Meigs County, Tennessee Population 2018

Meigs County, Tennessee's estimated population is 12,068 with a growth rate of 2.24% 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
201712,0682642.24%
201611,804-144-1.21%
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 Races266
Black or African American157
Asian22
American Indian and Alaska Native6

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

Meigs 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

Meigs County, Tennessee Median Age

43.9


Total

43.5


Male

44.3


Female

Meigs County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,337 adults, (2,325 of which are seniors) in Meigs County, Tennessee.

Meigs County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Meigs County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

5,976

50.63%

Male

5,828

49.37%

Meigs County, Tennessee Households and Families

Meigs County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meigs County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female58.6%41.4%
Male51.4%48.6%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meigs County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6752.578.4
Married2,5583.0287
Non Family1,4331.1972.9
Female5733.2158.6
Male1113.4951.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.8%

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 Grade7198.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,07812.68%
High School Graduate3,75644.19%
Some College1,65119.42%
Associates Degree5466.42%
Bachelors Degree3924.61%
Graduate Degree3584.21%

Meigs County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1136,388670
Multiple Races15611515
Black1079218
Hispanic968625
Asian222222
Native American6

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$31,209$35,730$23,701
Less Than High School$13,750$17,500$12,061
High School Grad$30,960$35,808$20,739
Some College$31,928$38,125$28,438
Bachelors Degree$46,563$76,667$19,844
Graduate Degree$53,333$49,306$54,479

$31,209

Average Earnings

$35,730

Average Male

$23,701

Average Female

Meigs County, Tennessee Language

Meigs County, Tennessee Language by Age

Meigs County, Tennessee Language

98.43% of Meigs County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8732,01418.52%
Multiple26611844.36%
Black1211814.88%
Hispanic173105.78%

18.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.82%

Male Poverty Rate

22.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 44.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.39%.

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.92%
High School13.59%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.52%
Male Unemployed41.45%
Female Employed5.78%
Male Employed2.38%

Meigs County, Tennessee Income

Meigs County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,209$48,476
Families$41,324$56,673
Married Families$49,051$
Non Families$21,935$28,749

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

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 45To54.

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by War

860

Number of Veterans

775

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam363
First Gulf War178
Korea96
Second Gulf War42
World War II24

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54206
65 to 74205
75+196
55 to 64184
18 to 3469

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8429.37%
Black1812.24%

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

13.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment Status

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment by Age

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

12.5%

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