Putnam County, Tennessee Population 2018

Putnam County, Tennessee's estimated population is 77,674 with a growth rate of 2.04% 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
201775,565-2,109-2.72%
201777,6741,5512.04%
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
White70,997
Black or African American1,733
Two or More Races1,217
Asian1,006
Some Other Race389
American Indian and Alaska Native197
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

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

Putnam County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Putnam County, Tennessee Median Age

36


Total

33.7


Male

38.4


Female

Putnam County, Tennessee Adults

There are 59,634 adults, (12,301 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Tennessee.

Putnam County, Tennessee Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

38,263

50.64%

Male

37,302

49.36%

Putnam County, Tennessee Households and Families

Putnam County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Putnam County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All60.5%39.5%
Male54.3%45.7%
Female46.3%53.7%
Non Family40.7%59.3%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Putnam County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,6242.3660.5
Married13,8063.0281.7
Non Family11,6051.2940.7
Female3,7833.0346.3
Male1,4302.9354.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.9%

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 Grade3,3787.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,6787.64%
High School Graduate18,13737.66%
Some College8,63917.94%
Associates Degree2,3864.95%
Bachelors Degree7,61515.81%
Graduate Degree4,3268.98%

Putnam County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,04338,14611,061
Hispanic2,0731,325253
Black797720164
Asian554494325
Multiple Races546365159
Other Race2029933
Native American19776
Islander22147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 58.66%.

Putnam County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,162$36,236$25,879
Less Than High School$21,533$25,506$13,525
High School Grad$25,201$31,261$20,135
Some College$28,997$36,795$22,473
Bachelors Degree$41,417$55,387$36,342
Graduate Degree$47,992$54,637$43,438

$31,162

Average Earnings

$36,236

Average Male

$25,879

Average Female

Putnam County, Tennessee Language

Putnam County, Tennessee Language by Age

Putnam County, Tennessee Language

93.64% of Putnam County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64,25713,61321.19%
Hispanic4,5021,89842.16%
Black1,50076951.27%
Multiple1,20227122.55%
Asian98516016.24%
Native18914476.19%
Other38911730.08%
Islander26415.38%

23.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.43%

Male Poverty Rate

25.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee is Native, with 76.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee is Islander, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.22%.

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.16%
High School18.41%
Some College14.51%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.60%
Male Unemployed54.58%
Female Employed16.25%
Male Employed10.26%

Putnam County, Tennessee Income

Putnam County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,802$56,736
Families$51,927$69,630
Married Families$63,192$80,009
Non Families$20,318$34,115

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

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


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

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by War

3,720

Number of Veterans

3,558

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,454
First Gulf War507
Korea493
Second Gulf War491
World War II192

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+990
65 to 74989
55 to 64866
35 to 54723
18 to 34152

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5386.29%
Black947.40%
Hispanic722.66%
Asian496.24%
2 or More314.36%
Hawaiian836.36%

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment Status

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment by Age

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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