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Cookeville, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 31,335 (Urban population: 22,737 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,422 (10 farm, 1,412 nonfarm))

Houses: 15,007 (13,912 occupied: 6,111 owner occupied, 7,791 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

35%

Housing density: 687 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $214,741.

Median contract rent in 2016: $373 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $469)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $162


Median gross rent in Cookeville, TN in 2016: $454

Housing units in Cookeville with a mortgage: 3,293 (30 second mortgage, 251 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,826

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,569

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,864

Median monthly housing costs: $621


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Cookeville, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $164,426 (it was $100,200 in 2000)
Cookeville:

$164,426
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,997 - $231,380

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $193,169
Here:

$193,169
State:

$216,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $115,003
Here:

$115,003
State:

$202,370

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,192
Here:

$118,192
State:

$159,626

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $69,896
Here:

$69,896
State:

$230,713

Mobile homes: $41,021
Here:

$41,021
State:

$72,294
Median year house/condo built: 1983

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,808
  • In family households: 21,079 (3,718 male householders, 3,369 female householders)
    4,883 spouses, 6,842 children (6,088 natural, 708 adopted, 112 stepchildren), 354 grandchildren, 201 brothers or sisters, 418 parents, 475 other relatives, 631 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,018 (3,376 male householders (2,306 living alone)), 3,529 female householders (2,975 living alone)), 2,039 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,693

Size of family households: 3,682 2-persons, 1,770 3-persons, 1,106 4-persons, 316 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,281 1-person, 1,119 2-persons, 416 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 22 5-persons.

3,008 married couples with children.
2,594 single-parent households (330 men, 2,264 women).

90.7% of residents of Cookeville speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 52% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 34% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,100 (9.4%)
(22.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cookeville, Tennessee:

  • 13no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 5842 bedrooms
  • 4,2313 bedrooms
  • 9314 bedrooms
  • 2925+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cookeville, Tennessee:

  • 232no bedroom
  • 1,2101 bedroom
  • 3,9772 bedrooms
  • 2,0133 bedrooms
  • 1644 bedrooms
  • 995+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Cookeville in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 138no vehicle
  • 2,2421 vehicle
  • 2,4702 vehicles
  • 9033 vehicles
  • 3244 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population

Cars and other vehicles available in Cookeville in renter-occupied apartments

  • 753no vehicle
  • 3,5041 vehicle
  • 2,8072 vehicles
  • 6203 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cookeville, Tennessee:

  • 131 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 1944 rooms
  • 7645 rooms
  • 2,4386 rooms
  • 9927 rooms
  • 6188 rooms
  • 1,0449+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cookeville, Tennessee:

  • 2421 room
  • 2302 rooms
  • 9943 rooms
  • 1,0584 rooms
  • 3,0285 rooms
  • 1,3266 rooms
  • 3217 rooms
  • 1918 rooms
  • 1249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Cookeville, TN household income distribution

  • Cookeville, TN household income distribution
  • 2,520Less than $10,000
  • 1,439$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,148$15,000 to $19,999
  • 976$20,000 to $24,999
  • 742$25,000 to $29,999
  • 626$30,000 to $34,999
  • 660$35,000 to $39,999
  • 374$40,000 to $44,999
  • 617$45,000 to $49,999
  • 748$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,313$60,000 to $74,999
  • 991$75,000 to $99,999
  • 524$100,000 to $124,999
  • 350$125,000 to $149,999
  • 421$150,000 to $199,999
  • 302$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Cookeville, TN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Cookeville, TN
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 54$20,000 to $24,999
  • 130$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 50$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 140$60,000 to $69,999
  • 95$70,000 to $79,999
  • 134$80,000 to $89,999
  • 133$90,000 to $99,999
  • 785$100,000 to $124,999
  • 868$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,704$150,000 to $174,999
  • 291$175,000 to $199,999
  • 520$200,000 to $249,999
  • 424$250,000 to $299,999
  • 557$300,000 to $399,999
  • 187$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$500,000 to $749,999
  • 77$750,000 to $999,999
  • 41$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cookeville, TN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cookeville, TN
  • 55Less than $100
  • 57$100 to $149
  • 42$150 to $199
  • 85$200 to $249
  • 265$250 to $299
  • 616$300 to $349
  • 567$350 to $399
  • 876$400 to $449
  • 680$450 to $499
  • 1,050$500 to $549
  • 463$550 to $599
  • 764$600 to $649
  • 401$650 to $699
  • 211$700 to $749
  • 151$750 to $799
  • 531$800 to $899
  • 288$900 to $999
  • 351$1,000 to $1,249
  • 58$1,250 to $1,499
  • 40$3,000 to $3,499
  • 243No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,6682010 or later
  • 9112000 to 2009
  • 4051990 to 1999
  • 2461980 to 1989
  • 1081970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Cookeville population
Cookeville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 719
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,774
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,855
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,887
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,168
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 174
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,378
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 116
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 376
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 196
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 481
  • 90 or more minutes: 338
Cookeville, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.7%
Number of people working at home: 359 (2.7% of all workers)

Cookeville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 28,636 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 1,673 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 277 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 291 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 359 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 8,532
 English: 1,260
 German: 626
 Irish: 612
 Scotch-Irish: 323
 European: 294
 Arab: 242
 Italian: 111
 Scottish: 111
 Polish: 84
 Iranian: 75
 Norwegian: 66
 African: 66
 French Canadian: 55
 British: 47
 French (except Basque): 43
 Dutch: 41
 Ethiopian: 40
 Welsh: 35
 Canadian: 26
 Hungarian: 21
 New Zealander: 21
 Turkish: 18
 Czechoslovakian: 17
 Greek: 16
 Russian: 15
 Swedish: 14
 Scandinavian: 11
 Jordanian: 10
 Danish: 10
 Swiss: 9
 Belgian: 8
 Armenian: 8
 Brazilian: 6
 Lebanese: 6
 Nigerian: 6
 Romanian: 5
 Croatian: 4
 Ukrainian: 4
 Sudanese: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 40%Mexico
  • 9%India
  • 8%Kuwait
  • 7%Saudi Arabia
  • 4%Iran
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Nepal

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

  • This state: 21,261
  • Other state: 8,263
  • Northeast: 923
  • Midwest: 2,623
  • South: 3,865
  • West: 889

76% of Cookeville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Tennessee.

Cookeville:

76.4%
State average:

85.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 105
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 205
  • 7th and 8th grade: 173
  • 9th grade: 176
  • 10th grade: 204
  • 11th grade: 113
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 43
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,955
  • Less than 1 year of college: 479
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,161
  • Associate degree: 313
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,924
  • Master's degree: 752
  • Professional school degree: 118
  • Doctorate degree: 238

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 110
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 125
  • 5th and 6th grade: 112
  • 7th and 8th grade: 301
  • 9th grade: 192
  • 10th grade: 271
  • 11th grade: 281
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 72
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,529
  • Less than 1 year of college: 344
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,275
  • Associate degree: 341
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,814
  • Master's degree: 1,446
  • Professional school degree: 142
  • Doctorate degree: 148

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 33.1%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 53.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 43.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 3.4%Females
Cookeville marital status for males
Cookeville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,129
  • One, attached: 501
  • Two: 583
  • 3 or 4: 1,614
  • 5 to 9: 2,344
  • 10 to 19: 740
  • 20 to 49: 363
  • 50 or more: 88
  • Mobile homes: 456
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 45

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,850

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Cookeville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cookeville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (51.2%)
  • Utility gas (46.6%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (89.7%)
  • Utility gas (10.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 66
Here:

3.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 230
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

22.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)