Humboldt, Tennessee Population 2021

8,095
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Humboldt is a city located in Gibson County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 8,095, it is the 70th largest city in Tennessee and the 3591st largest city in the United States . Humboldt is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,452 in 2010. Humboldt reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Humboldt has a population density of 837 people per square mile.

The average household income in Humboldt is $42,706 with a poverty rate of 28.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $684 per month, and the median house value is $81,900. The median age in Humboldt is 43.9 years, 47.7 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Humboldt Demographics

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

  • White: 53.12%
  • Black or African American: 45.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Humboldt, Tennessee is 8,095 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,151.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,452.

Humboldt, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,33953.12%
Black or African American3,71345.45%
Two or More Races590.72%
Some Other Race580.71%
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Humboldt Population by Race

Humboldt Population Pyramid $2021

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Humboldt Median Age

43.9


Total

47.7


Male

43.8


Female

Humboldt Adults

There are 6,423 adults, (1,939 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt.

Humboldt Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt Sex Ratio

Female

4,402

53.89%

Male

3,767

46.11%

Humboldt Population by Age

Humboldt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Humboldt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family38%62%
Female38.6%61.4%
All52.2%47.8%
Male72.3%27.7%
Married75.8%24.2%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Humboldt Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5612.1952.2
Non Family1,5091.138
Married1,1503.0375.8
Female7072.9838.6
Male1952.8472.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Humboldt Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5048.67%
9th to 12th Grade64111.03%
High School Graduate2,16037.16%
Some College1,27321.90%
Associates Degree3526.06%
Bachelors Degree4908.43%
Graduate Degree3926.74%
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Humboldt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humboldt Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1232,514596
Black2,4392,015203
Hispanic2119973
Other Race5826
2+ Races393910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 34.60%.

Humboldt Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,332$30,306$24,243
Less Than 9th Grade$20,099$23,043$
High School Graduate$25,618$30,279$24,967
Some College$28,546$31,469$27,691
Bachelors Degree$27,389$34,861$22,063
Graduate Degree$54,712$$42,847

$26,332

Average Earnings

$30,306

Average Male

$24,243

Average Female

Humboldt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humboldt Language by Age

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Humboldt Language

94.25% of Humboldt residents speak only English, while 5.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Humboldt Language

Humboldt Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6101,53942.63%
White3,78457815.27%
Hispanic3878421.71%
Multiple593050.85%

28.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.06%

Male Poverty Rate

30.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt is Multiple, with 50.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt is White, with 15.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.51%.

Humboldt Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.81%
High School18.12%
Some College17.03%
Bachelors or Greater10.48%

Humboldt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed48.91%
Male Employed15.67%
Female Employed14.76%

Humboldt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humboldt Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,165$42,706
Families$40,958$50,765
Married Families$55,634-
Non Families$21,935$27,881
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Income by Household Type

Humboldt Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Humboldt Married by Age and Sex

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Humboldt 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.

Humboldt Marital Status by Race

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Humboldt Marital Status

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832

Number of Veterans

789

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam387
First Gulf War106
Korea77
Second Gulf War75
World War II37

Humboldt Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74289
75+202
55 to 64199
35 to 54101
18 to 3441

Humboldt Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46313.19%
Black36913.11%
Hispanic113.55%

Humboldt Veterans by Race

Humboldt Veterans by Education

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2.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt Employment by Age

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Humboldt Employment by Race

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Humboldt 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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77.39%

Born in Humboldt

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

2.18%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Humboldt residents were born in the United States, with 77.39% having been born in Tennessee. 2.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Humboldt Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,095-28-0.34%
20208,123-28-0.34%
20198,151-28-0.34%
20188,179-41-0.50%
20178,220-29-0.35%
20168,249-47-0.57%
20158,296-51-0.61%
20148,347-46-0.55%
20138,393-84-0.99%
20128,477190.22%
20118,458-19-0.22%
20108,477-990-1.10%
20009,467-184-0.19%
19909,651-558-0.56%
198010,2091430.14%
197010,0661,6041.75%
19608,4621,0361.31%
19507,4262,2663.71%
19405,1605471.13%
19304,6137001.66%
19203,9134671.28%
19103,4465801.86%
19002,8660.00%

Humboldt Population by Year