Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Tennessee 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Tennessee

Total Population:1,057,315
Male Population:497,856
Female Population:559,459

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Tennessee

Both sexes31


sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Tennessee

Total Population:1,014,145
Male Population:466,993
Under 5 years:41,082
5 to 9 years:40,025
10 to 14 years:43,058
15 to 17 years:27,527
18 and 19 years:16,245
20 years:7,623
21 years:7,295
22 to 24 years:20,483
25 to 29 years:32,116
30 to 34 years:29,877
35 to 39 years:30,437
40 to 44 years:30,038
45 to 49 years:32,236
50 to 54 years:31,691
55 to 59 years:26,796
60 and 61 years:9,122
62 to 64 years:10,616
65 and 66 years:5,323
67 to 69 years:6,628
70 to 74 years:8,049
75 to 79 years:5,230
80 to 84 years:3,238
85 years and over:2,258
Female Population:547,152
Under 5 years:39,926
5 to 9 years:39,439
10 to 14 years:42,085
15 to 17 years:27,239
18 and 19 years:16,715
20 years:8,352
21 years:8,442
22 to 24 years:24,396
25 to 29 years:39,976
30 to 34 years:38,022
35 to 39 years:37,945
40 to 44 years:37,418
45 to 49 years:40,003
50 to 54 years:39,510
55 to 59 years:33,625
60 and 61 years:11,307
62 to 64 years:13,042
65 and 66 years:7,005
67 to 69 years:9,195
70 to 74 years:12,107
75 to 79 years:9,201
80 to 84 years:6,406
85 years and over:5,796

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Tennessee

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Tennessee

Family led homes:254,419
Husband-wife family:106,191
Other family:148,228
Population of male led with no wife present:24,443
Population female led with no husband present:123,785
Population of Nonfamily homes:134,690
Population living alone:114,580
Population not living alone:20,110

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Tennessee with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:156,046
Population of family homes:154,591
Husband-wife family:53,185
Under 6 years only:9,997
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:12,575
6 to 17 years only:30,613
Other family:101,406
Male householder, no wife present:13,759
Under 6 years only:3,706
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2,574
6 to 17 years only:7,479
Female led with no husband present:87,647
Under 6 years only:19,989
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:21,200
6 to 17 years only:46,458
Nonfamily households:1,455
Male led households:981
Under 6 years only:226
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:118
6 to 17 years only:637
Female led householder:474
Under 6 years only:124
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:51
6 to 17 years only:299
Households with no people under 18 years:233,063
Family households:99,828
Husband-wife family:53,006
Other family:46,822
Male led with no wife present:10,684
Female led with no husband present:36,138
Nonfamily households:133,235
Male led householder:60,707
Female led householder:72,528

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Tennessee, by type

Total Home Population:389,109
Population of Family homes:254,419
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:14,927
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:50,263
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:59,942
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:56,653
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:23,134
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:17,455
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:19,937
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:9,516
Population of 85 year olds and over:2,592
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:134,690
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:10,813
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:20,706
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:19,109
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:29,717
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:15,433
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:12,323
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:14,757
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:8,603
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,229

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Tennessee containing people over 60

Total Population:389,109
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:99,895
1-person household:36,280
2-or-more-person household:63,615
Family households:60,182
Nonfamily households:3,433
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:289,214
1-person household:78,300
2-or-more-person household:210,914
Family homes:194,237
Nonfamily homes:16,677

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Tennessee with multiple generations.

Total Population:389,109
Home has three or more generations:28,755
Home does not have three or more generations:360,354

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Tennessee under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:300,155
Unmarried partner of home lead present:31,311
In family homes:30,385
Population of male led and male partner homes:446
Population of male led and female partner households:8,609
Population of female led and female partner households:1,168
Population of female led and male partner households:20,162
In nonfamily homes:926
Population of male led and male partner homes:7
Population of male led and female partner homes:786
Population of female led and female partner homes:47
Population of female led and male partner homes:86
No unmarried partner of home lead present:268,844
In family homes:267,780
Population of husband-wife family homes:100,645
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:13,656
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:153,479
In nonfamily homes:1,064

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Tennessee

Total Population:825,974
Population Under 18 years:297,894
Population 18 years and over:528,080

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Tennessee have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:185,257
Family home:135,175
Nonfamily homess:50,082
Male led home:20,669
Living alone:17,617
Not living alone:3,052
Female led home:29,413
Living alone:26,750
Not living alone:2,663
Population of Renter occupied homes:203,852
Family run homes:119,244
Husband-wife family:28,522
Other family:90,722
Male led with no wife present:13,375
Female led with no husband present:77,347
Nonfamily Homes:84,608
Male led homes:41,019
Male living alone:33,124
Male not living alone:7,895
Female led homes:43,589
Females living alone:37,089
Females not living alone:6,500