Blountville, Tennessee Population 2024

3,205

Blountville is a city located in Sullivan County Tennessee. Blountville has a 2024 population of 3,205. It is also the county seat of Sullivan County. Blountville is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -5.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,387 in 2020.

The average household income in Blountville is $67,696 with a poverty rate of 7.08%. The median age in Blountville is 43.2 years: 42.7 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Blountville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blountville was:

  • White: 96.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
649.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.37% (-182)
The current population of Blountville, Tennessee is 3,205 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,387.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,15996.75%
Black or African American631.93%
Two or more races290.89%
Native American140.43%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Blountville Population by Race

Blountville Population Pyramid 2024

Blountville Median Age

43.2

Total

42.7

Male

48.4

Female

Blountville Adults

There are 2,888 adults, (557 of whom are seniors) in Blountville.

Blountville Age Dependency

40.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Blountville Sex Ratio

Female1,39942.85%
Male1,86657.15%

Blountville Population by Age

Blountville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0732.3182.617.4
Married5992.5596.33.7
Non Family3051.3562.337.7
Female993.81000
Male702.428.671.4

2.68

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blountville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1927%
Associates Degree2529.19%
Bachelors Degree38313.97%
Graduate Degree1957.11%
High School Graduate97035.39%
Less Than 9th Grade1093.98%
Some College64023.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blountville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blountville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6492,348578
Black54540
2+ Races24240
Native American14140
Hispanic770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.82%.

Blountville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$39,306$56,250$0
Graduate Degree$54,697$36,031$60,774
High School Graduate$33,969$34,167$26,563
Less Than 9th Grade$23,885$24,236$0
Overall$36,448$38,613$25,938
Some College$38,445$39,101$0

$36,448

Average Earnings

$38,613

Average Male

$25,938

Average Female

Blountville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blountville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blountville Language

96.78% of Blountville residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Blountville Language

Blountville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,4731767.12%

7.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.97%

Male Poverty Rate

10.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blountville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blountville is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blountville is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Blountville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.73%
High School9.71%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Blountville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.39%
Male Employed3.09%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Blountville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blountville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,245$79,919
Households$63,487$67,696
Married Families$85,208$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,175$35,721

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blountville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Blountville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blountville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blountville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blountville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

213

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam119
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War28
Korea9
World War II0

Blountville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74103
35 to 5448
75+27
18 to 3419
55 to 6416

Blountville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1916.85%
Black2234.92%

Blountville Veterans by Race

Blountville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blountville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Blountville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blountville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blountville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.23%

Born in Blountville

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Blountville residents were born in the United States, with 61.23% having been born in Tennessee. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Blountville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,205-30-0.93%
20233,235-30-0.92%
20223,265-30-0.91%
20213,295-92-2.72%
20203,3872859.19%
20193,10228910.27%
20182,8131595.99%
20172,654522%
20162,60223810.07%
20152,364-48-1.99%
20142,412-289-10.7%
20132,701-220-7.53%
20122,921-193-6.2%
20113,114401.3%
20103,07400%

Blountville Population by Year