Signal Mountain, Tennessee Population 2020

8,595
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Signal Mountain is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 8,595, it is the 67th largest city in Tennessee and the 3418th largest city in the United States. Signal Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 13.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,554 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Signal Mountain has a population density of 1,029 people per square mile.

The average household income in Signal Mountain is $132,919 with a poverty rate of 1.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,713 per month, and the median house value is $347,300. The median age in Signal Mountain is 44.2 years, 42.3 years for males, and 45.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Signal Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 97.89%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Signal Mountain, Tennessee is 8,595, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,567.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,554.

Signal Mountain, Tennessee Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,34397.89%
Asian630.74%
Two or More Races620.73%
Black or African American360.42%
Some Other Race190.22%
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Signal Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

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Signal Mountain Median Age

44.2


Total

42.3


Male

45.4


Female

Signal Mountain Adults

There are 6,212 adults, (1,906 of whom are seniors) in Signal Mountain.

Signal Mountain Age Dependency

97.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Signal Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

4,481

52.58%

Male

4,042

47.42%

Signal Mountain Households and Families

Signal Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Signal Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All83.3%16.7%
Female80.4%19.6%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Male53.3%46.7%

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0752.7183.3
Married2,0563.0492.4
Non Family7001.3561.7
Female2143.4380.4
Male1053.6853.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Signal Mountain Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.19%
9th to 12th Grade450.77%
High School Graduate4297.37%
Some College91015.63%
Associates Degree2734.69%
Bachelors Degree2,26738.93%
Graduate Degree1,88832.42%
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Signal Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6965,6534,116
Hispanic4646
Black36237
Multiple Races313118
Asian141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,590$90,746$40,720
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,957$43,906$25,610
Some College$34,125$$
Bachelors Degree$52,976$74,112$44,482
Graduate Degree$86,339$109,226$55,308

$56,590

Average Earnings

$90,746

Average Male

$40,720

Average Female

Signal Mountain Language

Signal Mountain Language by Age

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Signal Mountain Language

99.39% of Signal Mountain residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Signal Mountain Poverty

Signal Mountain Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,9591401.76%
Black261453.85%

1.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.22%

Male Poverty Rate

1.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Signal Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Signal Mountain is Black, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Signal Mountain is White, with 1.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School82.35%
High School5.08%
Some College3.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed7.87%
Male Employed1.08%
Female Employed0.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Signal Mountain Income

Signal Mountain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,933$132,919
Families$123,340$152,816
Married Families$131,607-
Non Families$41,190$58,698
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Signal Mountain Marital Status

Signal Mountain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Signal Mountain Married by Age and Sex

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Signal Mountain 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.

Signal Mountain Marital Status by Race

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Signal Mountain Veterans

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449

Number of Veterans

431

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam175
Korea115
First Gulf War85
World War II49
Second Gulf War45
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Age Group Veterans
75+223
65 to 74115
35 to 5487
55 to 6417
18 to 347
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Signal Mountain Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Signal Mountain Employment Status

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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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53.77%

Born in Tennessee

97.37%

Native Born

2.63%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.37% of Signal Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 53.77% having been born in Tennessee. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,595140.16%
20198,581140.16%
20188,567220.26%
20178,545140.16%
20168,531560.66%
20158,47530.04%
20148,472110.13%
20138,461540.64%
20128,407710.85%
20118,336680.82%
20108,2688391.08%
20007,4293950.55%
19907,0341,2161.92%
19805,8189791.86%
19704,8391,4263.55%
19603,4130.00%