Cookeville employment information

IndexCookevilleTennesseeNational
Income per capita$21,679$26,019$29,829
Median household income$29,901$46,574$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,321$58,570$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,300$28,937$35,192
Median earnings male$24,103$32,560$36,919
Median earnings female$19,040$24,186$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level31.1%17.2%15.1%
The Cookeville, TN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Cookeville is $21,679, which is 17% lower than than the Tennessee average and 27% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,901, which is 36% lower than than the Tennessee average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cookeville is 5%, which is 10% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Cookeville is 31% which is 106% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$19,932$29,901$59,802
City
$31,046$46,574$93,148
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Cookeville is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cookeville is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cookeville is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cookeville is 106% higher than the national average.

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Cookeville median earnings by income bracket

Cookeville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%1.9%
Manufacturing sector13.9%0.8%
Financial & insurance services1.5%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%16.8%
Public administration3.0%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%2.1%
Education, health & social services16.7%33.6%
Other34.4%30.3%

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Sparta, TN5,063$29,79946%
Baxter, TN1,479$26,41352%
Cookeville, TN32,256$29,90146%

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Massillon, OH32,268$42,80823%
Alabaster, AL32,269$73,32533%
Valparaiso, IN32,271$49,42911%
Bethel Park, PA32,222$72,08330%
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Cookeville, TN32,256$29,90146%
Source: The Cookeville, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).