Lincoln County, Tennessee Population 2021

Lincoln County, Tennessee's estimated population is 34,720 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Tennessee is the 45th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 33,382 and has seen a growth of 4.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,7201770.51%
202034,5431770.52%
201934,3661770.52%
201834,1892970.88%
201733,8923280.98%
201633,564-45-0.13%
201533,6091660.50%
201433,443-56-0.17%
201333,4991200.36%
201233,379-8-0.02%
201133,38750.01%
201033,3825,22518.56%
199028,1571,6746.32%
198026,4832,1658.90%
197024,3184892.05%
196023,829-1,795-7.01%
195025,624-1,590-5.84%
194027,2141,7927.05%
193025,422-364-1.41%
192025,786-122-0.47%
191025,908-396-1.51%
190026,304-1,078-3.94%
189027,3824221.57%
188026,960-1,090-3.89%
187028,0505,22222.88%
186022,828-664-2.83%
185023,4921,9999.30%
184021,493-582-2.64%
183022,0757,31449.55%
182014,7618,657141.83%
18106,1040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.51% (177)
County Website
Founded
1809
County Seat
2010 Population
33,382
Growth Since 2010
4.01% (1,338)
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Lincoln County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,41389.65%
Black or African American2,4287.16%
Two or More Races7612.24%
Asian1950.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.21%
Some Other Race570.17%
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Lincoln County, Tennessee Population by Race

Lincoln County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Median Age

42.6


Total

40.4


Male

44.9


Female

Lincoln County, Tennessee Adults

There are 26,337 adults, (6,402 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

17,255

50.86%

Male

16,669

49.14%

Lincoln County, Tennessee Population by Age

Lincoln County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male52.2%47.8%
Female59.9%40.1%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Married86.4%13.6%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5482.4875.1
Married6,8833.0786.4
Non Family4,2841.1966.1
Female1,8773.1559.9
Male5042.8652.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2085.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,71811.43%
High School Graduate9,63940.54%
Some College4,11917.32%
Associates Degree1,7197.23%
Bachelors Degree2,86112.03%
Graduate Degree1,5116.36%
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Lincoln County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,21417,9424,146
Black1,5081,13051
Hispanic56634772
2+ Races37631943
Asian10210253
Other Race5714
Native American484813

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 asian people with a rate of 51.96%.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,867$38,803$29,762
Less Than 9th Grade$22,844$21,127$27,240
High School Graduate$30,754$35,484$25,143
Some College$32,413$50,022$27,761
Bachelors Degree$58,243$82,292$40,234
Graduate Degree$62,240$91,250$57,329

$32,867

Average Earnings

$38,803

Average Male

$29,762

Average Female

Lincoln County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Language

97.12% of Lincoln County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Language

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,0253,67212.65%
Black2,30273331.84%
Hispanic1,18624020.24%
Multiple75516221.46%
Asian19510252.31%
Native703245.71%

14.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.31%

Male Poverty Rate

16.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Tennessee is Asian, with 52.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Tennessee is White, with 12.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.45%
High School14.41%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.90%

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.48%
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed9.08%
Male Employed6.67%

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,485$66,693
Families$60,207$76,643
Married Families$73,300-
Non Families$28,902$40,640
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln 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.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,312

Number of Veterans

2,178

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,021
First Gulf War476
Second Gulf War403
Korea270
World War II37

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74697
75+556
55 to 64500
35 to 54357
18 to 34202

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2489.42%
Black412.34%
2+ Races194.29%
Hispanic152.03%
Native American46.25%

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Lincoln 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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54.67%

Born in Lincoln County, Tennessee

98.00%

Native Born

2.00%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.00% of Lincoln County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 54.67% having been born in Tennessee. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincoln 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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