Carter County Population 2017

Carter County's estimated population is 56,502 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County is the 25th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201656,502720.13%
201556,4301180.21%
201456,312-670-1.18%
201356,982-327-0.57%
201257,309-125-0.22%
201157,4341210.21%
201057,3135,80811.28%
199051,5051,3002.59%
198050,2057,63017.92%
197042,5759972.40%
196041,578-854-2.01%
195042,4327,30520.80%
194035,1275,90420.20%
193029,2237,73536.00%
192021,4881,6508.32%
191019,8383,15018.88%
190016,6883,29924.64%
189013,3893,37033.64%
188010,0192,11026.68%
18707,90978511.02%
18607,12482813.15%
18506,29692417.20%
18405,372-1,042-16.25%
18306,4141,57932.66%
18204,83564515.39%
18104,190-623-12.94%
18004,8130.00%

Carter County Population Growth

Population Data via

Carter County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White54,51996.49%
Black or African American8221.45%
Two or More Races6941.23%
Asian2270.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1520.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%

Carter County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Carter County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elizabethton1438713854-533-3.70%
Watauga362350-12-3.31%
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