Lawrence County, Tennessee Population 2018

Lawrence County, Tennessee's estimated population is 43,396 with a growth rate of 2.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Tennessee is the 35th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,3969902.33%
201642,406-573-1.33%
201642,9795301.25%
201542,4492390.57%
201442,2102890.69%
201341,921-152-0.36%
201242,07390.02%
201142,064970.23%
201041,9676,66418.88%
199035,3031,1933.50%
198034,1105,01317.23%
197029,0971,0483.74%
196028,049-769-2.67%
195028,818920.32%
194028,7261,9507.28%
193026,7763,18313.49%
192023,5936,02434.29%
191017,5692,16714.07%
190015,4023,11625.36%
189012,2861,90318.33%
188010,3832,78236.60%
18707,601-1,719-18.44%
18609,320400.43%
18509,2802,15930.32%
18407,1211,71031.60%
18305,4112,14065.42%
18203,2710.00%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,354
Black or African American782
Two or More Races533
Some Other Race397
Asian205
American Indian and Alaska Native129
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Lawrence 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

Lawrence County, Tennessee Median Age

39.9


Total

38.4


Male

41.4


Female

Lawrence County, Tennessee Adults

There are 31,805 adults, (7,379 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

21,565

50.85%

Male

20,841

49.15%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Households and Families

Lawrence County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All74.9%25.1%
Male72.3%27.7%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female57.4%42.6%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1062.674.9
Married8,7033.286.9
Non Family4,6651.1460.8
Female2,0463.0857.4
Male6923.5872.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Tennessee Households

Lawrence County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,88410.11%
9th to 12th Grade2,85810.02%
High School Graduate12,22142.86%
Some College5,35818.79%
Associates Degree1,8666.54%
Bachelors Degree1,9476.83%
Graduate Degree1,3834.85%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,04821,7523,157
Black52743724
Hispanic39212712
Multiple Races32128720
Asian150150117
Other Race1442
Native American9235
Islander66

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 78.00%.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,470$35,523$22,611
Less Than High School$20,347$21,908$17,566
High School Grad$27,361$34,763$20,691
Some College$30,028$41,039$24,049
Bachelors Degree$39,074$46,696$35,320
Graduate Degree$49,681$60,324$46,393

$29,470

Average Earnings

$35,523

Average Male

$22,611

Average Female

Lawrence County, Tennessee Language

Lawrence County, Tennessee Language by Age

Lawrence County, Tennessee Language

93.76% of Lawrence County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.62% of the population.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,3547,63219.39%
Hispanic80721326.39%
Black72814219.51%
Multiple5279217.46%
Native1294736.43%
Other397246.05%
Asian20541.95%

19.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.72%

Male Poverty Rate

22.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Tennessee is Native, with 36.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Tennessee is Asian, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.39%
High School12.86%
Some College12.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.94%
Female Unemployed28.48%
Female Employed9.80%
Male Employed7.75%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Income

Lawrence County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,457$51,384
Families$47,958$59,768
Married Families$54,538$
Non Families$21,243$28,513

Lawrence County, Tennessee Marital Status

Lawrence County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence 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 45To54.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by War

2,629

Number of Veterans

2,475

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam908
First Gulf War418
Second Gulf War305
Korea275
World War II130

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74718
35 to 54601
75+596
55 to 64514
18 to 34200

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5358.31%
Black376.97%
Indian3027.27%
2 or More257.49%
Hispanic214.61%
Other21.14%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

11.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Tennessee Employment Status

Lawrence County, Tennessee Employment by Age

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lawrenceburg10446107362902.78%
Loretto16991752533.12%
St. Joseph769787182.34%
Ethridge465480153.23%
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