Weakley County, Tennessee Population 2021

Weakley County, Tennessee's estimated population is 33,158 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Weakley County, Tennessee is the 46th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 35,044 and has seen a growth of -5.38% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,158-85-0.26%
202033,243-85-0.26%
201933,328-85-0.25%
201833,413880.26%
201733,325-285-0.85%
201633,610-262-0.77%
201533,872-129-0.38%
201434,001-154-0.45%
201334,155-399-1.15%
201234,554-303-0.87%
201134,857-187-0.53%
201035,0443,0729.61%
199031,972-924-2.81%
198032,8964,06914.12%
197028,8274,60018.99%
196024,227-3,735-13.36%
195027,962-1,536-5.21%
194029,4982360.81%
193029,262-1,791-5.77%
192031,053-876-2.74%
191031,929-617-1.90%
190032,5463,59112.40%
189028,9554,41718.00%
188024,5383,78318.23%
187020,7552,53913.94%
186018,2163,60824.70%
185014,6084,73848.00%
18409,8705,073105.75%
18304,7970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.26% (-85)
County Website
Founded
October 21, 1823
County Seat
2010 Population
35,044
Growth Since 2010
-5.38% (-1,886)
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Weakley County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,65188.48%
Black or African American2,8318.45%
Two or More Races4841.44%
Some Other Race2910.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.44%
Asian840.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.06%
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Weakley County, Tennessee Population by Race

Weakley County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Weakley County, Tennessee Median Age

38.6


Total

37.1


Male

40.3


Female

Weakley County, Tennessee Adults

There are 27,029 adults, (6,037 of whom are seniors) in Weakley County, Tennessee.

Weakley County, Tennessee Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Weakley County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

17,104

51.04%

Male

16,406

48.96%

Weakley County, Tennessee Population by Age

Weakley County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Weakley County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.4%64.6%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Male51.5%48.5%
All65.3%34.7%
Married84.2%15.8%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Weakley County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6402.2765.3
Married6,5092.8684.2
Non Family4,9631.2651.4
Female1,5122.8235.4
Male6562.8251.5

2.79

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Weakley County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1955.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,9999.30%
High School Graduate8,36738.93%
Some College4,16419.37%
Associates Degree1,1335.27%
Bachelors Degree2,82813.16%
Graduate Degree1,8068.40%
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Weakley County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Weakley County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,36216,5974,276
Black1,4791,231233
Hispanic32721835
2+ Races15110830
Native American14011037
Other Race7130
Asian615531
Islander7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.82%.

Weakley County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,874$33,931$29,118
Less Than 9th Grade$25,571$26,942$18,000
High School Graduate$26,635$30,853$22,759
Some College$31,904$33,460$30,393
Bachelors Degree$41,683$50,913$38,647
Graduate Degree$49,401$63,950$42,483

$31,874

Average Earnings

$33,931

Average Male

$29,118

Average Female

Weakley County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Weakley County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Weakley County, Tennessee Language

98.05% of Weakley County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Weakley County, Tennessee Language

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1585,10718.80%
Black2,26164628.57%
Hispanic80131539.33%
Other27114453.14%
Multiple47913628.39%
Native1243528.23%
Asian801620.00%
Islander77100.00%

20.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.75%

Male Poverty Rate

21.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weakley County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weakley County, Tennessee is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weakley County, Tennessee is White, with 18.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.66%.

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.42%
High School16.11%
Some College11.46%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.37%
Male Unemployed43.51%
Female Employed9.92%
Male Employed8.11%

Weakley County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weakley County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,937$54,538
Families$53,802$67,885
Married Families$64,471-
Non Families$22,258$29,599
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Income by Household Type

Weakley County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Weakley County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Weakley County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Weakley County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Weakley County, Tennessee Marital Status

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2,137

Number of Veterans

2,050

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam749
Second Gulf War434
First Gulf War402
Korea161
World War II70

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74566
75+479
35 to 54477
55 to 64361
18 to 34254

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9978.31%
Black1094.64%
Hispanic213.71%
Native American138.78%
Other Race116.18%
2+ Races73.24%

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weakley County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Weakley County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Weakley County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Weakley 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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68.22%

Born in Weakley County, Tennessee

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Weakley County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 68.22% having been born in Tennessee. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Weakley 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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