Grainger County is located in northeastern Tennessee. The County Seat is Rutledge and the largest city is Bean Station. The 2014 population estimate is 22,864 and the 2010 census population was 22,652. The land area is 280.60 square miles and there are 80.7 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 74.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $91,400, there are 9,003 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,933, the median household income is $32,364, and 20.4% of the persons in Grainger County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,697. Retail sales (in $1000) were $79,483, and sales per capita were $3,515.
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