Hawkins County, Tennessee Population 2019

Hawkins County, Tennessee's estimated population is 56,470 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hawkins County, Tennessee is the 24th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201856,530600.11%
201756,470810.14%
201656,3891380.25%
201556,251-121-0.21%
201456,372-210-0.37%
201356,5821680.30%
201256,414-118-0.21%
201156,532-341-0.60%
201056,87312,30827.62%
199044,5658141.86%
198043,75110,02529.72%
197033,7263,25810.69%
196030,468-26-0.09%
195030,4941,9716.91%
194028,5234,40618.27%
193024,1171,1995.23%
192022,918-669-2.84%
191023,587-680-2.80%
190024,2672,0219.08%
189022,2461,6367.94%
188020,6104,77330.14%
187015,837-325-2.01%
186016,1622,79220.88%
185013,370-1,665-11.07%
184015,0351,3529.88%
183013,6832,73424.97%
182010,9493,30643.26%
18107,6431,08016.46%
18006,563-407-5.84%
17906,9700.00%

How Many People Live in Hawkins County, Tennessee?

56,470

Population by Race

Race Population
White54,182
Two or More Races787
Black or African American755
Asian280
Some Other Race276
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2019

Hawkins County, Tennessee Median Age

44.2


Total

42.7


Male

45.4


Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Adults

There are 44,691 adults, (10,892 of whom are seniors) in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hawkins County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

28,877

51.20%

Male

27,525

48.80%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Households and Families

Hawkins County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hawkins County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All74%26%
Male68.4%31.6%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female51.5%48.5%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3752.3974
Married11,2222.9587.3
Non Family7,6141.1364.4
Female2,9463.0851.5
Male1,5933.1468.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hawkins County, Tennessee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8256.98%
9th to 12th Grade4,0419.99%
High School Graduate17,46543.16%
Some College7,87219.45%
Associates Degree2,9417.27%
Bachelors Degree3,5828.85%
Graduate Degree1,7444.31%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,95732,3995,135
Black57947644
Multiple Races363305106
Hispanic30726211
Asian2231219
Other Race1111118
Native American525213
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 29.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,941$35,661$23,294
Less Than High School$17,326$16,850$18,247
High School Grad$24,849$31,432$17,437
Some College$31,493$42,427$25,838
Bachelors Degree$39,750$51,607$37,357
Graduate Degree$55,618$79,333$46,202

$28,941

Average Earnings

$35,661

Average Male

$23,294

Average Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language by Age

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

98.15% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,95310,03518.95%
Multiple78723329.61%
Hispanic78221727.75%
Black67515823.41%
Other2708431.11%
Asian2807426.43%
Native1032019.42%

19.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.75%

Male Poverty Rate

21.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is Other, with 31.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is White, with 18.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.66%
High School16.30%
Some College11.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.84%
Male Unemployed34.49%
Female Employed11.78%
Male Employed8.73%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Income

Hawkins County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,728$51,890
Families$48,913$61,052
Married Families$56,804$67,990
Non Families$21,875$30,918

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans

4,310

Number of Veterans

3,985

Male Veterans

325

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,714
Second Gulf War706
First Gulf War662
Korea351
World War II99

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1619.63%
Black8012.38%
2 or More6918.16%
Hispanic91.98%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment Status

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Hawkins County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kingsport 5279252806140.03%
Church Hill6736674040.06%
Mount Carmel5425542720.04%
Rogersville44224375-47-1.06%
Bean Station 30873109220.71%
Surgoinsville18011787-14-0.78%
Bulls Gap738724-14-1.90%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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