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Estimates and Projections

Past, current or projected population for Tennessee – we have you covered.

The current population of cities and counties in Tennessee is updated annually by the U.S. Census Bureau. Tennessee’s population projection through 2070, is updated every two years and is available for free download.

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Current population of Tennessee Cities and Counties

Each year, the Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program utilizes current data on births, deaths and migration to calculate population change since the most recent decennial census. Data are available for the state, counties and all Tennessee municipalities.



Tennessee Population Projections

We provide single-year population projections for each county in Tennessee by race, age and sex for each year from 2018 to 2070. The projections are produced by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee and disseminated by the Tennessee State Data Center.