Macon County, Tennessee Population 2022

Macon County, Tennessee's estimated population is 25,541 with a growth rate of 1.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Tennessee is the 61st largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 22,237 and has seen a growth of 14.86% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18506,9480.00%
18607,2903424.92%
18706,633-657-9.01%
18809,3212,68840.52%
189010,8781,55716.70%
190012,8812,00318.41%
191014,5591,67813.03%
192014,9223632.49%
193013,872-1,050-7.04%
194014,9041,0327.44%
195013,599-1,305-8.76%
196012,197-1,402-10.31%
197012,3151180.97%
198015,7003,38527.49%
199015,9062061.31%
201022,2376,33139.80%
201122,4552180.98%
201222,488330.15%
201322,6371490.66%
201422,9192821.25%
201523,0761570.69%
201623,3402641.14%
201723,9055652.42%
201824,2893841.61%
201924,6023131.29%
202024,9153131.27%
202125,2283131.26%
202225,5413131.24%
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Macon County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,89294.56%
Black or African American2400.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.17%
Asian1680.69%
Some Other Race2661.10%
Two or More Races6012.48%
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Macon County, Tennessee Population by Race

Macon County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon County, Tennessee Median Age

38.4


Total

36.2


Male

39.5


Female

Macon County, Tennessee Adults

There are 18,162 adults, (3,789 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Tennessee.

Macon County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

12,314

50.87%

Male

11,894

49.13%

Macon County, Tennessee Population by Age

Macon County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female35.1%64.9%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1432.673.4
Married4,9563.2182.1
Male4864.2761.3
Female7293.1335.1
Non Family2,9721.1970.2

3.24

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4138.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,5629.68%
High School Graduate7,85948.69%
Some College2,63516.32%
Associates Degree1,2197.55%
Bachelors Degree8635.35%
Graduate Degree5903.66%
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Macon County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1126363
White15,19012,5481,389
2+ Races3183041
Native American4040
Black8163
Hispanic525273
Other Race10450

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 56.25%.

Macon County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,870$36,140$30,092
Less Than 9th Grade$18,607$18,594$18,889
High School Graduate$30,510$35,063$26,222
Some College$37,904$46,534$28,831
Bachelors Degree$46,483$52,661$46,424
Graduate Degree$57,267$57,151$57,813

$31,870

Average Earnings

$36,140

Average Male

$30,092

Average Female

Macon County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Macon County, Tennessee Language

95.55% of Macon County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Macon County, Tennessee Language

Macon County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17815285.39%
Hispanic1,24851241.03%
Multiple59620734.73%
White21,7803,19514.67%
Other103NaN%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Tennessee is Black, with 85.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Tennessee is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.96%.

Macon County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.46%
High School13.14%
Some College8.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Macon County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.99%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.14%
Female Unemployed47.56%

Macon County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,080$59,385
Families$58,453$69,679
Married Families$71,287-
Non Families$25,879$36,357
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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Macon 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 35-44.

Macon County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,114

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War259
Vietnam558
Korea60
World War II

Macon County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 54159
55 to 64182
65 to 74439
75+328

Macon County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0646.11%
Native American12.44%
2+ Races4914.54%

Macon County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Macon County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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18.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Macon County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Macon 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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72.94%

Born in Macon County, Tennessee

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.56% of Macon County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 72.94% having been born in Tennessee. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Macon 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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