Sullivan County, TN Demographics

The total population of Sullivan County is estimated to be 158,722 with 77,767 males (49.00%) and 80,955 females (51.00%). There are 3,188 more females than males in Sullivan County.
The median household income in Sullivan County was $53,679 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 75(0.14%) from $53,754 in 2020. This income is 71.95% 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, Sullivan County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $70,159. Overall, the median household income for the county of Sullivan County stands at $53,585.
In Sullivan County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $38,168 for males and $25,311 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $57,027 for males and $42,447 for females.
In Sullivan County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $157,826, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $14,205.
In 2022, the population of Sullivan County was 160,820, a 1.04% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Sullivan County's population was 159,167, an increase of 0.59% compared to a population of 158,237 in 2020.
The median age in Sullivan County, TN is 45.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.75% were under the age of 15, 17.15% aged 15 to 29, 45.38% aged 30 to 64, 19.26% aged 65 to 84, and 2.46% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Sullivan County population: 93.81% are White, 1.92% are Black or African American, 0.18% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.71% are Asian, 0.02% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.68% are some other race and 2.67% are multiracial.