Giles County, Tennessee Population 2021

Giles County, Tennessee's estimated population is 29,500 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Giles County, Tennessee is the 51st largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 29,406 and has seen a growth of 0.32% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,500180.06%
202029,482180.06%
201929,464180.06%
201829,446670.23%
201729,3792140.73%
201629,1651920.66%
201528,9731540.53%
201428,819180.06%
201328,801-168-0.58%
201228,969-315-1.08%
201129,284-122-0.41%
201029,4063,66514.24%
199025,7411,1164.53%
198024,6252,48711.23%
197022,138-272-1.21%
196022,410-4,551-16.88%
195026,961-2,279-7.79%
194029,2401,2244.37%
193028,016-2,932-9.47%
192030,948-1,681-5.15%
191032,629-406-1.23%
190033,035-1,922-5.50%
189034,957-1,057-2.93%
188036,0143,60111.11%
187032,4136,24723.87%
186026,1662170.84%
185025,9494,45520.73%
184021,4942,79114.92%
183018,7036,14548.93%
182012,5588,012176.24%
18104,5460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.06% (18)
County Website
Founded
November 14, 1809
County Seat
2010 Population
29,406
Growth Since 2010
0.32% (94)
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Giles County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,22286.13%
Black or African American2,8719.80%
Two or More Races7872.69%
Some Other Race2480.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.31%
Asian650.22%
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Giles County, Tennessee Population by Race

Giles County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Giles County, Tennessee Median Age

43.9


Total

43


Male

45.6


Female

Giles County, Tennessee Adults

There are 23,172 adults, (5,810 of whom are seniors) in Giles County, Tennessee.

Giles County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Giles County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

14,969

51.11%

Male

14,316

48.89%

Giles County, Tennessee Population by Age

Giles County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Giles County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.1%56.9%
Male48.6%51.4%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
All69.6%30.4%
Married84.7%15.3%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Giles County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9042.3969.6
Married5,8752.9584.7
Non Family4,0971.2759.8
Female1,4633.1143.1
Male4692.9648.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Giles County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0565.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,8929.13%
High School Graduate8,94043.12%
Some College4,09319.74%
Associates Degree1,3286.41%
Bachelors Degree2,29811.08%
Graduate Degree1,1265.43%
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Giles County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Giles County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,82715,4373,091
Black2,1751,754171
Hispanic31622669
2+ Races26622612
Native American929261
Other Race838349
Asian45388

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 native american people with a rate of 66.30%.

Giles County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,735$40,179$31,080
Less Than 9th Grade$26,355$27,159$22,108
High School Graduate$31,296$36,062$25,747
Some College$36,663$48,279$31,715
Bachelors Degree$46,646$56,250$37,649
Graduate Degree$50,600$$52,500

$35,735

Average Earnings

$40,179

Average Male

$31,080

Average Female

Giles County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Giles County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Giles County, Tennessee Language

97.66% of Giles County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Giles County, Tennessee Language

Giles County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9933,31613.82%
Black2,73243515.92%
Hispanic62325240.45%
Multiple75318324.30%
Other248228.87%

14.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.00%

Male Poverty Rate

16.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Giles County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 40.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Giles County, Tennessee is Other, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.88%.

Giles County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.09%
High School16.97%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%

Giles County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.07%
Male Unemployed19.46%
Female Employed7.69%
Male Employed5.29%

Giles County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Giles County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,614$62,057
Families$61,696$74,972
Married Families$71,195-
Non Families$26,789$35,979
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Income by Household Type

Giles County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Giles County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Giles 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 55-64.

Giles County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Giles County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,941

Number of Veterans

1,766

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam990
First Gulf War389
Second Gulf War183
Korea146
World War II41

Giles County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74705
75+392
35 to 54392
55 to 64380
18 to 3472

Giles County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6908.41%
Black1526.14%
2+ Races4714.83%
Native American4043.48%
Hispanic296.55%
Other Race1210.62%

Giles County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Giles County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Giles County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Giles County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Giles County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Giles 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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60.57%

Born in Giles County, Tennessee

97.91%

Native Born

2.09%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.91% of Giles County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 60.57% having been born in Tennessee. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Giles 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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