Demographics

Population
2016 Projection 50,767
2011 Estimate 49,954
2010 Census 49,683
2000 Census 48,152
1990 Census 46,315
Growth 2011-2016 1.63 %
Growth 2010-2011 0.55 
Growth 2000-2010 3.18
Growth 1990-2000 3.97
2011 Est. Pop by Single Race Class
White Alone 78.65%
Black or African American Alone 18.71%
Amer. Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0.22%
Asian Alone 0.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone 1.80%
Some Other Race Alone 0.87%
Two or More Races 1.22%
2011 Est. Average Age 39.9
2011 Est. Pop. Age 25+ by Edu. Attainment
Less than 9th grade 7.83%
Some High School, no diploma 13.28%
High School Graduate (or GED) 38.27%
Some College, no degree 21.30%
Associate Degree 4.89%
Bachelor's Degree 10.15%
Master's Degree 3.58%
Professional School Degree 0.56%
Doctorate Degree 0.15%
Households
2016 Projection 21,115
2011 Estimate 20,622
2000 Census 19,518
1990 Census 18,361
Growth 2011-2016 2.39%
Growth 2000-2011 5.66%
Growth 1990-2000 6.30%
2011 Est. Civ Employed Pop 16+ by Occupation
Architect/Engineer 1.53%
Arts/Entertain/Sports 0.73%
Building Grounds Maint 3.03%
Business/Financial Ops 2.68%
Community/Soc Svcs 1.70%
Computer/Mathematical 0.86%
Construction/Extraction 5.60%
Edu/Training/Library 6.25%
Farm/Fish/Forestry 0.88%
Food Prep/Serving 3.73%
Health Practitioner/Tec 6.02%
Healthcare Support 3.37%
Maintenance Repair 3.83%
Legal 0.92%
Life/Phys/Soc Science 0.24%
Management 6.55%
Office/Admin Support 13.99%
Production 13.10%
Protective Svcs 2.99%
Sales/Related 8.83%
Personal Care/Svc 2.88%
Transportation/Moving 10.29%
2011 Est. Pop 16+ by Occupation Classification
Blue Collar 32.82%
White Collar 50.30%
Service and Farm 16.88%
2011 Est. Avg Travel Time to Work in Minutes 23.92
2011 Est. Median All Owner-Occupied Housing Value 89,359

Source: Claritas   
Gibson County, TN