Townsend, Tennessee Population 2024

649

Townsend is a city located in Blount County Tennessee. Townsend has a 2024 population of 649. Townsend is currently growing at a rate of 3.84% annually and its population has increased by 17.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 553 in 2020.

The average household income in Townsend is $75,704 with a poverty rate of 8.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Townsend is 52.1 years, 52.3 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Townsend Demographics

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

  • White: 93.65%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
325.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.36% (96)
The current population of Townsend, Tennessee is 649 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 553.

Townsend, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54693.65%
Two or more races264.46%
Black or African American71.2%
Asian40.69%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Townsend Population by Race

Townsend Population Pyramid 2024

Townsend Median Age

52.1

Total

52.3

Male

49.8

Female

Townsend Adults

There are 488 adults, (205 of whom are seniors) in Townsend.

Townsend Age Dependency

106

Age Dependency Ratio

72.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Townsend Sex Ratio

Female27747.51%
Male30652.49%

Townsend Population by Age

Townsend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2502.3392.47.6
Married1742.6198.31.7
Non Family611.1190.29.8
Female134.2338.561.5
Male22.50100

2.68

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

92.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Townsend Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.93%
9th to 12th Grade102.31%
High School Graduate15235.19%
Some College4811.11%
Associates Degree8218.98%
Bachelors Degree8820.37%
Graduate Degree4811.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Townsend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White413407136
Black770
2+ Races510
Asian400
Hispanic330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.93%.

Townsend Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$59,821$68,583$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$58,250$25,625
Some College$68,214$68,295$68,125
Bachelors Degree$78,257$78,224$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$59,821

Average Earnings

$68,583

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Townsend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Townsend Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Townsend Language

99.27% of Townsend residents speak only English, while 0.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Townsend Language

Townsend Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White538336.13%
Hispanic88100%
Multiple26726.92%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.86%

Male Poverty Rate

9.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Townsend

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Townsend is White, with 6.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11%.

Townsend Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
Some College12.31%
Bachelors or Greater6.62%
High School5.26%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed4.55%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Townsend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Townsend Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$78,659$75,704
Families$79,848$86,941
Married Families$83,235$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,583$35,338

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Townsend Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

70.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Townsend Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Townsend 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 20-34.

Townsend Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Townsend Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

84

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam67
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II0

Townsend Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7456
75+12
55 to 6411
18 to 345
35 to 540

Townsend Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8417.91%

Townsend Veterans by Race

Townsend Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Townsend Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Townsend Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Townsend Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Townsend 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

40.99%

Born in Townsend

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Townsend residents were born in the United States, with 40.99% having been born in Tennessee. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Townsend Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029769243.22%
2028745243.33%
2027721243.44%
2026697243.57%
2025673243.7%
2024649243.84%
2023625243.99%
2022601264.52%
2021575223.98%
20205539219.96%
2019461173.83%
2018444184.23%
201742620.47%
201642420.47%
201542240.96%
2014418-2-0.48%
201342000%
201242000%
201142000%
201042000%

Townsend Population by Year