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Tennessee Counties by Population

Below are the 95 Tennessee counties sorted by population from largest to smallest. The population data are from the 2021 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

Rank County Population
1 Shelby County 929,178
2 Davidson County 708,490
3 Knox County 475,286
4 Hamilton County 363,790
5 Rutherford County 335,595
6 Williamson County 242,386
7 Montgomery County 216,172
8 Sumner County 193,036
9 Sullivan County 157,843
10 Wilson County 144,748
11 Blount County 134,042
12 Washington County 132,067
13 Bradley County 107,845
14 Maury County 99,011
15 Madison County 98,373
16 Sevier County 98,088
17 Putnam County 78,955
18 Anderson County 76,683
19 Robertson County 72,309
20 Greene County 69,926
21 Hamblen County 64,184
22 Tipton County 60,868
23 Cumberland County 60,568
24 Coffee County 57,227
25 Hawkins County 56,803
26 Carter County 56,314
27 Jefferson County 54,358
28 Loudon County 54,349
29 Dickson County 54,000
30 Roane County 53,313
31 McMinn County 53,065
32 Gibson County 50,278
33 Bedford County 49,754
34 Monroe County 46,041
35 Lawrence County 43,967
36 Franklin County 42,528
37 Fayette County 41,584
38 Cheatham County 40,878
39 Warren County 40,801
40 Campbell County 39,388
41 Dyer County 36,975
42 Cocke County 35,896
43 Lincoln County 35,042
44 Marshall County 33,909
45 Weakley County 32,948
46 Rhea County 32,723
47 Henry County 32,298
48 Claiborne County 31,958
49 Obion County 30,722
50 Giles County 30,197
51 Marion County 28,679
52 Carroll County 28,370
53 Henderson County 27,800
54 White County 27,134
55 Hardin County 26,722
56 McNairy County 25,916
57 Hardeman County 25,612
58 Lauderdale County 25,406
59 Macon County 24,954
60 Hickman County 24,848
61 Grainger County 23,377
62 Overton County 22,364
63 Scott County 21,855
64 Morgan County 21,158
65 DeKalb County 19,875
66 Smith County 19,820
67 Union County 19,597
68 Humphreys County 18,956
69 Fentress County 18,385
70 TIE Haywood County 17,912
70 TIE Johnson County 17,912
72 Unicoi County 17,891
73 Polk County 17,502
74 Chester County 17,278
75 Wayne County 16,350
76 Benton County 15,872
77 Sequatchie County 15,727
78 Bledsoe County 14,863
79 Cannon County 14,309
80 Crockett County 14,012
81 Stewart County 13,569
82 Grundy County 13,471
83 Meigs County 12,622
84 Lewis County 12,485
85 Jackson County 11,626
86 Trousdale County 11,463
87 Decatur County 11,460
88 Perry County 8,313
89 Houston County 8,238
90 Clay County 7,568
91 Lake County 7,187
92 Hancock County 6,695
93 Moore County 6,481
94 Van Buren County 6,083
95 Pickett County 5,021

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 8 December 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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