Hawkins County, Tennessee Population 2021

Hawkins County, Tennessee's estimated population is 56,932 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hawkins County, Tennessee is the 25th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 56,870 and has seen a growth of 0.11% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202156,932730.13%
202056,859730.13%
201956,786730.13%
201856,713930.16%
201756,620550.10%
201656,5651950.35%
201556,370-111-0.20%
201456,481-215-0.38%
201356,6961360.24%
201256,560-61-0.11%
201156,621-249-0.44%
201056,87012,30527.61%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.13% (73)
County Website
Founded
1787
County Seat
2010 Population
56,870
Growth Since 2010
0.11% (62)
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Hawkins County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,36396.03%
Two or More Races9181.62%
Black or African American7471.32%
Asian2990.53%
Some Other Race1230.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander620.11%
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Hawkins County, Tennessee Population by Race

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Median Age

44.9


Total

43.6


Male

45.9


Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Adults

There are 45,150 adults, (11,635 of whom are seniors) in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hawkins County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

28,954

51.15%

Male

27,657

48.85%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Population by Age

Hawkins County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male53.9%46.1%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
All73.5%26.5%
Married87.4%12.6%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hawkins County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,1352.4273.5
Married11,2272.9187.4
Non Family7,2181.1464.4
Female2,8613.1754.5
Male1,8293.2653.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4385.95%
9th to 12th Grade3,9579.66%
High School Graduate17,50642.75%
Some College8,22620.09%
Associates Degree3,2107.84%
Bachelors Degree3,7839.24%
Graduate Degree1,8304.47%
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Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39,40133,2745,317
Black53841675
2+ Races397361177
Hispanic36929712
Asian17914132
Native American7777
Islander5231
Other Race16166

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 2+ races people with a rate of 44.58%.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,264$38,708$25,846
Less Than 9th Grade$17,368$16,638$18,144
High School Graduate$28,397$33,330$21,952
Some College$32,559$44,503$26,090
Bachelors Degree$43,427$58,371$39,923
Graduate Degree$52,948$72,212$47,674

$31,264

Average Earnings

$38,708

Average Male

$25,846

Average Female

Hawkins County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

98.30% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Language

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,9489,71818.35%
Hispanic86329934.65%
Multiple91829432.03%
Black66718627.89%
Asian29911036.79%
Other11610086.21%
Islander621625.81%
Native9488.51%

19.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

21.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is Other, with 86.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hawkins County, Tennessee is Native, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.75%
High School14.59%
Some College11.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Unemployed24.85%
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed6.72%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hawkins County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,924$57,760
Families$51,934$66,415
Married Families$63,097$75,212
Non Families$23,328$35,911
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Income by Household Type

Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Marital Status

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4,024

Number of Veterans

3,669

Male Veterans

355

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,592
Second Gulf War776
First Gulf War509
Korea257
World War II58

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,328
75+912
35 to 54754
55 to 64656
18 to 34374

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9158.96%
2+ Races6111.66%
Black487.79%
Hispanic183.44%

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Hawkins County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Hawkins 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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69.50%

Born in Hawkins County, Tennessee

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Hawkins County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 69.50% having been born in Tennessee. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hawkins 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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