Lewis County, Tennessee Population 2022

Lewis County, Tennessee's estimated population is 12,850 with a growth rate of 1.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, Tennessee is the 85th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 12,173 and has seen a growth of 5.56% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,4380.00%
18602,241-2,197-49.50%
18701,986-255-11.38%
18802,1811959.82%
18902,55537417.15%
19004,4551,90074.36%
19106,0331,57835.42%
19205,707-326-5.40%
19305,258-449-7.87%
19405,84959111.24%
19506,0782293.92%
19606,2691913.14%
19706,7614927.85%
19809,7002,93943.47%
19909,247-453-4.67%
201012,1732,92631.64%
201112,146-27-0.22%
201211,942-204-1.68%
201311,994520.44%
201411,886-108-0.90%
201511,875-11-0.09%
201611,891160.13%
201712,0251341.13%
201812,074490.41%
201912,2681941.61%
202012,4621941.58%
202112,6561941.56%
202212,8501941.53%
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Lewis County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,48094.63%
Black or African American1571.29%
Asian2391.97%
Some Other Race650.54%
Two or More Races1901.57%
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Lewis County, Tennessee Population by Race

Lewis County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Lewis County, Tennessee Median Age

42


Total

40.7


Male

45.1


Female

Lewis County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,537 adults, (2,555 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, Tennessee.

Lewis County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

6,145

50.66%

Male

5,986

49.34%

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
Married88.6%11.4%
All78.4%21.6%
Female73.6%26.4%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Male39.3%60.7%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8372.4578.4
Married2,3783.288.6
Male1173.8839.3
Female6742.873.6
Non Family1,6681.1468.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Lewis County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4014.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,03412.07%
High School Graduate3,79644.32%
Some College1,75420.48%
Associates Degree7138.32%
Bachelors Degree5786.75%
Graduate Degree2893.37%
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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
Other Race444331
Asian10310353
Hispanic19518331
White8,1056,724783
Black8277
2+ Races13497

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 70.45%.

Lewis County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,336$35,448$20,129
Less Than 9th Grade$30,346$32,215$9,755
High School Graduate$24,112$27,123$19,158
Some College$34,002$39,568$26,200
Bachelors Degree$39,050$55,644$36,786
Graduate Degree$52,614$45,563$61,600

$30,336

Average Earnings

$35,448

Average Male

$20,129

Average Female

Lewis County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewis County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Lewis County, Tennessee Language

95.90% of Lewis County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Lewis County, Tennessee Language

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1193327.73%
White11,0752,33821.11%
Other24NaN%
Hispanic291248.25%

20.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.39%

Male Poverty Rate

23.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee is Black, with 27.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.55%.

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.72%
High School23.54%
Some College11.32%
Bachelors or Greater9.56%

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.70%
Male Unemployed62.69%
Female Employed11.50%
Female Unemployed6.33%

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$36,977$53,077
Families$54,010$66,556
Married Families$68,621-
Non Families$22,787$26,413
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Income by Household Type

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

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 55-64.

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status

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793

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War118
Vietnam257
Korea30
World War II23

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3444
35 to 54138
55 to 64157
65 to 74186
75+268

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7698.52%
2+ Races2417.91%
Hispanic3013.89%

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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65.30%

Born in Lewis County, Tennessee

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.71% of Lewis County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 65.30% having been born in Tennessee. 1.57% 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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