Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Population 2022

6,125
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Pigeon Forge is a city located in Sevier County Tennessee. Pigeon Forge has a 2020 population of 6,125. Pigeon Forge is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually but its population has increased by 4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,875 in 2010.

The average household income in Pigeon Forge is $51,969 with a poverty rate of 22.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $721 per month, and the median house value is $185,100. The median age in Pigeon Forge is 44.3 years, 40.9 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Pigeon Forge Demographics

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

  • White: 90.00%
  • Two or more races: 6.72%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is 6,125 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,125.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,875.

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,62290.00%
Black or African American80.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native861.38%
Asian20.03%
Some Other Race1091.74%
Two or More Races4206.72%
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Pigeon Forge Population by Race

Pigeon Forge Population Pyramid 2022

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Pigeon Forge Median Age

40.1


Total

37.3


Male

43.2


Female

Pigeon Forge Adults

There are 4,826 adults, (948 of whom are seniors) in Pigeon Forge.

Pigeon Forge Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pigeon Forge Sex Ratio

Female

2,946

47.16%

Male

3,301

52.84%

Pigeon Forge Population by Age

Pigeon Forge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pigeon Forge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59%41%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
All47.9%52.1%
Female20.1%79.9%
Male0%100%

47.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pigeon Forge Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2142.7747.9
Married1,1282.9859
Male734.150
Female3983.9820.1
Non Family6151.4451.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Pigeon Forge Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade55413.21%
9th to 12th Grade56813.54%
High School Graduate1,22029.08%
Some College1,02524.43%
Associates Degree2155.13%
Bachelors Degree42810.20%
Graduate Degree1854.41%
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Pigeon Forge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pigeon Forge Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian222
2+ Races13711450
White3,3502,663561
Black88
Native American3939
Hispanic689277
Other Race74

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pigeon Forge Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,009$29,767$17,409
Less Than 9th Grade$19,359$28,284$12,313
High School Graduate$18,433$31,184$11,827
Some College$25,691$25,574$26,125
Bachelors Degree$55,400$$
Graduate Degree$45,125$$49,509

$25,009

Average Earnings

$29,767

Average Male

$17,409

Average Female

Pigeon Forge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pigeon Forge Language by Age

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Pigeon Forge Language

80.14% of Pigeon Forge residents speak only English, while 19.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.53% of the population.

Pigeon Forge Language

Pigeon Forge Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian22100.00%
Multiple42034682.38%
White4,70989519.01%
Other35NaN%
Hispanic94510911.53%

22.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.40%

Male Poverty Rate

23.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pigeon Forge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pigeon Forge is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pigeon Forge is Hispanic, with 11.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.82%.

Pigeon Forge Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.76%
High School10.53%
Some College6.44%
Bachelors or Greater11.39%

Pigeon Forge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.16%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed22.03%
Female Unemployed42.86%

Pigeon Forge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pigeon Forge Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,327$56,390
Families$52,697$60,413
Married Families$62,787-
Non Families$19,918$36,277
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Income by Household Type

Pigeon Forge Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pigeon Forge Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Pigeon Forge Marital Status by Race

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Pigeon Forge Marital Status

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391

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War
Vietnam223
Korea45
World War II

Pigeon Forge Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 549
55 to 6458
65 to 74173
75+123

Pigeon Forge Veterans by Age

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Pigeon Forge Veterans by Race

Pigeon Forge Veterans by Education

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3.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pigeon Forge Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pigeon Forge Employment by Age

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Pigeon Forge Employment by Race

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Pigeon Forge 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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43.11%

Born in Pigeon Forge

83.29%

Native Born

16.71%

Foreign Born

14.42%

Non Citizen

2.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.29% of Pigeon Forge residents were born in the United States, with 43.11% having been born in Tennessee. 14.42% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19903,0270.00%
20005,0832,0565.32%
20105,8757921.46%
20115,930550.94%
20125,977470.79%
20136,030530.89%
20146,103731.21%
20156,143400.66%
20166,182390.63%
20176,206240.39%
20186,3131071.72%
20196,266-47-0.74%
20206,219-47-0.75%
20216,172-47-0.76%
20226,125-47-0.76%

Pigeon Forge Population by Year