Tennessee 2020 Census Total Population By County

Updated on January 23, 2023.

The total population of Tennessee from the 2020 Census was 6,910,840, based on data from the US Census Bureau.

Shelby County was the most populated county (929,744), followed by Davidson County (715,884), and then Knox County (478,971). On the other hand, the 3 counties that were least populated include: Pickett County (5,001), Van Buren County (6,168), and Moore County (6,461).

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Hover over or click on the counties to see the number and percentage of Tennessee population that lives in each county. The data can also be found in a table below. You can use the table to sort, filter, and explore the data further.

Tennessee 2020 Census Total Population By County
Tennessee 2020 Census Total Population By County
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County Population % of Tennessee Pop.
Anderson 77123 1.12
Bedford 50237 0.73
Benton 15864 0.23
Bledsoe 14913 0.22
Blount 135280 1.96
Bradley 108620 1.57
Campbell 39272 0.57
Cannon 14506 0.21
Carroll 28440 0.41
Carter 56356 0.82
Cheatham 41072 0.59
Chester 17341 0.25
Claiborne 32043 0.46
Clay 7581 0.11
Cocke 35999 0.52
Coffee 57889 0.84
Crockett 13911 0.20
Cumberland 61145 0.89
Davidson 715884 10.36
Decatur 11435 0.17
DeKalb 20080 0.29
Dickson 54315 0.79
Dyer 36801 0.53
Fayette 41990 0.61
Fentress 18489 0.27
Franklin 42774 0.62
Gibson 50429 0.73
Giles 30346 0.44
Grainger 23527 0.34
Greene 70152 1.01
Grundy 13529 0.20
Hamblen 64499 0.93
Hamilton 366207 5.30
Hancock 6662 0.10
Hardeman 25462 0.37
Hardin 26831 0.39
Hawkins 56721 0.82
Haywood 17864 0.26
Henderson 27842 0.40
Henry 32199 0.47
Hickman 24925 0.36
Houston 8283 0.12
Humphreys 18990 0.28
Jackson 11617 0.17
Jefferson 54683 0.79
Johnson 17948 0.26
Knox 478971 6.93
Lake 7005 0.10
Lauderdale 25143 0.36
Lawrence 44159 0.64
Lewis 12582 0.18
Lincoln 35319 0.51
Loudon 54886 0.79
McMinn 53276 0.77
McNairy 25866 0.37
Macon 25216 0.37
Madison 98823 1.43
Marion 28837 0.42
Marshall 34318 0.50
Maury 100974 1.46
Meigs 12758 0.19
Monroe 46250 0.67
Montgomery 220069 3.18
Moore 6461 0.09
Morgan 21035 0.30
Obion 30787 0.45
Overton 22511 0.33
Perry 8366 0.12
Pickett 5001 0.07
Polk 17544 0.25
Putnam 79854 1.16
Rhea 32870 0.48
Roane 53404 0.77
Robertson 72803 1.05
Rutherford 341486 4.94
Scott 21850 0.32
Sequatchie 15826 0.23
Sevier 98380 1.42
Shelby 929744 13.45
Smith 19904 0.29
Stewart 13657 0.20
Sullivan 158163 2.29
Sumner 196281 2.84
Tipton 60970 0.88
Trousdale 11615 0.17
Unicoi 17928 0.26
Union 19802 0.29
Van Buren 6168 0.09
Warren 40953 0.59
Washington 133001 1.93
Wayne 16232 0.24
Weakley 32902 0.48
White 27351 0.40
Williamson 247726 3.59
Wilson 147737 2.14