Gallatin, Tennessee Population 2021

47,534
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Gallatin is a city located in Sumner County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Sumner County. With a 2020 population of 47,534, it is the 16th largest city in Tennessee and the 833rd largest city in the United States . Gallatin is currently growing at a rate of 5.10% annually and its population has increased by 56.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,278 in 2010. Gallatin reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 32 miles, Gallatin has a population density of 1,494 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gallatin is $82,193 with a poverty rate of 11.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $222,800. The median age in Gallatin is 39.1 years, 37.8 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Gallatin Demographics

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

  • White: 77.68%
  • Black or African American: 14.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Gallatin, Tennessee is 47,534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,918.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,278.

Gallatin, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,63877.68%
Black or African American5,43714.25%
Two or More Races1,3563.55%
Asian9502.49%
Some Other Race7151.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.05%
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Gallatin Population by Race

Gallatin Population Pyramid $2021

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Gallatin Median Age

39.1


Total

37.8


Male

41.8


Female

Gallatin Adults

There are 29,727 adults, (6,461 of whom are seniors) in Gallatin.

Gallatin Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gallatin Sex Ratio

Female

19,237

50.42%

Male

18,919

49.58%

Gallatin Population by Age

Gallatin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gallatin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Male45.3%54.7%
Female45.5%54.5%
All62.5%37.5%
Married79.9%20.1%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gallatin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6922.5262.5
Married7,3613.0479.9
Non Family4,7441.2344.9
Female1,9363.4945.5
Male6513.2545.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Gallatin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5375.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,6496.14%
High School Graduate8,12730.26%
Some College6,13022.83%
Associates Degree1,9547.28%
Bachelors Degree5,18219.30%
Graduate Degree2,2758.47%
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Gallatin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gallatin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,87718,8706,229
Black3,5653,160616
Hispanic1,347656136
Asian652580350
Other Race447225
2+ Races401385126
Native American4141
Islander1010

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 asian people with a rate of 53.68%.

Gallatin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,427$42,931$31,888
Less Than 9th Grade$25,949$30,546$17,197
High School Graduate$30,502$31,750$26,595
Some College$34,235$44,233$30,288
Bachelors Degree$53,516$80,760$41,925
Graduate Degree$61,004$76,094$51,042

$37,427

Average Earnings

$42,931

Average Male

$31,888

Average Female

Gallatin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gallatin Language by Age

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Gallatin Language

91.06% of Gallatin residents speak only English, while 8.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.12% of the population.

Gallatin Language

Gallatin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,7962,6599.92%
Black5,1981,00119.26%
Hispanic2,88463021.84%
Multiple1,338967.17%
Other7068612.18%
Asian95060.63%

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.70%

Male Poverty Rate

13.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gallatin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gallatin is Hispanic, with 21.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gallatin is Asian, with 0.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.95%.

Gallatin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.65%
High School14.43%
Some College8.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

Gallatin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.30%
Female Unemployed24.88%
Female Employed8.00%
Male Employed4.57%

Gallatin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gallatin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,745$82,193
Families$71,423$96,828
Married Families$86,649-
Non Families$31,838$46,868
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Income by Household Type

Gallatin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gallatin Married by Age and Sex

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Gallatin 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 45-54.

Gallatin Marital Status by Race

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Gallatin Marital Status

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2,557

Number of Veterans

2,350

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,107
First Gulf War617
Second Gulf War461
World War II196
Korea149

Gallatin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74836
35 to 54579
75+575
55 to 64340
18 to 34227

Gallatin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1719.11%
Black3147.72%
2+ Races458.40%
Hispanic382.15%
Asian172.54%
Islander1052.63%

Gallatin Veterans by Race

Gallatin Veterans by Education

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4.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gallatin Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gallatin Employment by Age

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Gallatin Employment by Race

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Gallatin 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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54.77%

Born in Gallatin

93.22%

Native Born

6.78%

Foreign Born

5.02%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.22% of Gallatin residents were born in the United States, with 54.77% having been born in Tennessee. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gallatin Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,5342,3085.10%
202045,2262,3085.38%
201942,9182,3085.68%
201840,6103,1638.45%
201737,4471,7865.01%
201635,6611,4284.17%
201534,2331,0083.03%
201433,2259522.95%
201332,2736091.92%
201231,6646612.13%
201131,0034871.60%
201030,5167,2862.77%
200023,2304,4362.14%
199018,7941,6030.90%
198017,1913,9382.64%
197013,2535,3525.31%
19607,9012,7944.46%
19505,1072780.56%
19404,8291,7794.70%
19303,0502931.02%
19202,7573570.70%
19002,4000.00%

Gallatin Population by Year