Benton County, Tennessee Population 2018

Benton County, Tennessee's estimated population is 15,986 with a growth rate of -1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benton County, Tennessee is the 76th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,986-187-1.16%
201616,1731140.71%
201616,059-133-0.82%
201516,192160.10%
201416,176-182-1.11%
201316,358-56-0.34%
201216,414-74-0.45%
201116,488-23-0.14%
201016,5111,98713.68%
199014,524-377-2.53%
198014,9012,77522.88%
197012,1261,46413.73%
196010,662-833-7.25%
195011,495-481-4.02%
194011,9767396.58%
193011,237-809-6.72%
192012,046-406-3.26%
191012,4525644.74%
190011,8886585.86%
189011,2301,45014.83%
18809,7801,54618.78%
18708,234-229-2.71%
18608,4632,14834.01%
18506,3151,54332.33%
18404,7720.00%

Benton County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,401
Black or African American466
Two or More Races134
Asian109
American Indian and Alaska Native53
Some Other Race10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Benton County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Benton County, Tennessee Median Age

46.6


Total

45.4


Male

47.6


Female

Benton County, Tennessee Adults

There are 13,035 adults, (3,704 of which are seniors) in Benton County, Tennessee.

Benton County, Tennessee Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Benton County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

8,215

50.79%

Male

7,958

49.21%

Benton County, Tennessee Households and Families

Benton County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benton County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male69.8%30.2%
Female65.7%34.3%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benton County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7862.3676.8
Married3,3322.9383.7
Non Family2,4811.1671.3
Female6653.4365.7
Male3083.469.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benton County, Tennessee Households

Benton County, Tennessee Education

Benton County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7586.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,41811.92%
High School Graduate5,55646.70%
Some College2,17118.25%
Associates Degree5384.52%
Bachelors Degree9097.64%
Graduate Degree5484.61%

Benton County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,1449,1621,421
Black266210
Hispanic26523923
Asian9644
Multiple Races84579
Native American5353
Other Race66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 12.75%.

Benton County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,705$30,942$20,808
Less Than High School$15,813$22,500$8,750
High School Grad$25,023$27,917$16,667
Some College$29,203$36,708$25,987
Bachelors Degree$36,651$38,854$33,375
Graduate Degree$50,474$95,781$43,750

$26,705

Average Earnings

$30,942

Average Male

$20,808

Average Female

Benton County, Tennessee Language

Benton County, Tennessee Language by Age

Benton County, Tennessee Language

96.94% of Benton County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Benton County, Tennessee Poverty

Benton County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8683,27322.01%
Black46614731.55%
Asian1098981.65%
Hispanic3426318.42%
Native533973.58%
Other10660.00%
Multiple12832.34%

22.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.76%

Male Poverty Rate

24.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benton County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Tennessee is Asian, with 81.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benton County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 2.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.25%.

Benton County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.34%
High School20.61%
Some College13.15%
Bachelors or Greater8.10%

Benton County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.37%
Male Unemployed49.86%
Female Employed14.25%
Male Employed7.79%

Benton County, Tennessee Income

Benton County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,611$46,743
Families$44,550$56,371
Married Families$53,952$
Non Families$17,408$28,134

Benton County, Tennessee Marital Status

Benton County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Benton County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Benton County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Benton County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Benton County, Tennessee Veterans

Benton County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,656

Number of Veterans

1,582

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam748
First Gulf War233
Second Gulf War126
Korea91
World War II66

Benton County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74522
55 to 64425
75+391
35 to 54258
18 to 3460

Benton County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,61312.95%
2 or More3131.00%
Hispanic175.84%
Black123.72%

Benton County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

11.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benton County, Tennessee Employment Status

Benton County, Tennessee Employment by Age

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Benton County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Benton County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Benton County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Camden35833551-32-0.89%
Big Sandy552536-16-2.90%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990