White County, TN Demographics

The total population of White County is estimated to be 27,420 with 13,376 males (48.78%) and 14,044 females (51.22%). There are 668 more females than males in White County.
The median household income in White County was $48,400 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,778(3.54%) from $50,178 in 2020. This income is 64.87% 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, White County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $59,783. Overall, the median household income for the county of White County stands at $48,400.
In White County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $32,191 for males and $23,331 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,019 for males and $35,643 for females.
In White County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $49,415, followed by Black or African American households at $30,798, and Two or More Races households with a median household income of $25,147.
In 2022, the population of White County was 28,064, a 1.84% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, White County's population was 27,557, an increase of 0.42% compared to a population of 27,443 in 2020.
The median age in White County, TN is 43.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.42% were under the age of 15, 16.90% aged 15 to 29, 44.45% aged 30 to 64, 18.24% aged 65 to 84, and 1.99% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of White County population: 94.51% are White, 1.76% are Black or African American, 0.14% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.25% are Asian, 0.18% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.43% are some other race and 2.73% are multiracial.