White County, Tennessee Population 2022

White County, Tennessee's estimated population is 28,122 with a growth rate of 0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. White County, Tennessee is the 55th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 25,828 and has seen a growth of 8.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18104,0280.00%
18208,7014,673116.01%
18309,9671,26614.55%
184010,7477807.83%
185011,4446976.49%
18609,381-2,063-18.03%
18709,375-6-0.06%
188011,1761,80119.21%
189012,3481,17210.49%
190014,1571,80914.65%
191015,4201,2638.92%
192015,7012811.82%
193015,543-158-1.01%
194015,9834402.83%
195016,2042211.38%
196015,577-627-3.87%
197017,0881,5119.70%
198019,5672,47914.51%
199020,0905232.67%
201025,8285,73828.56%
201126,0502220.86%
201226,031-19-0.07%
201326,1931620.62%
201426,264710.27%
201526,342780.30%
201626,4631210.46%
201726,7643011.14%
201827,0863221.20%
201927,3452590.96%
202027,6042590.95%
202127,8632590.94%
202228,1222590.93%
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White County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,71194.92%
Black or African American5071.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.13%
Asian630.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.08%
Some Other Race580.21%
Two or More Races6912.55%
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White County, Tennessee Population by Race

White County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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White County, Tennessee Median Age

43.3


Total

42.4


Male

44.5


Female

White County, Tennessee Adults

There are 21,143 adults, (5,485 of whom are seniors) in White County, Tennessee.

White County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

White County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

14,077

51.97%

Male

13,010

48.03%

White County, Tennessee Population by Age

White County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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White County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
Male88.3%11.7%
All77.5%22.5%
Female70.4%29.6%
Non Family61.2%38.8%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

White County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2192.6177.5
Married5,2063.2188.6
Male5153.7388.3
Female1,0573.3970.4
Non Family3,4411.3161.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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White County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4727.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,15311.20%
High School Graduate7,83340.76%
Some College3,95520.58%
Associates Degree1,3717.13%
Bachelors Degree1,4907.75%
Graduate Degree9424.90%
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White County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

White County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian514313
Black31125952
2+ Races29218946
White18,20814,8202,321
Hispanic38731330
Native American1616
Islander2121
Other Race97

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 25.49%.

White County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,457$35,752$24,417
Less Than 9th Grade$24,868$29,871$17,380
High School Graduate$30,868$35,526$24,498
Some College$26,743$33,034$22,736
Bachelors Degree$39,000$53,785$35,182
Graduate Degree$46,206$79,871$43,600

$30,457

Average Earnings

$35,752

Average Male

$24,417

Average Female

White County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

White County, Tennessee Language by Age

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White County, Tennessee Language

98.51% of White County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

White County, Tennessee Language

White County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native362775.00%
Hispanic66921532.14%
Multiple69116023.15%
Black48210922.61%
White24,8553,44013.84%
OtherNaN%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.07%

Male Poverty Rate

16.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in White County, Tennessee is Native, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White 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 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

White County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.49%
High School15.00%
Some College8.15%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%

White County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.69%
Male Unemployed48.88%
Female Employed6.00%
Female Unemployed50.52%

White County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,282$59,630
Families$52,617$67,316
Married Families$63,206-
Non Families$22,980$42,668
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Income by Household Type

White County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

White County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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White 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.

White County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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White County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,838

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War232
First Gulf War281
Vietnam692
Korea191
World War II16

White County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34109
35 to 54183
55 to 64570
65 to 74464
75+512

White County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7318.51%
Black153.96%
2+ Races9227.88%
Hispanic306.62%

White County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

White County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

White County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

White County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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White County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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White 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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70.86%

Born in White County, Tennessee

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of White County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 70.86% having been born in Tennessee. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

White 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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