Marion County, Tennessee Population 2021

Marion County, Tennessee's estimated population is 29,525 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Tennessee is the 52nd largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 28,220 and has seen a growth of 4.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,5253091.06%
202029,2163091.07%
201928,9073091.08%
201828,5981920.68%
201728,406230.08%
201628,383-14-0.05%
201528,397-8-0.03%
201428,405790.28%
201328,3261000.35%
201228,2261270.45%
201128,099-121-0.43%
201028,2203,36013.52%
199024,8604441.82%
198024,4163,83918.66%
197020,577-459-2.18%
196021,0365162.51%
195020,5201,3807.21%
194019,1401,5919.07%
193017,5491470.84%
192017,402-1,418-7.53%
191018,8201,5398.91%
190017,2811,87012.13%
189015,4114,50141.26%
188010,9104,06959.48%
18706,84165110.52%
18606,190-124-1.96%
18506,3142444.02%
18406,07056210.20%
18305,5081,62041.67%
18203,8880.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.06% (309)
County Website
Founded
1817
County Seat
2010 Population
28,220
Growth Since 2010
4.62% (1,305)
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Marion County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,52992.96%
Two or More Races9683.39%
Black or African American7342.57%
Some Other Race1560.55%
Asian1360.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.05%
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Marion County, Tennessee Population by Race

Marion County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion County, Tennessee Median Age

43.4


Total

41.9


Male

44.7


Female

Marion County, Tennessee Adults

There are 22,501 adults, (5,579 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Tennessee.

Marion County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

14,660

51.37%

Male

13,878

48.63%

Marion County, Tennessee Population by Age

Marion County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male60.4%39.6%
Female70.5%29.5%
All74.9%25.1%
Married85.7%14.3%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4772.4674.9
Married6,1462.9885.7
Non Family3,3631.1359.9
Female1,3013.1570.5
Male6673.0560.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Marion County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4797.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,28011.21%
High School Graduate7,86738.66%
Some College4,51422.18%
Associates Degree1,6067.89%
Bachelors Degree1,7398.55%
Graduate Degree8634.24%
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Marion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,96515,4392,416
2+ Races54546038
Black45641494
Hispanic25616832
Asian12310526
Other Race8633
Native American11114

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 native american people with a rate of 36.36%.

Marion County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,648$44,426$27,049
Less Than 9th Grade$21,013$21,559$20,422
High School Graduate$34,078$45,258$21,670
Some College$36,686$44,196$30,274
Bachelors Degree$43,304$76,442$35,422
Graduate Degree$51,536$50,917$51,705

$35,648

Average Earnings

$44,426

Average Male

$27,049

Average Female

Marion County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Marion County, Tennessee Language

98.86% of Marion County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Marion County, Tennessee Language

Marion County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,8923,86014.91%
Multiple95227428.78%
Black67514120.89%
Hispanic5176211.99%
Other15695.77%
Asian13685.88%
Native15426.67%

15.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.23%

Male Poverty Rate

18.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 28.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Tennessee is Other, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.92%.

Marion County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.90%
High School14.34%
Some College10.00%
Bachelors or Greater7.43%

Marion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.43%
Male Unemployed29.51%
Female Employed7.63%
Male Employed6.37%

Marion County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,432$61,823
Families$57,969$70,866
Married Families$65,989-
Non Families$21,716$36,516
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Marion County, Tennessee Marriage

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

Marion County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,860

Number of Veterans

1,814

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam772
First Gulf War297
Second Gulf War236
Korea150
World War II14

Marion County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74515
55 to 64445
75+396
35 to 54353
18 to 34151

Marion County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7808.45%
2+ Races498.10%
Black315.34%
Hispanic134.05%

Marion County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Marion County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Marion County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Marion 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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71.20%

Born in Marion County, Tennessee

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.04% of Marion County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 71.20% having been born in Tennessee. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion 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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