Blount County, Tennessee Population 2018

Blount County, Tennessee's estimated population is 129,929 with a growth rate of 2.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blount County, Tennessee is the 11th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017129,9293,7372.96%
2016126,192-2,052-1.60%
2016128,2441,4121.11%
2015126,8321,0050.80%
2014125,8279830.79%
2013124,8449400.76%
2012123,9042510.20%
2011123,6534400.36%
2010123,21337,24443.32%
199085,9698,19910.54%
198077,77014,02622.00%
197063,7446,21910.81%
196057,5252,8345.18%
195054,69113,57533.02%
194041,1167,12720.97%
193033,9895,18918.02%
192028,8007,99138.40%
191020,8091,6038.35%
190019,2061,6179.19%
189017,5891,60410.03%
188015,9851,74812.28%
187014,2379677.29%
186013,2708466.81%
185012,4246795.78%
184011,7457176.50%
183011,028-230-2.04%
182011,2582,41927.37%
18108,8393,25258.21%
18005,5870.00%

Blount County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White118,761
Black or African American3,581
Two or More Races2,098
Asian1,018
American Indian and Alaska Native395
Some Other Race318
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

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

Blount 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

Blount County, Tennessee Median Age

43


Total

41.3


Male

44.4


Female

Blount County, Tennessee Adults

There are 99,565 adults, (23,219 of which are seniors) in Blount County, Tennessee.

Blount County, Tennessee Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Blount County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

64,924

51.45%

Male

61,268

48.55%

Blount County, Tennessee Households and Families

Blount County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blount County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female58%42%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blount County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,3792.5174.7
Married27,2953.0884.1
Non Family15,3401.2464.7
Female5,0183.158
Male1,7263.2163.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blount County, Tennessee Households

Blount County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7514.20%
9th to 12th Grade6,8267.64%
High School Graduate30,84534.54%
Some College19,52921.87%
Associates Degree7,7118.63%
Bachelors Degree13,73215.38%
Graduate Degree6,9187.75%

Blount County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White83,32174,11819,631
Black2,2611,932216
Hispanic1,8411,201256
Multiple Races984803152
Asian767585342
Native American23517952
Other Race1891358
Islander2177

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.59%.

Blount County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,611$39,354$26,004
Less Than High School$18,115$18,877$16,851
High School Grad$26,121$33,819$19,439
Some College$31,691$38,905$26,431
Bachelors Degree$41,237$56,748$31,432
Graduate Degree$57,224$70,768$52,507

$31,611

Average Earnings

$39,354

Average Male

$26,004

Average Female

Blount County, Tennessee Language

Blount County, Tennessee Language by Age

Blount County, Tennessee Language

96.20% of Blount County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White113,68314,02312.34%
Hispanic3,7731,05828.04%
Black3,24082225.37%
Multiple1,91357630.11%
Asian1,01833232.61%
Native3736417.16%
Other318185.66%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.36%

Male Poverty Rate

14.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blount County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Tennessee is Asian, with 32.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Tennessee is Other, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.60%.

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.85%
High School13.02%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.59%
Male Unemployed28.99%
Female Employed7.93%
Male Employed5.28%

Blount County, Tennessee Income

Blount County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,532$66,295
Families$60,502$77,789
Married Families$68,652$85,767
Non Families$26,949$38,700

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Blount 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 35To44.

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by War

10,303

Number of Veterans

9,698

Male Veterans

605

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,995
First Gulf War2,087
Second Gulf War1,441
Korea998
World War II524

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,801
75+2,313
35 to 542,274
55 to 642,055
18 to 34860

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,00810.61%
Black1646.15%
2 or More635.60%
Indian4919.52%
Hispanic461.97%
Other198.48%

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

5.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Employment Status

Blount County, Tennessee Employment by Age

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Blount County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Blount County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Maryville274122870312914.71%
Alcoa84799874139516.45%
Louisville40664127611.50%
Vonore 14731502291.97%
Friendsville915926111.20%
Rockford86086110.12%
Townsend43944451.14%
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