Lawrence County, Tennessee Population 2018

Lawrence County, Tennessee's estimated population is 43,396 with a growth rate of 0.97% 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
201742,591-805-1.86%
201743,3964170.97%
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
White40,539
Black or African American816
Two or More Races570
Some Other Race372
Asian187
American Indian and Alaska Native98
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Lawrence County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lawrence County, Tennessee Median Age

39.6


Total

38.2


Male

41.1


Female

Lawrence County, Tennessee Adults

There are 31,927 adults, (7,467 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

21,602

50.72%

Male

20,989

49.28%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Households and Families

Lawrence County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lawrence County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Male74.4%25.6%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female56.5%43.5%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1012.6273.8
Married8,7893.2285.7
Non Family4,5821.1358.8
Female2,0673.0856.5
Male6633.4974.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade2,5488.89%
9th to 12th Grade2,95210.29%
High School Graduate12,47343.50%
Some College5,27618.40%
Associates Degree1,9226.70%
Bachelors Degree2,0357.10%
Graduate Degree1,4695.12%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,19322,0663,283
Black51843039
Hispanic40217211
Multiple Races35732527
Asian151151144
Other Race1292
Native American6138
Islander99

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 95.36%.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,897$36,655$23,438
Less Than High School$21,552$25,079$19,295
High School Grad$30,483$36,925$20,548
Some College$30,161$37,857$24,968
Bachelors Degree$39,402$45,807$35,431
Graduate Degree$51,833$60,988$48,778

$30,897

Average Earnings

$36,655

Average Male

$23,438

Average Female

Lawrence County, Tennessee Language

Lawrence County, Tennessee Language by Age

Lawrence County, Tennessee Language

93.89% of Lawrence County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,4987,19518.22%
Hispanic84818421.70%
Black75715420.34%
Multiple5658014.16%
Asian1873719.79%
Other372236.18%
Native981515.31%

18.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.70%

Male Poverty Rate

20.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 21.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Tennessee is Other, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.93%.

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.78%
High School12.37%
Some College11.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.06%
Female Unemployed26.77%
Female Employed8.64%
Male Employed6.27%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Income

Lawrence County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,522$51,466
Families$49,060$59,620
Married Families$56,360$
Non Families$21,305$28,752

Lawrence County, Tennessee Marital Status

Lawrence County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

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


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

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by War

2,604

Number of Veterans

2,450

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam938
Second Gulf War390
First Gulf War321
Korea241
World War II135

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74707
75+601
55 to 64515
35 to 54500
18 to 34281

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5268.26%
2 or More308.09%
Hispanic204.12%
Black183.30%
Indian1518.75%
Asian138.61%
Other21.16%

Lawrence County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

12.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Tennessee Employment Status

Lawrence County, Tennessee Employment by Age

54%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

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