Hamilton County, Tennessee Population 2018

Hamilton County, Tennessee's estimated population is 361,613 with a growth rate of 2.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hamilton County, Tennessee is the 4th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017361,61310,3082.93%
2016351,305-6,756-1.89%
2016358,0614,3131.22%
2015353,7483,1460.90%
2014350,6021,6830.48%
2013348,9193,2260.93%
2012345,6934,6581.37%
2011341,0353,7731.12%
2010337,26251,72618.12%
1990285,536-2,204-0.77%
1980287,74033,50413.18%
1970254,23616,3316.86%
1960237,90529,65014.24%
1950208,25527,77715.39%
1940180,47820,98113.15%
1930159,49743,54337.55%
1920115,95426,68729.90%
191089,26727,57244.69%
190061,6958,21315.36%
189053,48229,840126.22%
188023,6426,40137.13%
187017,2413,98330.04%
186013,2583,18331.59%
185010,0751,90023.24%
18408,1755,899259.18%
18302,2761,455177.22%
18208210.00%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White264,700
Black or African American69,518
Asian6,925
Two or More Races6,705
Some Other Race2,872
American Indian and Alaska Native451
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander134

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

Hamilton 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

Hamilton County, Tennessee Median Age

39.3


Total

37.7


Male

40.8


Female

Hamilton County, Tennessee Adults

There are 276,828 adults, (56,209 of which are seniors) in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

181,959

51.80%

Male

169,346

48.20%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Households and Families

Hamilton County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hamilton County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All64.6%35.4%
Male51.5%48.5%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female43.9%56.1%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All137,3092.4864.6
Married63,7933.1182.6
Non Family50,6631.2450.5
Female17,5903.4743.9
Male5,2633.4351.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hamilton County, Tennessee Households

Hamilton County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,0384.13%
9th to 12th Grade19,7398.11%
High School Graduate66,05827.15%
Some College56,22523.11%
Associates Degree19,2497.91%
Bachelors Degree46,33919.04%
Graduate Degree25,68110.55%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White183,849166,79760,845
Black43,74435,6386,645
Hispanic8,7454,9731,504
Asian4,7104,0232,362
Multiple Races2,3882,152697
Other Race1,588821311
Native American38131185
Islander117868

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.15%.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,069$40,768$30,027
Less Than High School$19,744$20,997$16,612
High School Grad$26,586$31,717$21,620
Some College$32,228$37,687$28,386
Bachelors Degree$45,224$58,859$37,571
Graduate Degree$58,008$71,944$50,257

$35,069

Average Earnings

$40,768

Average Male

$30,027

Average Female

Hamilton County, Tennessee Language

Hamilton County, Tennessee Language by Age

Hamilton County, Tennessee Language

93.67% of Hamilton County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White244,28924,60110.07%
Black67,31618,81327.95%
Hispanic17,2665,27130.53%
Multiple6,4831,42221.93%
Other2,82569324.53%
Asian6,8205307.77%
Native44510022.47%

14.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

15.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 30.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Tennessee is Asian, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.83%
High School14.00%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.01%
Male Unemployed35.49%
Female Employed8.44%
Male Employed6.32%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Income

Hamilton County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,434$69,706
Families$64,868$85,365
Married Families$79,822$100,584
Non Families$29,029$41,072

Hamilton County, Tennessee Marital Status

Hamilton County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Hamilton 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 35To44.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by War

24,438

Number of Veterans

22,282

Male Veterans

2,156

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam9,409
First Gulf War4,405
Second Gulf War2,868
Korea2,503
World War II1,507

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 746,138
75+5,577
55 to 645,563
35 to 545,463
18 to 341,697

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,9779.36%
Black4,0007.69%
Hispanic2932.69%
2 or More2366.85%
Indian8421.16%
Other573.14%
Asian490.92%
Hawaiian3526.12%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton County, Tennessee Employment Status

Hamilton County, Tennessee Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Hamilton County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hamilton County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chattanooga17031517757172564.26%
East Ridge20982213023201.53%
Soddy-Daisy12916132173012.33%
Red Bank11647118131661.43%
Collegedale854711437289033.81%
Signal Mountain826485733093.74%
Walden190820981909.96%
Lookout Mountain18611888271.45%
Lakesite18311867361.97%
Ridgeside391426358.95%
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