Jackson County, Tennessee Population 2024

12,413

Jackson County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 12,413 with a growth rate of 1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Tennessee is the 86th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 11,628 and has seen a growth of 6.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,4732121.6%
202813,2612121.62%
202713,0492121.65%
202612,8372121.68%
202512,6252121.71%
202412,4132121.74%
202312,2012121.77%
202211,9892121.8%
202111,7771431.23%
202011,634-204-1.72%
201911,838360.31%
201811,802930.79%
201711,709880.76%
201611,621800.69%
201511,541100.09%
201411,531-38-0.33%
201311,569-33-0.28%
201211,602360.31%
201111,566-62-0.53%
201011,628
19909,297-101-1.07%
19809,3981,25715.44%
19708,141-1,092-11.83%
19609,233-3,115-25.23%
195012,348-2,734-18.13%
194015,0821,49310.99%
193013,589-1,366-9.13%
192014,955-81-0.54%
191015,036-3-0.02%
190015,0391,71412.86%
189013,3251,31710.97%
188012,008-575-4.57%
187012,5838587.32%
186011,725-3,948-25.19%
185015,6732,80121.76%
184012,8723,17432.73%
18309,6982,10527.72%
18207,5932,19240.59%
18105,401-8,072-59.91%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.74% (212)
County Website
Jackson County
County Seat
2020 Population
11,634
Area
309 mi²
Density
40 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
6.7% (779)
Founded
1801

Jackson County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,98293.62%
Two or more races5394.6%
Other race1060.9%
Black or African American810.69%
Native American160.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.05%
Asian
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Jackson County, Tennessee Population by Race

Jackson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson County, Tennessee Median Age

47.3

Total

46.8

Male

48.1

Female

Jackson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,643 adults, (2,636 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Tennessee.

Jackson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female5,78649.33%
Male5,94450.67%

Jackson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Jackson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5692.528317
Married2,1403.2788.411.6
Non Family1,7931.1777.522.5
Female4423.8480.819.2
Male1943.8279.420.6
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson 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

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

Jackson 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.67%.

Jackson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,040

Average Earnings

$45,187

Average Male

$26,691

Average Female

Jackson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson County, Tennessee Language

98.04% of Jackson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Jackson County, Tennessee Language

Jackson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,7482,15020%
Multiple5396512.06%
Hispanic2845117.96%
Other1062422.64%
Black461736.96%
Native1616.25%
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19.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.52%

Male Poverty Rate

23.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Tennessee is Black, with 36.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Tennessee is Native, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.24%.

Jackson County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.25%
Some College22.13%
High School16.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%
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Jackson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed41.22%
Male Unemployed33.7%
Female Employed13.58%
Male Employed4.2%
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Jackson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson 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 55-64.

Jackson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

819

Number of Veterans

718

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

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Jackson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Jackson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Jackson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson 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

64.28%

Born in Jackson County, Tennessee

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Jackson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 64.28% having been born in Tennessee. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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