McNairy County, Tennessee Population 2024

26,256

McNairy County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 26,256 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McNairy County, Tennessee is the 57th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 26,065 and has seen a growth of 0.73% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,9261340.5%
202826,7921340.5%
202726,6581340.51%
202626,5241340.51%
202526,3901340.51%
202426,2561340.51%
202326,1221340.52%
202225,9881340.52%
202125,854-4-0.02%
202025,8581960.76%
201925,662-175-0.68%
201825,837-193-0.74%
201726,0301850.72%
201625,845-29-0.11%
201525,874-165-0.63%
201426,039-10%
201326,040-108-0.41%
201226,148690.26%
201126,079140.05%
201026,065
199022,422-103-0.46%
198022,5254,15622.63%
197018,3692841.57%
196018,085-2,305-11.3%
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%
189015,510-1,761-10.2%
188017,2714,54535.71%
187012,726-2,006-13.62%
186014,7321,86814.52%
185012,8643,47937.07%
18409,3853,68864.74%
18305,697-21,229-78.84%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.51% (134)
County Website
McNairy County
County Seat
2010 Population
26,065
Area
563 mi²
Density
47 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.73% (191)
Founded
October 8, 1823

McNairy County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,51590.81%
Black or African American1,5215.87%
Two or more races5071.96%
Asian1460.56%
Other race1390.54%
Native American670.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

McNairy County, Tennessee Population by Race

McNairy County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

McNairy County, Tennessee Median Age

42.9

Total

42

Male

44.6

Female

McNairy County, Tennessee Adults

There are 20,293 adults, (5,365 of whom are seniors) in McNairy County, Tennessee.

McNairy County, Tennessee Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

McNairy County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female13,14850.77%
Male12,74749.23%

McNairy County, Tennessee Population by Age

McNairy County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,6832.6479.120.9
Married5,1143.2786.913.1
Non Family3,1201.2177.622.4
Female9703.5754.445.6
Male4793.3255.944.1
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McNairy County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McNairy County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McNairy County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 40.35%.

McNairy County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,422

Average Earnings

$46,332

Average Male

$35,133

Average Female

McNairy County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

McNairy County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McNairy County, Tennessee Language

97.86% of McNairy County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

McNairy County, Tennessee Language

McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,6873,90117.19%
Black1,50519512.96%
Multiple5078115.98%
Hispanic633599.32%
Native673755.22%
Other13975.04%
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16.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McNairy County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in McNairy County, Tennessee is Native, with 55.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McNairy County, Tennessee is Other, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.98%.

McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.51%
High School15.64%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
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McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed47.31%
Female Unemployed26.64%
Female Employed8.32%
Male Employed5.09%
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McNairy County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McNairy County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

McNairy County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

McNairy County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

McNairy County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McNairy County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,347

Number of Veterans

1,221

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

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McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

McNairy County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

McNairy County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McNairy County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McNairy County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.36%

Born in McNairy County, Tennessee

98.8%

Native Born

1.2%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.8% of McNairy County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 64.36% having been born in Tennessee. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

McNairy County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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