Regular Highways: $383,000
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,168,000
    Regular Highways: $3,242,000
    Police Protection: $2,050,000
    General - Other: $1,296,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,185,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $962,000
    Local Fire Protection: $806,000
    Central Staff Services: $773,000
    Financial Administration: $629,000
    Health - Other: $318,000
    General Public Buildings: $162,000
    Parks and Recreation: $151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $78,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Libraries: $50,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,055,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,090,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $830,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,075,000
    Regular Highways: $200,000
    General - Other: $192,000
    Police Protection: $159,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,509,000

Cocke County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,441,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,378,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $531,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $852,000
    All Other: $104,000
    Natural Resources: $70,000
    Education: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,405,000
    Education: $64,000
    Highways: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $477,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $237,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $197,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $27,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $23,971,000
    Highways: $2,315,000
    All Other: $1,149,000
    General Local Government Support: $380,000
    Health and Hospitals: $222,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,126,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,879,000
    Other Selective Sales: $448,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $347,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $219,000
    Public Utility License: $67,000
    Severance: $38,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000
    Other License: $3,000

Cocke County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,706,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,643,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,173,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,109,000

Cocke County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $765,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,900,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,760,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,851
  • Number of aged recipients: 198
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,653
  • Number of recipients under 18: 150
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,233
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 468
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 784
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 832
Cocke County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Cocke County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Cocke County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22669.9 years
William19871.6 years
John17272.4 years
Mary14875.4 years
Charles14467.1 years
Robert10569.9 years
George7273.5 years
Walter6372.4 years
Anna5877.8 years
Roy5472.3 years
Most common last names in Cocke County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holt12272.5 years
Ottinger10977.0 years
Smith10475.1 years
Williams9172.5 years
Ball8571.3 years
Gregg8172.6 years
Hall7273.4 years
Allen7175.7 years
Clevenger6973.5 years
Bryant6277.5 years
Businesses in Cocke County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul2
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block2UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1