Fentress County, TN Demographics

The total population of Fentress County is estimated to be 18,642 with 9,371 males (50.27%) and 9,271 females (49.73%). There are 100 less females than males in Fentress County.
The median household income in Fentress County was $46,981 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,425(3.13%) from $45,556 in 2020. This income is 62.97% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Fentress County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $56,472. Overall, the median household income for the county of Fentress County stands at $46,981.
In Fentress County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $27,302 for males and $20,731 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $43,271 for males and $33,795 for females.
In Fentress County, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $47,126, while Two or More Races households have a median household income of $41,210.
In 2022, the population of Fentress County was 19,332, a 2.63% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fentress County's population was 18,837, an increase of 1.64% compared to a population of 18,533 in 2020.
The median age in Fentress County, TN is 45.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.34% were under the age of 15, 16.16% aged 15 to 29, 44.94% aged 30 to 64, 19.00% aged 65 to 84, and 2.55% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fentress County population: 96.39% are White, 0.28% are Black or African American, 0.33% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.30% are Asian, 0.17% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.35% are some other race and 2.18% are multiracial.