Coalfield, Tennessee Population 2024

2,949

Coalfield is a city located in Anderson County, Morgan County, and Roane County Tennessee. Coalfield has a 2024 population of 2,949. Coalfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 3.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,861 in 2020.

The average household income in Coalfield is $74,464 with a poverty rate of 25.34%. The median age in Coalfield is 35.3 years: 30.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Coalfield Demographics

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

  • White: 98.8%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
24.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
119.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.08% (88)
The current population of Coalfield, Tennessee is 2,949 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,861.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,87098.8%
Two or more races351.2%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Coalfield Population by Race

Coalfield Population Pyramid 2024

Coalfield Median Age

35.3

Total

30.5

Male

36.5

Female

Coalfield Adults

There are 1,976 adults, (528 of whom are seniors) in Coalfield.

Coalfield Age Dependency

100.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Coalfield Sex Ratio

Female1,42649.09%
Male1,47950.91%

Coalfield Population by Age

Coalfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9153.1772.727.3
Married5013.4894.25.8
Non Family2371.0850.649.4
Female1075.3868.231.8
Male704.760100

3.73

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coalfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1166.57%
Associates Degree22212.58%
Bachelors Degree27015.3%
Graduate Degree30317.17%
High School Graduate45225.61%
Less Than 9th Grade905.1%
Some College31217.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Coalfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coalfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7371,531566
2+ Races28287
Hispanic330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.58%.

Coalfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$77,885$77,885$80,000
Graduate Degree$43,634$0$43,032
High School Graduate$24,732$0$19,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,913$59,320$34,770
Some College$0$57,868$0

$44,913

Average Earnings

$59,320

Average Male

$34,770

Average Female

Coalfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coalfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coalfield Language

94.36% of Coalfield residents speak only English, while 5.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.64% of the population.

Coalfield Language

Coalfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,87073625.64%

25.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.81%

Male Poverty Rate

36.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coalfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coalfield is White, with 25.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coalfield is White, with 25.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.67%.

Coalfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.34%
High School29.42%
Some College18.91%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Coalfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.47%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed5.78%

Coalfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coalfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,132$84,238
Households$52,375$74,464
Married Families$95,393$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,296$39,900

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coalfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Coalfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Coalfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Coalfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coalfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

156

Number of Veterans

145

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam79
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War28
Korea0
World War II0

Coalfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+69
35 to 5454
18 to 3415
65 to 7410
55 to 648

Coalfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1568.01%

Coalfield Veterans by Race

Coalfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coalfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Coalfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coalfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coalfield 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

79.1%

Born in Coalfield

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Coalfield residents were born in the United States, with 79.1% 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 North America.

Coalfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,949220.75%
20232,927220.76%
20222,905-34-1.16%
20212,939782.73%
20202,86128110.89%
20192,5801958.18%
20182,385-182-7.09%
20172,567-104-3.89%
20162,671-19-0.71%
20152,6902158.69%
20142,475-46-1.82%
20132,52149024.13%
20122,031-10-0.49%
20112,041-422-17.13%
20102,46300%

Coalfield Population by Year