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Williamson County, Tennessee

Williamson County is a county located in the U.S. State of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population is 126,638. Its county seat is Franklin6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,512 km² (584 mi²). 1,509 km² (583 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.16% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 126,638 people, 44,725 households, and 35,780 families residing in the county. The population density is 84/km² (217/mi²). There are 47,005 housing units at an average density of 31/km² (81/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 91.55% White, 5.18% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.97% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 2.52% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 44,725 households out of which 43.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.80% are married couples living together, 7.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.00% are non-families. 16.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.81 and the average family size is 3.18.

In the county, the population is spread out with 29.50% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 31.60% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 7.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $69,104, and the median income for a family is $78,315. Males have a median income of $56,647 versus $32,243 for females. The per capita income for the county is $32,496. 4.70% of the population and 3.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.40% are under the age of 18 and 8.90% are 65 or older.

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