Cocke County, Tennessee Population 2018

Cocke County, Tennessee's estimated population is 35,556 with a growth rate of 0.85% 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
201735,5563000.85%
201635,256960.27%
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
White33,550
Two or More Races849
Black or African American587
American Indian and Alaska Native191
Some Other Race71
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Cocke 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

Cocke County, Tennessee Median Age

44.5


Total

43.3


Male

45.5


Female

Cocke County, Tennessee Adults

There are 27,958 adults, (6,804 of which are seniors) in Cocke County, Tennessee.

Cocke County, Tennessee Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cocke County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

18,034

51.15%

Male

17,222

48.85%

Cocke County, Tennessee Households and Families

Cocke County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cocke County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female49.1%50.9%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cocke County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5642.468.6
Married6,6482.8980.1
Non Family4,8641.1164.4
Female2,3923.3249.1
Male6603.5453.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.9%

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 Grade2,3469.29%
9th to 12th Grade3,01711.95%
High School Graduate11,73846.50%
Some College4,26416.89%
Associates Degree1,2925.12%
Bachelors Degree1,6596.57%
Graduate Degree9273.67%

Cocke County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,97118,7792,428
Black50042341
Hispanic39928996
Multiple Races28928221
Native American132116
Other Race703222
Islander88

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 31.43%.

Cocke County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,870$30,257$20,530
Less Than High School$16,866$20,885$12,687
High School Grad$22,112$30,150$19,575
Some College$29,651$35,759$23,340
Bachelors Degree$31,972$42,065$30,194
Graduate Degree$49,088$54,688$44,464

$24,870

Average Earnings

$30,257

Average Male

$20,530

Average Female

Cocke County, Tennessee Language

Cocke County, Tennessee Language by Age

Cocke County, Tennessee Language

97.99% of Cocke County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,5868,44225.91%
Hispanic73534246.53%
Black57118632.57%
Multiple82514217.21%
Native191147.33%
Other7111.41%

26.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.89%

Male Poverty Rate

28.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 46.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee is Other, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.50%.

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.58%
High School20.86%
Some College13.04%
Bachelors or Greater11.79%

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.09%
Male Unemployed48.74%
Female Employed15.34%
Male Employed8.01%

Cocke County, Tennessee Income

Cocke County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,081$43,630
Families$39,179$51,741
Married Families$49,645$
Non Families$17,927$25,826

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

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 35To44.

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by War

2,845

Number of Veterans

2,660

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,191
First Gulf War424
Second Gulf War322
Korea211
World War II66

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64788
65 to 74781
35 to 54623
75+452
18 to 34201

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,68210.04%
Indian7346.20%
2 or More4910.63%
Black417.74%
Hispanic286.24%

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

16.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment Status

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

10%

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