Lewis County, Tennessee Population 2021

Lewis County, Tennessee's estimated population is 12,656 with a growth rate of 1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, Tennessee is the 85th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 12,173 and has seen a growth of 3.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,6561941.56%
202012,4621941.58%
201912,2681941.61%
201812,074490.41%
201712,0251341.13%
201611,891160.13%
201511,875-11-0.09%
201411,886-108-0.90%
201311,994520.44%
201211,942-204-1.68%
201112,146-27-0.22%
201012,1732,92631.64%
19909,247-453-4.67%
19809,7002,93943.47%
19706,7614927.85%
19606,2691913.14%
19506,0782293.92%
19405,84959111.24%
19305,258-449-7.87%
19205,707-326-5.40%
19106,0331,57835.42%
19004,4551,90074.36%
18902,55537417.15%
18802,1811959.82%
18701,986-255-11.38%
18602,241-2,197-49.50%
18504,4380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.56% (194)
County Website
Founded
December 23, 1843
County Seat
2010 Population
12,173
Growth Since 2010
3.97% (483)
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Lewis County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,43695.09%
Black or African American2191.82%
Asian1641.36%
Two or More Races1551.29%
Some Other Race530.44%
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Lewis County, Tennessee Population by Race

Lewis County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Lewis County, Tennessee Median Age

43.3


Total

43


Male

44.6


Female

Lewis County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,399 adults, (2,471 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, Tennessee.

Lewis County, Tennessee Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,204

51.58%

Male

5,823

48.42%

Lewis County, Tennessee Population by Age

Lewis County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewis County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male57.4%42.6%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
All78%22%
Married90.8%9.2%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7152.578
Married2,4763.0890.8
Non Family1,5401.1465.3
Female5583.2561.1
Male1413.9957.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Lewis County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4705.55%
9th to 12th Grade85610.11%
High School Graduate3,60042.50%
Some College1,96523.20%
Associates Degree6988.24%
Bachelors Degree5616.62%
Graduate Degree3213.79%
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Lewis County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lewis County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0486,763837
Black135121
Hispanic13513120
2+ Races8360
Asian707025
Other Race303020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 66.67%.

Lewis County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,200$37,689$21,193
Less Than 9th Grade$17,231$31,818$11,750
High School Graduate$25,844$37,375$20,110
Some College$28,750$39,837$22,241
Bachelors Degree$42,538$37,083$42,727
Graduate Degree$45,625$45,446$

$30,200

Average Earnings

$37,689

Average Male

$21,193

Average Female

Lewis County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewis County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Lewis County, Tennessee Language

96.26% of Lewis County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Lewis County, Tennessee Language

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0202,24020.33%
Black1823720.33%
Hispanic276113.99%
Other53713.21%

19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.81%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee is Black, with 20.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 3.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.84%.

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.85%
High School15.52%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater10.53%

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.03%
Female Unemployed21.28%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed2.91%

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewis County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,277$52,710
Families$51,661$64,629
Married Families$62,778-
Non Families$20,854$26,733
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Income by Household Type

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Lewis County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

669

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam315
First Gulf War126
Second Gulf War84
Korea28
World War II23

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74275
35 to 54182
75+139
55 to 64117
18 to 3432

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7208.02%
Black2514.71%

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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11.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Lewis County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Lewis 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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69.75%

Born in Lewis County, Tennessee

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Lewis County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 69.75% having been born in Tennessee. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lewis 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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