Putnam County, TN Demographics

The total population of Putnam County is estimated to be 80,157 with 39,887 males (49.76%) and 40,270 females (50.24%). There are 383 more females than males in Putnam County.
The median household income in Putnam County was $53,211 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,038(3.98%) from $51,173 in 2020. This income is 71.32% 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, Putnam County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $76,690. Overall, the median household income for the county of Putnam County stands at $54,373.
In Putnam County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,976 for males and $20,374 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $54,903 for males and $41,211 for females.
In Putnam County, population is primarily represented by White households, reporting a median income of $56,409.
In 2022, the population of Putnam County was 82,382, a 1.39% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Putnam County's population was 81,255, an increase of 1.50% compared to a population of 80,052 in 2020.
The median age in Putnam County, TN is 36.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.37% were under the age of 15, 24.88% aged 15 to 29, 41.37% aged 30 to 64, 14.76% aged 65 to 84, and 1.62% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Putnam County population: 91.14% are White, 2.38% are Black or African American, 0.19% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.12% are Asian, 1.90% are some other race and 3.27% are multiracial.