Meigs County, Tennessee Population 2018

Meigs County, Tennessee's estimated population is 12,068 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meigs County, Tennessee is the 83rd largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,830-238-1.97%
201712,0681201.00%
201611,9481631.38%
201511,785860.74%
201411,699480.41%
201311,651-18-0.15%
201211,66910.01%
201111,668-126-1.07%
201011,7943,76146.82%
19908,0336028.10%
19807,4312,21242.38%
19705,219591.14%
19605,160-920-15.13%
19506,080-313-4.90%
19406,3932664.34%
19306,127500.82%
19206,077-54-0.88%
19106,131-1,360-18.16%
19007,4915618.10%
18906,930-187-2.63%
18807,1172,60657.77%
18704,511-156-3.34%
18604,667-212-4.35%
18504,879851.77%
18404,7940.00%

Meigs County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,353
Two or More Races256
Black or African American161
American Indian and Alaska Native34
Asian26

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

Meigs County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Meigs County, Tennessee Median Age

44.4


Total

44.2


Male

44.5


Female

Meigs County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,357 adults, (2,335 of whom are seniors) in Meigs County, Tennessee.

Meigs County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Meigs County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,063

51.25%

Male

5,767

48.75%

Meigs County, Tennessee Households and Families

Meigs County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Meigs County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All79.2%20.8%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
Female53.4%46.6%
Male36%64%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meigs County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8182.4379.2
Married2,7662.8888.4
Non Family1,4021.2174.4
Female5363.0953.4
Male1143.3936

2.81

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meigs County, Tennessee Households

Meigs County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5616.56%
9th to 12th Grade94211.02%
High School Graduate3,92945.96%
Some College1,69619.84%
Associates Degree5826.81%
Bachelors Degree4194.90%
Graduate Degree4204.91%

Meigs County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1166,664750
Multiple Races17113714
Black1069923
Hispanic969626
Native American3424
Asian262626

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 100.00%.

Meigs County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,785$38,601$25,451
Less Than High School$18,250$19,000$
High School Grad$32,672$37,862$19,766
Some College$36,010$49,766$30,750
Bachelors Degree$48,500$75,833$20,735
Graduate Degree$55,417$60,714$52,875

$33,785

Average Earnings

$38,601

Average Male

$25,451

Average Female

Meigs County, Tennessee Language

Meigs County, Tennessee Language by Age

Meigs County, Tennessee Language

98.33% of Meigs County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8651,75816.18%
Multiple25613050.78%
Black1402316.43%

16.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.79%

Male Poverty Rate

20.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 50.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee is White, with 16.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.32%
High School12.16%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.36%
Male Unemployed24.21%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed2.10%

Meigs County, Tennessee Income

Meigs County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,786$53,758
Families$46,504$62,301
Married Families$54,085$
Non Families$22,391$31,769

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Meigs 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.

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by War

841

Number of Veterans

746

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam376
First Gulf War150
Korea84
Second Gulf War47
World War II5

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74230
35 to 54199
55 to 64188
75+181
18 to 3443

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8189.11%
Black2315.86%

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

13.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment Status

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment by Age

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meigs County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Decatur15791572-7-0.44%
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