Decherd, Tennessee Population 2021

2,351
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Decherd is a city located in Franklin County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 2,351, it is the 151st largest city in Tennessee and the 7043rd largest city in the United States . Decherd is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,361 in 2010. Decherd reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Decherd has a population density of 490 people per square mile.

The average household income in Decherd is $45,879 with a poverty rate of 21.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $91,500. The median age in Decherd is 37.9 years, 33.7 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Decherd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Decherdwas:

  • White: 78.97%
  • Black or African American: 16.45%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Decherd, Tennessee is 2,351 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,361.

Decherd, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,41578.97%
Black or African American50316.45%
Two or More Races1123.66%
Some Other Race130.43%
Asian90.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.20%
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Decherd Population by Race

Decherd Population Pyramid $2021

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Decherd Median Age

37.9


Total

33.7


Male

38.8


Female

Decherd Adults

There are 2,279 adults, (482 of whom are seniors) in Decherd.

Decherd Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Decherd Sex Ratio

Female

1,722

56.31%

Male

1,336

43.69%

Decherd Population by Age

Decherd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Decherd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female21%79%
All46.5%53.5%
Married49.7%50.3%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Male69.7%30.3%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decherd Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2292.4946.5
Married4733.5749.7
Non Family4711.3251.8
Female2192.4921
Male663.1169.7

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Decherd Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1125.36%
9th to 12th Grade23611.30%
High School Graduate84440.42%
Some College52225.00%
Associates Degree1145.46%
Bachelors Degree1587.57%
Graduate Degree1024.89%
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Decherd Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Decherd Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6471,369209
Black36329348
Hispanic7659
2+ Races46463
Other Race1313
Asian99
Native American66

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 black people with a rate of 13.22%.

Decherd Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,969$31,082$26,537
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,392$29,318$22,462
Some College$26,728$31,167$26,138
Bachelors Degree$36,534$55,250$36,477
Graduate Degree$$$50,592

$27,969

Average Earnings

$31,082

Average Male

$26,537

Average Female

Decherd Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decherd Language by Age

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Decherd Language

96.28% of Decherd residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Decherd Language

Decherd Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,40553022.04%
Black5039719.28%
Multiple1123833.93%

21.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.06%

Male Poverty Rate

23.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decherd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decherd is Multiple, with 33.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decherd is Black, with 19.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.46%.

Decherd Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.55%
High School20.97%
Bachelors or Greater11.92%
Some College10.38%

Decherd Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.32%
Female Unemployed9.68%
Male Employed4.44%
Female Employed2.48%

Decherd Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Decherd Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,504$45,879
Families$45,307$51,854
Married Families$55,625-
Non Families$22,301$30,606
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Income by Household Type

Decherd Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Decherd Married by Age and Sex

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Decherd 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.

Decherd Marital Status by Race

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Decherd Marital Status

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174

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War29
Korea28
Second Gulf War12
World War II

Decherd Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6475
75+65
65 to 7416
18 to 3412
35 to 546

Decherd Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1367.56%
Black359.11%
Hispanic1718.68%
2+ Races35.56%

Decherd Veterans by Race

Decherd Veterans by Education

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2.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decherd Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Decherd Employment by Age

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Decherd Employment by Race

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Decherd Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.00%

Born in Decherd

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Decherd residents were born in the United States, with 64.00% having been born in Tennessee. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Decherd Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,351-10-0.42%
20202,361-10-0.42%
20192,371-10-0.42%
20182,38110.04%
20172,380-10-0.42%
20162,390-4-0.17%
20152,394-13-0.54%
20142,407-10-0.41%
20132,41770.29%
20122,410803.43%
20112,330-16-0.68%
20102,3460.00%

Decherd Population by Year