Putnam County, Tennessee Population 2018

Putnam County, Tennessee's estimated population is 77,674 with a growth rate of 4.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Tennessee is the 17th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201777,6743,0224.05%
201674,652-1,471-1.93%
201676,1231,0251.36%
201575,0981850.25%
201474,9138981.21%
201374,0155430.74%
201273,4724560.62%
201173,0164470.62%
201072,56921,19641.26%
199051,3733,6837.72%
198047,69012,20334.39%
197035,4876,25121.38%
196029,236-633-2.12%
195029,8693,61913.79%
194026,2502,49110.48%
193023,7591,5286.87%
192022,2312,20811.03%
191020,0233,13318.55%
190016,8903,20723.44%
189013,6832,18218.97%
188011,5012,80332.23%
18708,6981401.64%
18608,5580.00%

Putnam County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White70,453
Black or African American1,762
Two or More Races1,265
Asian869
Some Other Race168
American Indian and Alaska Native97
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

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

Putnam County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Putnam County, Tennessee Median Age

36.1


Total

34


Male

38.5


Female

Putnam County, Tennessee Adults

There are 58,900 adults, (11,944 of which are seniors) in Putnam County, Tennessee.

Putnam County, Tennessee Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

37,805

50.64%

Male

36,847

49.36%

Putnam County, Tennessee Households and Families

Putnam County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Putnam County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All61.8%38.2%
Male49.1%50.9%
Female45.6%54.4%
Non Family44.5%55.5%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Putnam County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,1002.3861.8
Married13,7563.0381.5
Non Family11,1731.2944.5
Female3,6522.9745.6
Male1,5193.0249.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Putnam County, Tennessee Households

Putnam County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2876.91%
9th to 12th Grade3,7607.90%
High School Graduate18,18238.22%
Some College8,41117.68%
Associates Degree2,3324.90%
Bachelors Degree7,57015.91%
Graduate Degree4,0298.47%

Putnam County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,51637,48510,719
Hispanic2,0131,367283
Black772688100
Multiple Races717476136
Asian510468377
Other Race995931
Native American9770
Islander36238

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.92%.

Putnam County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,863$35,881$25,254
Less Than High School$19,601$22,101$13,801
High School Grad$24,304$31,062$20,490
Some College$28,675$36,831$22,079
Bachelors Degree$40,826$51,985$36,796
Graduate Degree$51,055$60,833$43,525

$30,863

Average Earnings

$35,881

Average Male

$25,254

Average Female

Putnam County, Tennessee Language

Putnam County, Tennessee Language by Age

Putnam County, Tennessee Language

93.75% of Putnam County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.72% of the population.

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,80813,83021.67%
Hispanic4,3161,94345.02%
Black1,43792764.51%
Multiple1,25333526.74%
Asian85113716.10%
Native974445.36%
Other1683219.05%
Islander3825.26%

24.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.23%

Male Poverty Rate

25.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee is Black, with 64.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee is Islander, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.77%.

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.52%
High School19.65%
Some College15.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.28%
Male Unemployed56.34%
Female Employed16.75%
Male Employed10.12%

Putnam County, Tennessee Income

Putnam County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,350$54,961
Families$50,183$66,854
Married Families$61,038$76,083
Non Families$19,847$33,326

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Putnam 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 35To44.

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by War

3,933

Number of Veterans

3,789

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,640
Korea561
Second Gulf War517
First Gulf War498
World War II210

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,108
75+1,030
55 to 64897
35 to 54676
18 to 34222

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7786.77%
Black796.42%
Hispanic722.80%
2 or More374.10%
Indian2626.80%
Hawaiian1336.11%

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

9.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment Status

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment by Age

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Putnam County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cookeville311333262214894.78%
Algood3493419370020.04%
Monterey28692868-1-0.03%
Baxter13611406453.31%
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