Fentress County, Tennessee Population 2018

Fentress County, Tennessee's estimated population is 18,136 with a growth rate of 1.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fentress County, Tennessee is the 69th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,1362001.12%
201617,936-19-0.11%
201617,955950.53%
201517,860220.12%
201417,838-72-0.40%
201317,910230.13%
201217,887-106-0.59%
201117,993730.41%
201017,9203,25122.16%
199014,669-157-1.06%
198014,8262,23317.73%
197012,593-695-5.23%
196013,288-1,629-10.92%
195014,9176554.59%
194014,2623,22629.23%
193011,0366015.76%
192010,4352,98940.14%
19107,4461,34021.95%
19006,10688016.84%
18905,226-715-12.04%
18805,9411,22425.95%
18704,717-337-6.67%
18605,05460013.47%
18504,45490425.46%
18403,55080229.18%
18302,7480.00%

Fentress County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,561
Two or More Races171
Asian74
Some Other Race57
American Indian and Alaska Native50
Black or African American23

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

Fentress 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

Fentress County, Tennessee Median Age

44.3


Total

43


Male

45.3


Female

Fentress County, Tennessee Adults

There are 13,990 adults, (3,587 of which are seniors) in Fentress County, Tennessee.

Fentress County, Tennessee Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Fentress County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,130

50.90%

Male

8,806

49.10%

Fentress County, Tennessee Households and Families

Fentress County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fentress County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Female64.7%35.3%
Male57%43%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fentress County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3902.475.5
Married4,0272.9681.9
Non Family2,2781.2170.7
Female7062.9964.7
Male3792.5457

2.87

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fentress County, Tennessee Households

Fentress County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,44811.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,42811.29%
High School Graduate5,71445.16%
Some College1,97115.58%
Associates Degree5064.00%
Bachelors Degree1,0047.94%
Graduate Degree5814.59%

Fentress County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,3709,6281,534
Hispanic1064747
Asian74594
Other Race492222
Multiple Races434
Native American4023
Black1915

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 79.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.90%.

Fentress County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,984$26,693$18,755
Less Than High School$12,946$15,915$
High School Grad$20,297$23,267$16,932
Some College$23,801$36,611$19,475
Bachelors Degree$39,076$45,326$30,893
Graduate Degree$40,779$58,750$40,471

$21,984

Average Earnings

$26,693

Average Male

$18,755

Average Female

Fentress County, Tennessee Language

Fentress County, Tennessee Language by Age

Fentress County, Tennessee Language

98.14% of Fentress County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0623,94723.13%
Multiple1716538.01%
Hispanic2416225.73%
Native503366.00%

23.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.55%

Male Poverty Rate

23.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee is Native, with 66.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee is White, with 23.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.66%
High School22.07%
Some College11.93%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.69%
Female Unemployed36.27%
Male Employed14.84%
Female Employed10.83%

Fentress County, Tennessee Income

Fentress County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,714$42,117
Families$37,961$49,167
Married Families$40,820$
Non Families$16,966$25,283

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Fentress 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 45To54.

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,166

Number of Veterans

1,143

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam460
First Gulf War203
Second Gulf War192
Korea103
World War II52

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74401
55 to 64231
35 to 54193
75+191
18 to 34150

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1498.40%
2 or More1732.69%
Hispanic149.72%

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

17.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment Status

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment by Age

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fentress County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jamestown19641963-1-0.05%
Allardt63363630.47%
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