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Population Demographics for Tennessee 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Tennessee

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population6,346,105100
Black or African American1,057,31516
Hispanic or Latino290,0594
Some Other Race141,9552
Two or More Races110,0091
American Indian19,994Below 1%
Three or more races6,836Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander3,642Below 1%
Native Hawaiian771Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes197Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population3,093,5043,252,6016,346,105
Black or African American497,856559,4591,057,315
Hispanic or Latino158,297131,762290,059
Some Other Race80,34861,607141,955
Two or More Races53,99056,019110,009
American Indian10,2979,69719,994
Three or more races3,1913,6456,836
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,8961,7463,642
Native Hawaiian386385771
Alaska Native tribes89108197

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Tennessee

Total Population:6,346,105
Male Population:3,093,504
Female Population:3,252,601

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Tennessee

Both sexes38

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Tennessee

Total Population:6,192,633
Male Population:3,003,761
Under 5 years:207,899
5 to 9 years:209,932
10 to 14 years:214,508
15 to 17 years:130,318
18 and 19 years:77,666
20 years:38,209
21 years:37,746
22 to 24 years:116,196
25 to 29 years:197,934
30 to 34 years:193,447
35 to 39 years:203,349
40 to 44 years:207,056
45 to 49 years:222,485
50 to 54 years:217,733
55 to 59 years:195,874
60 and 61 years:73,465
62 to 64 years:102,478
65 and 66 years:56,710
67 to 69 years:74,935
70 to 74 years:92,903
75 to 79 years:64,054
80 to 84 years:41,381
85 years and over:27,483
Female Population:3,188,872
Under 5 years:199,529
5 to 9 years:201,918
10 to 14 years:203,622
15 to 17 years:124,441
18 and 19 years:73,952
20 years:37,761
21 years:38,913
22 to 24 years:122,051
25 to 29 years:208,714
30 to 34 years:203,153
35 to 39 years:212,471
40 to 44 years:216,195
45 to 49 years:237,719
50 to 54 years:235,892
55 to 59 years:215,246
60 and 61 years:80,432
62 to 64 years:111,225
65 and 66 years:62,177
67 to 69 years:83,911
70 to 74 years:110,628
75 to 79 years:85,892
80 to 84 years:64,177
85 years and over:58,853

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Tennessee

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Tennessee

Family led homes:1,679,177
Husband-wife family:1,214,794
Other family:464,383
Population of male led with no wife present:118,949
Population female led with no husband present:345,434
Population of Nonfamily homes:814,375
Population living alone:671,286
Population not living alone:143,089

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Tennessee with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:813,892
Population of family homes:805,194
Husband-wife family:510,296
Under 6 years only:119,872
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:109,628
6 to 17 years only:280,796
Other family:294,898
Male householder, no wife present:68,525
Under 6 years only:18,357
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:11,473
6 to 17 years only:38,695
Female led with no husband present:226,373
Under 6 years only:52,522
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:45,448
6 to 17 years only:128,403
Nonfamily households:8,698
Male led households:6,670
Under 6 years only:1,725
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:675
6 to 17 years only:4,270
Female led householder:2,028
Under 6 years only:549
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:189
6 to 17 years only:1,290
Households with no people under 18 years:1,679,660
Family households:873,983
Husband-wife family:704,498
Other family:169,485
Male led with no wife present:50,424
Female led with no husband present:119,061
Nonfamily households:805,677
Male led householder:369,704
Female led householder:435,973

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Tennessee, by type

Total Home Population:2,493,552
Population of Family homes:1,679,177
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:59,643
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:266,555
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:355,332
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:369,204
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:162,317
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:149,862
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:199,421
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:94,800
Population of 85 year olds and over:22,043
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:814,375
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:62,011
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:110,916
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:95,663
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:147,588
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:79,049
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:74,511
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:112,489
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:88,387
Population of 85 year olds and over:43,761

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Tennessee containing people over 60

Total Population:2,493,552
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:856,816
1-person household:300,033
2-or-more-person household:556,783
Family households:533,064
Nonfamily households:23,719
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:1,636,736
1-person household:371,253
2-or-more-person household:1,265,483
Family homes:1,146,113
Nonfamily homes:119,370

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Tennessee with multiple generations.

Total Population:2,493,552
Home has three or more generations:104,441
Home does not have three or more generations:2,389,111

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Tennessee under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:1,491,129
Unmarried partner of home lead present:119,380
In family homes:111,830
Population of male led and male partner homes:2,827
Population of male led and female partner households:44,897
Population of female led and female partner households:5,134
Population of female led and male partner households:58,972
In nonfamily homes:7,550
Population of male led and male partner homes:60
Population of male led and female partner homes:6,591
Population of female led and female partner homes:243
Population of female led and male partner homes:656
No unmarried partner of home lead present:1,371,749
In family homes:1,366,922
Population of husband-wife family homes:954,425
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:67,314
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:345,183
In nonfamily homes:4,827

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Tennessee

Total Population:5,051,516
Population Under 18 years:1,463,559
Population 18 years and over:3,587,957

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Tennessee have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:1,700,592
Family home:1,257,547
Nonfamily homess:443,045
Male led home:190,492
Living alone:155,056
Not living alone:35,436
Female led home:252,553
Living alone:226,097
Not living alone:26,456
Population of Renter occupied homes:792,960
Family run homes:421,630
Husband-wife family:197,291
Other family:224,339
Male led with no wife present:51,856
Female led with no husband present:172,483
Nonfamily Homes:371,330
Male led homes:185,882
Male living alone:139,386
Male not living alone:46,496
Female led homes:185,448
Females living alone:150,747
Females not living alone:34,701

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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