Cheatham County, TennesseeCheatham County, Tennessee Map
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.Statistics Founded February 28, 1856SeatAshland CityLargest city Ashland City Area
307 sq mi(795 km²)
302 sq mi (784 km²)
4 sq mi (12 km²), 1.46% Population
119/sq mi (46/km²) Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5Cheatham County Courthouse in Ashland City
Cheatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of 2000, the population was 35,912. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 38,603 . Its county seat is Ashland City.
- 1 Geography
- 2 Demographics
- 3 Cities and towns
- 4 References
- 5 External links
- Robertson County (northeast)
- Davidson County (east)
- Williamson County (south)
- Dickson County (west)
- Montgomery County (northwest)
As of the census of 2000, there were 35,912 people, 12,878 households, and 10,160 families residing in the county. The population density was 119 people per square mile (46/km²). There were 13,508 housing units at an average density of 45 per square mile (17/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.86% White, 1.48% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 1.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.Age pyramid Cheatham County
In 2005 the racial makeup of the county was 94.8% non-Hispanic whites, 2.1% African-Americans and 1.7% Latinos. In 2000 there were 12,878 households out of which 39.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.90% were married couples living together, 9.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.10% were non-families. 16.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the county, the population was spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 33.50% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 8.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $45,836, and the median income for a family was $49,143. Males had a median income of $34,476 versus $25,191 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,882. About 5.30% of families and 7.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.60% of those under age 18 and 9.40% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
- ^ Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ Based on 2000 census data
External linksv • d • eMunicipalities and communities of
Cheatham County, TennesseeCounty seat: Ashland CityCitiesand towns Unincorporated
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