Goodlettsville, Tennessee Population 2021

16,676
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Goodlettsville is a city located in Davidson County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 16,676, it is the 35th largest city in Tennessee and the 2159th largest city in the United States . Goodlettsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually but its population has increased by 4.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,921 in 2010. Goodlettsville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 14 miles, Goodlettsville has a population density of 1,165 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goodlettsville is $82,260 with a poverty rate of 10.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,091 per month, and the median house value is $218,800. The median age in Goodlettsville is 40.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Goodlettsville Demographics

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

  • White: 70.64%
  • Black or African American: 21.14%
  • Other race: 2.84%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Goodlettsville, Tennessee is 16,676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,798.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,921.

Goodlettsville, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,91770.64%
Black or African American3,56621.14%
Some Other Race4792.84%
Asian4092.42%
Two or More Races4082.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.54%
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Goodlettsville Population by Race

Goodlettsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Goodlettsville Median Age

40.4


Total

36.3


Male

43.6


Female

Goodlettsville Adults

There are 13,317 adults, (2,997 of whom are seniors) in Goodlettsville.

Goodlettsville Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodlettsville Sex Ratio

Female

8,971

53.18%

Male

7,899

46.82%

Goodlettsville Population by Age

Goodlettsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Goodlettsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.7%67.3%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
All59.7%40.3%
Married75.4%24.6%
Male77.1%22.9%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Goodlettsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7792.4759.7
Married2,9593.175.4
Non Family2,4361.2150.7
Female1,0873.2932.7
Male2973.5777.1

3.04

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Goodlettsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2301.92%
9th to 12th Grade5714.76%
High School Graduate3,47728.99%
Some College2,85423.80%
Associates Degree7996.66%
Bachelors Degree2,75923.01%
Graduate Degree1,30210.86%
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Goodlettsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goodlettsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,9018,3463,095
Black2,0761,973640
Hispanic340296133
Other Race301225131
2+ Races24622937
Asian23920952
Native American373718

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 native american people with a rate of 48.65%.

Goodlettsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,479$48,963$36,610
Less Than 9th Grade$27,452$43,906$
High School Graduate$32,185$41,071$28,703
Some College$36,989$45,536$33,786
Bachelors Degree$52,436$54,531$46,602
Graduate Degree$51,010$56,713$46,274

$41,479

Average Earnings

$48,963

Average Male

$36,610

Average Female

Goodlettsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goodlettsville Language by Age

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Goodlettsville Language

91.99% of Goodlettsville residents speak only English, while 8.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.86% of the population.

Goodlettsville Language

Goodlettsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3279037.97%
Black3,54546513.12%
Asian40926665.04%
Hispanic71310815.15%
Other4799820.46%
Multiple4045313.12%

10.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodlettsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodlettsville is Asian, with 65.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goodlettsville is White, with 7.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Goodlettsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.55%
High School9.37%
Some College8.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Goodlettsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.30%
Male Unemployed33.90%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed3.10%

Goodlettsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goodlettsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,268$82,260
Families$78,057$97,831
Married Families$92,509-
Non Families$38,379$47,654
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Income by Household Type

Goodlettsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Goodlettsville Married by Age and Sex

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Goodlettsville 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 55-64.

Goodlettsville Marital Status by Race

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Goodlettsville Marital Status

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1,017

Number of Veterans

914

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam436
First Gulf War227
Second Gulf War220
Korea75
World War II34

Goodlettsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74290
35 to 54221
75+212
55 to 64171
18 to 34123

Goodlettsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8318.46%
Black1566.20%
Hispanic398.19%
Native American1848.65%
Asian125.02%

Goodlettsville Veterans by Race

Goodlettsville Veterans by Education

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6.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodlettsville Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Goodlettsville Employment by Age

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Goodlettsville Employment by Race

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Goodlettsville 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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58.68%

Born in Goodlettsville

92.90%

Native Born

7.10%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

4.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.90% of Goodlettsville residents were born in the United States, with 58.68% having been born in Tennessee. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Goodlettsville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,676-61-0.36%
202016,737-61-0.36%
201916,798-61-0.36%
201816,859420.25%
201716,817-118-0.70%
201616,935-60-0.35%
201516,9950.00%
201416,9951691.00%
201316,8264162.54%
201216,4102611.62%
201116,1492011.26%
201015,9482,1681.47%
200013,7802,5612.08%
199011,2192,8923.03%
19808,3273,5275.66%
19704,8001,6004.14%
19603,2001,9004.61%
19401,3008002.42%
19005000.00%

Goodlettsville Population by Year