Gatlinburg, Tennessee Population 2022

3,701
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Gatlinburg is a city located in Sevier County Tennessee. Gatlinburg has a 2020 population of 3,701. Gatlinburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -7.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,993 in 2010.

The average household income in Gatlinburg is $54,086 with a poverty rate of 16.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $255,300. The median age in Gatlinburg is 47.2 years, 47.3 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Gatlinburg Demographics

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

  • White: 82.63%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Asian: 4.46%
  • Two or more races: 4.26%
  • Other race: 3.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.10%
The current population of Gatlinburg, Tennessee is 3,701 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,701.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,993.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,25982.63%
Black or African American1794.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.10%
Asian1764.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.94%
Some Other Race1213.07%
Two or More Races1684.26%
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Gatlinburg Population by Race

Gatlinburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Gatlinburg Median Age

46.5


Total

48.6


Male

45


Female

Gatlinburg Adults

There are 3,336 adults, (944 of whom are seniors) in Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gatlinburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,859

47.13%

Male

2,085

52.87%

Gatlinburg Population by Age

Gatlinburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gatlinburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male77%23%
Married67%33%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
All65.4%34.6%
Female19.7%80.3%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gatlinburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6702.2465.4
Married7492.9767
Male1133.5877
Female763.1619.7
Non Family7321.1966.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Gatlinburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade782.55%
9th to 12th Grade2859.31%
High School Graduate88228.82%
Some College91329.84%
Associates Degree2056.70%
Bachelors Degree49016.01%
Graduate Degree2076.76%
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Gatlinburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gatlinburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian122122109
Black15415456
2+ Races1069233
White2,5132,202499
Hispanic18214417
Islander3737
Other Race3511

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.34%.

Gatlinburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,550$25,082$22,818
Less Than 9th Grade$25,288$28,365$21,250
High School Graduate$20,556$16,964$23,583
Some College$24,333$38,125$19,651
Bachelors Degree$20,536$$22,782
Graduate Degree$52,031$$55,089

$23,550

Average Earnings

$25,082

Average Male

$22,818

Average Female

Gatlinburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gatlinburg Language by Age

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Gatlinburg Language

84.42% of Gatlinburg residents speak only English, while 15.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.83% of the population.

Gatlinburg Language

Gatlinburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native44100.00%
Hispanic38217946.86%
Asian1754224.00%
Multiple1632615.95%
White3,06942013.69%
Black177158.47%
Other36NaN%

16.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.09%

Male Poverty Rate

15.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gatlinburg

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gatlinburg is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.53%.

Gatlinburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.73%
High School12.47%
Some College12.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Gatlinburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.81%
Male Unemployed18.56%
Female Employed10.67%
Female Unemployed71.59%

Gatlinburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gatlinburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,037$55,945
Families$53,015$68,797
Married Families$60,446-
Non Families$25,900$38,027
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Income by Household Type

Gatlinburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gatlinburg Married by Age and Sex

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Gatlinburg 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 55-64.

Gatlinburg Marital Status by Race

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Gatlinburg Marital Status

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289

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War33
Vietnam99
Korea21
World War II27

Gatlinburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5427
55 to 6484
65 to 7491
75+87

Gatlinburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2649.61%
Other Race1113.58%
2+ Races1411.57%
Hispanic114.17%

Gatlinburg Veterans by Race

Gatlinburg Veterans by Education

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6.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gatlinburg Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gatlinburg Employment by Age

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Gatlinburg Employment by Race

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Gatlinburg 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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43.84%

Born in Gatlinburg

87.12%

Native Born

12.88%

Foreign Born

10.60%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.12% of Gatlinburg residents were born in the United States, with 43.84% having been born in Tennessee. 10.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gatlinburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,2100.00%
19903,4172070.63%
20003,382-35-0.10%
20103,9936111.67%
20114,031380.95%
20124,057260.65%
20134,089320.79%
20144,137481.17%
20154,155180.44%
20164,172170.41%
20173,944-228-5.47%
20183,913-31-0.79%
20193,860-53-1.35%
20203,807-53-1.37%
20213,754-53-1.39%
20223,701-53-1.41%

Gatlinburg Population by Year