Rutherford County, Tennessee Population 2022

Rutherford County, Tennessee's estimated population is with a growth rate of 2.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rutherford County, Tennessee is the 5th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 36.05% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Rutherford County, Tennessee Population 2022

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Population by Race

Rutherford County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Median Age

33.6


Total

32.6


Male

34.7


Female

Rutherford County, Tennessee Adults

There are 244,262 adults, (34,063 of whom are seniors) in Rutherford County, Tennessee.

Rutherford County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Rutherford County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

164,840

50.85%

Male

159,299

49.15%

Rutherford County, Tennessee Population by Age

Rutherford County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Household Types

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rutherford County, Tennessee Households and Families

3.22

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rutherford County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.56%.

Rutherford County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,988

Average Earnings

$48,839

Average Male

$36,645

Average Female

Rutherford County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rutherford County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Language

88.28% of Rutherford County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 11.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.73% of the population.

Rutherford County, Tennessee Language

Rutherford County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.58%

Male Poverty Rate

11.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rutherford County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rutherford County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 21.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rutherford 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 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.39%.

Rutherford County, Tennessee Poverty

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rutherford County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Rutherford County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rutherford County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Rutherford 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 45-54.

Rutherford County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Marital Status

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17,924

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Rutherford County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Rutherford County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rutherford County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rutherford County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Rutherford County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Rutherford 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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53.88%

Born in Rutherford County, Tennessee

92.53%

Native Born

7.47%

Foreign Born

4.21%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.53% of Rutherford County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 53.88% having been born in Tennessee. 4.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rutherford County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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