Fentress County, Tennessee Population 2022

Fentress County, Tennessee's estimated population is 19,126 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fentress County, Tennessee is the 70th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 17,923 and has seen a growth of 6.71% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,7480.00%
18403,55080229.18%
18504,45490425.46%
18605,05460013.47%
18704,717-337-6.67%
18805,9411,22425.95%
18905,226-715-12.04%
19006,10688016.84%
19107,4461,34021.95%
192010,4352,98940.14%
193011,0366015.76%
194014,2623,22629.23%
195014,9176554.59%
196013,288-1,629-10.92%
197012,593-695-5.23%
198014,8262,23317.73%
199014,669-157-1.06%
201017,9233,25422.18%
201117,997740.41%
201217,916-81-0.45%
201317,904-12-0.07%
201417,849-55-0.31%
201517,9651160.65%
201618,040750.42%
201718,2141740.96%
201818,3221080.59%
201918,5232011.10%
202018,7242011.09%
202118,9252011.07%
202219,1262011.06%
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Fentress County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,85497.01%
Black or African American670.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.20%
Asian340.18%
Some Other Race500.27%
Two or More Races3631.97%
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Fentress County, Tennessee Population by Race

Fentress County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Fentress County, Tennessee Median Age

45.5


Total

44


Male

46.8


Female

Fentress County, Tennessee Adults

There are 14,563 adults, (3,943 of whom are seniors) in Fentress County, Tennessee.

Fentress County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fentress County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,189

49.93%

Male

9,216

50.07%

Fentress County, Tennessee Population by Age

Fentress County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fentress County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
Male81.8%18.2%
All76%24%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Female46.4%53.6%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fentress County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3682.4776
Married3,4833.2783.7
Male4843.0781.8
Female6733.4846.4
Non Family2,7281.1172.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Fentress County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,40710.65%
9th to 12th Grade1,1408.63%
High School Graduate5,44041.17%
Some College2,11315.99%
Associates Degree9136.91%
Bachelors Degree1,59512.07%
Graduate Degree6044.57%
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Fentress County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fentress County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian885
2+ Races22122155
Other Race50509
White12,84010,3252,130
Hispanic111909
Native American99
Black5443

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Fentress County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,764$31,351$21,356
Less Than 9th Grade$13,819$33,961$6,554
High School Graduate$23,461$25,745$20,554
Some College$27,120$27,409$26,587
Bachelors Degree$39,167$42,805$27,868
Graduate Degree$41,938$$41,957

$25,764

Average Earnings

$31,351

Average Male

$21,356

Average Female

Fentress County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fentress County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Fentress County, Tennessee Language

99.06% of Fentress County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Fentress County, Tennessee Language

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black262180.77%
Multiple3638122.31%
Hispanic2916221.31%
White17,2533,20518.58%
OtherNaN%

18.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.82%

Male Poverty Rate

18.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fentress County, Tennessee is Black, with 80.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fentress 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 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.86%.

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.17%
High School25.02%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.77%
Male Unemployed45.56%
Female Employed8.89%
Female Unemployed55.81%

Fentress County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fentress County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,203$47,422
Families$47,241$56,860
Married Families$49,264-
Non Families$21,631$29,869
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Income by Household Type

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Fentress 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 45-54.

Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Fentress County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,249

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War95
First Gulf War167
Vietnam598
Korea184
World War II26

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3450
35 to 54127
55 to 64215
65 to 74529
75+328

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2478.79%
Asian225.00%

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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11.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fentress County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Fentress County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Fentress 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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72.74%

Born in Fentress County, Tennessee

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.10%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.43% of Fentress County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 72.74% having been born in Tennessee. 0.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fentress 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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