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Bledsoe County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Bledsoe County is 13,240, which is 7.06% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 13.40% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Bledsoe County population density is 32.55 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 153.08 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bledsoe County is white, which represent 93.58% of the total population. The average Bledsoe County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 13,240. #82

Population Growth Since 2000, #48

Bledsoe County

Population Density, #88

Bledsoe County
32.55 per square mile
153.08 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:12,390 (93.58%, #47)
Black:576 (4.35%, #37)
Hispanic:290 (2.19%, #54)
Asian:13 (0.10%, #78)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):14 (0.11%, #77)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:247 (1.87%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

8,353 (63.09%) out of the total population of 13,240 reported first ancestry.

 Bledsoe County% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.46%0.56%
Czech70.05%, see rank0.15%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.16%0.42%
Dutch2221.68%, see rank1.19%1.40%
English1,1038.33%, see rank9.69%8.02%
French2451.85%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German1,46711.08%, see rank10.08%15.03%
Greek20.02%, see rank0.17%0.41%
Hungarian90.07%, see rank0.18%0.46%
Irish1,80413.63%, see rank10.74%10.80%
Italian3422.58%, see rank2.16%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.43%1.42%
Polish880.66%, see rank1.01%3.01%
Portuguese160.12%, see rank0.09%0.44%
Russian60.05%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3552.68%, see rank2.26%0.99%
Scottish1891.43%, see rank2.08%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish280.21%, see rank0.54%1.27%
Swiss270.20%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American1,2489.43%, see rank16.94%7.12%
Welsh1651.25%, see rank0.50%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 7,289 (55.05%, see rank)
Females: 5,951 (44.95%, see rank)

Bledsoe County
Male: 55.05%
Female: 44.95%
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bledsoe County
43.00 years old
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bledsoe County
42.60 years old
37.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bledsoe County
44.10 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Bledsoe County% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Under 5 years6675.04%, see rank6.23%6.36%
5 to 9 years5634.25%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years8616.50%, see rank6.57%6.59%
15 to 19 years8716.58%, see rank6.58%6.85%
20 to 24 years7515.67%, see rank6.99%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,44110.88%, see rank13.02%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,90314.37%, see rank13.13%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,12116.02%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,88314.22%, see rank12.73%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,37810.41%, see rank8.29%7.64%
75 to 84 5994.52%, see rank4.34%4.25%
85 years and over2021.53%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bledsoe CountyTennesseeU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,527, 100%4,336,243209,056,129
Less Than High School2,096, 22.00%, see rank15.05%13.67%
High School Graduate4,149, 43.55%, see rank33.08%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,306, 24.20%, see rank27.48%29.09%
Bachelor Degree627, 6.58%, see rank15.60%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree349, 3.66%, see rank8.79%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.12, see rank13.1913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bledsoe County TennesseeU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten22197.74%2.26%73.89%26.11%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,20488.79%, see rank11.21%, see rank88.44%11.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)79484.01%, see rank15.99%, see rank87.58%12.42%90.60%9.40%
College47280.08%, see rank19.92%, see rank76.56%23.44%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6657.58%, see rank42.42%, see rank61.94%38.06%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bledsoe CountyTennesseeU.S.
Total Households4,480, 100%2,487,349116,211,092
Average Household Size2.68, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households1,062, 23.71%, see rank28.12%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,418, 76.29%, see rank71.88%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,199, 71.41%, see rank66.66%66.22%
Average Family Size3.25, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family2,599, 58.01%, see rank48.72%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,281, 28.59%, see rank33.34%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bledsoe County%TennesseeU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,149see rank5,211,986252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over6,268100%, see rank2,510,764123,281,364
Never Married1,72327.49%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married3,08049.14%, see rank53.84%52.04%
Widowed2493.97%, see rank2.79%2.57%
Divorced1,21619.40%, see rank11.62%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over4,881100%, see rank2,701,222129,692,771
Never Married87717.97%, see rank26.02%29.48%
Married2,77756.89%, see rank50.30%49.19%
Widowed61212.54%, see rank10.00%9.16%
Divorced61512.60%, see rank13.68%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bledsoe County%TennesseeU.S.
Native13,08698.84%, see rank95.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence8,81366.56%, see rank61.08%58.73%
Born in Different State4,21531.84%, see rank33.38%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
580.44%, see rank0.82%1.42%
Foreign Born1541.16%, see rank4.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship410.31%, see rank1.69%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1130.85%, see rank3.03%7.09%
Born In Europe470.35%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.36%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1070.81%, see rank2.26%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bledsoe County%TennesseeU.S.
English4,29495.85%, see rank92.96%79.39%
Spanish771.72%, see rank3.77%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1092.43%, see rank1.62%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.09%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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