Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Population 2024

5,913

Pigeon Forge is a city located in Sevier County Tennessee. Pigeon Forge has a 2024 population of 5,913. Pigeon Forge is currently declining at a rate of -2.49% annually and its population has decreased by -7.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,401 in 2020.

The average household income in Pigeon Forge is $66,357 with a poverty rate of 21.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pigeon Forge is 38.2 years, 35.4 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Pigeon Forge Demographics

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

  • White: 79.4%
  • Two or more races: 9.74%
  • Other race: 8.78%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
13.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
443.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.62% (-488)
The current population of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is 5,913 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,401.

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,03879.4%
Two or more races6189.74%
Other race5578.78%
Asian881.39%
Black or African American440.69%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pigeon Forge Population by Race

Pigeon Forge Population Pyramid 2024

Pigeon Forge Median Age

38.2

Total

35.4

Male

44

Female

Pigeon Forge Adults

There are 4,653 adults, (1,156 of whom are seniors) in Pigeon Forge.

Pigeon Forge Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pigeon Forge Sex Ratio

Female2,88245.42%
Male3,46354.58%

Pigeon Forge Population by Age

Pigeon Forge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2772.7448.251.8
Married9873.3461.738.3
Non Family6921.1752.247.8
Female5213.5723.476.6
Male773.696.593.5
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3.22

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pigeon Forge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pigeon Forge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pigeon Forge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.55%.

Pigeon Forge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,761

Average Earnings

$33,843

Average Male

$27,592

Average Female

Pigeon Forge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pigeon Forge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pigeon Forge Language

77.07% of Pigeon Forge residents speak only English, while 22.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.84% of the population.

Pigeon Forge Language

Pigeon Forge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,55996121.08%
Multiple45220545.35%
Hispanic1,18115813.38%
Other5577914.18%
Black3333100%
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21.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.78%

Male Poverty Rate

23.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pigeon Forge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pigeon Forge is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pigeon Forge is Hispanic, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.55%.

Pigeon Forge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.93%
High School11.76%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.6%
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Pigeon Forge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed26.87%
Male Employed9.15%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Pigeon Forge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pigeon Forge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pigeon Forge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pigeon Forge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pigeon Forge 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.

Pigeon Forge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pigeon Forge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

357

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Pigeon Forge Veterans by War

count

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Pigeon Forge Veterans by Age

count

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Pigeon Forge Veterans by Race

Pigeon Forge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pigeon Forge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pigeon Forge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pigeon Forge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pigeon Forge 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

44.38%

Born in Pigeon Forge

82.9%

Native Born

17.1%

Foreign Born

14.55%

Non Citizen

2.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.9% of Pigeon Forge residents were born in the United States, with 44.38% having been born in Tennessee. 14.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pigeon Forge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,158-151-2.84%
20285,309-151-2.77%
20275,460-151-2.69%
20265,611-151-2.62%
20255,762-151-2.55%
20245,913-151-2.49%
20236,064-151-2.43%
20226,215-151-2.37%
20216,366-35-0.55%
20206,4011382.2%
20196,263-59-0.93%
20186,3221131.82%
20176,209300.49%
20166,179420.68%
20156,137420.69%
20146,095731.21%
20136,022520.87%
20125,970490.83%
20115,921550.94%
20105,86678315.4%
20005,0832,05667.92%
19903,027
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Pigeon Forge Population by Year