Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population 2018

Bledsoe County, Tennessee's estimated population is 14,717 with a growth rate of 4.58% 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
201714,7176444.58%
201614,073-526-3.60%
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
White12,904
Two or More Races534
Black or African American462
American Indian and Alaska Native121
Some Other Race40
Asian12

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

Bledsoe 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

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Median Age

43


Total

42.6


Male

43.9


Female

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Adults

There are 11,216 adults, (2,435 of which are seniors) in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,163

43.79%

Male

7,910

56.21%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households and Families

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male52.2%47.8%
Female49.7%50.3%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6352.7875.1
Married2,7483.1384.3
Non Family1,1911.3168.3
Female5393.8249.7
Male1574.2552.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade1,34613.17%
9th to 12th Grade1,24812.21%
High School Graduate4,23641.44%
Some College1,61515.80%
Associates Degree6276.13%
Bachelors Degree6516.37%
Graduate Degree5004.89%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5167,1941,078
Black37617316
Hispanic1359520
Multiple Races13212910
Native American562415
Other Race3011
Asian121212

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$27,966$33,138$22,335
Less Than High School$23,554$24,141$
High School Grad$22,037$26,205$19,141
Some College$34,253$53,398$24,732
Bachelors Degree$37,132$61,489$32,604
Graduate Degree$45,114$$56,912

$27,966

Average Earnings

$33,138

Average Male

$22,335

Average Female

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language by Age

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language

96.63% of Bledsoe County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8872,74523.09%
Hispanic22315669.96%
Multiple48310120.91%
Native1082825.93%
Black132107.58%
Other1010100.00%

23.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.54%

Male Poverty Rate

26.15%

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 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.52%.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.70%
High School21.47%
Some College11.27%
Bachelors or Greater8.85%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.08%
Female Unemployed38.86%
Female Employed10.01%
Male Employed8.72%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Income

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,535$52,806
Families$46,250$59,493
Married Families$55,636$
Non Families$19,698$31,871

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

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 55To64.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,049

Number of Veterans

1,028

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam461
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War151
World War II88
Korea49

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74294
35 to 54274
55 to 64243
75+172
18 to 3466

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0149.63%
2 or More2513.66%
Black102.59%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

12.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment Status

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment by Age

46.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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