Wilson County, Tennessee Population 2018

Wilson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 136,442 with a growth rate of 3.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Tennessee is the 10th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017128,874-7,568-5.55%
2017136,4424,0093.03%
2016132,4333,9993.11%
2015128,4343,2882.63%
2014125,1463,2322.65%
2013121,9142,9232.46%
2012118,9912,2351.91%
2011116,7562,0791.81%
2010114,67747,00269.45%
199067,67511,61120.71%
198056,06419,06551.53%
197036,9999,33133.72%
196027,6681,3505.13%
195026,3181,0514.16%
194025,2671,3385.59%
193023,929-2,312-8.81%
192026,2418473.34%
191025,394-1,684-6.22%
190027,078-70-0.26%
189027,148-1,599-5.56%
188028,7472,86611.07%
187025,881-191-0.73%
186026,072-1,371-5.00%
185027,4432,98312.20%
184024,460-1,012-3.97%
183025,4726,74236.00%
182018,7306,77856.71%
181011,9528,691266.51%
18003,2610.00%

Wilson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White113,930
Black or African American8,823
Asian1,982
Two or More Races1,878
Some Other Race1,683
American Indian and Alaska Native418
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160

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

Wilson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wilson County, Tennessee Median Age

40.2


Total

39.3


Male

41


Female

Wilson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 97,748 adults, (19,008 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Tennessee.

Wilson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

65,865

51.11%

Male

63,009

48.89%

Wilson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Wilson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Wilson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All77%23%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Female58.9%41.1%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,2132.777
Married28,4103.1987.1
Non Family11,9641.1962.6
Female5,1663.2458.9
Male1,6733.462.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilson County, Tennessee Households

Wilson County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6032.96%
9th to 12th Grade5,5506.30%
High School Graduate26,18629.74%
Some College20,07022.80%
Associates Degree7,4958.51%
Bachelors Degree18,39120.89%
Graduate Degree7,7448.80%

Wilson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White77,82071,52423,157
Black5,3114,6421,375
Hispanic2,3251,640522
Asian1,339966613
Multiple Races867734338
Other Race67437294
Native American338319122
Islander12210816

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.78%.

Wilson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,934$46,846$36,059
Less Than High School$28,406$33,034$17,474
High School Grad$32,158$37,417$24,967
Some College$39,939$44,324$36,098
Bachelors Degree$53,769$62,155$46,030
Graduate Degree$60,549$76,791$51,464

$40,934

Average Earnings

$46,846

Average Male

$36,059

Average Female

Wilson County, Tennessee Language

Wilson County, Tennessee Language by Age

Wilson County, Tennessee Language

94.83% of Wilson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,4598,3117.59%
Black8,5282,17925.55%
Hispanic4,88873214.98%
Other1,67640324.05%
Multiple1,81032918.18%
Native4187918.90%
Islander1607144.38%
Asian1,974422.13%

9.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.42%

Male Poverty Rate

10.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee is Islander, with 44.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee is Asian, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.89%.

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.60%
High School9.82%
Some College6.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.09%
Male Unemployed17.37%
Female Employed5.35%
Male Employed2.39%

Wilson County, Tennessee Income

Wilson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,123$82,667
Families$76,913$92,990
Married Families$88,905$103,748
Non Families$35,112$47,989

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Wilson 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 35To44.

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

8,640

Number of Veterans

8,088

Male Veterans

552

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,336
First Gulf War1,856
Second Gulf War1,374
Korea518
World War II227

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,428
35 to 542,305
55 to 641,666
75+1,619
18 to 34622

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0549.20%
Black4036.45%
Hispanic38613.12%
2 or More11611.21%
Other333.60%
Hawaiian1610.81%
Asian151.08%
Indian30.83%

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

3.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment Status

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wilson County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mount Juliet2478933263847434.18%
Lebanon2613531317518219.83%
Watertown14771529523.52%
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