Davidson County, Tennessee Population 2021

Davidson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 701,400 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davidson County, Tennessee is the null largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 627,746 and has seen a growth of 11.73% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021701,4003,6280.52%
2020697,7723,6280.52%
2019694,1443,6280.53%
2018690,5163,3570.49%
2017687,1591,3300.19%
2016685,8296,0360.89%
2015679,79310,1821.52%
2014669,6119,4321.43%
2013660,17910,8351.67%
2012649,34413,4262.11%
2011635,9188,1721.30%
2010627,746116,96222.90%
1990510,78432,9736.90%
1980477,81129,8086.65%
1970448,00348,26012.07%
1960399,74377,98524.24%
1950321,75864,49125.07%
1940257,26734,41315.44%
1930222,85455,03932.80%
1920167,81518,33712.27%
1910149,47826,66321.71%
1900122,81514,64113.53%
1890108,17429,14836.88%
188079,02616,12925.64%
187062,89715,84233.67%
186047,0558,17321.02%
185038,8828,37327.44%
184030,5092,3878.49%
183028,1227,96839.54%
182020,1544,54629.13%
181015,6085,64356.63%
18009,9656,506188.09%
17903,4590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.52%
County Website
Founded
October 6, 1783
County Seat
2010 Population
627,746
Growth Since 2010
11.73%
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Davidson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White440,29964.04%
Black or African American186,29527.10%
Asian24,8653.62%
Two or More Races17,9472.61%
Some Other Race16,1362.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5340.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4120.06%
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Davidson County, Tennessee Population By Race

Davidson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2021

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Davidson County, Tennessee Median Age

34.3


Total

33.8


Male

35


Female

Davidson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 542,482 adults, (82,207 of whom are seniors) in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Davidson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Mujer

356,190

51.81%

Masculino

331,298

48.19%

Davidson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Davidson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Davidson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All54.3%45.7%
Masculino47.8%52.2%
Mujer42.2%57.8%
Non Family41.6%58.4%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davidson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All282,3662.3654.3
Non Family125,7951.3641.6
Married106,6733.174.4
Mujer38,0773.2342.2
Masculino11,8213.4647.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Davidson County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20,9044.41%
9th to 12th Grade30,9396.52%
High School Graduate104,77522.09%
Some College89,72018.91%
Associates Degree30,2076.37%
Bachelors Degree123,83826.11%
Graduate Degree73,97915.60%
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Davidson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Davidson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White293,790275,816147,423
Black118,429104,61132,778
Hispanic35,89120,5335,544
Asian16,76513,0758,195
Other Race8,8055,3471,803
2+ Races7,6386,8653,223
Native American1,2361,024328
Islander2181874

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.18%.

Davidson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$40,077$43,178$36,769
Less Than 9th Grade$23,694$26,514$19,034
High School Graduate$29,306$31,671$25,943
Some College$35,259$39,135$31,896
Bachelors Degree$49,733$55,965$44,868
Graduate Degree$61,796$76,388$54,541

$40,077

Average Earnings

$43,178

Average Male

$36,769

Average Female

Davidson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Davidson County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Davidson County, Tennessee Language

82.63% of Davidson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 17.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.86% of the population.

Davidson County, Tennessee Language

Davidson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black179,57839,23421.85%
White375,28436,3729.69%
Hispanic68,53317,11224.97%
Other15,8434,04625.54%
Asian23,8313,28713.79%
Multiple17,2932,83516.39%
Native1,46226418.06%
Islander38825766.24%

14.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.85%

Male Poverty Rate

15.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, Tennessee is Islander, with 66.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, Tennessee is White, with 9.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.32%.

Davidson County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.28%
High School16.01%
Some College10.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Davidson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.48%
Male Unemployed35.81%
Female Employed8.26%
Male Employed6.45%

Davidson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Davidson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,388$86,309
Families$72,882$103,938
Married Families$92,594$126,569
Non Families$46,487$61,723
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Income by Household Type

Davidson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Davidson 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 35-44.

Davidson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Davidson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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30,142

Number of Veterans

27,072

Male Veterans

3,070

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,427
First Gulf War6,445
Second Gulf War6,004
Korea1,946
World War II750

Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,562
35 to 547,442
75+6,330
55 to 645,967
18 to 342,841

Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20,2645.62%
Black8,8896.35%
Hispanic9942.31%
Asian3932.01%
2+ Races2802.84%
Other Race1721.67%
Native American14410.49%

Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Davidson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Davidson 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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49.17%

Born in Davidson County, Tennessee

87.01%

Native Born

12.99%

Foreign Born

8.38%

Non Citizen

4.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.01% of Davidson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 49.17% having been born in Tennessee. 8.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Davidson 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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