Morristown, Tennessee Population 2020

30,284
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Morristown is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 30,284, it is the 25th largest city in Tennessee and the 1274th largest city in the United States. Morristown is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,137 in 2010. Spanning over 27 miles, Morristown has a population density of 1,108 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morristown is $44,762 with a poverty rate of 27.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $111,900. The median age in Morristown is 37.4 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Morristown Demographics

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

  • White: 79.52%
  • Black or African American: 7.98%
  • Other race: 7.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Morristown, Tennessee is 30,284, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,926.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,137.

Morristown, Tennessee Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020120,0577380.61%
2019119,3197380.62%
2018118,5817380.62%
2017117,8431,0560.90%
2016116,7874310.37%
2015116,3569890.85%
2014115,3672000.17%
2013115,1672260.20%
2012114,9412090.18%
2011114,7325110.45%
2010114,2210.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,49579.52%
Black or African American2,3577.98%
Some Other Race2,1407.24%
Two or More Races1,0213.46%
Asian3111.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1390.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.28%
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Morristown Population Pyramid 2020

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Morristown Median Age

37.4


Total

36.5


Male

38.7


Female

Morristown Adults

There are 22,579 adults, (4,932 of whom are seniors) in Morristown.

Morristown Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Morristown Sex Ratio

Female

15,215

51.49%

Male

14,332

48.51%

Morristown Households and Families

Morristown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morristown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.9%34.1%
All50.5%49.5%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
Female39.6%60.4%
Male21.4%78.6%

50.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5132.4950.5
Married4,7543.2565.9
Non Family4,3711.2742.6
Female1,7003.239.6
Male6883.2621.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morristown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,26011.43%
9th to 12th Grade2,23911.32%
High School Graduate7,49937.91%
Some College3,42417.31%
Associates Degree1,3997.07%
Bachelors Degree1,8509.35%
Graduate Degree1,1095.61%
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Morristown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,21612,8982,751
Hispanic2,7411,04323
Black1,4831,057126
Other Race1,017281
Multiple Races22721422
Asian22110752
Native American8431
Islander6812

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.53%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,116$30,101$23,981
Less Than High School$17,500$20,357$14,034
High School Grad$25,265$28,507$21,536
Some College$31,031$40,457$26,964
Bachelors Degree$48,889$69,292$35,764
Graduate Degree$47,465$52,500$44,936

$27,116

Average Earnings

$30,101

Average Male

$23,981

Average Female

Morristown Language

Morristown Language by Age

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Morristown Language

83.81% of Morristown residents speak only English, while 16.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.12% of the population.

Morristown Poverty

Morristown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,9813,41257.05%
White19,3683,21416.59%
Other2,0891,57475.35%
Black2,2941,07246.73%
Asian31121769.77%
Multiple1,00121020.98%
Islander13912791.37%
Native802328.75%

27.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.55%

Male Poverty Rate

28.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morristown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morristown is Islander, with 91.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morristown is White, with 16.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.37%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.62%
High School18.63%
Some College15.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.26%
Male Unemployed33.81%
Male Employed18.48%
Female Employed13.20%

Morristown Income

Morristown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,386$44,762
Families$42,517$53,953
Married Families$51,076-
Non Families$20,501$28,520
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Morristown Marital Status

Morristown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Morristown Married by Age and Sex

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Morristown 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 45-54.

Morristown Marital Status by Race

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Morristown Veterans

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1,565

Number of Veterans

1,420

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam418
First Gulf War326
World War II127
Korea96
Second Gulf War95
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54416
75+397
65 to 74367
55 to 64334
18 to 3451
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4167.53%
Black1105.69%
2 or More225.87%
Hispanic120.37%
Other121.15%
Asian52.26%

Morristown Veterans by Education

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15.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morristown Employment Status

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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61.45%

Born in Tennessee

90.60%

Native Born

9.40%

Foreign Born

8.71%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.60% of Morristown residents were born in the United States, with 61.45% having been born in Tennessee. 8.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,2841790.59%
201930,1051790.60%
201829,9262160.73%
201729,7101790.61%
201629,5311080.37%
201529,4231740.59%
201429,249-38-0.13%
201329,2871840.63%
201229,103-42-0.14%
201129,1451430.49%
201029,0024,0371.51%
200024,9653,5801.56%
199021,3851,8150.89%
198019,570-748-0.37%
197020,318-949-0.46%
196021,2678,2485.03%
195013,0194,9694.92%
19408,0507450.98%
19307,3051,4302.20%
19205,8751,8683.90%
19104,0071,0343.03%
19002,9730.00%