Wilson County, Tennessee Population 2022

Wilson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 155,766 with a growth rate of 2.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Tennessee is the 11th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 114,677 and has seen a growth of 35.83% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18003,2610.00%
181011,9528,691266.51%
182018,7306,77856.71%
183025,4726,74236.00%
184024,460-1,012-3.97%
185027,4432,98312.20%
186026,072-1,371-5.00%
187025,881-191-0.73%
188028,7472,86611.07%
189027,148-1,599-5.56%
190027,078-70-0.26%
191025,394-1,684-6.22%
192026,2418473.34%
193023,929-2,312-8.81%
194025,2671,3385.59%
195026,3181,0514.16%
196027,6681,3505.13%
197036,9999,33133.72%
198056,06419,06551.53%
199067,67511,61120.71%
2010114,67747,00269.45%
2011116,8002,1231.85%
2012119,1432,3432.01%
2013121,9902,8472.39%
2014125,1973,2072.63%
2015128,5363,3392.67%
2016132,4943,9583.08%
2017136,6914,1973.17%
2018140,9544,2633.12%
2019144,6573,7032.63%
2020148,3603,7032.56%
2021152,0633,7032.50%
2022155,7663,7032.44%
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Wilson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White121,57986.47%
Black or African American9,6746.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native3950.28%
Asian2,6251.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.02%
Some Other Race2,3981.71%
Two or More Races3,9112.78%
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Wilson County, Tennessee Population by Race

Wilson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Wilson County, Tennessee Median Age

40.2


Total

39.1


Male

41


Female

Wilson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 107,393 adults, (21,910 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Tennessee.

Wilson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

71,674

50.98%

Male

68,930

49.02%

Wilson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Wilson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male60.2%39.8%
Female47.5%52.5%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,3482.776.1
Married31,5443.1486.4
Male2,8783.2660.2
Female4,5023.3747.5
Non Family12,4241.2363.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Wilson County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6262.72%
9th to 12th Grade5,0775.25%
High School Graduate27,18428.13%
Some College20,68721.40%
Associates Degree7,4837.74%
Bachelors Degree22,63423.42%
Graduate Degree10,95711.34%
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Wilson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,8581,5631,065
2+ Races1,7911,679938
Other Race1,3571,106658
Black5,9955,2512,119
White83,27777,44528,154
Native American330330108
Hispanic3,1322,415853
Islander2222

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 57.32%.

Wilson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,649$54,550$38,602
Less Than 9th Grade$31,224$39,806$16,477
High School Graduate$37,187$43,267$27,418
Some College$42,815$52,697$35,241
Bachelors Degree$58,066$74,788$45,655
Graduate Degree$65,553$89,286$52,767

$46,649

Average Earnings

$54,550

Average Male

$38,602

Average Female

Wilson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Wilson County, Tennessee Language

93.58% of Wilson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Wilson County, Tennessee Language

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,3081,81219.47%
Multiple3,88073919.05%
Hispanic6,22975712.15%
White116,3288,1387.00%
Asian2,6171535.85%
Other183NaN%

8.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Tennessee is Black, with 19.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson 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 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.91%.

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.89%
High School11.70%
Some College4.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.06%
Male Unemployed10.60%
Female Employed4.76%
Female Unemployed11.50%

Wilson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,962$99,095
Families$91,505$108,501
Married Families$101,848$118,969
Non Families$37,370$63,818
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Income by Household Type

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Wilson 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.

Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Wilson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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8,996

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,086
First Gulf War2,234
Vietnam3,085
Korea554
World War II121

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,064
35 to 542,370
55 to 641,481
65 to 742,408
75+1,673

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,3108.83%
Black3725.21%
Native American4010.53%
Asian633.26%
Other Race442.96%
2+ Races1677.32%
Hispanic3348.75%

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Wilson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Wilson 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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54.79%

Born in Wilson County, Tennessee

95.01%

Native Born

4.99%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.01% of Wilson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 54.79% having been born in Tennessee. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson 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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