Lewis County, Tennessee Population 2024

13,163

Lewis County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 13,163 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, Tennessee is the 84th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 12,175 and has seen a growth of 8.11% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,6781030.76%
202813,5751030.76%
202713,4721030.77%
202613,3691030.78%
202513,2661030.78%
202413,1631030.79%
202313,0601030.79%
202212,9571030.8%
202112,8542522%
202012,6023352.73%
201912,2671621.34%
201812,105770.64%
201712,0281341.13%
201611,894100.08%
201511,884-9-0.08%
201411,893-108-0.9%
201312,001510.43%
201211,950-201-1.65%
201112,151-24-0.2%
201012,175
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%
19205,707-326-5.4%
19106,0331,57835.42%
19004,4551,90074.36%
18902,55537417.15%
18802,1811959.82%
18701,986-255-11.38%
18602,241-2,197-49.5%
18504,438-9,240-67.55%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.79% (103)
County Website
Lewis County
County Seat
2010 Population
12,175
Area
282 mi²
Density
47 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
8.11% (988)
Founded
December 23, 1843

Lewis County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,81693.5%
Two or more races4823.81%
Black or African American1491.18%
Asian1361.08%
Other race540.43%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lewis County, Tennessee Population by Race

Lewis County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Lewis County, Tennessee Median Age

42.2

Total

41.8

Male

42.4

Female

Lewis County, Tennessee Adults

There are 9,864 adults, (2,574 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, Tennessee.

Lewis County, Tennessee Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female6,38650.53%
Male6,25149.47%

Lewis County, Tennessee Population by Age

Lewis County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0732.4478.621.4
Married2,4243.1584.715.3
Non Family1,7941.26931
Female6713.0676.223.8
Male1842.931000
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lewis 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

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

Lewis 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 63.16%.

Lewis County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,688

Average Earnings

$43,643

Average Male

$28,787

Average Female

Lewis County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewis County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lewis County, Tennessee Language

97.47% of Lewis County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Lewis County, Tennessee Language

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,4032,18019.12%
Hispanic32510732.92%
Multiple470316.6%
Other541527.78%
Black1341511.19%
showing: 5 rows

18.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.24%

Male Poverty Rate

18.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 32.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 6.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.02%.

Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School23.09%
Bachelors or Greater13.6%
Less Than 9th Grade11.97%
Some College6.34%
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Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed70.06%
Female Employed10.48%
Male Employed6.35%
Female Unemployed6.19%
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Lewis County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lewis County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lewis County, Tennessee Marriage

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

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lewis County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

738

Number of Veterans

708

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lewis County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lewis 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

68.55%

Born in Lewis County, Tennessee

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Lewis County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 68.55% having been born in Tennessee. 0.97% 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

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