Gibson County, Tennessee Population 2021

Gibson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 49,057 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gibson County, Tennessee is the 34th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 49,731 and has seen a growth of -1.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202149,057-38-0.08%
202049,095-38-0.08%
201949,133-38-0.08%
201849,171-84-0.17%
201749,25550.01%
201649,250-79-0.16%
201549,329-107-0.22%
201449,436560.11%
201349,380-286-0.58%
201249,666-232-0.46%
201149,8981670.34%
201049,7313,4167.38%
199046,315-3,152-6.37%
198049,4671,5963.33%
197047,8713,1727.10%
196044,699-3,433-7.13%
195048,1323,2977.35%
194044,835-1,693-3.64%
193046,5283,1407.24%
192043,3881,7584.22%
191041,6302,2225.64%
190039,4083,5499.90%
189035,8593,1749.71%
188032,6857,01927.35%
187025,6663,88917.86%
186021,7772,22911.40%
185019,5485,85942.80%
184013,6897,888135.98%
18305,8010.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.08% (-38)
Founded
1823
County Seat
2010 Population
49,731
Growth Since 2010
-1.36% (-674)
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Gibson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,51978.25%
Black or African American8,42317.11%
Two or More Races1,6183.29%
Some Other Race2510.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2210.45%
Asian1560.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.08%
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Gibson County, Tennessee Population by Race

Gibson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Gibson County, Tennessee Median Age

39.9


Total

37.9


Male

41.5


Female

Gibson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 37,347 adults, (8,710 of whom are seniors) in Gibson County, Tennessee.

Gibson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gibson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

25,605

52.01%

Male

23,623

47.99%

Gibson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Gibson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gibson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.2%57.8%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
All68.3%31.7%
Male69.9%30.1%
Married84.5%15.5%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gibson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,3202.4968.3
Married9,2533.1484.5
Non Family6,3331.1656.7
Female3,0043.1442.2
Male7303.0669.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Gibson County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7265.16%
9th to 12th Grade3,1849.53%
High School Graduate13,07439.12%
Some College6,92620.73%
Associates Degree2,3557.05%
Bachelors Degree4,02012.03%
Graduate Degree2,1336.38%
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Gibson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gibson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,53523,0365,284
Black5,5574,425519
Hispanic612379114
2+ Races33833143
Native American18918488
Other Race18613294
Asian1218733
Islander222214

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 63.64%.

Gibson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,001$38,053$27,983
Less Than 9th Grade$17,146$20,880$13,452
High School Graduate$29,238$32,283$25,499
Some College$34,295$43,833$28,390
Bachelors Degree$42,805$60,139$36,414
Graduate Degree$56,641$68,306$50,625

$32,001

Average Earnings

$38,053

Average Male

$27,983

Average Female

Gibson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gibson County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Gibson County, Tennessee Language

97.28% of Gibson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Gibson County, Tennessee Language

Gibson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,8674,13211.21%
Black8,0962,65432.78%
Multiple1,61856034.61%
Hispanic1,31131423.95%
Other244249.84%
Native221198.60%
Asian1511610.60%
Islander4037.50%

15.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.07%

Male Poverty Rate

17.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gibson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gibson County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 34.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gibson County, Tennessee is Islander, with 7.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.96%.

Gibson County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.30%
High School12.71%
Some College9.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%

Gibson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.79%
Male Unemployed34.59%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed6.21%

Gibson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gibson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,171$57,623
Families$54,936$69,398
Married Families$68,798-
Non Families$21,619$30,531
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Income by Household Type

Gibson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gibson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Gibson 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.

Gibson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Gibson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,966

Number of Veterans

2,746

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,083
First Gulf War624
Second Gulf War542
Korea257
World War II122

Gibson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74767
75+742
35 to 54656
55 to 64625
18 to 34176

Gibson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3247.82%
Black5829.08%
Hispanic334.19%
2+ Races305.34%
Native American168.47%
Islander1463.64%

Gibson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Gibson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gibson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gibson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Gibson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Gibson 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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74.02%

Born in Gibson County, Tennessee

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Gibson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 74.02% having been born in Tennessee. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gibson 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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