Rutherford County Tops State in Growth Rate

May 06, 2021 at 04:46 pm by WGNS


Rutherford County, Tennessee's estimated population is 347,561 with a growth rate of 2.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data.

Property Assessor Rob Mitchell tells NewsRadio WGNS Rutherford County is the 5th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 263,708 and has seen a growth of 31.80% since this time. This is the fastest growth rate of any county in Tennessee! Our current parcel count is 136,067 which is an increase of 6,446 parcels over 2020. In 2010 our parcel count was 107,820. Our parcels have increased by 28,247 over the last decade. That is an increase of 26.20%

Other Tennessee counties are:

County                                                                                                                    2021 Population Estimate                                                       Growth Rate Est

Shelby County

 

938,768

 

1.11%

Davidson County

 

701,400

 

11.73%

Knox County

 

478,423

 

10.51%

Hamilton County

Rutherford County

 

374,826

347,561

 

11.15%

31.80%

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected

Year 

Population

Growth

Growth Rate

2021

347,561

7,638

2.25%

2020

339,923

7,638

2.30%

2019

332,285

7,638

2.35%

2018

324,647

8,116

2.56%

2017

316,531

9,116

2.97%

2016

307,415

9,218

3.09%

2015

298,197

9,349

3.24%

2014

288,848

7,700

2.74%

2013

281,148

6,751

2.46%

2012

274,397

5,237

1.95%

2011

269,160

5,452

2.07%

2010

263,708

145,138

122.41%

1990

118,570

34,512

41.06%

1980

84,058

24,630

41.45%

1970

59,428

7,060

13.48%

1960

52,368

11,672

28.68%

1950

40,696

7,092

21.10%

1940

33,604

1,318

4.08%

1930

32,286

-773

-2.34%

1920

33,059

-140

-0.42%

1910

33,199

-344

-1.03%

1900

33,543

-1,554

-4.43%

1890

35,097

-1,644

-4.47%

1880

36,741

3,452

10.37%

1870

33,289

5,371

19.24%

1860

27,918

-1,204

-4.13%

1850

29,122

4,842

19.94%

1840

24,280

-1,854

-7.09%

1830

26,134

6,582

33.66%

1820

19,552

9,287

90.47%

1810

10,265

 

0.00%

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