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McMinn County Population

General Population Levels for McMinn County

The chart below shows the population levels for all of McMinn County, Tennessee, with further break-down of those cities located within McMinn County limits.

 

 

2010 Population

Current Population Estimate

2000-2010 Population Growth

McMinn  County

52,266

52,639

7.4%

     City of Athens

13,458

13,688

1.8%

     City of Etowah

3,490

3,500

-4.7%

     Town of Englewood

1,532

1,529

3.8%

     City of Niota

719

718

-7.9%

     Town of Calhoun

490

495

-1.2%

     Riceville CDP*

670

 

 

*CDP = Census Designated Place

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau

 

McMinn County Population Projections

This chart illustrates how McMinn’s population is expected to grow over the next 5, 10 and 15 year increments.

McMinn County Population Projections

Year 2020

Year 2025

Year 2030

Year 2035

55,724

57,091

58,119

58,830

Source:  Tennessee State Data Center

 

Population Characteristics for McMinn County

McMinn County’s working age population (20-65 years old) is higher than the national average, making it a good place to look for workers.

Additionally, because McMinn is a slightly more rural area, the working population is more accustomed to a longer commute time; meaning that plants located in these areas should have no trouble finding workers willing to make the commute beyond city limits.

Additional population statistics for characteristics are listed below. Looking for more information, contact us directly for more information .

 

McMinn County

City of Athens

City of Etowah

Median Age

42.2

36.1

42.2

% Working Age (20-65 Years Old)

57.7%

57.4%

57.7%

Avg. Number in Household

2.46

2.27

2.31

Avg. Number in Family

2.94

2.91

2.98

Mean Travel Time to Work

22.8 minutes

17.6 minutes

22.4 minutes

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau

 

Additional County & City Demographic Data

Additional demographic profile information about the population in McMinn County is provided below, with breakdowns at both the county and city level.