Colonial Heights, Tennessee Population 2024

2,445

Colonial Heights is a city located in Sullivan County and Washington County Tennessee. Colonial Heights has a 2024 population of 2,445. Colonial Heights is currently declining at a rate of -4.34% annually and its population has decreased by -15.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,889 in 2020.

The average household income in Colonial Heights is $88,623 with a poverty rate of 3.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colonial Heights is 50.3 years, 49.9 years for males, and 50.6 years for females.

Colonial Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 97.53%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
640.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-15.37% (-444)
The current population of Colonial Heights, Tennessee is 2,445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,889.

Colonial Heights, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,60197.53%
Asian371.39%
Black or African American140.52%
Two or more races110.41%
Native American40.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Colonial Heights Population by Race

Colonial Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Colonial Heights Median Age

50.3

Total

49.9

Male

50.6

Female

Colonial Heights Adults

There are 2,353 adults, (608 of whom are seniors) in Colonial Heights.

Colonial Heights Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18

Child Dependency Ratio

Colonial Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,34950.58%
Male1,31849.42%

Colonial Heights Population by Age

Colonial Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2672.189.310.7
Married6342.9390.79.3
Non Family5371.0490.99.1
Female722.8162.537.5
Male242.131000

2.86

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

89.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colonial Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade301.47%
9th to 12th Grade1215.93%
High School Graduate47123.1%
Some College48123.59%
Associates Degree29914.66%
Bachelors Degree44321.73%
Graduate Degree1949.51%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colonial Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colonial Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9831,851610
Asian30115
Hispanic161616
2+ Races662
Native American444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Colonial Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$49,353$50,625$46,055
Less Than 9th Grade$27,000$26,333$0
High School Graduate$41,458$78,056$29,821
Some College$46,311$47,598$45,260
Bachelors Degree$99,113$157,654$76,169
Graduate Degree$50,806$0$51,210

$49,353

Average Earnings

$50,625

Average Male

$46,055

Average Female

Colonial Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colonial Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colonial Heights Language

98.84% of Colonial Heights residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Colonial Heights Language

Colonial Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5671034.01%

3.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.72%

Male Poverty Rate

4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colonial Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colonial Heights is White, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.51%.

Colonial Heights Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.62%
Less Than 9th Grade5.96%
Some College2.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%

Colonial Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.7%
Female Employed3.01%
Male Employed1.81%
Female Unemployed0%

Colonial Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colonial Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$76,109$88,623
Families$97,083$116,270
Married Families$102,895$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,260$49,542

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colonial Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Colonial Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colonial Heights 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 35-44.

Colonial Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colonial Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

197

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam131
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Colonial Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7487
75+71
35 to 5429
55 to 6410
18 to 340

Colonial Heights Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1938.36%
2+ Races436.36%

Colonial Heights Veterans by Race

Colonial Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colonial Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Colonial Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colonial Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colonial Heights 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

71.65%

Born in Colonial Heights

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Colonial Heights residents were born in the United States, with 71.65% having been born in Tennessee. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colonial Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,445-111-4.34%
20232,556-111-4.16%
20222,667-210-7.3%
20212,877-12-0.42%
20202,889-288-9.07%
20193,177-465-12.77%
20183,6421745.02%
20173,468200.58%
20163,448-64-1.82%
20153,512501.44%
20143,4622066.33%
20133,256-1,100-25.25%
20124,356-2,373-35.27%
20116,729-205-2.96%
20106,93400%

Colonial Heights Population by Year