Cookeville is a city located in Putnam County Tennessee. Cookeville has a 2020 population of 36,692. It is also the county seat of Putnam County. Cookeville is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 17.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,207 in 2010.
The average household income in Cookeville is $55,601 with a poverty rate of 22.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $170,300. The median age in Cookeville is 29.5 years, 27.1 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cookevillewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.00%.
91.16% of Cookeville residents speak only English, while 8.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Cookeville is Hispanic, with 54.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Cookeville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.92%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Cookeville
94.06% of Cookeville residents were born in the United States, with 64.39% having been born in Tennessee. 3.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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