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Industrial Development and Population

Weakley County: Weakley County is a growing community with 34,450 citizens and is well positioned for future economic development with an excellent transportation network and public deal-ready industrial sites and buildings. The county boasts an excellent education system highlighted by the award-winning University of Tennessee at Martin, which has 8,500 students and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, agriculture, engineering, education, humanities and other disciplines.

Populations Information
Total Population 34,450 [2013 Census]
Females 51.2 % - 17,638
Males 48.8 % - 16,811
Total Households 13,797
Families 9,101
Married Couple Families 6,863
Female Householders 1,709
Non-Family Households 4,696
Households with Children Under 18 4,007
Total Housing Units 15,442
Occupied Housing Units 13,599
Vacant Housing Units 1,843
Education Attainment - 25 Years and Older 21,900
Less Than 9th Grade 1,292
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma 2,262
High School Graduate 8,601
Some College - No Degree 4,394
Associate's Degree 939
Bachelor's Degree 3,063
Graduate or Professionals Degree 1,349
Percent with Bachelor's or Higher 20.1 %


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