Cocke County, Tennessee Population 2022

Cocke County, Tennessee's estimated population is 36,442 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cocke County, Tennessee is the 43rd largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 35,640 and has seen a growth of 2.25% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18105,1540.00%
18204,892-262-5.08%
18306,0171,12523.00%
18406,99297516.20%
18508,3001,30818.71%
186010,4082,10825.40%
187012,4582,05019.70%
188014,8082,35018.86%
189016,5231,71511.58%
190019,1532,63015.92%
191019,3992461.28%
192020,7821,3837.13%
193021,7759934.78%
194024,0832,30810.60%
195022,991-1,092-4.53%
196023,3903991.74%
197025,2831,8938.09%
198028,7923,50913.88%
199029,1413491.21%
201035,6406,49922.30%
201135,432-208-0.58%
201235,530980.28%
201335,400-130-0.37%
201435,266-134-0.38%
201535,138-128-0.36%
201635,234960.27%
201735,5282940.83%
201835,8583300.93%
201936,0041460.41%
202036,1501460.41%
202136,2961460.40%
202236,4421460.40%
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Cocke County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,89294.68%
Black or African American6721.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native2570.72%
Asian3360.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.11%
Some Other Race100.03%
Two or More Races5911.65%
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Cocke County, Tennessee Population by Race

Cocke County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Cocke County, Tennessee Median Age

45.3


Total

44.7


Male

45.8


Female

Cocke County, Tennessee Adults

There are 28,494 adults, (7,608 of whom are seniors) in Cocke County, Tennessee.

Cocke County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Cocke County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

18,312

51.16%

Male

17,485

48.84%

Cocke County, Tennessee Population by Age

Cocke County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cocke County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All69.6%30.4%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female51.7%48.3%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cocke County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1712.569.6
Married6,553379.4
Male8473.5865.6
Female2,1533.1451.7
Non Family4,6181.364.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Cocke County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8877.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,87011.00%
High School Graduate12,54048.08%
Some College4,36716.74%
Associates Degree1,4705.64%
Bachelors Degree1,8036.91%
Graduate Degree1,1434.38%
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Cocke County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cocke County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,59220,0642,837
Black49043653
2+ Races28828821
Hispanic47538829
Native American150986
Other Race11
Asian184150
Islander396

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.54%.

Cocke County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,724$35,487$26,400
Less Than 9th Grade$20,736$22,060$16,115
High School Graduate$26,699$32,428$23,497
Some College$34,638$46,837$30,550
Bachelors Degree$38,466$41,402$37,069
Graduate Degree$44,871$70,104$44,439

$30,724

Average Earnings

$35,487

Average Male

$26,400

Average Female

Cocke County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cocke County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Cocke County, Tennessee Language

97.87% of Cocke County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Cocke County, Tennessee Language

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native25714355.64%
Black64629846.13%
Hispanic90538242.21%
Multiple58120735.63%
White32,7626,50819.86%
Other1NaN%

20.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

23.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cocke County, Tennessee is Native, with 55.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cocke 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 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.30%.

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.45%
High School18.92%
Some College10.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.92%

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.83%
Male Unemployed32.85%
Female Employed9.43%
Female Unemployed62.40%

Cocke County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cocke County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,530$51,652
Families$45,120$57,285
Married Families$55,181-
Non Families$22,330$37,583
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Income by Household Type

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Cocke 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 55-64.

Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Cocke County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,600

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War228
First Gulf War373
Vietnam1,203
Korea191
World War II75

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34128
35 to 54415
55 to 64675
65 to 74762
75+620

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3688.68%
Black15530.16%
Native American6040.00%
Islander615.38%
2+ Races113.36%
Hispanic7113.20%

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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11.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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52.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cocke County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Cocke County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Cocke 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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66.65%

Born in Cocke County, Tennessee

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Cocke County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 66.65% having been born in Tennessee. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cocke 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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