Falling Water, Tennessee Population 2024

2,510

Falling Water is a city located in Bledsoe County, Hamilton County, and Sequatchie County Tennessee. Falling Water has a 2024 population of 2,510. Falling Water is currently growing at a rate of 10.77% annually and its population has increased by 63.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,534 in 2020.

The average household income in Falling Water is $134,759 with a poverty rate of 3.41%. The median age in Falling Water is 44.2 years: 44.7 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Falling Water Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Falling Water was:

  • White: 92.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.56%
  • Black or African American: 2.97%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
500.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
63.62% (976)
The current population of Falling Water, Tennessee is 2,510 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,534.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,87292.58%
Two or more races723.56%
Black or African American602.97%
Asian130.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.25%
Native American00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Falling Water Population by Race

Falling Water Population Pyramid 2024

Falling Water Median Age

44.2

Total

44.7

Male

42

Female

Falling Water Adults

There are 1,573 adults, (335 of whom are seniors) in Falling Water.

Falling Water Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Falling Water Sex Ratio

Female1,06752.77%
Male95547.23%

Falling Water Population by Age

Falling Water Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6872.9480.519.5
Married4993.1283.416.6
Non Family1051.1966.733.3
Female744.0978.421.6
Male941000

3.2

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Falling Water Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade584.06%
Associates Degree18312.82%
Bachelors Degree32422.7%
Graduate Degree25517.87%
High School Graduate24116.89%
Less Than 9th Grade281.96%
Some College33823.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Falling Water Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Falling Water Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3021,216567
Black60600
2+ Races424212
Hispanic18180
Asian13130
Islander550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.55%.

Falling Water Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,857$93,750$44,054
Graduate Degree$101,250$109,750$0
High School Graduate$38,594$0$38,594
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$60,089$66,771$43,818
Some College$55,589$56,768$33,417

$60,089

Average Earnings

$66,771

Average Male

$43,818

Average Female

Falling Water Earnings by Educational Attainment

Falling Water Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Falling Water Language

94.22% of Falling Water residents speak only English, while 5.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.1% of the population.

Falling Water Language

Falling Water Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,860693.71%

3.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.45%

Male Poverty Rate

1.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Falling Water

The race most likely to be in poverty in Falling Water is White, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Falling Water is White, with 3.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.36%.

Falling Water Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.39%
Some College3.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Falling Water Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Falling Water Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Falling Water Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$129,531$147,162
Households$117,639$134,759
Married Families$133,807$-999,999,999
Non Families$48,304$59,103

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Falling Water Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Falling Water Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Falling Water Marriage

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

Falling Water Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Falling Water Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

189

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam65
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War8
Korea5
World War II0

Falling Water Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7496
55 to 6475
35 to 5413
75+5
18 to 340

Falling Water Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White966.61%
Black60100%
2+ Races2866.67%
Islander5100%

Falling Water Veterans by Race

Falling Water Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Falling Water Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Falling Water Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Falling Water Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Falling Water 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

54.25%

Born in Falling Water

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Falling Water residents were born in the United States, with 54.25% having been born in Tennessee. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Falling Water Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,51024410.77%
20232,26624412.07%
20222,02224613.85%
20211,77624215.78%
20201,53425419.84%
20191,280-29-2.22%
20181,309403.15%
20171,269715.93%
20161,198-79-6.19%
20151,277-43-3.26%
20141,320-59-4.28%
20131,379201.47%
20121,359564.3%
20111,303715.76%
20101,23200%

Falling Water Population by Year