Rutherford County Population 2017

Rutherford County's estimated population is 308,251 with a growth rate of 3.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rutherford County is the 5th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016308,2519,8283.29%
2015298,4239,3283.23%
2014289,0957,8062.78%
2013281,2896,9032.52%
2012274,3865,2501.95%
2011269,1365,3602.03%
2010263,776145,206122.46%
1990118,57034,51241.06%
198084,05824,63041.45%
197059,4287,06013.48%
196052,36811,67228.68%
195040,6967,09221.10%
194033,6041,3184.08%
193032,286-773-2.34%
192033,059-140-0.42%
191033,199-344-1.03%
190033,543-1,554-4.43%
189035,097-1,644-4.47%
188036,7413,45210.37%
187033,2895,37119.24%
186027,918-1,204-4.13%
185029,1224,84219.94%
184024,280-1,854-7.09%
183026,1346,58233.66%
182019,5529,28790.47%
181010,2650.00%

Rutherford County Population Growth

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Rutherford County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White236,27776.65%
Black or African American42,94813.93%
Asian9,8363.19%
Two or More Races7,5342.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4920.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3360.11%

Rutherford County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Rutherford County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Murfreesboro1090951319472285220.95%
Smyrna4035748596823920.42%
La Vergne325973507124747.59%
Eagleville6026636110.13%
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