Cheatham County, Tennessee Population 2024

42,396

Cheatham County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 42,396 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheatham County, Tennessee is the 39th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 39,120 and has seen a growth of 8.37% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,8112830.65%
202843,5282830.65%
202743,2452830.66%
202642,9622830.66%
202542,6792830.67%
202442,3962830.67%
202342,1132830.68%
202241,8302830.68%
202141,5474191.02%
202041,1283000.73%
201940,8282890.71%
201840,5391030.25%
201740,4366431.62%
201639,7931960.49%
201539,597-14-0.04%
201439,6112760.7%
201339,3351090.28%
201239,2262480.64%
201138,978-142-0.36%
201039,120
199027,1405,52425.56%
198021,6168,41763.77%
197013,1993,77140%
19609,4282612.85%
19509,167-761-7.67%
19409,92890310.01%
19309,025-1,014-10.1%
192010,039-501-4.75%
191010,5404284.23%
190010,1121,26714.32%
18908,84588911.17%
18807,9561,27819.14%
18706,678-580-7.99%
18607,258-36,553-83.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.67% (283)
County Website
Cheatham County
County Seat
2010 Population
39,120
Area
302 mi²
Density
140 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
8.37% (3,276)
Founded
February 28, 1856

Cheatham County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,90292.03%
Two or more races1,4443.51%
Black or African American7891.92%
Other race7131.73%
Asian2190.53%
Native American1020.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander150.04%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cheatham County, Tennessee Population by Race

Cheatham County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Cheatham County, Tennessee Median Age

40.9

Total

40.1

Male

41.4

Female

Cheatham County, Tennessee Adults

There are 32,355 adults, (6,389 of whom are seniors) in Cheatham County, Tennessee.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheatham County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female20,33149.37%
Male20,85350.63%

Cheatham County, Tennessee Population by Age

Cheatham County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,7082.681.218.8
Married8,6833.1484.715.3
Non Family4,3311.228020
Female1,6623.1172.227.8
Male1,0322.9870.429.6
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheatham County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cheatham County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheatham County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,196

Average Earnings

$51,204

Average Male

$40,245

Average Female

Cheatham County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheatham County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheatham County, Tennessee Language

95.59% of Cheatham County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Language

Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,7413,2508.85%
Other70923733.43%
Black71515121.12%
Multiple1,4441439.9%
Hispanic1,576865.46%
Native10298.82%
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9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheatham County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheatham County, Tennessee is Other, with 33.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheatham County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 5.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.9%.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.62%
High School10.34%
Some College5.9%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%
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Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.26%
Female Unemployed18.32%
Female Employed6.11%
Male Employed1.68%
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Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheatham County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheatham County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheatham County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cheatham County, Tennessee 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 35-44.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheatham County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,530

Number of Veterans

2,246

Male Veterans

284

Female Veterans

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cheatham County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheatham County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheatham County, Tennessee 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

65.03%

Born in Cheatham County, Tennessee

96.3%

Native Born

3.7%

Foreign Born

2.2%

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.3% of Cheatham County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 65.03% having been born in Tennessee. 2.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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