Decatur County, Tennessee's estimated population is 11,555 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Tennessee is the 87th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 11,717 and has seen a growth of -1.38% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.73%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.99%.
98.38% of Decatur County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 17.23% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.07%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Decatur County, Tennessee
99.69% of Decatur County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 75.75% having been born in Tennessee. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.