Hawkins County, Tennessee Population 2020

Hawkins County, Tennessee's estimated population is 56,650 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hawkins County, Tennessee is the 25th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202056,650600.11%
201956,590600.11%
201856,530600.11%
201756,470810.14%
201656,3891380.25%
201556,251-121-0.21%
201456,372-210-0.37%
201356,5821680.30%
201256,414-118-0.21%
201156,532-341-0.60%
201056,87312,30827.62%
199044,5658141.86%
198043,75110,02529.72%
197033,7263,25810.69%
196030,468-26-0.09%
195030,4941,9716.91%
194028,5234,40618.27%
193024,1171,1995.23%
192022,918-669-2.84%
191023,587-680-2.80%
190024,2672,0219.08%
189022,2461,6367.94%
188020,6104,77330.14%
187015,837-325-2.01%
186016,1622,79220.88%
185013,370-1,665-11.07%
184015,0351,3529.88%
183013,6832,73424.97%
182010,9493,30643.26%
18107,6431,08016.46%
18006,563-407-5.84%
17906,9700.00%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,12595.96%
Black or African American7941.41%
Two or More Races7541.34%
Some Other Race3010.53%
Asian2710.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander670.12%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2020

Hawkins County, Tennessee Median Age

44.6


Total

42.7


Male

45.7


Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Adults

There are 44,836 adults, (11,261 of whom are seniors) in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hawkins County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

28,820

51.10%

Male

27,582

48.90%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Households and Families

Hawkins County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hawkins County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male57%43%
Female53.8%46.2%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3302.3973.7
Married11,1442.9288.3
Non Family7,4691.1563.6
Female2,9643.0853.8
Male1,7533.1557

2.87

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hawkins County, Tennessee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7766.83%
9th to 12th Grade3,8619.50%
High School Graduate17,55143.17%
Some College7,89519.42%
Associates Degree2,8737.07%
Bachelors Degree3,8569.48%
Graduate Degree1,8454.54%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,10932,7955,465
Black57945791
Multiple Races373333131
Hispanic329268
Asian198987
Other Race1071077
Islander5342
Native American4242

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 multiple races people with a rate of 35.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,437$36,616$25,094
Less Than High School$17,071$20,000$14,957
High School Grad$26,676$32,168$20,025
Some College$32,514$43,016$26,727
Bachelors Degree$40,801$55,179$37,857
Graduate Degree$52,350$74,833$44,833

$30,437

Average Earnings

$36,616

Average Male

$25,094

Average Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language by Age

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

97.93% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,7499,72218.43%
Black72924233.20%
Hispanic83523127.66%
Multiple75422629.97%
Asian2718230.26%
Other2956421.69%
Native852731.76%
Islander672029.85%

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.74%

Male Poverty Rate

21.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is Black, with 33.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is White, with 18.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.65%
High School15.96%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater6.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.67%
Female Unemployed28.55%
Female Employed11.78%
Male Employed7.87%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Income

Hawkins County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,335$55,466
Families$50,916$65,264
Married Families$60,950$74,320
Non Families$22,240$32,368

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Hawkins 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.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans

3,950

Number of Veterans

3,666

Male Veterans

284

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,591
Second Gulf War674
First Gulf War639
Korea276
World War II97
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8418.87%
Black609.52%
2 or More4911.69%
Hispanic234.67%

$Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

9.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment Status

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.92%

Born in Tennessee

98.90%

Native Born

1.10%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.90% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 68.92% having been born in Tennessee. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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