DeKalb County, Tennessee Population 2018

DeKalb County, Tennessee's estimated population is 19,852 with a growth rate of 3.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeKalb County, Tennessee is the 65th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,8526933.62%
201619,159-283-1.46%
201619,4421680.87%
201519,274550.29%
201419,2191070.56%
201319,1122531.34%
201218,8591010.54%
201118,758630.34%
201018,6954,33530.19%
199014,3607715.67%
198013,5892,43821.86%
197011,1513773.50%
196010,774-906-7.76%
195011,680-2,908-19.93%
194014,5883752.64%
193014,213-1,157-7.53%
192015,370-64-0.41%
191015,434-1,026-6.23%
190016,4608105.18%
189015,6508375.65%
188014,8133,38829.65%
187011,4258528.06%
186010,5732,55731.90%
18508,0162,14836.61%
18405,8680.00%

DeKalb County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,108
Some Other Race340
Two or More Races271
Black or African American255
Asian108
American Indian and Alaska Native55
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

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

DeKalb 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

DeKalb County, Tennessee Median Age

40.9


Total

39


Male

43.3


Female

DeKalb County, Tennessee Adults

There are 14,887 adults, (3,353 of which are seniors) in DeKalb County, Tennessee.

DeKalb County, Tennessee Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

DeKalb County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,666

50.45%

Male

9,493

49.55%

DeKalb County, Tennessee Households and Families

DeKalb County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

DeKalb County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All67.5%32.5%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male51.7%48.3%
Female37.1%62.9%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeKalb County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1632.6367.5
Married3,7203.1282.6
Non Family2,1891.2257.9
Female1,0183.737.1
Male2363.3551.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeKalb County, Tennessee Households

DeKalb County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1688.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,76813.27%
High School Graduate5,86544.02%
Some College1,95714.69%
Associates Degree6765.07%
Bachelors Degree1,2529.40%
Graduate Degree6374.78%

DeKalb County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,2979,6381,776
Hispanic64542546
Black17514211
Other Race10931
Asian10810854
Multiple Races98742
Native American20

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 50.00%.

DeKalb County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,480$31,566$27,656
Less Than High School$21,050$22,015$14,415
High School Grad$28,847$30,048$27,279
Some College$31,794$40,804$26,673
Bachelors Degree$36,375$52,837$34,033
Graduate Degree$49,009$122,000$45,000

$30,480

Average Earnings

$31,566

Average Male

$27,656

Average Female

DeKalb County, Tennessee Language

DeKalb County, Tennessee Language by Age

DeKalb County, Tennessee Language

92.99% of DeKalb County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 7.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.41% of the population.

DeKalb County, Tennessee Poverty

DeKalb County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7663,56821.28%
Hispanic1,37050236.64%
Other34033698.82%
Black2156831.63%
Native5555100.00%
Islander2222100.00%
Multiple271155.54%

22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.17%

Male Poverty Rate

25.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeKalb County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Tennessee is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeKalb County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.34%.

DeKalb County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.13%
High School17.66%
Some College16.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%

DeKalb County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.03%
Male Unemployed31.86%
Female Employed9.25%
Male Employed6.95%

DeKalb County, Tennessee Income

DeKalb County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,640$63,526
Families$44,118$73,517
Married Families$54,975$
Non Families$24,002$39,269

DeKalb County, Tennessee Marital Status

DeKalb County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

DeKalb County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

DeKalb County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

DeKalb County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

DeKalb County, Tennessee Veterans

DeKalb County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,057

Number of Veterans

1,008

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam559
First Gulf War125
Korea69
World War II53
Second Gulf War37

DeKalb County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74375
55 to 64266
35 to 54212
75+177
18 to 3427

DeKalb County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0127.09%
Black3518.04%
Hispanic101.18%
Indian1018.18%

DeKalb County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

12.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeKalb County, Tennessee Employment Status

DeKalb County, Tennessee Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

DeKalb County, Tennessee Employment by Race

DeKalb County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in DeKalb County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Smithville454746921453.19%
Alexandria958972141.46%
Dowelltown356369133.65%
Liberty30731582.61%
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