Hawkins County, Tennessee Population 2024

59,615

Hawkins County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 59,615 with a growth rate of 1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hawkins County, Tennessee is the 26th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 56,870 and has seen a growth of 4.83% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202963,5457861.25%
202862,7597861.27%
202761,9737861.28%
202661,1877861.3%
202560,4017861.32%
202459,6157861.34%
202358,8297861.35%
202258,0437861.37%
202157,2575470.96%
202056,710-145-0.26%
201956,855810.14%
201856,7741030.18%
201756,671720.13%
201656,5992020.36%
201556,397-109-0.19%
201456,506-213-0.38%
201356,7191450.26%
201256,574-58-0.1%
201156,632-238-0.42%
201056,870
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%
191023,587-680-2.8%
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%
17906,970-56,575-89.03%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.34% (786)
County Website
Hawkins County
County Seat
2010 Population
56,870
Area
487 mi²
Density
122 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.83% (2,745)
Founded
1787

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54,09994.73%
Two or more races1,8083.17%
Black or African American5941.04%
Asian2630.46%
Other race2260.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander790.14%
Native American380.07%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population by Race

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Hawkins County, Tennessee Median Age

45.5

Total

44.7

Male

46.8

Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Adults

There are 46,094 adults, (12,259 of whom are seniors) in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hawkins County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female28,94850.69%
Male28,15949.31%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population by Age

Hawkins County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,7852.4878.221.8
Married11,6832.9989.810.2
Non Family6,8651.1768.131.9
Female2,7573.2664.235.8
Male1,4803.0659.440.6
showing: 5 rows

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hawkins County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.46%.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,447

Average Earnings

$46,103

Average Male

$31,434

Average Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

98.25% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.2% of the population.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White53,1018,27615.59%
Multiple1,80498854.77%
Hispanic1,00148748.65%
Other2183716.97%
Black506377.31%
Islander793645.57%
Asian263197.22%
Native38513.16%
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16.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

19.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 54.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is Asian, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.67%
High School15.82%
Some College9.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%
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Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.39%
Female Unemployed21.03%
Female Employed9.84%
Male Employed3.46%
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Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hawkins County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,835

Number of Veterans

3,527

Male Veterans

308

Female Veterans

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.84%

Born in Hawkins County, Tennessee

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 69.84% having been born in Tennessee. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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