Blount County, Tennessee Population 2018

Blount County, Tennessee's estimated population is 129,929 with a growth rate of 1.31% 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
2017127,135-2,794-2.15%
2017129,9291,6851.31%
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
White119,729
Black or African American3,257
Two or More Races2,558
Asian868
American Indian and Alaska Native432
Some Other Race181
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110

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

Blount County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Blount County, Tennessee Median Age

43.2


Total

41.6


Male

44.5


Female

Blount County, Tennessee Adults

There are 100,567 adults, (23,986 of whom are seniors) in Blount County, Tennessee.

Blount County, Tennessee Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Blount County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

65,495

51.52%

Male

61,640

48.48%

Blount County, Tennessee Households and Families

Blount County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Blount County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male62.7%37.3%
Female58.7%41.3%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blount County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,9392.5174.8
Married27,0653.0985.3
Non Family15,9251.2463.5
Female4,9953.1158.7
Male1,9543.2362.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade3,7044.10%
9th to 12th Grade6,5357.23%
High School Graduate31,74335.11%
Some College19,49521.56%
Associates Degree7,8178.65%
Bachelors Degree13,89715.37%
Graduate Degree7,2187.98%

Blount County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84,17675,21419,980
Black2,2532,009271
Hispanic2,0191,215229
Multiple Races1,072958251
Asian667598313
Native American29322575
Other Race108699
Islander625012

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.93%.

Blount County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,542$40,103$26,542
Less Than High School$17,426$19,272$12,011
High School Grad$26,193$34,735$19,314
Some College$33,301$40,864$27,631
Bachelors Degree$41,821$56,188$32,478
Graduate Degree$60,710$82,035$51,730

$32,542

Average Earnings

$40,103

Average Male

$26,542

Average Female

Blount County, Tennessee Language

Blount County, Tennessee Language by Age

Blount County, Tennessee Language

96.45% of Blount County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.55% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White114,24213,57511.88%
Hispanic3,9401,10227.97%
Multiple2,43268128.00%
Black3,04960719.91%
Asian86023727.56%
Native4018320.70%
Other18163.31%

12.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.60%

Male Poverty Rate

14.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blount County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 28.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Tennessee is Other, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.64%
High School12.73%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.73%
Female Unemployed25.87%
Female Employed8.01%
Male Employed4.95%

Blount County, Tennessee Income

Blount County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,172$70,156
Families$63,557$83,402
Married Families$72,380$92,425
Non Families$28,419$39,661

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by War

10,160

Number of Veterans

9,399

Male Veterans

761

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,119
First Gulf War2,253
Second Gulf War1,559
Korea899
World War II437

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,953
75+2,383
35 to 542,161
55 to 641,934
18 to 34729

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,79110.26%
Black1776.68%
2 or More12710.50%
Hispanic552.23%
Indian4314.19%
Other1412.17%
Asian81.10%

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Employment Status

Blount County, Tennessee Employment by Age

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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