Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population 2022

Bledsoe County, Tennessee's estimated population is 15,607 with a growth rate of 1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bledsoe County, Tennessee is the 78th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 12,884 and has seen a growth of 21.13% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18103,2590.00%
18204,00574622.89%
18304,64864316.05%
18405,6761,02822.12%
18505,9592834.99%
18604,459-1,500-25.17%
18704,8704119.22%
18805,61774715.34%
18906,1345179.20%
19006,6264928.02%
19106,329-297-4.48%
19207,21888914.05%
19307,128-90-1.25%
19408,3581,23017.26%
19508,5612032.43%
19607,811-750-8.76%
19707,643-168-2.15%
19809,4781,83524.01%
19909,6691912.02%
201012,8843,21533.25%
201112,9921080.84%
201212,926-66-0.51%
201313,9109847.61%
201414,5015914.25%
201514,6011000.69%
201614,7381370.94%
201714,8951571.07%
201814,883-12-0.08%
201915,0641811.22%
202015,2451811.20%
202115,4261811.19%
202215,6071811.17%
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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,45989.96%
Black or African American1,0917.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.41%
Asian270.18%
Some Other Race700.47%
Two or More Races2521.68%
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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population by Race

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Median Age

43.2


Total

41.2


Male

47.4


Female

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Adults

There are 12,695 adults, (2,716 of whom are seniors) in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,003

40.12%

Male

8,958

59.88%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Population by Age

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Male52.9%47.1%
Female37.6%62.4%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8222.8676.6
Married2,6743.1887.4
Male3612.4352.9
Female3885.6137.6
Non Family1,3991.5973.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9628.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,57413.39%
High School Graduate5,21944.41%
Some College1,85715.80%
Associates Degree7976.78%
Bachelors Degree7656.51%
Graduate Degree5774.91%
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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian272727
Other Race491913
White10,2848,0741,262
2+ Races14314312
Hispanic2494612
Black97386218
Native American6250

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%.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,879$29,392$23,412
Less Than 9th Grade$25,674$27,409$16,845
High School Graduate$24,366$24,598$22,461
Some College$33,542$39,609$25,219
Bachelors Degree$39,797$87,891$34,205
Graduate Degree$50,813$$62,713

$26,879

Average Earnings

$29,392

Average Male

$23,412

Average Female

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language

96.89% of Bledsoe County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Language

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple20310551.72%
Hispanic35114942.45%
White12,2942,51220.43%
Native4149.76%
Black844384.50%
Other26NaN%

20.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.06%

Male Poverty Rate

23.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bledsoe County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bledsoe County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 51.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bledsoe County, Tennessee is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.36%.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.45%
High School18.87%
Some College9.98%
Bachelors or Greater9.81%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.85%
Male Unemployed33.53%
Female Employed3.30%
Female Unemployed62.77%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,382$62,227
Families$60,364$70,289
Married Families$70,423-
Non Families$25,651$40,615
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Income by Household Type

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Bledsoe 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.

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,046

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War160
First Gulf War250
Vietnam399
Korea87
World War II40

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3465
35 to 54298
55 to 64145
65 to 74258
75+280

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9448.32%
Black272.60%
Native American2845.16%
2+ Races4732.87%

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Bledsoe County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Bledsoe 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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64.11%

Born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

2.45%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.05% of Bledsoe County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 64.11% having been born in Tennessee. 2.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bledsoe 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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