Blount County, Tennessee Population 2022

Blount County, Tennessee's estimated population is 138,359 with a growth rate of 1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blount County, Tennessee is the 12th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 123,199 and has seen a growth of 12.31% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18005,5870.00%
18108,8393,25258.21%
182011,2582,41927.37%
183011,028-230-2.04%
184011,7457176.50%
185012,4246795.78%
186013,2708466.81%
187014,2379677.29%
188015,9851,74812.28%
189017,5891,60410.03%
190019,2061,6179.19%
191020,8091,6038.35%
192028,8007,99138.40%
193033,9895,18918.02%
194041,1167,12720.97%
195054,69113,57533.02%
196057,5252,8345.18%
197063,7446,21910.81%
198077,77014,02622.00%
199085,9698,19910.54%
2010123,19937,23043.31%
2011123,6644650.38%
2012124,0243600.29%
2013124,8748500.69%
2014125,8479730.78%
2015126,9541,1070.88%
2016128,2641,3101.03%
2017129,9991,7351.35%
2018131,3311,3321.02%
2019133,0881,7571.34%
2020134,8451,7571.32%
2021136,6021,7571.30%
2022138,3591,7571.29%
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Blount County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White122,60493.14%
Black or African American3,4882.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1900.14%
Asian9940.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1100.08%
Some Other Race4110.31%
Two or More Races3,8442.92%
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Blount County, Tennessee Population by Race

Blount County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Blount County, Tennessee Median Age

43.9


Total

42.6


Male

45.2


Female

Blount County, Tennessee Adults

There are 105,091 adults, (26,618 of whom are seniors) in Blount County, Tennessee.

Blount County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Blount County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

67,808

51.51%

Male

63,833

48.49%

Blount County, Tennessee Population by Age

Blount County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blount County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female62.2%37.8%
Male59.7%40.3%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blount County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,2742.5376.6
Married28,5263.0986.1
Male1,8233.3559.7
Female5,2033.2362.2
Non Family15,7221.1866.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Blount County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4363.63%
9th to 12th Grade6,5886.95%
High School Graduate33,51335.37%
Some College20,46621.60%
Associates Degree7,4327.84%
Bachelors Degree14,72815.54%
Graduate Degree8,6009.08%
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Blount County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blount County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American12310782
Asian795745330
Black2,2982,019638
Islander564914
White87,76879,08821,779
2+ Races1,8351,532331
Hispanic2,3871,553275
Other Race9879

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Blount County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,258$44,699$30,837
Less Than 9th Grade$21,494$26,488$18,648
High School Graduate$32,307$41,076$25,811
Some College$36,207$48,496$29,724
Bachelors Degree$48,918$57,212$44,054
Graduate Degree$60,133$68,036$56,146

$37,258

Average Earnings

$44,699

Average Male

$30,837

Average Female

Blount County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blount County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Blount County, Tennessee Language

96.31% of Blount County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Blount County, Tennessee Language

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,5211,22026.99%
Multiple3,70072419.57%
Black3,34057717.28%
White117,51310,3798.83%
Asian985697.01%
Other37NaN%

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blount County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 26.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blount 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 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.69%.

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.51%
High School10.54%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.39%
Male Unemployed23.95%
Female Employed4.11%
Female Unemployed18.44%

Blount County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blount County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,301$77,451
Families$73,803$90,314
Married Families$82,865$99,023
Non Families$34,236$45,805
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Income by Household Type

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Blount County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Blount County, Tennessee Marital Status

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10,255

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,680
First Gulf War2,533
Vietnam4,206
Korea680
World War II184

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34541
35 to 542,210
55 to 641,989
65 to 743,057
75+2,458

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7109.84%
Black2689.60%
Native American1912.67%
Asian111.23%
Other Race178.95%
2+ Races23011.03%
Hispanic1535.27%

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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4.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blount County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Blount County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Blount 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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60.92%

Born in Blount County, Tennessee

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Blount County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 60.92% having been born in Tennessee. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blount 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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