Grainger County, Tennessee Population 2022

Grainger County, Tennessee's estimated population is 23,869 with a growth rate of 0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grainger County, Tennessee is the 62nd largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 22,721 and has seen a growth of 5.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18007,3670.00%
18106,397-970-13.17%
18207,6511,25419.60%
183010,0662,41531.56%
184010,5725065.03%
185012,3701,79817.01%
186010,962-1,408-11.38%
187012,4211,45913.31%
188012,384-37-0.30%
189013,1968126.56%
190015,5122,31617.55%
191013,888-1,624-10.47%
192013,369-519-3.74%
193012,737-632-4.73%
194014,3561,61912.71%
195013,086-1,270-8.85%
196012,506-580-4.43%
197013,9481,44211.53%
198016,7512,80320.10%
199017,0953442.05%
201022,7215,62632.91%
201122,753320.14%
201222,689-64-0.28%
201322,739500.22%
201422,8621230.54%
201522,848-14-0.06%
201623,0952471.08%
201723,106110.05%
201823,137310.13%
201923,3201830.79%
202023,5031830.78%
202123,6861830.78%
202223,8691830.77%
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Grainger County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,59097.09%
Black or African American450.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1170.50%
Asian410.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1180.51%
Some Other Race10.00%
Two or More Races3561.53%
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Grainger County, Tennessee Population by Race

Grainger County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Grainger County, Tennessee Median Age

46.2


Total

45.2


Male

46.8


Female

Grainger County, Tennessee Adults

There are 18,647 adults, (4,821 of whom are seniors) in Grainger County, Tennessee.

Grainger County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Grainger County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

11,895

51.12%

Male

11,373

48.88%

Grainger County, Tennessee Population by Age

Grainger County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grainger County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All76.4%23.6%
Female72.8%27.2%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Male45%55%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grainger County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1472.5376.4
Married5,2102.9885.7
Male4623.8145
Female7863.3772.8
Non Family2,6891.1864.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Grainger County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4198.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,94311.50%
High School Graduate6,97341.26%
Some College3,20118.94%
Associates Degree1,1927.05%
Bachelors Degree1,4138.36%
Graduate Degree7594.49%
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Grainger County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grainger County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander118118118
Black444422
Native American1068152
2+ Races17216148
Hispanic39512058
White16,05913,0261,874
Asian4122

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Grainger County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,688$38,259$24,005
Less Than 9th Grade$25,526$33,750$16,574
High School Graduate$27,228$40,699$19,681
Some College$27,397$34,928$23,729
Bachelors Degree$41,229$52,672$37,132
Graduate Degree$53,958$$58,009

$30,688

Average Earnings

$38,259

Average Male

$24,005

Average Female

Grainger County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grainger County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Grainger County, Tennessee Language

95.87% of Grainger County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Grainger County, Tennessee Language

Grainger County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,6423,36015.53%
Other1NaN%
Multiple35124369.23%
Hispanic79630338.07%

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.91%

Male Poverty Rate

18.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grainger County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grainger County, Tennessee is White, with 15.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grainger County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 38.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.96%.

Grainger County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.81%
High School13.89%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater7.45%

Grainger County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.11%
Male Unemployed37.29%
Female Employed7.22%
Female Unemployed38.62%

Grainger County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grainger County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,703$58,929
Families$54,141$69,624
Married Families$63,716-
Non Families$23,900$29,867
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Income by Household Type

Grainger County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grainger County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Grainger 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.

Grainger County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Grainger County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,555

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War184
First Gulf War341
Vietnam710
Korea23
World War II

Grainger County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3467
35 to 54325
55 to 64361
65 to 74557
75+245

Grainger County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4968.28%
Black4295.45%
Native American1716.04%
Hispanic132.41%

Grainger County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Grainger County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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11.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grainger County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Grainger County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Grainger County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Grainger 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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64.53%

Born in Grainger County, Tennessee

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Grainger County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 64.53% having been born in Tennessee. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grainger 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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