McMinn County, Tennessee Population 2021

McMinn County, Tennessee's estimated population is 54,710 with a growth rate of 0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McMinn County, Tennessee is the 31st largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 52,176 and has seen a growth of 4.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202154,7104580.84%
202054,2524580.85%
201953,7944580.86%
201853,3364050.77%
201752,9312310.44%
201652,7001980.38%
201552,502-173-0.33%
201452,6752440.47%
201352,431-10-0.02%
201252,4411060.20%
201152,3351590.30%
201052,1769,79323.11%
199042,3835051.21%
198041,8786,41618.09%
197035,4621,8005.35%
196033,6621,6385.11%
195032,0241,2434.04%
194030,7811,7626.07%
193029,0193,88615.46%
192025,1334,08719.42%
191021,0461,8839.83%
190019,1631,2737.12%
189017,8902,82618.76%
188015,0641,0957.84%
187013,9694143.05%
186013,555-351-2.52%
185013,9061,1879.33%
184012,719-1,741-12.04%
183014,46012,837790.94%
18201,6230.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.84% (458)
County Website
Founded
1819
County Seat
2010 Population
52,176
Growth Since 2010
4.86% (2,534)
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McMinn County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,05092.45%
Black or African American1,9533.68%
Two or More Races1,0822.04%
Asian4150.78%
Some Other Race3110.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.07%
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McMinn County, Tennessee Population by Race

McMinn County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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McMinn County, Tennessee Median Age

42.6


Total

42.4


Male

42.9


Female

McMinn County, Tennessee Adults

There are 41,805 adults, (10,276 of whom are seniors) in McMinn County, Tennessee.

McMinn County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

McMinn County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

27,215

51.30%

Male

25,838

48.70%

McMinn County, Tennessee Population by Age

McMinn County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McMinn County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female55.2%44.8%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Male69.6%30.4%
All73.5%26.5%
Married86.4%13.6%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

McMinn County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,8042.4973.5
Married10,4543.1286.4
Non Family7,1191.1760.9
Female2,3373.3555.2
Male8943.4469.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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McMinn County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1095.62%
9th to 12th Grade3,7129.89%
High School Graduate15,14240.36%
Some College7,47019.91%
Associates Degree3,0008.00%
Bachelors Degree4,10110.93%
Graduate Degree1,9805.28%
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McMinn County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McMinn County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,09328,8395,494
Black1,4021,276269
Hispanic1,06778077
2+ Races481374187
Asian27425264
Other Race183110
Native American181156
Islander373724

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 64.86%.

McMinn County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,209$41,271$25,287
Less Than 9th Grade$19,772$25,145$13,028
High School Graduate$30,101$39,143$20,872
Some College$35,128$41,560$25,796
Bachelors Degree$46,685$56,619$43,285
Graduate Degree$56,167$65,417$53,447

$34,209

Average Earnings

$41,271

Average Male

$25,287

Average Female

McMinn County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

McMinn County, Tennessee Language by Age

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McMinn County, Tennessee Language

95.87% of McMinn County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

McMinn County, Tennessee Language

McMinn County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,0788,79219.08%
Hispanic2,07042020.29%
Black1,83737020.14%
Multiple1,03730229.12%
Other2938428.67%
Native1935025.91%
Asian40330.74%

19.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

20.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McMinn County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in McMinn County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 29.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McMinn County, Tennessee is Asian, with 0.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.

McMinn County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.43%
High School17.80%
Some College13.91%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%

McMinn County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.26%
Male Unemployed19.94%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed6.81%

McMinn County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McMinn County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,285$58,406
Families$54,927$68,664
Married Families$64,661$78,167
Non Families$23,374$36,385
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Income by Household Type

McMinn County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

McMinn County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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McMinn 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 35-44.

McMinn County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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McMinn County, Tennessee Marital Status

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3,474

Number of Veterans

3,276

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,533
First Gulf War597
Second Gulf War390
Korea220
World War II30

McMinn County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,129
35 to 54776
55 to 64757
75+680
18 to 34132

McMinn County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0047.71%
2+ Races21240.30%
Black16110.27%
Native American6234.25%
Asian3511.18%
Hispanic120.92%

McMinn County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

McMinn County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

McMinn County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

McMinn County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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McMinn County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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McMinn 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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66.40%

Born in McMinn County, Tennessee

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of McMinn County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 66.40% having been born in Tennessee. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McMinn 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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