According to the most recent McMinn County Tennessee demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 McMinn County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 53,065 which is the third most populous of all other counties in the greater McMinn County region. The county with the highest population in the area is Bradley County which depicts a population of 107,845 (about twice as large). Figure 3 uses the McMinn County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and McMinn County Tennessee depicts an increase of 799 (2%).
The total McMinn County Tennessee greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for McMinn County depicts it has a Population Change of 1.5% which is the smallest in order of population percent change of all the other counties in the area.
Looking at the McMinn County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, McMinn County Tennessee depicts it has 123 people per square mile which is the third most people per square mile of all other counties in the greater McMinn County region. The next higher in order of population density is Loudon County about twice as large with population density of 237. The county with the highest population density in the area is Bradley County which shows a people per square mile of 328 (approximately 2.7 times bigger). Figure 6 provides McMinn County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and McMinn County shows it has a Median Age of 42.1 which is less than most other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Loudon County which shows an age of 47.9 (13.8% larger).
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for McMinn County population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) McMinn County Tennessee has the smallest proportion of Native population at 4.4% of the total. Figure 9 shows the McMinn County Tennessee Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and McMinn County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 4.4% which is less than most other counties in the metro area.
McMinn County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for McMinn County households. McMinn County shows it has a Family Size of 3.0 which is the second most of all the counties in the local area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Bradley County which depicts an average family size of 3.1 (only about 3.5% larger).
Looking at McMinn County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, McMinn County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 75% which is the second smallest when sorted by percent of people in a husband and wife family of all the other counties in the area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Meigs County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 81% (7.9% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. McMinn County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 6.3% which is the second most percent of women who have given birth of all the counties in the greater McMinn County region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Meigs County which depicts a birth rate of 6.7% (6.6% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 the second smallest when sorted by percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 of all the other counties in the local area at 17% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 43% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Polk County with 50%. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 11% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for McMinn County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. McMinn County shows it has a Total Single People of 45% which is in the mid point range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Rhea County which depicts a percent single of 47% (only about 3.8% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, McMinn County is about 11.2% smaller. Also, benchmarked against the state of Tennessee, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, McMinn County is about 9.1% smaller.
McMinn County Citizenship Demographics Charts
McMinn County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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and Census County Division "CCD".)
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