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Clarksville, Tennessee, is located about 35 northwest of Nashville, south of the Kentucky border. Interstate 24 has four exits to access the state’s fifth largest city, and the Exit 4 area is the major retail corridor with a mall and various shopping centers located along Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, which pays tribute to the city’s Olympic gold medal-winning native.

Clarksville is growing rapidly with a current population of 133,000, which is a 28 percent increase since 2000. Along with Montgomery County and other surrounding counties, the Metropolitan Statistical Area population is just less than 275,000, which is an 18.8 increase since 2000. Growth in the community shows no signs of slowing; Clarksville and Montgomery County have a total of 8,776 residential lots approved for building.

Fort Campbell Army installation and a promising future in the renewable energy industry are key components to the city’s growth.

- Clarksville is Tennessee's Fifth Largest City

A key part of the city's growth and stability is Fort Campbell Army Base, which is only 10 miles from downtown. Technically, the base is known as Fort Campbell, Kentucky because the U.S. Post Office is on the Kentucky side of the Tennessee-Kentucky state line. However, most of the base is located in Tennessee.

- Population, Median Income and Demographics in Clarksville

Clarksville and Montgomery County had the fourth highest median household income in the state, up some six percent over 1998. Of the Clarksville population over age 25, over 85 percent are high school graduates, almost 20 percent hold bachelor's degree or higher, and almost seven percent hold graduate or professional degrees. Mean commute time for workers is about 24 minutes. Over 52 percent of residents work in the city. By employment, 12 percent of the workforce is in construction, eight percent in public administration, six percent in accommodation and food services, five percent educational services, five percent health care, five percent administrative and support and waste management services, and four percent machinery.

Median household income estimated for 2009 was $45,679, compared to a state median of $41,725. Median house or condo value for the same period was $125,000 (up from $83,500 in 2000); state median was just over $137,000. Mean prices for all housing units in 2009 was $140,589, with detached housing higher at $144,737. Townhouses or other detached units stood at $127,273, and median gross rent was $753. Median real estate property tax rate for property with and without a mortage was 0.9 percent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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