Greene County, Tennessee Population 2021

Greene County, Tennessee's estimated population is 68,879 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greene County, Tennessee is the 21st largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 68,834 and has seen a growth of 0.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202168,879-95-0.14%
202068,974-95-0.14%
201969,069-95-0.14%
201869,1643430.50%
201768,8212920.43%
201668,529-57-0.08%
201568,5861220.18%
201468,4641280.19%
201368,336-424-0.62%
201268,760-413-0.60%
201169,1733390.49%
201068,83412,98123.24%
199055,8531,4312.63%
198054,4226,79214.26%
197047,6305,46712.97%
196042,1631,1152.72%
195041,0481,6434.17%
194039,4054,28612.20%
193035,1192,2956.99%
192032,8241,7415.60%
191031,0834871.59%
190030,5963,98214.96%
189026,6142,60910.87%
188024,0052,33710.79%
187021,6682,66414.02%
186019,0041,1806.62%
185017,8241,74810.87%
184016,0761,66611.56%
183014,4103,08627.25%
182011,3241,61116.59%
18109,7132,10327.63%
18007,610-131-1.69%
17907,7410.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.14% (-95)
County Website
Founded
1783
County Seat
2010 Population
68,834
Growth Since 2010
0.07% (45)
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Greene County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65,09694.57%
Black or African American1,5012.18%
Two or More Races1,2221.78%
Some Other Race4960.72%
Asian2730.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1770.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.10%
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Greene County, Tennessee Population by Race

Greene County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Greene County, Tennessee Median Age

44.7


Total

43.3


Male

46


Female

Greene County, Tennessee Adults

There are 55,469 adults, (14,567 of whom are seniors) in Greene County, Tennessee.

Greene County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Greene County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

35,180

51.11%

Male

33,654

48.89%

Greene County, Tennessee Population by Age

Greene County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greene County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male54.4%45.6%
Female56%44%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
All74%26%
Married85.6%14.4%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greene County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,3962.4474
Married13,4612.9885.6
Non Family9,0861.1666.6
Female3,5183.356
Male1,3313.3654.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Greene County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0146.06%
9th to 12th Grade4,5839.21%
High School Graduate20,65641.52%
Some College10,01520.13%
Associates Degree3,1636.36%
Bachelors Degree5,18710.43%
Graduate Degree3,1376.30%
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Greene County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greene County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White47,27840,1938,095
Hispanic946662119
Black84274594
2+ Races42338426
Other Race33517755
Asian18012616
Native American147101
Islander696935

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 50.72%.

Greene County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,549$37,743$27,134
Less Than 9th Grade$20,998$25,724$16,506
High School Graduate$27,324$33,110$22,102
Some College$31,365$39,529$26,401
Bachelors Degree$40,327$48,709$36,933
Graduate Degree$55,543$69,919$51,196

$31,549

Average Earnings

$37,743

Average Male

$27,134

Average Female

Greene County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greene County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Greene County, Tennessee Language

97.38% of Greene County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Greene County, Tennessee Language

Greene County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White62,3069,97816.01%
Hispanic1,89657130.12%
Multiple1,17745238.40%
Black1,27429523.16%
Asian2738029.30%
Other4967114.31%
Islander693550.72%
Native14810.68%

16.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

18.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greene County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Tennessee is Islander, with 50.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Tennessee is Native, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.65%.

Greene County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.05%
High School14.00%
Some College11.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%

Greene County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.03%
Male Unemployed25.32%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed6.24%

Greene County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greene County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,595$60,501
Families$52,889$68,926
Married Families$64,882$79,192
Non Families$24,037$40,908
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Income by Household Type

Greene County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Greene County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Greene 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.

Greene County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Greene County, Tennessee Marital Status

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5,470

Number of Veterans

5,046

Male Veterans

424

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,408
First Gulf War1,000
Second Gulf War872
Korea412
World War II96

Greene County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,811
75+1,243
55 to 64939
35 to 54903
18 to 34574

Greene County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1779.80%
Black12611.40%
Native American6838.42%
Hispanic655.28%
2+ Races538.29%
Islander3550.72%
Asian115.37%

Greene County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Greene County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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9.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greene County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Greene County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Greene County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Greene 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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67.84%

Born in Greene County, Tennessee

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Greene County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 67.84% having been born in Tennessee. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Greene 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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