Wilson County, Tennessee Population 2018

Wilson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 136,442 with a growth rate of 8.62% 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
2017136,44210,8268.62%
2016125,616-6,817-5.15%
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
White111,183
Black or African American8,409
Asian1,838
Two or More Races1,831
Some Other Race1,626
American Indian and Alaska Native542
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander187

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

Wilson 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

Wilson County, Tennessee Median Age

40.3


Total

39.4


Male

41.2


Female

Wilson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 95,217 adults, (18,214 of which are seniors) in Wilson County, Tennessee.

Wilson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

64,295

51.18%

Male

61,321

48.82%

Wilson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Wilson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All77%23%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female56.7%43.3%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,4312.7377
Married27,3903.2387.1
Non Family11,5491.2363.5
Female4,9793.2756.7
Male1,5133.3364.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade2,9103.40%
9th to 12th Grade5,8286.81%
High School Graduate26,01530.40%
Some College19,00822.21%
Associates Degree7,1158.31%
Bachelors Degree17,10019.98%
Graduate Degree7,5978.88%

Wilson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White75,88368,96821,673
Black5,1724,3161,397
Hispanic2,1311,564627
Asian1,226885547
Multiple Races727656263
Other Race684441177
Native American394366147
Islander1119518

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 44.62%.

Wilson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,857$44,760$34,665
Less Than High School$24,432$31,225$16,933
High School Grad$31,123$36,116$25,022
Some College$39,128$44,535$34,566
Bachelors Degree$51,072$56,609$45,321
Graduate Degree$59,049$78,450$50,679

$39,857

Average Earnings

$44,760

Average Male

$34,665

Average Female

Wilson County, Tennessee Language

Wilson County, Tennessee Language by Age

Wilson County, Tennessee Language

94.90% of Wilson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White106,9348,1167.59%
Black8,1691,88623.09%
Hispanic4,56071715.72%
Other1,62146428.62%
Multiple1,77633518.86%
Native54214626.94%
Islander1876936.90%
Asian1,830482.62%

9.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.04%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee is Islander, with 36.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee is Asian, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.15%.

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.05%
High School9.03%
Some College6.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.13%
Male Unemployed13.64%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed1.97%

Wilson County, Tennessee Income

Wilson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,426$79,257
Families$73,871$89,006
Married Families$84,646$99,161
Non Families$32,961$47,047

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

8,616

Number of Veterans

7,999

Male Veterans

617

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,274
First Gulf War1,718
Second Gulf War1,231
Korea597
World War II336

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,366
65 to 742,328
55 to 641,741
75+1,582
18 to 34599

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0219.41%
Black4277.14%
Hispanic40014.57%
2 or More929.73%
Other414.30%
Hawaiian1810.29%
Indian173.94%

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment Status

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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