Erin, Tennessee Population 2021

1,260
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Erin is a city located in Houston County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Houston County. With a 2020 population of 1,260, it is the 219th largest city in Tennessee and the 9373rd largest city in the United States . Erin is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,324 in 2010. Erin reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Erin has a population density of 323 people per square mile.

The average household income in Erin is $44,378 with a poverty rate of 22.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $82,200. The median age in Erin is 45.1 years, 42.1 years for males, and 47.5 years for females.

Erin Demographics

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

  • White: 80.96%
  • Black or African American: 17.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Erin, Tennessee is 1,260 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,324.

Erin, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,33980.96%
Black or African American29017.53%
Two or More Races251.51%
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Erin Population by Race

Erin Population Pyramid $2021

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Erin Median Age

45.1


Total

42.1


Male

47.5


Female

Erin Adults

There are 1,333 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Erin.

Erin Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Erin Sex Ratio

Female

909

54.96%

Male

745

45.04%

Erin Population by Age

Erin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50%50%
Non Family54%46%
All68.9%31.1%
Married85.1%14.9%
Female88.2%11.8%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5142.8968.9
Non Family2631.354
Married2284.3385.1
Female176.5388.2
Male67.6750

4.34

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Erin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade948.07%
9th to 12th Grade24420.94%
High School Graduate44438.11%
Some College16814.42%
Associates Degree615.24%
Bachelors Degree11710.04%
Graduate Degree373.18%
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Erin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White952710135
Black21111719
2+ Races2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 74.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.18%.

Erin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,368$35,909$27,125
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$$24,063
High School Graduate$23,750$23,229$25,694
Some College$31,563$39,803$22,917
Bachelors Degree$36,525$$36,550
Graduate Degree$11,250$$11,250

$30,368

Average Earnings

$35,909

Average Male

$27,125

Average Female

Erin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erin Language by Age

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Erin Language

99.06% of Erin residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Erin Language

Erin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,18027223.05%
Black2282611.40%
Multiple2525100.00%

22.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

26.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erin

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erin is Black, with 11.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.32%.

Erin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.05%
High School22.95%
Some College11.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.57%

Erin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed14.06%
Male Unemployed10.53%
Male Employed0.00%

Erin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,222$44,378
Families$51,250$64,813
Married Families$54,167-
Non Families$16,023$24,319
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Income by Household Type

Erin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Erin Married by Age and Sex

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Erin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Erin Marital Status by Race

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Erin Marital Status

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103

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Korea

Erin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7445
55 to 6421
75+19
35 to 5418
18 to 34

Erin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White777.09%
Black2610.61%

Erin Veterans by Race

Erin Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erin Veterans by Education

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39.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Erin Employment by Age

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Erin Employment by Race

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Erin 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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75.51%

Born in Erin

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Erin residents were born in the United States, with 75.51% having been born in Tennessee. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Erin Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,260-10-0.79%
20201,270-10-0.78%
20191,280-10-0.78%
20181,29090.70%
20171,28140.31%
20161,277-7-0.55%
20151,284-15-1.15%
20141,299-11-0.84%
20131,310-20-1.50%
20121,33070.53%
20111,323-13-0.97%
20101,3360.00%

Erin Population by Year