Dresden, Tennessee Population 2021

2,967
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Dresden is a city located in Weakley County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Weakley County. With a 2020 population of 2,967, it is the 137th largest city in Tennessee and the 6295th largest city in the United States . Dresden is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually but its population has decreased by -1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,005 in 2010. Dresden reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Dresden has a population density of 499 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dresden is $76,113 with a poverty rate of 17.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $612 per month, and the median house value is $82,600. The median age in Dresden is 38.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Dresden Demographics

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

  • White: 89.08%
  • Black or African American: 8.54%
  • Other race: 2.07%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Dresden, Tennessee is 2,967 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,937.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,005.

Dresden, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,61989.08%
Black or African American2518.54%
Some Other Race612.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.31%
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Dresden Population by Race

Dresden Population Pyramid $2021

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Dresden Median Age

38.4


Total

36.8


Male

41.3


Female

Dresden Adults

There are 2,161 adults, (434 of whom are seniors) in Dresden.

Dresden Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dresden Sex Ratio

Female

1,502

51.09%

Male

1,438

48.91%

Dresden Population by Age

Dresden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dresden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female0%100%
Male25%75%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Married80.9%19.1%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dresden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1702.3957.6
Married5353.0280.9
Non Family3701.0858.6
Female1692.920
Male963.0325

2.93

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Dresden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade954.83%
9th to 12th Grade22811.59%
High School Graduate96448.98%
Some College43322.00%
Associates Degree593.00%
Bachelors Degree1326.71%
Graduate Degree572.90%
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Dresden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dresden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7661,486177
Black18515112
Native American9
Hispanic88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.02%.

Dresden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,146$35,280$22,750
Less Than 9th Grade$27,351$33,333$
High School Graduate$31,103$35,978$22,833
Some College$31,525$36,458$19,773
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,146

Average Earnings

$35,280

Average Male

$22,750

Average Female

Dresden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dresden Language by Age

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Dresden Language

99.48% of Dresden residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

Dresden Language

Dresden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,45835514.44%
Hispanic9898100.00%
Other6161100.00%
Black2092110.05%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.74%

Male Poverty Rate

18.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dresden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dresden is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dresden is Black, with 10.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.79%.

Dresden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater25.81%
Less Than 9th Grade25.28%
Some College13.17%
High School4.95%

Dresden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed17.66%
Male Employed4.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dresden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dresden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,125$76,113
Families$52,791$98,848
Married Families$64,040-
Non Families$22,603$25,411
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Income by Household Type

Dresden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dresden Married by Age and Sex

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Dresden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dresden Marital Status by Race

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Dresden Marital Status

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113

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War47
Vietnam34
Korea8
World War II
First Gulf War

Dresden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3447
75+24
35 to 5424
65 to 7418
55 to 64

Dresden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1105.62%
Black31.53%

Dresden Veterans by Race

Dresden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dresden Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dresden Employment by Age

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Dresden Employment by Race

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Dresden 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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67.07%

Born in Dresden

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Dresden residents were born in the United States, with 67.07% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dresden Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,967150.51%
20202,952150.51%
20192,937150.51%
20182,922-12-0.41%
20172,934-14-0.47%
20162,948-26-0.87%
20152,974-24-0.80%
20142,998-11-0.37%
20133,009-26-0.86%
20123,035-27-0.88%
20113,062-27-0.87%
20103,0892340.79%
20002,8550.00%

Dresden Population by Year