Newbern, Tennessee Population 2024

3,221

Newbern is a city located in Dyer County and Gibson County Tennessee. Newbern has a 2024 population of 3,221. Newbern is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -3.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,331 in 2020.

The average household income in Newbern is $50,449 with a poverty rate of 17.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newbern is 33.3 years, 33.5 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Newbern Demographics

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

  • White: 75.61%
  • Black or African American: 14.03%
  • Two or more races: 7.98%
  • Other race: 1.6%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
710.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.3% (-110)
The current population of Newbern, Tennessee is 3,221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,331.

Newbern, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,51175.61%
Black or African American46614.03%
Two or more races2657.98%
Other race531.6%
Asian260.78%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Newbern Population by Race

Newbern Population Pyramid 2024

Newbern Median Age

33.3

Total

33.5

Male

32.9

Female

Newbern Adults

There are 2,543 adults, (583 of whom are seniors) in Newbern.

Newbern Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newbern Sex Ratio

Female1,76753.21%
Male1,55446.79%

Newbern Population by Age

Newbern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5162.1859.640.4
Non Family7041.158.141.9
Married5243.1970.229.8
Female2392.9845.254.8
Male493.0638.861.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newbern Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade23310.6%
Associates Degree753.41%
Bachelors Degree35816.29%
Graduate Degree1496.78%
High School Graduate69031.39%
Less Than 9th Grade452.05%
Some College64829.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newbern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newbern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6771,461324
Black389346183
Other Race53530
Hispanic53530
2+ Races53340
Asian26260

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.04%.

Newbern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$49,000$49,988$43,647
Less Than 9th Grade$30,577$0$0
Overall$43,603$48,525$36,503
Some College$29,680$0$35,034

$43,603

Average Earnings

$48,525

Average Male

$36,503

Average Female

Newbern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newbern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newbern Language

96.5% of Newbern residents speak only English, while 3.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Newbern Language

Newbern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,51140616.17%
Multiple26510037.74%
Black466469.87%
Asian2626100%
Hispanic2132411.27%

17.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.91%

Male Poverty Rate

14.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newbern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newbern is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newbern is Black, with 9.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.32%.

Newbern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade71.22%
High School18.99%
Some College5.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%

Newbern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.49%
Male Employed5.75%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Newbern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newbern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,423$63,452
Households$44,526$50,449
Married Families$82,837$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,366$32,075

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newbern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Newbern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Newbern Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newbern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newbern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Newbern Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6445
65 to 7432
35 to 5420
75+8
18 to 340

Newbern Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1045.22%
Black10.26%

Newbern Veterans by Race

Newbern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newbern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Newbern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newbern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newbern 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

73.53%

Born in Newbern

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

1.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.62% of Newbern residents were born in the United States, with 73.53% having been born in Tennessee. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newbern Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,083-28-0.9%
20283,111-27-0.86%
20273,138-28-0.88%
20263,166-27-0.85%
20253,193-28-0.87%
20243,221-27-0.83%
20233,248-28-0.85%
20223,276-36-1.09%
20213,312-19-0.57%
20203,331521.59%
20193,279-16-0.49%
20183,295-24-0.72%
20173,319-3-0.09%
20163,322-7-0.21%
20153,329110.33%
20143,318-9-0.27%
20133,32750.15%
20123,322190.58%
20113,303-13-0.39%
20103,31632810.98%
20002,98847318.81%
19902,515-279-9.99%
19802,79400%

Newbern Population by Year