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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Carter County is 57,298, which is 0.98% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 13.40% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Carter County population density is 164.82 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 153.08 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Carter County is white, which represent 96.40% of the total population. The average Carter 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: 57,298. #23

Population Growth Since 2000, #81

Carter County
0.98%
Tennessee
13.40%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #20

Carter County
164.82 per square mile
Tennessee
153.08 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:55,237 (96.40%, #17)
Black:705 (1.23%, #76)
Hispanic:933 (1.63%, #73)
Asian:138 (0.24%, #61)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):131 (0.23%, #50)
One Race, Other:126 (0.22%, see rank)
Two or More Races:961 (1.68%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

40,766 (71.15%) out of the total population of 57,298 reported first ancestry.

 Carter County% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Arab110.02%, see rank0.46%0.56%
Czech310.05%, see rank0.15%0.47%
Danish720.13%, see rank0.16%0.42%
Dutch7061.23%, see rank1.19%1.40%
English5,3149.27%, see rank9.69%8.02%
French7661.34%, see rank2.01%3.34%
German6,08710.62%, see rank10.08%15.03%
Greek1900.33%, see rank0.17%0.41%
Hungarian910.16%, see rank0.18%0.46%
Irish7,26612.68%, see rank10.74%10.80%
Italian8861.55%, see rank2.16%5.52%
Norwegian2320.40%, see rank0.43%1.42%
Polish4160.73%, see rank1.01%3.01%
Portuguese450.08%, see rank0.09%0.44%
Russian1180.21%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2,1373.73%, see rank2.26%0.99%
Scottish1,5422.69%, see rank2.08%1.72%
Subsaharan African880.15%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish3300.58%, see rank0.54%1.27%
Swiss990.17%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian1080.19%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American11,36719.84%, see rank16.94%7.12%
Welsh2650.46%, see rank0.50%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 27,975 (48.82%, see rank)
Females: 29,323 (51.18%, see rank)

Carter County
Male: 48.82%
Female: 51.18%
Tennessee
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Carter County
43.20 years old
Tennessee
38.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Carter County
41.70 years old
Tennessee
37.00 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Carter County
44.40 years old
Tennessee
39.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Carter County% of the Total PopulationTennesseeU.S.
Under 5 years2,8725.01%, see rank6.23%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,2075.60%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,0165.26%, see rank6.57%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,3565.86%, see rank6.58%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,0107.00%, see rank6.99%7.13%
25 to 34 years6,38811.15%, see rank13.02%13.47%
35 to 44 years7,33012.79%, see rank13.13%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,36514.60%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years8,18514.28%, see rank12.73%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,20210.82%, see rank8.29%7.64%
75 to 84 3,3455.84%, see rank4.34%4.25%
85 years and over1,0221.78%, see rank1.60%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Carter CountyTennesseeU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population40,837, 100%4,336,243209,056,129
Less Than High School8,083, 19.79%, see rank15.05%13.67%
High School Graduate15,643, 38.31%, see rank33.08%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree10,549, 25.83%, see rank27.48%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,320, 10.58%, see rank15.60%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,242, 5.49%, see rank8.79%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.53, 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

 Carter County TennesseeU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,22389.29%10.71%73.89%26.11%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,84094.09%, see rank5.91%, see rank88.44%11.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,38695.43%, see rank4.57%, see rank87.58%12.42%90.60%9.40%
College3,15471.08%, see rank28.92%, see rank76.56%23.44%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School60771.33%, see rank28.67%, see rank61.94%38.06%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Carter CountyTennesseeU.S.
Total Households24,090, 100%2,487,349116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households6,891, 28.61%, see rank28.12%27.57%
2 or More Person Households17,199, 71.39%, see rank71.88%72.43%
Family Households (Families)16,334, 67.80%, see rank66.66%66.22%
Average Family Size2.86, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family12,325, 51.16%, see rank48.72%48.42%
Nonfamily Households7,756, 32.20%, see rank33.34%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Carter County%TennesseeU.S.
15 Years and Over Total48,203see rank5,211,986252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over23,314100%, see rank2,510,764123,281,364
Never Married5,75124.67%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married13,45957.73%, see rank53.84%52.04%
Widowed9344.01%, see rank2.79%2.57%
Divorced3,17013.60%, see rank11.62%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over24,889100%, see rank2,701,222129,692,771
Never Married5,04420.27%, see rank26.02%29.48%
Married13,24353.21%, see rank50.30%49.19%
Widowed3,08512.40%, see rank10.00%9.16%
Divorced3,51714.13%, see rank13.68%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Carter County%TennesseeU.S.
Native56,72999.01%, see rank95.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence39,18868.39%, see rank61.08%58.73%
Born in Different State17,32430.23%, see rank33.38%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2170.38%, see rank0.82%1.42%
Foreign Born5690.99%, see rank4.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship3020.53%, see rank1.69%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2670.47%, see rank3.03%7.09%
Born In Europe1630.28%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia2040.36%, see rank1.36%3.82%
Born In Africa540.09%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1380.24%, see rank2.26%6.83%
Born In Northern America100.02%, see rank0.13%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Carter County%TennesseeU.S.
English23,28196.64%, see rank92.96%79.39%
Spanish4191.74%, see rank3.77%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2731.13%, see rank1.62%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages860.36%, see rank1.09%3.36%
Other310.13%, see rank0.55%0.99%

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


 
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