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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Putnam County, Tennessee
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.