Roane County, Tennessee Population 2022

Roane County, Tennessee's estimated population is 53,754 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 in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 54,169 and has seen a growth of -0.77% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18105,5810.00%
18207,8952,31441.46%
183011,3413,44643.65%
184010,948-393-3.47%
185012,1851,23711.30%
186013,5831,39811.47%
187015,6222,03915.01%
188015,237-385-2.46%
189017,4182,18114.31%
190022,7385,32030.54%
191022,8601220.54%
192024,6241,7647.72%
193024,477-147-0.60%
194027,7953,31813.56%
195031,6653,87013.92%
196039,1337,46823.58%
197038,881-252-0.64%
198048,4259,54424.55%
199047,227-1,198-2.47%
201054,1696,94214.70%
201153,988-181-0.33%
201253,615-373-0.69%
201353,161-454-0.85%
201452,852-309-0.58%
201552,770-82-0.16%
201652,9441740.33%
201753,020760.14%
201853,2582380.45%
201953,3821240.23%
202053,5061240.23%
202153,6301240.23%
202253,7541240.23%
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Roane County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,92593.61%
Black or African American1,2752.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2260.42%
Asian4120.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.03%
Some Other Race2370.44%
Two or More Races1,2382.32%
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Roane County, Tennessee Population by Race

Roane County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Roane County, Tennessee Median Age

47.3


Total

45.9


Male

48.7


Female

Roane County, Tennessee Adults

There are 43,356 adults, (12,106 of whom are seniors) in Roane County, Tennessee.

Roane County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Roane County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

27,220

51.04%

Male

26,111

48.96%

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
Married85%15%
All75.6%24.4%
Male70.4%29.6%
Female64.8%35.2%
Non Family64%36%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roane County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,5962.4375.6
Married11,5722.9885
Male1,0103.1770.4
Female2,0253.3664.8
Non Family6,9891.1564

2.97

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Roane County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3933.53%
9th to 12th Grade2,6186.64%
High School Graduate14,88937.78%
Some College9,55824.25%
Associates Degree3,4328.71%
Bachelors Degree4,49711.41%
Graduate Degree3,0257.68%
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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
Asian318233137
Hispanic663657171
Black951901203
White37,03133,2197,003
2+ Races41335522
Other Race1481486
Native American158158
Islander1818

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 asian people with a rate of 43.08%.

Roane County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,431$45,366$28,955
Less Than 9th Grade$15,915$21,989$9,361
High School Graduate$28,279$35,778$19,754
Some College$36,832$49,809$30,206
Bachelors Degree$53,621$83,438$40,480
Graduate Degree$57,282$74,002$45,788

$35,431

Average Earnings

$45,366

Average Male

$28,955

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 1.15% of the population.

Roane County, Tennessee Language

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,18727122.83%
Hispanic1,03020620.00%
Native2263816.81%
White48,7556,55713.45%
Asian412102.43%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1,233746.00%

13.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.83%

Male Poverty Rate

14.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roane County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Black, with 22.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roane County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 6.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.38%.

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.84%
High School16.06%
Some College7.46%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Roane County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.82%
Male Unemployed27.78%
Female Employed7.63%
Female Unemployed43.73%

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$55,578$77,128
Families$72,137$92,220
Married Families$83,239-
Non Families$25,430$41,782
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Income by Household Type

Roane County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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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5,225

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War861
First Gulf War1,079
Vietnam2,186
Korea266
World War II112

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34325
35 to 541,135
55 to 641,086
65 to 741,494
75+1,185

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,97112.18%
Black14914.34%
Asian144.02%
Other Race2714.21%
2+ Races648.17%
Hispanic8612.08%

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roane County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6%

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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65.37%

Born in Roane County, Tennessee

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Roane County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 65.37% having been born in Tennessee. 0.59% 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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