Trenton, Tennessee Population 2021

4,114
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Trenton is a city located in Gibson County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Gibson County. With a 2020 population of 4,114, it is the 118th largest city in Tennessee and the 5324th largest city in the United States . Trenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -3.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,264 in 2010. Trenton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 8 miles, Trenton has a population density of 512 people per square mile.

The average household income in Trenton is $42,981 with a poverty rate of 23.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $93,400. The median age in Trenton is 36.4 years, 32.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Trenton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Trentonwas:

  • White: 64.15%
  • Black or African American: 26.44%
  • Two or more races: 8.94%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Trenton, Tennessee is 4,114 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,180.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,264.

Trenton, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70564.15%
Black or African American1,11526.44%
Two or More Races3778.94%
Some Other Race130.31%
Asian70.17%
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Trenton Population by Race

Trenton Population Pyramid $2021

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Trenton Median Age

36.4


Total

32.7


Male

45.4


Female

Trenton Adults

There are 3,498 adults, (866 of whom are seniors) in Trenton.

Trenton Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Trenton Sex Ratio

Female

1,968

46.67%

Male

2,249

53.33%

Trenton Population by Age

Trenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Trenton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female30.1%69.9%
Non Family36.8%63.2%
All43.5%56.5%
Married61.9%38.1%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Trenton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6882.2243.5
Non Family7781.0836.8
Married5693.2561.9
Female3193.1630.1
Male222.180

3.19

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Trenton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1755.75%
9th to 12th Grade37212.22%
High School Graduate1,27741.97%
Some College77925.60%
Associates Degree652.14%
Bachelors Degree2437.99%
Graduate Degree1324.34%
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Trenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1401,695237
Black747652131
Hispanic1311247
2+ Races2525
Other Race136
Asian777

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%.

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,664$35,243$30,414
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,663$28,472$29,913
Some College$25,057$$30,439
Bachelors Degree$37,483$$40,000
Graduate Degree$35,174$$

$30,664

Average Earnings

$35,243

Average Male

$30,414

Average Female

Trenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Trenton Language by Age

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Trenton Language

95.91% of Trenton residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

Trenton Language

Trenton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,31447720.61%
Black97622322.85%
Multiple37721857.82%

23.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.48%

Male Poverty Rate

21.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Multiple, with 57.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trenton is White, with 20.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.99%.

Trenton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.91%
Some College18.36%
High School18.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Trenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed52.91%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed0.00%

Trenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Trenton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,146$42,981
Families$44,746$64,062
Married Families$64,432-
Non Families$14,914$18,322
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Income by Household Type

Trenton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Trenton Married by Age and Sex

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Trenton 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.

Trenton Marital Status by Race

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Trenton Marital Status

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164

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War48
Vietnam41
Korea40
Second Gulf War16
World War II

Trenton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5448
65 to 7441
75+40
55 to 6419
18 to 3416

Trenton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1315.40%
Black333.69%

Trenton Veterans by Race

Trenton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trenton Veterans by Education

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44.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.9%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Trenton Employment by Age

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Trenton Employment by Race

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Trenton 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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81.46%

Born in Trenton

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Trenton residents were born in the United States, with 81.46% having been born in Tennessee. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Trenton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,114-33-0.80%
20204,147-33-0.79%
20194,180-33-0.78%
20184,213-10-0.24%
20174,22330.07%
20164,220-14-0.33%
20154,234220.52%
20144,212-17-0.40%
20134,229-37-0.87%
20124,266-69-1.59%
20114,335481.12%
20104,287-396-0.88%
20004,683-153-0.32%
19904,8362350.50%
19804,6013750.85%
19704,22610.00%
19604,2253570.89%
19503,8684681.30%
19403,4005081.63%
19302,8921410.50%
19202,7510.00%

Trenton Population by Year