Meigs County is located in southeastern Tennessee. The County Seat is Decatur and the largest city is Decatur. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.meigstn.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,701 and the 2010 census population was 11,753. The land area is 195.12 square miles and there are 60.2 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 74.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $101,800, there are 4,776 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,403, the median household income is $35,150, and 20.7% of the persons in Meigs County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,016. Retail sales (in $1000) were $29,829, and sales per capita were $2,549.
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