Washington County, Tennessee Population 2021

Washington County, Tennessee's estimated population is 130,803 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Tennessee is the 13th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 123,384 and has seen a growth of 6.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021130,8037140.55%
2020130,0897140.55%
2019129,3757140.55%
2018128,6611,0580.83%
2017127,6033560.28%
2016127,2471,1100.88%
2015126,1373920.31%
2014125,7453480.28%
2013125,3975240.42%
2012124,8739860.80%
2011123,8875030.41%
2010123,38431,06933.66%
199092,3153,5604.01%
198088,75514,83120.06%
197073,9249,09214.02%
196064,8324,8618.11%
195059,9718,34016.15%
194051,6315,82612.72%
193045,80511,75334.51%
192034,0525,08417.55%
191028,9686,36428.15%
190022,6042,25011.05%
189020,3544,17325.79%
188016,181-136-0.83%
187016,3171,48810.03%
186014,8299686.98%
185013,8612,11017.96%
184011,7517566.88%
183010,9951,43815.05%
18209,5571,81723.48%
18107,7401,36121.34%
18006,3795078.63%
17905,8720.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.55% (714)
County Website
Founded
1777
County Seat
2010 Population
123,384
Growth Since 2010
6.01% (7,419)
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Washington County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White116,46491.13%
Black or African American5,3404.18%
Two or More Races2,6542.08%
Asian2,1371.67%
Some Other Race7560.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native4500.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.00%
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Washington County, Tennessee Population by Race

Washington County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Tennessee Median Age

40.2


Total

39.2


Male

41.1


Female

Washington County, Tennessee Adults

There are 103,173 adults, (22,820 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Tennessee.

Washington County, Tennessee Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

65,520

51.27%

Male

62,285

48.73%

Washington County, Tennessee Population by Age

Washington County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male45.2%54.8%
Female46.4%53.6%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
All64.4%35.6%
Married83.8%16.2%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,8592.2864.4
Married25,2882.9183.8
Non Family20,8291.2547.7
Female5,5973.0146.4
Male2,1452.9945.2

2.86

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2093.66%
9th to 12th Grade6,6307.57%
High School Graduate25,35928.94%
Some College18,05920.61%
Associates Degree6,5257.45%
Bachelors Degree16,50818.84%
Graduate Degree11,33412.93%
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Washington County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White79,77671,24225,072
Black3,3782,9901,168
Hispanic2,1661,603442
Asian1,3281,3021,024
2+ Races904689165
Other Race49440684
Native American24911233
Islander4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.11%.

Washington County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,875$42,364$29,239
Less Than 9th Grade$21,853$26,651$18,483
High School Graduate$26,859$32,032$20,972
Some College$31,674$39,342$24,492
Bachelors Degree$46,873$56,250$40,423
Graduate Degree$67,633$83,896$53,000

$35,875

Average Earnings

$42,364

Average Male

$29,239

Average Female

Washington County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Washington County, Tennessee Language

95.23% of Washington County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Washington County, Tennessee Language

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,42914,95513.67%
Hispanic4,2171,44534.27%
Multiple2,4951,11244.57%
Black4,7311,03821.94%
Native44023453.18%
Asian2,0421989.70%
Other73719526.46%

15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

17.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Tennessee is Native, with 53.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Tennessee is Asian, with 9.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.65%.

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.37%
High School13.95%
Some College11.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed39.33%
Female Unemployed31.63%
Female Employed10.71%
Male Employed6.62%

Washington County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,334$69,061
Families$65,662$86,090
Married Families$76,096$98,511
Non Families$27,161$39,666
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Washington 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 35-44.

Washington County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Tennessee Marital Status

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10,879

Number of Veterans

9,879

Male Veterans

1,000

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,083
First Gulf War2,085
Second Gulf War1,842
Korea765
World War II385

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,911
35 to 542,683
75+2,296
55 to 642,285
18 to 34704

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,13310.68%
Black56413.08%
Hispanic1455.22%
2+ Races886.48%
Native American5818.41%
Asian362.21%

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Washington County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Washington 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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59.18%

Born in Washington County, Tennessee

95.95%

Native Born

4.05%

Foreign Born

2.70%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.95% of Washington County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 59.18% having been born in Tennessee. 2.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washington 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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