Davidson County, Tennessee Population 2020

Davidson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 689,006 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Davidson County, Tennessee is the 2nd largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018692,5873,5810.52%
2017689,0061,5760.23%
2016687,4306,5460.96%
2015680,88410,7041.60%
2014670,1809,7241.47%
2013660,45611,0541.70%
2012649,40213,5752.14%
2011635,8278,0741.29%
2010627,753116,96922.90%
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%

How Many People Live in Davidson County, Tennessee?

689,006

Davidson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White436,13563.76%
Black or African American187,18927.37%
Asian24,0453.52%
Two or More Races17,5042.56%
Some Other Race17,0522.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6400.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4520.07%

Davidson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2020

Davidson County, Tennessee Median Age

34.3


Total

33.7


Male

35


Female

Davidson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 538,527 adults, (79,891 of whom are seniors) in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Davidson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

49.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Davidson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

354,069

51.76%

Male

329,948

48.24%

Davidson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Davidson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Davidson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All54.1%45.9%
Male45.7%54.3%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Female41.3%58.7%

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All277,9032.3854.1
Non Family122,0681.3642.2
Married105,3863.1273.5
Female39,0003.2741.3
Male11,4493.4945.7

3.09

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Davidson County, Tennessee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21,4004.55%
9th to 12th Grade32,3356.88%
High School Graduate106,64022.69%
Some College90,16819.19%
Associates Degree30,1516.42%
Bachelors Degree119,23925.37%
Graduate Degree70,01014.90%

Davidson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White291,783272,279140,582
Black117,796102,84132,295
Hispanic35,71321,0745,426
Asian16,08812,3977,532
Other Race9,0845,0731,482
Multiple Races7,3046,4563,013
Native American1,2051,006355
Islander2532055

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,562$40,840$35,193
Less Than High School$22,061$25,292$17,963
High School Grad$28,074$30,532$25,786
Some College$34,133$37,425$31,377
Bachelors Degree$47,134$53,710$42,536
Graduate Degree$59,280$72,692$53,016

$37,562

Average Earnings

$40,840

Average Male

$35,193

Average Female

Davidson County, Tennessee Language

Davidson County, Tennessee Language by Age

Davidson County, Tennessee Language

82.75% of Davidson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 17.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Davidson County, Tennessee Poverty

Davidson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black180,85844,79124.77%
White373,42538,57910.33%
Hispanic68,09719,23228.24%
Other16,7814,86528.99%
Asian23,0403,17413.78%
Multiple16,8532,77416.46%
Islander43027363.49%
Native1,58019512.34%

16.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.54%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davidson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, Tennessee is Islander, with 63.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davidson County, Tennessee is White, with 10.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.48%
High School17.03%
Some College10.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%

Davidson County, Tennessee Income

Davidson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,507$81,577
Families$68,677$97,940
Married Families$87,605$119,774
Non Families$43,781$58,195

Davidson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Davidson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Davidson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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

Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans

31,061

Number of Veterans

27,739

Male Veterans

3,322

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,798
First Gulf War6,285
Second Gulf War5,680
Korea2,212
World War II1,138
Name Veterans % of Total
White21,1115.91%
Black8,9516.39%
Hispanic1,0212.39%
Asian3591.91%
2 or More2652.81%
Indian19214.17%
Other1831.68%

$Davidson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davidson County, Tennessee Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Davidson County, Tennessee Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.89%

Born in Tennessee

87.20%

Native Born

12.80%

Foreign Born

8.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.20% of Davidson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 49.89% having been born in Tennessee. 8.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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