Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population 2018

Bledsoe County, Tennessee's estimated population is 14,717 with a growth rate of 0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bledsoe County, Tennessee is the 78th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,413-304-2.07%
201714,7171180.81%
201614,5991160.80%
201514,483640.44%
201414,4195734.14%
201313,8469957.74%
201212,851-55-0.43%
201112,906240.19%
201012,8823,21333.23%
19909,6691912.02%
19809,4781,83524.01%
19707,643-168-2.15%
19607,811-750-8.76%
19508,5612032.43%
19408,3581,23017.26%
19307,128-90-1.25%
19207,21888914.05%
19106,329-297-4.48%
19006,6264928.02%
18906,1345179.20%
18805,61774715.34%
18704,8704119.22%
18604,459-1,500-25.17%
18505,9592834.99%
18405,6761,02822.12%
18304,64864316.05%
18204,00574622.89%
18103,2590.00%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,093
Black or African American582
Two or More Races446
American Indian and Alaska Native170
Some Other Race79
Asian43

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Median Age

44.5


Total

43.9


Male

46.8


Female

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Adults

There are 12,033 adults, (2,562 of whom are seniors) in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,028

41.82%

Male

8,385

58.18%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households and Families

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female55.1%44.9%
Male46.6%53.4%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6642.8475.8
Married2,8543.1284.5
Non Family1,1931.4566.7
Female4284.4655.1
Male1893.7346.6

3.23

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,70615.52%
9th to 12th Grade1,24011.28%
High School Graduate4,43340.34%
Some College1,58014.38%
Associates Degree6696.09%
Bachelors Degree7917.20%
Graduate Degree5705.19%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,7877,3341,239
Black5323023
Multiple Races24023732
Hispanic234576
Native American1476038
Other Race6620
Asian434343

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,498$34,476$21,787
Less Than High School$25,061$26,783$15,857
High School Grad$22,171$26,023$17,873
Some College$40,853$52,554$27,014
Bachelors Degree$35,913$60,230$33,350
Graduate Degree$44,688$30,756$70,183

$28,498

Average Earnings

$34,476

Average Male

$21,787

Average Female

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language by Age

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language

95.54% of Bledsoe County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,0712,46920.45%
Multiple3949223.35%
Hispanic2037536.95%
Native1556944.52%
Other2323100.00%
Black31072.26%

20.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.45%

Male Poverty Rate

21.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bledsoe County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bledsoe County, Tennessee is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bledsoe County, Tennessee is Black, with 2.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.35%.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.44%
High School21.11%
Bachelors or Greater8.38%
Some College7.65%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.20%
Female Unemployed36.31%
Male Employed7.54%
Female Employed5.97%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Income

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,450$56,397
Families$49,375$64,407
Married Families$55,867$
Non Families$20,252$31,681

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by War

997

Number of Veterans

982

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam399
First Gulf War231
Second Gulf War172
Korea57
World War II55

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74308
35 to 54269
55 to 64177
75+153
18 to 3490

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9468.71%
2 or More287.91%
Black234.28%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

14.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment Status

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment by Age

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bledsoe County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pikeville16011648472.94%
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