Roane County, Tennessee Population 2021

Roane County, Tennessee's estimated population is 53,630 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roane County, Tennessee is the 32nd largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 54,169 and has seen a growth of -1.00% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202153,6301240.23%
202053,5061240.23%
201953,3821240.23%
201853,2582380.45%
201753,020760.14%
201652,9441740.33%
201552,770-82-0.16%
201452,852-309-0.58%
201353,161-454-0.85%
201253,615-373-0.69%
201153,988-181-0.33%
201054,1696,94214.70%
199047,227-1,198-2.47%
198048,4259,54424.55%
197038,881-252-0.64%
196039,1337,46823.58%
195031,6653,87013.92%
194027,7953,31813.56%
193024,477-147-0.60%
192024,6241,7647.72%
191022,8601220.54%
190022,7385,32030.54%
189017,4182,18114.31%
188015,237-385-2.46%
187015,6222,03915.01%
186013,5831,39811.47%
185012,1851,23711.30%
184010,948-393-3.47%
183011,3413,44643.65%
18207,8952,31441.46%
18105,5810.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.23% (124)
County Website
Founded
1801
County Seat
2010 Population
54,169
Growth Since 2010
-1.00% (-539)
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Roane County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,74893.73%
Black or African American1,2272.31%
Two or More Races1,1912.24%
Asian4180.79%
Some Other Race2640.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2080.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.04%
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Roane County, Tennessee Population by Race

Roane County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Roane County, Tennessee Median Age

46.4


Total

45.5


Male

47.7


Female

Roane County, Tennessee Adults

There are 43,062 adults, (11,793 of whom are seniors) in Roane County, Tennessee.

Roane County, Tennessee Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Roane County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

26,951

50.78%

Male

26,124

49.22%

Roane County, Tennessee Population by Age

Roane County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roane County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female71.4%28.6%
Male73.5%26.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Married86.6%13.4%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roane County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9012.577.2
Married11,0343.0486.6
Non Family6,9531.1764.5
Female1,9223.7571.4
Male9923.3973.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Roane County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4093.60%
9th to 12th Grade2,9347.50%
High School Graduate14,19236.26%
Some College9,25723.65%
Associates Degree3,6179.24%
Bachelors Degree4,66211.91%
Graduate Degree3,0737.85%
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Roane County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roane County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,83532,7357,240
Black862815105
Hispanic627595180
2+ Races43338294
Asian31119883
Other Race1641388
Native American11611644
Islander1919

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 native american people with a rate of 37.93%.

Roane County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,732$43,755$28,718
Less Than 9th Grade$20,254$25,313$12,404
High School Graduate$27,050$37,929$20,220
Some College$33,194$42,500$27,265
Bachelors Degree$62,525$85,967$48,889
Graduate Degree$64,813$74,438$49,899

$34,732

Average Earnings

$43,755

Average Male

$28,718

Average Female

Roane County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roane County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Roane County, Tennessee Language

97.17% of Roane County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Roane County, Tennessee Language

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,5006,57313.55%
Black1,14631627.57%
Hispanic96820521.18%
Multiple1,1911149.57%
Native2086229.81%
Asian418153.59%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

15.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roane County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Native, with 29.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Asian, with 3.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.95%
High School16.05%
Some College9.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.11%
Male Unemployed31.21%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed3.17%

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roane County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,367$73,148
Families$69,808$88,546
Married Families$78,598-
Non Families$24,932$39,470
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Income by Household Type

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Roane 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.

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

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5,297

Number of Veterans

4,886

Male Veterans

411

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,330
First Gulf War896
Second Gulf War796
Korea252
World War II95

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,534
75+1,216
35 to 541,132
55 to 641,100
18 to 34315

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,04912.42%
Black14013.17%
Hispanic7611.38%
2+ Races538.01%
Native American2218.97%
Asian195.34%
Other Race147.04%

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Roane County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Roane 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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64.26%

Born in Roane County, Tennessee

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Roane County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 64.26% having been born in Tennessee. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Roane 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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