Lincoln County, Tennessee Population 2022

Lincoln County, Tennessee's estimated population is 34,897 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 in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 33,382 and has seen a growth of 4.54% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18106,1040.00%
182014,7618,657141.83%
183022,0757,31449.55%
184021,493-582-2.64%
185023,4921,9999.30%
186022,828-664-2.83%
187028,0505,22222.88%
188026,960-1,090-3.89%
189027,3824221.57%
190026,304-1,078-3.94%
191025,908-396-1.51%
192025,786-122-0.47%
193025,422-364-1.41%
194027,2141,7927.05%
195025,624-1,590-5.84%
196023,829-1,795-7.01%
197024,3184892.05%
198026,4832,1658.90%
199028,1571,6746.32%
201033,3825,22518.56%
201133,38750.01%
201233,379-8-0.02%
201333,4991200.36%
201433,443-56-0.17%
201533,6091660.50%
201633,564-45-0.13%
201733,8923280.98%
201834,1892970.88%
201934,3661770.52%
202034,5431770.52%
202134,7201770.51%
202234,8971770.51%
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Lincoln County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,25688.58%
Black or African American2,3386.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.17%
Asian2250.66%
Some Other Race1980.58%
Two or More Races1,0833.17%
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Lincoln County, Tennessee Population by Race

Lincoln County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Median Age

42.9


Total

40.4


Male

44.8


Female

Lincoln County, Tennessee Adults

There are 26,533 adults, (6,519 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

17,246

50.49%

Male

16,912

49.51%

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
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.9%23.1%
Male69.2%30.8%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female63.6%36.4%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7882.4576.9
Married7,2593.0388.1
Male4222.8269.2
Female1,7983.0863.6
Non Family4,3091.1864.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0414.34%
9th to 12th Grade2,58810.79%
High School Graduate9,96041.53%
Some College4,14117.27%
Associates Degree1,6596.92%
Bachelors Degree2,80211.68%
Graduate Degree1,7907.46%
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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
Asian10510548
Native American373711
White21,21818,2554,301
Hispanic62238480
2+ Races51445851
Black1,5391,167108
Other Race8723

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 45.71%.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,469$43,615$31,652
Less Than 9th Grade$23,098$20,649$25,350
High School Graduate$34,884$37,365$28,540
Some College$35,569$49,672$27,443
Bachelors Degree$62,225$82,043$40,854
Graduate Degree$57,047$85,500$55,641

$36,469

Average Earnings

$43,615

Average Male

$31,652

Average Female

Lincoln County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Tennessee Language

97.17% of Lincoln County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Language

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian22510044.44%
Native522140.38%
Black2,20043619.82%
Hispanic1,21623219.08%
White28,9693,02810.45%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1,07611510.69%

11.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Tennessee is Asian, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.15%
High School11.10%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater1.90%

Lincoln County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.23%
Male Unemployed12.73%
Female Employed7.09%
Female Unemployed32.09%

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$53,923$70,572
Families$69,130$83,590
Married Families$81,986-
Non Families$28,419$37,952
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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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2,067

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War460
First Gulf War481
Vietnam871
Korea139
World War II17

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34199
35 to 54330
55 to 64437
65 to 74656
75+445

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9878.32%
Black553.19%
Native American46.90%
2+ Races213.47%
Hispanic314.03%

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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55.77%

Born in Lincoln County, Tennessee

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.43% of Lincoln County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 55.77% having been born in Tennessee. 1.87% 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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