Fentress County, Tennessee Population 2018

Fentress County, Tennessee's estimated population is 18,136 with a growth rate of 1.01% 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
201717,940-196-1.08%
201718,1361811.01%
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
White17,544
Two or More Races200
Asian76
Some Other Race67
Black or African American32
American Indian and Alaska Native21

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

Fentress County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Fentress County, Tennessee Median Age

44.8


Total

42.9


Male

45.6


Female

Fentress County, Tennessee Adults

There are 14,059 adults, (3,670 of whom are seniors) in Fentress County, Tennessee.

Fentress County, Tennessee Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fentress County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,094

50.69%

Male

8,846

49.31%

Fentress County, Tennessee Households and Families

Fentress County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Fentress County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Male63%37%
Female49.5%50.5%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fentress County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3852.4175.6
Married4,0303.0284.2
Non Family2,3041.1770.7
Female7592.7949.5
Male2922.6463

2.91

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.6%

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 Grade1,2489.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,60712.62%
High School Graduate5,63944.28%
Some College2,09216.43%
Associates Degree6555.14%
Bachelors Degree9367.35%
Graduate Degree5584.38%

Fentress County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,3879,7011,443
Multiple Races11655
Hispanic1094646
Asian76555
Other Race572727
Black2623
Native American21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.37%.

Fentress County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,944$27,209$17,376
Less Than High School$12,961$15,879$
High School Grad$20,865$25,320$13,825
Some College$28,015$39,549$19,512
Bachelors Degree$41,373$47,983$35,296
Graduate Degree$40,921$81,328$39,338

$21,944

Average Earnings

$27,209

Average Male

$17,376

Average Female

Fentress County, Tennessee Language

Fentress County, Tennessee Language by Age

Fentress County, Tennessee Language

98.38% of Fentress County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0633,87822.73%
Multiple20011256.00%
Hispanic2556927.06%

23.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.70%

Male Poverty Rate

22.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 56.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee is White, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.24%.

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.29%
High School26.08%
Some College10.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.10%

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed78.46%
Female Unemployed45.10%
Male Employed14.08%
Female Employed10.77%

Fentress County, Tennessee Income

Fentress County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,616$43,539
Families$39,552$51,399
Married Families$41,974$
Non Families$16,198$25,212

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

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 55To64.

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,208

Number of Veterans

1,185

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam549
Second Gulf War198
First Gulf War170
Korea105
World War II71

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74471
55 to 64239
75+220
18 to 34143
35 to 54135

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1858.66%
2 or More2317.69%
Hispanic1610.53%

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

14.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment Status

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment by Age

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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