Hamilton County, Tennessee Population 2022

Hamilton County, Tennessee's estimated population is 378,337 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hamilton County, Tennessee is the 5th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 337,214 and has seen a growth of 12.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18208210.00%
18302,2761,455177.22%
18408,1755,899259.18%
185010,0751,90023.24%
186013,2583,18331.59%
187017,2413,98330.04%
188023,6426,40137.13%
189053,48229,840126.22%
190061,6958,21315.36%
191089,26727,57244.69%
1920115,95426,68729.90%
1930159,49743,54337.55%
1940180,47820,98113.15%
1950208,25527,77715.39%
1960237,90529,65014.24%
1970254,23616,3316.86%
1980287,74033,50413.18%
1990285,536-2,204-0.77%
2010337,21451,67818.10%
2011341,0943,8801.15%
2012345,6934,5991.35%
2013349,0503,3570.97%
2014350,7291,6790.48%
2015353,6902,9610.84%
2016357,7784,0881.16%
2017361,0323,2540.91%
2018364,2933,2610.90%
2019367,8043,5110.96%
2020371,3153,5110.95%
2021374,8263,5110.95%
2022378,3373,5110.94%
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Hamilton County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White271,25474.37%
Black or African American68,55918.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native5300.15%
Asian7,7212.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1570.04%
Some Other Race5,1001.40%
Two or More Races11,3973.12%
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Hamilton County, Tennessee Population by Race

Hamilton County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Hamilton County, Tennessee Median Age

39.7


Total

38.1


Male

41.1


Female

Hamilton County, Tennessee Adults

There are 288,817 adults, (64,056 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

188,524

51.69%

Male

176,194

48.31%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Population by Age

Hamilton County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hamilton County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All64.1%35.9%
Male61.4%38.6%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female46.8%53.2%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All148,2962.3864.1
Married67,0083.0782.6
Male5,4743.461.4
Female16,8903.3346.8
Non Family58,9241.2348.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Hamilton County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,1083.54%
9th to 12th Grade15,8746.17%
High School Graduate67,50926.25%
Some College55,39421.54%
Associates Degree23,6929.21%
Bachelors Degree55,33021.51%
Graduate Degree30,30011.78%
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Hamilton County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hamilton County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander545454
Asian5,2434,5222,720
White192,163178,50071,935
2+ Races5,4284,7261,737
Native American477381150
Hispanic10,4606,7581,970
Black44,81438,3337,317
Other Race2,4691,521341

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 100.00%.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,753$45,809$34,089
Less Than 9th Grade$21,743$23,486$19,459
High School Graduate$29,364$32,388$25,689
Some College$34,799$41,563$30,332
Bachelors Degree$52,279$62,919$44,025
Graduate Degree$63,815$90,934$55,860

$39,753

Average Earnings

$45,809

Average Male

$34,089

Average Female

Hamilton County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamilton County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Hamilton County, Tennessee Language

92.52% of Hamilton County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.26% of the population.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Language

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,5576,08029.58%
Black66,55916,55024.87%
Multiple10,9462,52523.07%
Native53011020.75%
Islander1533120.26%
White250,55320,0768.01%
Asian7,3934345.87%
Other1,453NaN%

12.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

13.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 29.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton 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 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.32%.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.49%
High School13.56%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.05%
Male Unemployed29.05%
Female Employed6.54%
Female Unemployed37.57%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamilton County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,606$82,225
Families$76,747$103,451
Married Families$91,124$120,299
Non Families$34,875$48,100
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Income by Household Type

Hamilton County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Hamilton 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.

Hamilton County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Hamilton County, Tennessee Marital Status

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21,524

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,264
First Gulf War4,440
Vietnam8,659
Korea1,349
World War II602

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,261
35 to 544,916
55 to 644,058
65 to 746,122
75+5,167

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17,5517.97%
Black3,2136.19%
Native American8218.26%
Asian681.14%
Other Race1263.68%
2+ Races4847.30%
Hispanic5134.00%

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Hamilton County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Hamilton 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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58.82%

Born in Hamilton County, Tennessee

94.68%

Native Born

5.32%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

2.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.68% of Hamilton County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 58.82% having been born in Tennessee. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hamilton 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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