Rutledge, Tennessee Population 2024

1,334

Rutledge is a city located in Grainger County Tennessee. Rutledge has a 2024 population of 1,334. It is also the county seat of Grainger County. Rutledge is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,321 in 2020.

The average household income in Rutledge is $55,567 with a poverty rate of 19.79%. The median age in Rutledge is 45.1 years: 34.5 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Rutledge Demographics

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

  • White: 93.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
241.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.98% (13)
The current population of Rutledge, Tennessee is 1,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,321.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,45193.61%
Two or more races563.61%
Black or African American201.29%
Asian100.65%
Other race80.52%
Native American50.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rutledge Population by Race

Rutledge Population Pyramid 2024

Rutledge Median Age

45.1

Total

34.5

Male

49.6

Female

Rutledge Adults

There are 1,190 adults, (392 of whom are seniors) in Rutledge.

Rutledge Age Dependency

94.2

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rutledge Sex Ratio

Female78250.45%
Male76849.55%

Rutledge Population by Age

Rutledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5832.4350.149.9
Non Family3041.3329.670.4
Married2053.1778.521.5
Female565.5951.848.2
Male182.7866.733.3

3.6

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rutledge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade11811.21%
Associates Degree524.94%
Bachelors Degree716.74%
Graduate Degree474.46%
High School Graduate44942.64%
Less Than 9th Grade14213.49%
Some College17416.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rutledge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rutledge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White96972097
Hispanic46468
2+ Races41410
Black20110
Asian1088
Other Race888
Native American555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Rutledge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$40,893$52,750$31,250
Graduate Degree$66,875$0$59,063
High School Graduate$26,667$0$20,833
Less Than 9th Grade$15,556$0$15,556
Overall$26,833$36,750$22,868
Some College$30,208$57,917$23,456

$26,833

Average Earnings

$36,750

Average Male

$22,868

Average Female

Rutledge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rutledge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rutledge Language

96.24% of Rutledge residents speak only English, while 3.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Rutledge Language

Rutledge Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,31522417.03%
Multiple564173.21%
Hispanic463882.61%
Black1111100%
Asian10220%

19.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.15%

Male Poverty Rate

23.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rutledge

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rutledge is White, with 17.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.75%.

Rutledge Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School25.91%
Some College18.72%
Bachelors or Greater11.86%

Rutledge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Male Employed17.11%
Female Employed3.4%

Rutledge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rutledge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,986$79,716
Households$30,739$55,567
Married Families$76,023$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,875$32,883

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rutledge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rutledge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rutledge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 15-19, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rutledge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rutledge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

78

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam37
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War2
Korea0
World War II0

Rutledge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7430
55 to 6422
75+20
35 to 546
18 to 340

Rutledge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White787.05%

Rutledge Veterans by Race

Rutledge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rutledge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rutledge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rutledge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rutledge 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

73.48%

Born in Rutledge

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Rutledge residents were born in the United States, with 73.48% having been born in Tennessee. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rutledge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,35030.22%
20281,34730.22%
20271,34440.3%
20261,34030.22%
20251,33730.22%
20241,33430.23%
20231,331695.47%
20221,262-60-4.54%
20211,32210.08%
20201,321-28-2.08%
20191,34970.52%
20181,342-4-0.3%
20171,346-2-0.15%
20161,34890.67%
20151,339201.52%
20141,319352.73%
20131,28410.08%
20121,283-3-0.23%
20111,28620.16%
20101,28400%

Rutledge Population by Year