Cheatham County, Tennessee Population 2022

Cheatham County, Tennessee's estimated population is 41,162 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheatham County, Tennessee is the 40th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 39,131 and has seen a growth of 5.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18607,2580.00%
18706,678-580-7.99%
18807,9561,27819.14%
18908,84588911.17%
190010,1121,26714.32%
191010,5404284.23%
192010,039-501-4.75%
19309,025-1,014-10.10%
19409,92890310.01%
19509,167-761-7.67%
19609,4282612.85%
197013,1993,77140.00%
198021,6168,41763.77%
199027,1405,52425.56%
201039,13111,99144.18%
201138,986-145-0.37%
201239,2312450.63%
201339,3401090.28%
201439,6102700.69%
201539,593-17-0.04%
201639,7751820.46%
201740,3665911.49%
201840,5021360.34%
201940,6671650.41%
202040,8321650.41%
202140,9971650.40%
202241,1621650.40%
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Cheatham County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,86393.40%
Black or African American5751.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native2160.53%
Asian2100.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.05%
Some Other Race4761.17%
Two or More Races1,1782.91%
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Cheatham County, Tennessee Population by Race

Cheatham County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Median Age

40.2


Total

39.4


Male

40.7


Female

Cheatham County, Tennessee Adults

There are 31,625 adults, (6,063 of whom are seniors) in Cheatham County, Tennessee.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheatham County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

20,318

50.12%

Male

20,221

49.88%

Cheatham County, Tennessee Population by Age

Cheatham County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Female64%36%
Male61.9%38.1%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheatham County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3172.6277.4
Married8,4413.1584.6
Male1,0533.0761.9
Female1,7213.0564
Non Family4,1021.2372.4

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Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3224.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,5158.81%
High School Graduate11,08338.80%
Some College5,84120.45%
Associates Degree1,9476.82%
Bachelors Degree3,91313.70%
Graduate Degree1,9416.80%
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Cheatham County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheatham County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian17012391
Hispanic742484166
White26,59223,2775,453
Black44434476
2+ Races55946590
Other Race25212811
Native American177150
Islander21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.53%.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,583$43,023$33,936
Less Than 9th Grade$25,842$29,784$22,319
High School Graduate$35,826$40,933$27,263
Some College$38,452$46,031$32,816
Bachelors Degree$52,372$64,568$43,861
Graduate Degree$67,473$74,041$65,966

$39,583

Average Earnings

$43,023

Average Male

$33,936

Average Female

Cheatham County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheatham County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Language

95.78% of Cheatham County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Language

Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2166630.56%
Black50914428.29%
Multiple1,14420217.66%
White36,7853,6389.89%
Other130NaN%
Hispanic1,35220515.16%

10.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.07%

Male Poverty Rate

13.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheatham County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheatham County, Tennessee is Native, with 30.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheatham County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 15.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.93%.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.08%
High School11.82%
Some College7.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.76%
Male Unemployed29.58%
Female Employed6.57%
Female Unemployed30.40%

Cheatham County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheatham County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,988$76,610
Families$74,143$85,427
Married Families$84,225-
Non Families$35,853$47,044
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Income by Household Type

Cheatham County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheatham County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Cheatham County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,620

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War640
First Gulf War573
Vietnam761
Korea119
World War II35

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34355
35 to 54735
55 to 64421
65 to 74648
75+461

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5088.47%
Black265.57%
Native American2211.40%
Other Race82.25%
2+ Races567.28%
Hispanic171.93%

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheatham County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cheatham County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Cheatham County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Cheatham 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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66.89%

Born in Cheatham County, Tennessee

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Cheatham County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 66.89% having been born in Tennessee. 1.84% 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

  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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