Blount County Historical Population

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Historical population

Census   Pop.   %
1820   2,415  
1830      4,233  75.3%
1840     5,570  31.6%
1850     7,367  32.3%
1860   10,865  47.5%
1870     9,945  -8.5%
1880  15,369  54.5%
1890  21,927  42.7%
1900  23,119   5.4%
1910  21,456  -7.2%
1920  25,538  19.0%
1930     28,020   9.7%
1940      29,490   5.2%
     1950        28,975   -1.7%
1960   25,449   -12.2%
1970     26,853   5.5%
1980      36,459  35.8%
1990       39,248   7.6%
2000        51,024  30.0%
2010         57,322  12.3%
Est.2015   57,673   0.6%



As of the census of 2010, there were 57,322 people, 16,175 households, and 16,175 families residing in the county. The population density was 88.79 people per square mile. There were 23,887 housing units at an average density of 37 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 92.6% White, 1.3% Black orAfrican American, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.1% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. 8.1% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 16,175 family households, of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25% were non-families. Alternative households included: 22.2% of households were made up of those living alone and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.72.

Blount County's population spread was as follows: 25.40% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,241, and the median income for a family was $41,573. Males had a median income of $31,455 versus $22,459 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,325. About 8.60% of families and 11.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.20% of those under age 18 and 17.40% of those age 65 or over.


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This page was last updated April 24, 2016.

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