Putnam County, Tennessee Population 2022

Putnam County, Tennessee's estimated population is 85,087 with a growth rate of 1.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Tennessee is the 18th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 72,549 and has seen a growth of 17.28% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18608,5580.00%
18708,6981401.64%
188011,5012,80332.23%
189013,6832,18218.97%
190016,8903,20723.44%
191020,0233,13318.55%
192022,2312,20811.03%
193023,7591,5286.87%
194026,2502,49110.48%
195029,8693,61913.79%
196029,236-633-2.12%
197035,4876,25121.38%
198047,69012,20334.39%
199051,3733,6837.72%
201072,54921,17641.22%
201173,0655160.71%
201273,5294640.64%
201374,0955660.77%
201474,9308351.13%
201575,0741440.19%
201675,9859111.21%
201777,2991,3141.73%
201878,6311,3321.72%
201980,2451,6142.05%
202081,8591,6142.01%
202183,4731,6141.97%
202285,0871,6141.93%
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Putnam County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,71092.57%
Black or African American1,8852.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native2400.31%
Asian1,0101.29%
Some Other Race8161.04%
Two or More Races1,8812.39%
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Putnam County, Tennessee Population by Race

Putnam County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Putnam County, Tennessee Median Age

36.7


Total

34.9


Male

38.2


Female

Putnam County, Tennessee Adults

There are 62,143 adults, (13,135 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Tennessee.

Putnam County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

39,703

50.55%

Male

38,839

49.45%

Putnam County, Tennessee Population by Age

Putnam County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Putnam County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All61.9%38.1%
Male53.2%46.8%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family43.2%56.8%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Putnam County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,7772.3761.9
Married14,567380.8
Male1,3863.3953.2
Female4,1382.8651.4
Non Family11,6861.2943.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Putnam County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5725.03%
9th to 12th Grade3,4756.79%
High School Graduate19,22337.58%
Some College9,49318.56%
Associates Degree2,8785.63%
Bachelors Degree8,03115.70%
Graduate Degree5,48610.72%
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Putnam County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Putnam County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races718661315
Asian685609217
Other Race488345150
White46,11341,12212,275
Hispanic2,2851,596482
Black1,1441,016194
Native American24010313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 92.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 43.87%.

Putnam County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,186$37,299$30,574
Less Than 9th Grade$21,635$24,832$18,789
High School Graduate$29,759$33,692$26,063
Some College$32,326$36,829$29,637
Bachelors Degree$44,568$50,515$41,875
Graduate Degree$50,129$64,500$43,644

$34,186

Average Earnings

$37,299

Average Male

$30,574

Average Female

Putnam County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Putnam County, Tennessee Language

93.59% of Putnam County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Putnam County, Tennessee Language

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native22816873.68%
Hispanic4,9152,03841.46%
Black1,68254332.28%
Multiple1,84050227.28%
Asian96816617.15%
White65,90910,09115.31%
Other365NaN%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

18.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Tennessee is Native, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.25%.

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.03%
High School13.86%
Some College12.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.89%
Male Unemployed30.55%
Female Employed10.65%
Female Unemployed42.64%

Putnam County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,160$61,582
Families$59,026$75,533
Married Families$75,208$88,030
Non Families$24,110$34,324
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Income by Household Type

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Putnam 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.

Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Putnam County, Tennessee Marital Status

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4,584

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War849
First Gulf War906
Vietnam1,709
Korea324
World War II76

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34214
35 to 541,034
55 to 641,148
65 to 741,192
75+996

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3987.59%
Black946.48%
Asian414.81%
2+ Races515.50%
Hispanic230.77%

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Putnam County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Putnam 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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63.59%

Born in Putnam County, Tennessee

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

1.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of Putnam County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 63.59% having been born in Tennessee. 2.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Putnam 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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