Cocke County, Tennessee Population 2018

Cocke County, Tennessee's estimated population is 35,556 with a growth rate of 1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cocke County, Tennessee is the 42nd largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,262-294-0.83%
201735,5563961.13%
201635,160920.26%
201535,068-133-0.38%
201435,201-124-0.35%
201335,325-130-0.37%
201235,455540.15%
201135,401-240-0.67%
201035,6416,50022.31%
199029,1413491.21%
198028,7923,50913.88%
197025,2831,8938.09%
196023,3903991.74%
195022,991-1,092-4.53%
194024,0832,30810.60%
193021,7759934.78%
192020,7821,3837.13%
191019,3992461.28%
190019,1532,63015.92%
189016,5231,71511.58%
188014,8082,35018.86%
187012,4582,05019.70%
186010,4082,10825.40%
18508,3001,30818.71%
18406,99297516.20%
18306,0171,12523.00%
18204,892-262-5.08%
18105,1540.00%

Cocke County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,462
Two or More Races775
Black or African American736
American Indian and Alaska Native228
Some Other Race52
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Cocke County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Cocke County, Tennessee Median Age

44.7


Total

44


Male

45.5


Female

Cocke County, Tennessee Adults

There are 27,997 adults, (7,060 of whom are seniors) in Cocke County, Tennessee.

Cocke County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cocke County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

18,041

51.16%

Male

17,221

48.84%

Cocke County, Tennessee Households and Families

Cocke County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Cocke County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All68.3%31.7%
Male64.9%35.1%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female47.7%52.3%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cocke County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5922.3968.3
Married6,2892.9880.8
Non Family5,2091.1962.5
Female2,1933.1147.7
Male9013.5364.9

2.98

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cocke County, Tennessee Households

Cocke County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0968.26%
9th to 12th Grade3,23612.76%
High School Graduate11,39344.92%
Some College4,25116.76%
Associates Degree1,4985.91%
Bachelors Degree1,7937.07%
Graduate Degree1,0974.33%

Cocke County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,06318,8642,724
Black55948178
Hispanic40133667
Multiple Races27526821
Native American172159
Other Race4611
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 16.71%.

Cocke County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,408$30,475$22,141
Less Than High School$17,044$21,814$12,526
High School Grad$23,084$28,866$20,234
Some College$30,862$42,196$27,555
Bachelors Degree$35,702$42,171$27,589
Graduate Degree$52,188$66,299$45,040

$26,408

Average Earnings

$30,475

Average Male

$22,141

Average Female

Cocke County, Tennessee Language

Cocke County, Tennessee Language by Age

Cocke County, Tennessee Language

98.16% of Cocke County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,5438,06424.78%
Hispanic77038650.13%
Black71828139.14%
Multiple75612716.80%
Native228114.82%
Other5211.92%

24.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.81%

Male Poverty Rate

27.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 50.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee is Other, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.86%.

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.85%
High School20.98%
Some College11.92%
Bachelors or Greater9.64%

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.75%
Male Unemployed59.05%
Female Employed14.33%
Male Employed8.10%

Cocke County, Tennessee Income

Cocke County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,027$45,912
Families$41,445$54,040
Married Families$55,139$
Non Families$20,875$29,705

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Cocke 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.

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by War

3,102

Number of Veterans

2,893

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,402
First Gulf War453
Second Gulf War263
Korea179
World War II86

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74879
55 to 64857
35 to 54655
75+566
18 to 34145

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,83410.59%
Black12721.67%
Indian9145.50%
Hispanic6313.24%
2 or More5012.50%

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

12.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment Status

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment by Age

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cocke County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Newport69376833-104-1.50%
Parrottsville263262-1-0.38%
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