Cookeville employment information

Income per capita$21,104$24,811$28,555
Median household income$29,240$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,400$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,789$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$21,567$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$17,109$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level35.2%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cookeville is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cookeville is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cookeville is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cookeville is 126% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Cookeville median earnings by income bracket

Cookeville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%1.4%
Manufacturing sector14.1%2.2%
Financial & insurance services1.8%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%17.5%
Public administration3.7%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.3%
Education, health & social services15.5%32.2%

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Sparta, TN5,036$24,03555%
Cookeville, TN31,004$29,24045%

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Garfield, NJ30,996$46,49913%
Alabaster, AL30,978$70,17331%
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Cookeville, TN31,004$29,24045%
Source: The Cookeville, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.