Roane County, Tennessee Population 2019

Roane County, Tennessee's estimated population is 53,036 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roane County, Tennessee is the 28th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201753,0361230.23%
201652,9131650.31%
201552,748-79-0.15%
201452,827-279-0.53%
201353,106-452-0.84%
201253,558-358-0.66%
201153,916-241-0.45%
201054,1576,93014.67%
199047,227-1,198-2.47%
198048,4259,54424.55%
197038,881-252-0.64%
196039,1337,46823.58%
195031,6653,87013.92%
194027,7953,31813.56%
193024,477-147-0.60%
192024,6241,7647.72%
191022,8601220.54%
190022,7385,32030.54%
189017,4182,18114.31%
188015,237-385-2.46%
187015,6222,03915.01%
186013,5831,39811.47%
185012,1851,23711.30%
184010,948-393-3.47%
183011,3413,44643.65%
18207,8952,31441.46%
18105,5810.00%

Roane County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White49,932
Black or African American1,251
Two or More Races1,046
Asian387
American Indian and Alaska Native183
Some Other Race127

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

Roane County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Roane County, Tennessee Median Age

46.5


Total

45.5


Male

47.7


Female

Roane County, Tennessee Adults

There are 42,758 adults, (11,531 of whom are seniors) in Roane County, Tennessee.

Roane County, Tennessee Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Roane County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

26,956

50.93%

Male

25,970

49.07%

Roane County, Tennessee Households and Families

Roane County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Roane County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All75.3%24.7%
Male66.2%33.8%
Non Family65%35%
Female63.1%36.9%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roane County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,6192.4275.3
Married11,5383.0484.5
Non Family7,3871.1765
Female2,0233.263.1
Male6712.9566.2

3

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roane County, Tennessee Households

Roane County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0335.23%
9th to 12th Grade3,1488.10%
High School Graduate14,64037.65%
Some College8,23121.17%
Associates Degree3,3108.51%
Bachelors Degree4,46111.47%
Graduate Degree3,0577.86%

Roane County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,63231,7286,894
Black912824129
Hispanic576556272
Multiple Races410328102
Asian26519388
Native American16414943
Other Race91717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 96.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 47.22%.

Roane County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,202$36,378$26,586
Less Than High School$20,343$25,274$11,113
High School Grad$25,585$32,143$19,430
Some College$31,663$36,510$26,000
Bachelors Degree$49,474$71,667$39,837
Graduate Degree$56,696$92,804$52,386

$31,202

Average Earnings

$36,378

Average Male

$26,586

Average Female

Roane County, Tennessee Language

Roane County, Tennessee Language by Age

Roane County, Tennessee Language

97.81% of Roane County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,5807,47015.38%
Black1,21124520.23%
Multiple1,04615114.44%
Native1837038.25%
Hispanic898697.68%
Asian3874010.34%

15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roane County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Native, with 38.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 7.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.22%.

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.77%
High School16.43%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.78%
Male Unemployed30.75%
Female Employed8.09%
Male Employed4.46%

Roane County, Tennessee Income

Roane County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,407$60,728
Families$59,624$73,498
Married Families$67,724$
Non Families$24,733$35,193

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Roane County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by War

5,136

Number of Veterans

4,775

Male Veterans

361

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,374
First Gulf War697
Korea360
Second Gulf War354
World War II258

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,632
75+1,167
35 to 541,111
55 to 641,060
18 to 34166

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,92612.17%
Black858.24%
Indian5835.37%
2 or More508.32%
Hispanic458.51%
Asian175.54%

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Employment Status

Roane County, Tennessee Employment by Age

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Roane County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Roane County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oak Ridge 2931429350360.12%
Harriman 63576218-139-2.19%
Kingston59495840-109-1.83%
Rockwood55655443-122-2.19%
Oliver Springs 32403253130.40%
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