Goodlettsville, Tennessee Population 2024

16,586

Goodlettsville is a city located in Davidson County, Robertson County, and Sumner County Tennessee. Goodlettsville has a 2024 population of 16,586. Goodlettsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -6.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,780 in 2020.

The average household income in Goodlettsville is $92,030 with a poverty rate of 11.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Goodlettsville is 38.2 years, 36.3 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Goodlettsville Demographics

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

  • White: 61.24%
  • Black or African American: 22.06%
  • Two or more races: 8.84%
  • Other race: 4.49%
  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
14.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,151.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.72% (-1,194)
The current population of Goodlettsville, Tennessee is 16,586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,780.

Goodlettsville, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,71761.24%
Black or African American3,86122.06%
Two or more races1,5478.84%
Other race7864.49%
Asian5773.3%
Native American120.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Goodlettsville Population by Race

Goodlettsville Population Pyramid 2024

Goodlettsville Median Age

38.2

Total

36.3

Male

40.3

Female

Goodlettsville Adults

There are 13,773 adults, (2,870 of whom are seniors) in Goodlettsville.

Goodlettsville Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodlettsville Sex Ratio

Female9,73155.61%
Male7,76944.39%

Goodlettsville Population by Age

Goodlettsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2832.3962.337.7
Married2,9133.0975.224.8
Non Family2,8991.2457.242.8
Female1,2053.1940.359.7
Male2663.4876.323.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Goodlettsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5184.27%
9th to 12th Grade6725.54%
High School Graduate3,43628.31%
Some College2,49920.59%
Associates Degree8066.64%
Bachelors Degree2,73222.51%
Graduate Degree1,47212.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Goodlettsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goodlettsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,7307,2182,829
Black2,4022,223793
2+ Races873688367
Hispanic79853388
Asian439318162
Other Race37927841
Native American550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.04%.

Goodlettsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$48,195$55,798$41,921
Less Than 9th Grade$29,461$42,175$23,360
High School Graduate$41,179$47,935$34,880
Some College$42,797$55,054$34,555
Bachelors Degree$57,703$58,219$56,694
Graduate Degree$61,114$81,364$55,188

$48,195

Average Earnings

$55,798

Average Male

$41,921

Average Female

Goodlettsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goodlettsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Goodlettsville Language

90.61% of Goodlettsville residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.92% of the population.

Goodlettsville Language

Goodlettsville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,8681,05910.73%
Other77232241.71%
Hispanic1,46632221.96%
Black3,7732957.82%
Asian57719032.93%
Multiple1,547140.9%

11.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

11.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodlettsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodlettsville is Other, with 41.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goodlettsville is Multiple, with 0.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.89%.

Goodlettsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.2%
Some College7.44%
Less Than 9th Grade3.91%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%

Goodlettsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.09%
Female Unemployed23.02%
Male Employed5.54%
Female Employed4.13%

Goodlettsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goodlettsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,581$92,030
Families$93,595$119,295
Married Families$114,109$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,270$47,059

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Goodlettsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Goodlettsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Goodlettsville 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.

Goodlettsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Goodlettsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

694

Number of Veterans

630

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War229
Vietnam226
Second Gulf War143
Korea25
World War II0

Goodlettsville Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74240
75+191
35 to 54181
55 to 6454
18 to 3428

Goodlettsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5165.85%
Black1254.19%
Asian5111.51%
2+ Races20.21%

Goodlettsville Veterans by Race

Goodlettsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodlettsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Goodlettsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Goodlettsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Goodlettsville 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

57.1%

Born in Goodlettsville

94.11%

Native Born

5.89%

Foreign Born

2.9%

Non Citizen

2.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.11% of Goodlettsville residents were born in the United States, with 57.1% having been born in Tennessee. 2.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Goodlettsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,093-299-1.94%
202815,392-298-1.9%
202715,690-299-1.87%
202615,989-298-1.83%
202516,287-299-1.8%
202416,586-298-1.76%
202316,884-299-1.74%
202217,183-230-1.32%
202117,413-367-2.06%
202017,7809885.88%
201916,792-93-0.55%
201816,885450.27%
201716,840-113-0.67%
201616,953-58-0.34%
201517,01140.02%
201417,0071721.02%
201316,8354192.55%
201216,4162661.65%
201116,1502011.26%
201015,9492,16915.74%
200013,7802,56122.83%
199011,2192,89234.73%
19808,3273,52773.48%
19704,8001,60050%
19603,2001,900146.15%
19401,300800160%
190050000%
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Goodlettsville Population by Year