Sumner County, Tennessee Population 2021

Sumner County, Tennessee's estimated population is 198,869 with a growth rate of 1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumner County, Tennessee is the 9th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 161,214 and has seen a growth of 23.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021198,8693,7931.94%
2020195,0763,7931.98%
2019191,2833,7932.02%
2018187,4903,7342.03%
2017183,7564,4242.47%
2016179,3324,0062.28%
2015175,3263,0571.77%
2014172,2693,5152.08%
2013168,7542,7871.68%
2012165,9672,2871.40%
2011163,6802,4661.53%
2010161,21457,93356.09%
1990103,28117,49120.39%
198085,79029,68452.91%
197056,10619,88954.92%
196036,2172,6848.00%
195033,5338142.49%
194032,7194,09714.31%
193028,6229143.30%
192027,7082,0878.15%
191025,621-451-1.73%
190026,0722,40410.16%
189023,668430.18%
188023,625-86-0.36%
187023,7111,6817.63%
186022,030-687-3.02%
185022,7172721.21%
184022,4451,8769.12%
183020,5691,3587.07%
182019,2115,41939.29%
181013,7929,176198.79%
18004,6162,420110.20%
17902,1960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.94% (3,793)
County Website
Founded
November 1786
County Seat
2010 Population
161,214
Growth Since 2010
23.36% (37,655)
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Sumner County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White159,88387.16%
Black or African American13,4577.34%
Two or More Races4,0862.23%
Some Other Race2,8181.54%
Asian2,5641.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native4650.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1640.09%
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Sumner County, Tennessee Population by Race

Sumner County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Sumner County, Tennessee Median Age

39.8


Total

38.6


Male

40.9


Female

Sumner County, Tennessee Adults

There are 139,881 adults, (28,541 of whom are seniors) in Sumner County, Tennessee.

Sumner County, Tennessee Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumner County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

93,748

51.11%

Male

89,689

48.89%

Sumner County, Tennessee Population by Age

Sumner County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sumner County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male54.3%45.7%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
All73.6%26.4%
Married86.8%13.2%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumner County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All67,0892.7173.6
Married38,0413.2186.8
Non Family18,5941.2157.5
Female7,3263.5254.5
Male3,1283.6354.3

3.2

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Sumner County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8383.85%
9th to 12th Grade8,0526.41%
High School Graduate38,85930.92%
Some College28,29022.51%
Associates Degree10,3518.24%
Bachelors Degree24,03119.12%
Graduate Degree11,2568.96%
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Sumner County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumner County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White109,14199,09230,556
Black8,5537,7482,734
Hispanic4,4422,939795
Asian1,8071,464749
Other Race1,6691,028276
2+ Races1,4291,175319
Native American39136582
Islander122122

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 asian people with a rate of 41.45%.

Sumner County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,153$50,185$33,298
Less Than 9th Grade$26,772$31,276$18,028
High School Graduate$33,523$40,031$27,749
Some College$38,866$50,428$31,285
Bachelors Degree$53,993$70,906$42,680
Graduate Degree$61,077$81,214$52,487

$41,153

Average Earnings

$50,185

Average Male

$33,298

Average Female

Sumner County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumner County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Sumner County, Tennessee Language

93.56% of Sumner County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Sumner County, Tennessee Language

Sumner County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White152,70412,2718.04%
Black13,1061,74113.28%
Hispanic8,9161,60217.97%
Multiple4,05257514.19%
Other2,80956019.94%
Asian2,5641646.40%
Native465132.80%

8.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.80%

Male Poverty Rate

10.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumner County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumner County, Tennessee is Other, with 19.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumner County, Tennessee is Native, with 2.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.35%.

Sumner County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.95%
High School9.40%
Some College6.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Sumner County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.83%
Female Unemployed16.85%
Female Employed4.99%
Male Employed3.92%

Sumner County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumner County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,204$89,411
Families$80,595$103,237
Married Families$93,090$116,694
Non Families$37,818$47,954
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Income by Household Type

Sumner County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumner County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Sumner 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.

Sumner County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Sumner County, Tennessee Marital Status

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11,978

Number of Veterans

11,059

Male Veterans

919

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,604
First Gulf War3,072
Second Gulf War2,085
Korea805
World War II325

Sumner County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,350
35 to 543,051
75+2,462
55 to 642,192
18 to 34923

Sumner County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,7718.72%
Black8628.68%
Hispanic1693.10%
2+ Races1297.30%
Other Race984.83%
Asian633.29%
Native American307.81%
Islander2519.08%

Sumner County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Sumner County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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3.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumner County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Sumner County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Sumner County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Sumner 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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57.31%

Born in Sumner County, Tennessee

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

2.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of Sumner County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 57.31% having been born in Tennessee. 2.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sumner 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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