Weakley County, Tennessee Population 2018

Weakley County, Tennessee's estimated population is 33,337 with a growth rate of -2.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Weakley County, Tennessee is the 44th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,337-687-2.02%
201634,0244561.36%
201633,568-278-0.82%
201533,846-141-0.41%
201433,987-157-0.46%
201334,144-404-1.17%
201234,548-307-0.88%
201134,855-187-0.53%
201035,0423,0709.60%
199031,972-924-2.81%
198032,8964,06914.12%
197028,8274,60018.99%
196024,227-3,735-13.36%
195027,962-1,536-5.21%
194029,4982360.81%
193029,262-1,791-5.77%
192031,053-876-2.74%
191031,929-617-1.90%
190032,5463,59112.40%
189028,9554,41718.00%
188024,5383,78318.23%
187020,7552,53913.94%
186018,2163,60824.70%
185014,6084,73848.00%
18409,8705,073105.75%
18304,7970.00%

Weakley County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,238
Black or African American3,047
Two or More Races556
Some Other Race86
American Indian and Alaska Native49
Asian37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

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

Weakley County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Weakley County, Tennessee Median Age

37.5


Total

35.3


Male

39.7


Female

Weakley County, Tennessee Adults

There are 27,355 adults, (5,750 of which are seniors) in Weakley County, Tennessee.

Weakley County, Tennessee Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Weakley County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

17,475

51.36%

Male

16,549

48.64%

Weakley County, Tennessee Households and Families

Weakley County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Weakley County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All68%32%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
Male50%50%
Female34.7%65.3%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Weakley County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4592.3368
Married6,5522.8787.8
Non Family4,8301.3153.2
Female1,3452.9934.7
Male7323.0150

2.83

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Weakley County, Tennessee Households

Weakley County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1545.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,1129.83%
High School Graduate8,64440.23%
Some College4,16119.37%
Associates Degree8784.09%
Bachelors Degree2,89813.49%
Graduate Degree1,6387.62%

Weakley County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,44116,4934,143
Black1,4991,304316
Hispanic29823562
Multiple Races21513811
Native American4944
Other Race4017
Asian16164

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%.

Weakley County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,192$32,332$25,549
Less Than High School$21,442$25,237$19,286
High School Grad$25,748$30,840$20,944
Some College$27,892$32,294$23,721
Bachelors Degree$36,065$41,250$34,521
Graduate Degree$49,342$59,808$45,117

$29,192

Average Earnings

$32,332

Average Male

$25,549

Average Female

Weakley County, Tennessee Language

Weakley County, Tennessee Language by Age

Weakley County, Tennessee Language

98.16% of Weakley County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,6234,77817.30%
Black2,38090237.90%
Hispanic68116824.67%
Multiple55112322.32%
Native441738.64%
Asian371437.84%
Other69913.04%

19.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.97%

Male Poverty Rate

21.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weakley County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weakley County, Tennessee is Native, with 38.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weakley County, Tennessee is Other, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.66%.

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.08%
High School14.67%
Some College13.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.08%
Female Unemployed47.75%
Female Employed12.73%
Male Employed7.54%

Weakley County, Tennessee Income

Weakley County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,040$48,877
Families$51,692$61,252
Married Families$60,727$70,028
Non Families$20,882$25,216

Weakley County, Tennessee Marital Status

Weakley County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Weakley County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Weakley 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 45To54.

Weakley County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by War

2,272

Number of Veterans

2,125

Male Veterans

147

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam825
Second Gulf War414
First Gulf War346
Korea165
World War II125

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74568
35 to 54496
75+481
55 to 64444
18 to 34283

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1608.84%
Black953.84%
2 or More114.21%
Hispanic61.24%
Other67.32%

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weakley County, Tennessee Employment Status

Weakley County, Tennessee Employment by Age

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Weakley County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Weakley County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Weakley County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Martin1146210768-694-6.05%
McKenzie 530155642634.96%
Dresden29772846-131-4.40%
Greenfield21782091-87-3.99%
Gleason14471390-57-3.94%
Sharon942903-39-4.14%
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