Decatur County, Tennessee Population 2018

Decatur County, Tennessee's estimated population is 11,751 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Tennessee is the 85th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,751480.41%
201611,703-8-0.07%
201611,7111110.96%
201511,600-80-0.68%
201411,680180.15%
201311,662290.25%
201211,633-48-0.41%
201111,681-37-0.32%
201011,7181,24611.90%
199010,472-385-3.55%
198010,8571,40014.80%
19709,4571,13313.61%
19608,324-1,118-11.84%
19509,442-819-7.98%
194010,2611551.53%
193010,106-92-0.90%
192010,1981051.04%
191010,093-346-3.31%
190010,4391,44416.05%
18908,9954975.85%
18808,4987269.34%
18707,7721,49623.84%
18606,2762734.55%
18506,0030.00%

Decatur County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,115
Black or African American325
Two or More Races227
Asian30
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5
American Indian and Alaska Native1

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

Decatur 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

Decatur County, Tennessee Median Age

45.5


Total

44.3


Male

46.3


Female

Decatur County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,245 adults, (2,692 of which are seniors) in Decatur County, Tennessee.

Decatur County, Tennessee Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,005

51.31%

Male

5,698

48.69%

Decatur County, Tennessee Households and Families

Decatur County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Female49.7%50.3%
Male38.3%61.7%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7922.3975.7
Married2,4682.8889.7
Non Family1,4861.1469.1
Female5513.3349.7
Male2872.938.3

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Tennessee Households

Decatur County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5456.49%
9th to 12th Grade94111.21%
High School Graduate3,88646.31%
Some College1,62319.34%
Associates Degree4495.35%
Bachelors Degree6107.27%
Graduate Degree3384.03%

Decatur County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8846,462907
Black25522527
Hispanic1721653
Multiple Races60349
Asian15152
Islander55
Native American1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 15.00%.

Decatur County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,020$35,015$24,247
Less Than High School$24,000$26,894$
High School Grad$26,505$32,447$17,849
Some College$26,938$31,406$25,020
Bachelors Degree$45,385$71,875$38,125
Graduate Degree$50,074$$50,729

$30,020

Average Earnings

$35,015

Average Male

$24,247

Average Female

Decatur County, Tennessee Language

Decatur County, Tennessee Language by Age

Decatur County, Tennessee Language

98.24% of Decatur County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5362,06519.60%
Hispanic36418049.45%
Multiple22710345.37%
Black3185015.72%
Asian3013.33%

20.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.24%

Male Poverty Rate

22.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 49.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee is Asian, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.54%.

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.83%
High School18.68%
Some College10.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.41%
Female Unemployed29.84%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Employed7.36%

Decatur County, Tennessee Income

Decatur County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,180$52,654
Families$45,107$62,299
Married Families$58,580$
Non Families$20,211$29,416

Decatur County, Tennessee Marital Status

Decatur County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Decatur 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.

Decatur County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by War

793

Number of Veterans

762

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam331
First Gulf War106
Korea103
Second Gulf War102
World War II73

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+260
65 to 74252
55 to 64126
35 to 54120
18 to 3435

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7718.72%
Hispanic2812.56%
2 or More107.69%
Black72.72%
Hawaiian5100.00%

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Tennessee Employment Status

Decatur County, Tennessee Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Decatur County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Decatur County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Parsons23752357-18-0.76%
Scotts Hill 98198540.41%
Decaturville86987560.69%
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