Roane County, Tennessee Population 2018

Roane County, Tennessee's estimated population is 53,036 with a growth rate of 0.10% 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
201753,036530.10%
201652,983700.13%
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
White50,061
Black or African American1,252
Two or More Races1,037
Asian355
American Indian and Alaska Native159
Some Other Race119

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

Roane 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

Roane County, Tennessee Median Age

46.3


Total

45.3


Male

47.7


Female

Roane County, Tennessee Adults

There are 42,651 adults, (11,285 of which are seniors) in Roane County, Tennessee.

Roane County, Tennessee Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Roane County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

26,862

50.70%

Male

26,121

49.30%

Roane County, Tennessee Households and Families

Roane County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roane County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All74.6%25.4%
Male64.9%35.1%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female61.5%38.5%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roane County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,5322.4374.6
Married11,4763.0885.2
Non Family7,4841.1562.5
Female2,0333.2661.5
Male5393.164.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3.4%

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 Grade2,3025.94%
9th to 12th Grade3,1968.24%
High School Graduate14,49537.39%
Some College8,22321.21%
Associates Degree3,2688.43%
Bachelors Degree4,43511.44%
Graduate Degree2,8447.34%

Roane County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,53031,4446,765
Black1,008902129
Hispanic542423168
Multiple Races37130290
Asian21912791
Native American15913348
Other Race6347

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.55%.

Roane County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,582$35,673$25,403
Less Than High School$17,140$23,910$10,548
High School Grad$24,734$31,431$20,360
Some College$30,112$34,145$25,348
Bachelors Degree$47,349$71,076$34,081
Graduate Degree$56,296$94,545$49,490

$30,582

Average Earnings

$35,673

Average Male

$25,403

Average Female

Roane County, Tennessee Language

Roane County, Tennessee Language by Age

Roane County, Tennessee Language

97.65% of Roane County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,6627,90216.24%
Black1,21727622.68%
Multiple1,03714814.27%
Native1598050.31%
Asian3554312.11%

16.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.47%

Male Poverty Rate

16.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roane County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Native, with 50.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Asian, with 12.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.51%
High School16.43%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.07%
Female Unemployed28.87%
Female Employed7.10%
Male Employed5.17%

Roane County, Tennessee Income

Roane County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,299$57,060
Families$56,424$69,711
Married Families$64,410$
Non Families$22,256$32,603

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by War

5,212

Number of Veterans

4,814

Male Veterans

398

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,207
First Gulf War794
Second Gulf War440
Korea412
World War II311

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,558
75+1,177
35 to 541,176
55 to 641,125
18 to 34176

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,96412.27%
Black11811.69%
Indian6641.51%
2 or More528.35%
Hispanic377.25%
Asian124.46%

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

7.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Employment Status

Roane County, Tennessee Employment by Age

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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