Morgan County, Tennessee Population 2021

Morgan County, Tennessee's estimated population is 21,141 with a growth rate of -0.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morgan County, Tennessee is the 65th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 22,019 and has seen a growth of -3.99% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,141-131-0.62%
202021,272-131-0.61%
201921,403-131-0.61%
201821,534-21-0.10%
201721,555-186-0.86%
201621,7412471.15%
201521,494-205-0.94%
201421,699260.12%
201321,673-219-1.00%
201221,892-106-0.48%
201121,998-21-0.10%
201022,0194,71927.28%
199017,3006964.19%
198016,6042,98521.92%
197013,619-685-4.79%
196014,304-1,423-9.05%
195015,7274853.18%
194015,2421,63912.05%
193013,6033182.39%
192013,2851,82715.95%
191011,4581,87119.52%
19009,5871,94825.50%
18907,6392,48348.16%
18805,1562,18773.66%
18702,969-384-11.45%
18603,353-77-2.24%
18503,43077028.95%
18402,660783.02%
18302,58290654.06%
18201,6760.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.62% (-131)
County Website
Founded
1817
County Seat
2010 Population
22,019
Growth Since 2010
-3.99% (-878)
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Morgan County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,01092.88%
Black or African American1,2395.75%
Two or More Races1350.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.37%
Some Other Race700.32%
Asian110.05%
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Morgan County, Tennessee Population by Race

Morgan County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Morgan County, Tennessee Median Age

41.6


Total

40.3


Male

44.7


Female

Morgan County, Tennessee Adults

There are 17,368 adults, (3,757 of whom are seniors) in Morgan County, Tennessee.

Morgan County, Tennessee Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

9,762

45.31%

Male

11,783

54.69%

Morgan County, Tennessee Population by Age

Morgan County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morgan County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male60.7%39.3%
Female61.9%38.1%
Non Family78.4%21.6%
All81.6%18.4%
Married89.7%10.3%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgan County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6252.4581.6
Married4,2642.8189.7
Non Family1,9661.278.4
Female9702.9661.9
Male4253.4860.7

2.76

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Morgan County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9275.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,14713.79%
High School Graduate7,54648.46%
Some College2,51416.15%
Associates Degree9746.26%
Bachelors Degree9105.84%
Graduate Degree5523.55%
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Morgan County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgan County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,22011,6641,443
Black1,0625792
Hispanic1691268
2+ Races949416
Other Race50181
Native American4040

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 2+ races people with a rate of 17.02%.

Morgan County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,834$40,073$25,443
Less Than 9th Grade$16,779$20,114$6,509
High School Graduate$27,861$36,479$19,449
Some College$32,134$42,861$25,522
Bachelors Degree$53,611$52,639$57,188
Graduate Degree$51,654$68,281$50,000

$31,834

Average Earnings

$40,073

Average Male

$25,443

Average Female

Morgan County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgan County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Morgan County, Tennessee Language

98.27% of Morgan County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Morgan County, Tennessee Language

Morgan County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,1714,13922.78%
Hispanic1836937.70%
Native801721.25%
Other21523.81%
Black55100.00%
Multiple10243.92%

22.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.37%

Male Poverty Rate

26.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, Tennessee is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.07%.

Morgan County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.08%
Some College19.25%
High School17.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Morgan County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.21%
Female Unemployed49.47%
Female Employed16.12%
Male Employed6.82%

Morgan County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgan County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,333$57,062
Families$49,487$64,730
Married Families$60,977-
Non Families$22,785$31,147
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Income by Household Type

Morgan County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Morgan 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.

Morgan County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Morgan County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,537

Number of Veterans

1,405

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam690
First Gulf War236
Second Gulf War117
World War II85
Korea63

Morgan County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74420
75+418
35 to 54352
55 to 64297
18 to 3450

Morgan County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5139.52%
Black171.38%
Hispanic73.27%
2+ Races76.14%

Morgan County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Morgan County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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10.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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43.9%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Morgan County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Morgan 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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74.98%

Born in Morgan County, Tennessee

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Morgan County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 74.98% having been born in Tennessee. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morgan 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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