Bedford County, Tennessee Population 2022

Bedford County, Tennessee's estimated population is 51,414 with a growth rate of 1.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bedford County, Tennessee is the 33rd largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 45,078 and has seen a growth of 14.06% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18108,2420.00%
182016,0127,77094.27%
183030,39614,38489.83%
184020,546-9,850-32.41%
185021,5119654.70%
186021,584730.34%
187024,3332,74912.74%
188026,0251,6926.95%
189024,739-1,286-4.94%
190023,845-894-3.61%
191022,667-1,178-4.94%
192021,737-930-4.10%
193021,077-660-3.04%
194023,1512,0749.84%
195023,6274762.06%
196023,150-477-2.02%
197025,0391,8898.16%
198027,9162,87711.49%
199030,4112,4958.94%
201045,07814,66748.23%
201145,2471690.37%
201245,25470.02%
201345,5653110.69%
201446,2516861.51%
201546,9486971.51%
201647,4424941.05%
201748,2117691.62%
201849,1469351.94%
201949,7135671.15%
202050,2805671.14%
202150,8475671.13%
202251,4145671.12%
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Bedford County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,74985.31%
Black or African American3,5297.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2230.46%
Asian960.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.04%
Some Other Race1,5573.18%
Two or More Races1,7633.60%
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Bedford County, Tennessee Population by Race

Bedford County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Bedford County, Tennessee Median Age

38.3


Total

35.6


Male

39.7


Female

Bedford County, Tennessee Adults

There are 36,460 adults, (7,275 of whom are seniors) in Bedford County, Tennessee.

Bedford County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

24,840

50.76%

Male

24,097

49.24%

Bedford County, Tennessee Population by Age

Bedford County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bedford County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
Male71.8%28.2%
All71%29%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female37%63%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bedford County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4902.7771
Married9,2233.2383.7
Male1,1713.671.8
Female2,4283.3937
Non Family4,6681.3263.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Bedford County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8915.81%
9th to 12th Grade3,48210.70%
High School Graduate13,25240.72%
Some College6,45519.83%
Associates Degree1,5624.80%
Bachelors Degree3,94712.13%
Graduate Degree1,9586.02%
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Bedford County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bedford County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian808052
Native American14712352
White26,38822,6815,448
2+ Races87575788
Other Race58432647
Hispanic2,8461,870151
Black2,5391,87485

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 65.00%.

Bedford County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,126$38,972$28,065
Less Than 9th Grade$23,478$30,305$20,492
High School Graduate$30,517$32,667$28,226
Some College$33,930$41,389$26,385
Bachelors Degree$43,500$50,774$36,560
Graduate Degree$62,718$91,429$54,904

$33,126

Average Earnings

$38,972

Average Male

$28,065

Average Female

Bedford County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bedford County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Bedford County, Tennessee Language

88.55% of Bedford County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 11.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.69% of the population.

Bedford County, Tennessee Language

Bedford County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2020100.00%
Native2185424.77%
Asian961616.67%
Hispanic6,14296415.70%
White36,9865,23014.14%
Black3,4002477.26%
Other434NaN%
Multiple1,714875.08%

13.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.69%

Male Poverty Rate

15.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford County, Tennessee is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Bedford County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.44%
High School11.11%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Bedford County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.19%
Male Unemployed31.10%
Female Employed8.34%
Female Unemployed26.35%

Bedford County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bedford County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,973$71,947
Families$61,516$77,951
Married Families$71,739$90,282
Non Families$34,428$50,206
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Income by Household Type

Bedford County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bedford County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Bedford County, Tennessee 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 45-54.

Bedford County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Bedford County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,743

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War464
First Gulf War508
Vietnam1,188
Korea180
World War II25

Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34286
35 to 54510
55 to 64471
65 to 74727
75+749

Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3287.37%
Black2267.94%
Native American5435.53%
Other Race20.25%
2+ Races13314.26%
Hispanic220.63%

Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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8.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bedford County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Bedford County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Bedford County, Tennessee 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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65.42%

Born in Bedford County, Tennessee

94.08%

Native Born

5.92%

Foreign Born

4.00%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.08% of Bedford County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 65.42% having been born in Tennessee. 4.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bedford County, Tennessee Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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