Loretto, Tennessee Population 2021

1,789
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Loretto is a city located in Lawrence County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,789, it is the 178th largest city in Tennessee and the 8049th largest city in the United States . Loretto is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 4.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,714 in 2010. Loretto reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Loretto has a population density of 479 people per square mile.

The average household income in Loretto is $51,425 with a poverty rate of 17.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $94,000. The median age in Loretto is 48.2 years, 47.2 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Loretto Demographics

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

  • White: 97.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Loretto, Tennessee is 1,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,771.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,714.

Loretto, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71097.38%
Black or African American321.82%
Two or More Races110.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.17%
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Loretto Population by Race

Loretto Population Pyramid $2021

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Loretto Median Age

48.2


Total

47.2


Male

49.4


Female

Loretto Adults

There are 1,373 adults, (386 of whom are seniors) in Loretto.

Loretto Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Loretto Sex Ratio

Female

902

51.37%

Male

854

48.63%

Loretto Population by Age

Loretto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Loretto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female64.8%35.2%
Male71.4%28.6%
All74%26%
Married84.1%15.9%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Loretto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7032.574
Married3703.1584.1
Non Family2481.1961.7
Female713.5664.8
Male142.8671.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Loretto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1118.81%
9th to 12th Grade14611.59%
High School Graduate46737.06%
Some College21216.83%
Associates Degree13710.87%
Bachelors Degree1239.76%
Graduate Degree645.08%
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Loretto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Loretto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,226985187
Hispanic174
Black1414
Native American3

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 white people with a rate of 15.25%.

Loretto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,470$38,313$22,059
Less Than 9th Grade$32,656$32,813$
High School Graduate$24,886$35,938$17,083
Some College$33,274$36,667$24,375
Bachelors Degree$35,625$53,625$26,250
Graduate Degree$49,479$49,167$54,375

$32,470

Average Earnings

$38,313

Average Male

$22,059

Average Female

Loretto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Loretto Language by Age

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Loretto Language

98.11% of Loretto residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Loretto Language

Loretto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,66527316.40%
Black2727100.00%
Native33100.00%

17.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.85%

Male Poverty Rate

20.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Loretto

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Loretto is White, with 16.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.94%.

Loretto Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.34%
Some College17.19%
Less Than 9th Grade17.12%
Bachelors or Greater8.56%

Loretto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed11.66%
Male Employed8.02%
Male Unemployed7.69%

Loretto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Loretto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,063$51,425
Families$53,359$63,056
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$17,286$28,395
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Income by Household Type

Loretto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Loretto Married by Age and Sex

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Loretto 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 55-64.

Loretto Marital Status by Race

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Loretto Marital Status

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121

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War26
Korea18
Second Gulf War12
World War II

Loretto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6448
65 to 7430
75+24
35 to 5416
18 to 343

Loretto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1188.77%
Native American3100.00%

Loretto Veterans by Race

Loretto Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Loretto Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Loretto Employment by Age

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Loretto Employment by Race

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Loretto 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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60.31%

Born in Loretto

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Loretto residents were born in the United States, with 60.31% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Loretto Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,78990.51%
20201,78090.51%
20191,77190.51%
20181,762231.32%
20171,739110.64%
20161,728191.11%
20151,70980.47%
20141,701130.77%
20131,688-7-0.41%
20121,695-2-0.12%
20111,69760.35%
20101,6910.00%

Loretto Population by Year