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Coffee County, Tennessee

Coffee County is a county located in the U.S. State of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 48,014. Its county seat is Manchester6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,125 km² (434 mi²). 1,111 km² (429 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.29% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 48,014 people, 18,885 households, and 13,597 families residing in the county. The population density is 43/km² (112/mi²). There are 20,746 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (48/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.43% White, 3.59% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.91% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. 2.19% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 18,885 households out of which 32.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 11.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% are non-families. 24.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.96.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $34,898, and the median income for a family is $40,228. Males have a median income of $32,732 versus $21,014 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,137. 14.30% of the population and 10.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.80% are under the age of 18 and 15.20% are 65 or older.

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