McNairy County, Tennessee Population 2021

McNairy County, Tennessee's estimated population is 25,422 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McNairy County, Tennessee is the 56th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 26,066 and has seen a growth of -2.47% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,422-136-0.53%
202025,558-136-0.53%
201925,694-136-0.53%
201825,830-171-0.66%
201726,0011690.65%
201625,832-32-0.12%
201525,864-168-0.65%
201426,032-3-0.01%
201326,035-107-0.41%
201226,142650.25%
201126,077110.04%
201026,0663,64416.25%
199022,422-103-0.46%
198022,5254,15622.63%
197018,3692841.57%
196018,085-2,305-11.30%
195020,390-34-0.17%
194020,4245232.63%
193019,9011,5518.45%
192018,3501,99412.19%
191016,356-1,404-7.91%
190017,7602,25014.51%
189015,510-1,761-10.20%
188017,2714,54535.71%
187012,726-2,006-13.62%
186014,7321,86814.52%
185012,8643,47937.07%
18409,3853,68864.74%
18305,6970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.53% (-136)
County Website
Founded
October 8, 1823
County Seat
2010 Population
26,066
Growth Since 2010
-2.47% (-644)
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McNairy County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,63991.47%
Black or African American1,4285.53%
Two or More Races5692.20%
Some Other Race1050.41%
Asian540.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.19%
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McNairy County, Tennessee Population by Race

McNairy County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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McNairy County, Tennessee Median Age

43.5


Total

42


Male

44.4


Female

McNairy County, Tennessee Adults

There are 20,164 adults, (5,330 of whom are seniors) in McNairy County, Tennessee.

McNairy County, Tennessee Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McNairy County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

13,296

51.45%

Male

12,548

48.55%

McNairy County, Tennessee Population by Age

McNairy County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McNairy County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female61.2%38.8%
Male65.3%34.7%
All72.7%27.3%
Married84.7%15.3%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

McNairy County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0222.5472.7
Married4,9603.1584.7
Non Family3,2981.1360.1
Female1,2103.5661.2
Male5543.3865.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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McNairy County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2436.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,91810.55%
High School Graduate8,26245.43%
Some College3,25317.89%
Associates Degree1,2126.66%
Bachelors Degree1,3757.56%
Graduate Degree9225.07%
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McNairy County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McNairy County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,62413,6872,180
Black1,10797553
Hispanic19815119
2+ Races17313436
Other Race59329
Native American4949
Asian25259

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 36.00%.

McNairy County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,206$39,547$25,887
Less Than 9th Grade$23,915$27,721$15,469
High School Graduate$30,465$37,891$20,704
Some College$31,540$40,668$25,170
Bachelors Degree$43,333$76,750$38,066
Graduate Degree$49,952$61,000$47,898

$33,206

Average Earnings

$39,547

Average Male

$25,887

Average Female

McNairy County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

McNairy County, Tennessee Language by Age

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McNairy County, Tennessee Language

97.33% of McNairy County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

McNairy County, Tennessee Language

McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,7994,20518.44%
Black1,38626619.19%
Hispanic54522841.83%
Multiple5698915.64%
Other1052120.00%
Asian5459.26%

18.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McNairy County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in McNairy County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 41.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McNairy County, Tennessee is Asian, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.52%.

McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.88%
High School16.07%
Some College12.47%
Bachelors or Greater7.36%

McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.69%
Male Unemployed43.56%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed7.23%

McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McNairy County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,161$51,976
Families$49,862$60,871
Married Families$60,601-
Non Families$21,497$31,445
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Income by Household Type

McNairy County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

McNairy County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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McNairy 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 55-64.

McNairy County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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McNairy County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,465

Number of Veterans

1,351

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam688
First Gulf War215
World War II126
Korea126
Second Gulf War101

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74486
75+436
55 to 64296
35 to 54189
18 to 3458

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4157.61%
2+ Races3216.16%
Hispanic205.65%
Black161.34%
Other Race22.11%

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

McNairy County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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McNairy County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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McNairy 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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65.50%

Born in McNairy County, Tennessee

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of McNairy County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 65.50% having been born in Tennessee. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McNairy 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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