Meigs County, Tennessee Population 2024

13,758

Meigs County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 13,758 with a growth rate of 1.8% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meigs County, Tennessee is the 82nd largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 11,791 and has seen a growth of 16.68% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,9732431.65%
202814,7302431.68%
202714,4872431.71%
202614,2442431.74%
202514,0012431.77%
202413,7582431.8%
202313,5152431.83%
202213,2722431.87%
202113,0292221.73%
202012,8074493.63%
201912,358910.74%
201812,2672131.77%
201712,054800.67%
201611,9741611.36%
201511,8131000.85%
201411,713450.39%
201311,668-5-0.04%
201211,673-16-0.14%
201111,689-102-0.87%
201011,791
19908,0336028.1%
19807,4312,21242.38%
19705,219591.14%
19605,160-920-15.13%
19506,080-313-4.9%
19406,3932664.34%
19306,127500.82%
19206,077-54-0.88%
19106,131-1,360-18.16%
19007,4915618.1%
18906,930-187-2.63%
18807,1172,60657.77%
18704,511-156-3.34%
18604,667-212-4.35%
18504,879851.77%
18404,794-10,179-67.98%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.8% (243)
County Seat
2010 Population
11,791
Area
195 mi²
Density
71 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
16.68% (1,967)
Founded
1836

Meigs County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,70891.19%
Two or more races6945.41%
Black or African American3062.38%
Asian670.52%
Other race570.44%
Native American70.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meigs County, Tennessee Population by Race

Meigs County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Meigs County, Tennessee Median Age

45.5

Total

45.4

Male

45.6

Female

Meigs County, Tennessee Adults

There are 10,245 adults, (2,714 of whom are seniors) in Meigs County, Tennessee.

Meigs County, Tennessee Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Meigs County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female6,48750.53%
Male6,35249.47%

Meigs County, Tennessee Population by Age

Meigs County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,1982.4576.623.4
Married2,8043.1184.215.8
Non Family1,7291.1973.326.7
Female5112.9650.549.5
Male1542.8360.439.6
showing: 5 rows

3

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meigs 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

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

Meigs 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 94.74%.

Meigs County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,566

Average Earnings

$46,715

Average Male

$29,267

Average Female

Meigs County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meigs County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meigs County, Tennessee Language

99.05% of Meigs County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 0.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.49% of the population.

Meigs County, Tennessee Language

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,5081,86516.21%
Multiple687547.86%
Black2964515.2%
Hispanic1551811.61%
showing: 4 rows

15.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

16.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee is White, with 16.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meigs County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 7.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.6%.

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.52%
High School15.79%
Some College7.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.34%
showing: 4 rows

Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.05%
Male Unemployed40.93%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed4.89%
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Meigs County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meigs County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meigs 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.

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meigs County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

754

Number of Veterans

687

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

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Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meigs County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meigs 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

66.54%

Born in Meigs County, Tennessee

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Meigs County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 66.54% having been born in Tennessee. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Meigs County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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