Newbern, TN

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,321
0.599% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.3
9.76% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.4%
25.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$44,526
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$98,600
11.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Newbern, TN had a population of 3.32k people with a median age of 33.3 and a median household income of $44,526. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Newbern, TN declined from 3,341 to 3,321, a −0.599% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,719 to $44,526, a 12.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newbern, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.6%).

None of the households in Newbern, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Newbern, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newbern, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest (221236) (267 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Newbern, TN was $98,600, and the homeownership rate was 59.6%.

Most people in Newbern, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newbern, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Newbern, TN is home to a population of 3.32k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.38% of Newbern, TN residents were born outside of the country (79 people).

In 2022, there were 5.39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.51k people) in Newbern, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 466 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 160 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Newbern, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Newbern, TN was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newbern, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.51k ± 276
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    466 ± 257
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    160 ± 91.1
6.41%
Hispanic Population
213 people

In 2022, there were 5.39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.51k people) in Newbern, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 466 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 160 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.41% of the people in Newbern, TN are hispanic (213 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newbern, TN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.38%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
79 people
3.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
130 people

As of 2022, 2.38% of Newbern, TN residents (79 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newbern, TN was 3.89%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    40 ± 45
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1 ± 14
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24

Newbern, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 40 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Newbern, TN employs 1.34k people. The largest industries in Newbern, TN are Manufacturing (432 people), Retail Trade (409 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (156 people), and the highest paying industries are Retail Trade ($52,934), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,750), and Manufacturing ($47,825).

Occupations

1.34k
2022 Value
± 337
1.21%
1 Year growth
± 35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newbern, TN grew at a rate of 1.21%, from 1.32k employees to 1.34k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newbern, TN, are Material Moving Occupations (211 people), Production Occupations (195 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (134 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newbern, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.34k
2022 Value
± 337
1.21%
1 Year growth
± 35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newbern, TN grew at a rate of 1.21%, from 1.32k employees to 1.34k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newbern, TN, are Manufacturing (432 people), Retail Trade (409 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (156 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newbern, TN, though some of these residents may live in Newbern, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,595
Median earning men ± $3,171
$35,878
Median earning women ± $17,696

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Retail Trade ($108,542), Manufacturing ($49,263), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($21,513).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($52,722), Manufacturing ($43,031), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,557).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.978%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Newbern, TN awarded 267 degrees. The student population of Newbern, TN in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 316 male students and 128 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newbern, TN are White (196 and 73.7%), followed by Black or African American (50 and 18.8%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 3.38%), and Unknown (5 and 1.88%).

The largest universities in Newbern, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest (221236) (267 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Newbern, TN are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (42 and 15.7%), Welding Technology (37 and 13.9%), and Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (31 and 11.6%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newbern, TN was $98,600 in 2022, which is 0.35 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $88,400 to $98,600, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Newbern, TN is 59.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Newbern, TN have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newbern, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$98,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,536
$904
Median Property Taxes
±$277

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newbern, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Newbern, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.6%
Homeownership
2022
49.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.6% of the housing units in Newbern, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Newbern, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$44,526
Median Household Income
± $6,169
1.52k
Number of Households
± 334

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.52k households in Newbern, TN grew to $44,526 from the previous year's value of $39,719.

The following chart displays the households in Newbern, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newbern, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (93.8%)
  2. Carpooled (4.24%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.12%)

In 2022, 93.8% of workers in Newbern, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (4.24%) and those who worked at home (1.12%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newbern, TN have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.33% of the workforce in Newbern, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newbern, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newbern, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newbern, TN (578 out of 3.32k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newbern, TN is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.3% of the population of Newbern, TN has health coverage, with 40.1% on employee plans, 28.1% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.545% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dyer County, TN see 2858 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.2% increase from the previous year (2666 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1835 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1668 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,858 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dyer County, TN

Primary care physicians in Dyer County, TN see an average of 2,858 patients per year. This represents a 7.2% increase from the previous year (2,666 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dyer County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.4% under 18 years, 27.2% between 18 and 34 years, 28.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.7%
Uninsured
40.1%
Employer Coverage
28.1%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.545%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newbern, TN declined by 20.4% from 7.15% to 5.7%.

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