Decatur County, Tennessee Population 2018

Decatur County, Tennessee's estimated population is 11,751 with a growth rate of 0.34% 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
201711,681-70-0.60%
201711,751400.34%
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
White11,044
Black or African American341
Two or More Races252
Asian35
Some Other Race9

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

Decatur County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Decatur County, Tennessee Median Age

45.7


Total

44.2


Male

46.5


Female

Decatur County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,211 adults, (2,647 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Tennessee.

Decatur County, Tennessee Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

5,937

50.83%

Male

5,744

49.17%

Decatur County, Tennessee Households and Families

Decatur County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Decatur County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female48.9%51.1%
Male46.7%53.3%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7212.4373.6
Married2,4012.9388.6
Non Family1,4741.1463.6
Female5403.3848.9
Male306346.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade5226.22%
9th to 12th Grade87710.45%
High School Graduate3,71844.31%
Some College1,82621.76%
Associates Degree4815.73%
Bachelors Degree6567.82%
Graduate Degree3103.69%

Decatur County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8506,533942
Black27022812
Hispanic176160
Multiple Races105819
Asian17173
Other Race9

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 17.65%.

Decatur County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,091$34,554$26,116
Less Than High School$23,250$25,823$13,333
High School Grad$26,441$32,164$17,757
Some College$29,863$35,378$27,885
Bachelors Degree$44,389$44,907$43,611
Graduate Degree$51,771$$51,076

$30,091

Average Earnings

$34,554

Average Male

$26,116

Average Female

Decatur County, Tennessee Language

Decatur County, Tennessee Language by Age

Decatur County, Tennessee Language

98.54% of Decatur County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5042,25321.45%
Hispanic37317947.99%
Black3178727.44%
Multiple2526425.40%
Asian3512.86%

22.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.50%

Male Poverty Rate

24.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 47.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee is Asian, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.94%.

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.74%
High School21.30%
Some College11.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

Decatur County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.27%
Female Unemployed33.68%
Female Employed9.59%
Male Employed8.32%

Decatur County, Tennessee Income

Decatur County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,427$50,556
Families$44,816$61,103
Married Families$60,460$
Non Families$17,361$25,065

Decatur County, Tennessee Marital Status

Decatur County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

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


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

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by War

747

Number of Veterans

714

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam364
First Gulf War110
Second Gulf War86
Korea74
World War II35

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+241
65 to 74231
55 to 64134
35 to 54122
18 to 3419

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7118.12%
Hispanic2511.01%
2 or More1913.87%
Black176.12%

Decatur County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Tennessee Employment Status

Decatur County, Tennessee Employment by Age

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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