Smith County, Tennessee Population 2018

Smith County, Tennessee's estimated population is 19,636 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Tennessee is the 66th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,279-357-1.82%
201719,6361700.87%
201619,4662381.24%
201519,2282021.06%
201419,026-14-0.07%
201319,040-63-0.33%
201219,103-28-0.15%
201119,13160.03%
201019,1254,98235.23%
199014,143-792-5.30%
198014,9352,42619.39%
197012,5094503.73%
196012,059-2,039-14.46%
195014,098-2,050-12.70%
194016,1486754.36%
193015,473-1,661-9.69%
192017,134-1,414-7.62%
191018,548-478-2.51%
190019,0266223.38%
189018,4046053.40%
188017,7991,80511.29%
187015,994-363-2.22%
186016,357-2,055-11.16%
185018,412-2,767-13.06%
184021,1791,2736.40%
183019,9062,32613.23%
182017,5805,93150.91%
181011,6497,355171.29%
18004,2940.00%

Smith County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,292
Black or African American416
Two or More Races287
Some Other Race154
American Indian and Alaska Native117
Asian13

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

Smith County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Smith County, Tennessee Median Age

41.2


Total

40.1


Male

42.5


Female

Smith County, Tennessee Adults

There are 14,701 adults, (3,059 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Tennessee.

Smith County, Tennessee Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,662

50.12%

Male

9,617

49.88%

Smith County, Tennessee Households and Families

Smith County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Smith County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female58%42%
Male42%58%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5352.5374.8
Married4,1763.184.3
Non Family2,1381.1567.9
Female9142.9258
Male3073.242

3.01

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smith County, Tennessee Households

Smith County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0197.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,1138.43%
High School Graduate6,33047.97%
Some College2,43218.43%
Associates Degree8276.27%
Bachelors Degree9036.84%
Graduate Degree5734.34%

Smith County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,47810,5631,388
Black30121547
Hispanic24913918
Multiple Races11110013
Other Race10336
Native American403010
Asian77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.00%.

Smith County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,413$39,635$28,067
Less Than High School$22,679$28,603$17,619
High School Grad$32,147$39,262$22,847
Some College$32,448$46,793$29,543
Bachelors Degree$45,000$49,038$38,750
Graduate Degree$53,333$78,750$50,000

$33,413

Average Earnings

$39,635

Average Male

$28,067

Average Female

Smith County, Tennessee Language

Smith County, Tennessee Language by Age

Smith County, Tennessee Language

97.72% of Smith County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Smith County, Tennessee Poverty

Smith County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7072,44913.83%
Black3647921.70%
Hispanic4827114.73%
Other1547146.10%
Multiple2805820.71%
Native1172420.51%

14.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Tennessee is Other, with 46.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Tennessee is White, with 13.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.64%.

Smith County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.48%
High School10.79%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%

Smith County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.54%
Male Unemployed14.40%
Female Employed7.27%
Male Employed4.22%

Smith County, Tennessee Income

Smith County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,275$58,028
Families$52,938$65,564
Married Families$61,026$
Non Families$24,942$37,212

Smith County, Tennessee Marital Status

Smith County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Smith County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Smith County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Smith County, Tennessee Veterans

Smith County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,063

Number of Veterans

1,017

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam463
First Gulf War204
Second Gulf War112
World War II44
Korea24

Smith County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74340
35 to 54261
75+208
55 to 64183
18 to 3471

Smith County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0137.22%
Black319.34%
Hispanic186.19%
Indian1230.00%
2 or More74.22%

Smith County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

5.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Tennessee Employment Status

Smith County, Tennessee Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Smith County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Smith County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Smith County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Carthage23062286-20-0.87%
South Carthage13181343251.90%
Gordonsville12111209-2-0.17%
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