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Tennessee Counties by Population

Below are the 95 Tennessee counties sorted by population from 1 to 94 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 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!

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Rank County Population
1 Shelby County 924,454
2 Davidson County 703,953
3 Knox County 486,677
4 Hamilton County 369,135
5 Rutherford County 352,182
6 Williamson County 255,735
7 Montgomery County 227,900
8 Sumner County 200,557
9 Sullivan County 159,265
10 Wilson County 151,917
11 Blount County 137,605
12 Washington County 134,236
13 Bradley County 110,162
14 Maury County 104,760
15 Sevier County 99,517
16 Madison County 98,775
17 Putnam County 81,188
18 Anderson County 77,576
19 Robertson County 74,098
20 Greene County 70,621
21 Hamblen County 64,468
22 Cumberland County 62,451
23 Tipton County 61,004
24 Coffee County 59,032
25 Hawkins County 57,288
26 Loudon County 56,690
27 Carter County 56,134
28 Jefferson County 55,624
29 Dickson County 55,292
30 McMinn County 54,059
31 Roane County 53,992
32 Bedford County 51,119
33 Gibson County 50,541
34 Monroe County 46,698
35 Lawrence County 44,828
36 Franklin County 43,215
37 Fayette County 42,832
38 TIE Warren County and Cheatham County 41,523
39 Campbell County 39,578
40 Dyer County 36,615
41 Cocke County 36,418
42 Lincoln County 35,433
43 Marshall County 34,984
44 Rhea County 33,136
45 Weakley County 33,036
46 Claiborne County 32,267
47 Henry County 32,239
48 Giles County 30,542
49 Obion County 30,466
50 Marion County 28,877
51 Carroll County 28,432
52 Henderson County 27,953
53 White County 27,650
54 Hardin County 26,892
55 McNairy County 25,860
56 Macon County 25,699
57 Hardeman County 25,426
58 Hickman County 25,307
59 Lauderdale County 25,108
60 Grainger County 23,763
61 Overton County 22,839
62 Scott County 21,917
63 Morgan County 21,254
64 DeKalb County 20,478
65 Smith County 20,172
66 Union County 20,040
67 Humphreys County 19,211
68 Fentress County 18,850
69 Johnson County 18,170
70 Polk County 17,776
71 Unicoi County 17,698
72 Haywood County 17,694
73 Chester County 17,504
74 Wayne County 16,409
75 Sequatchie County 16,396
76 Benton County 15,872
77 Bledsoe County 15,234
78 Cannon County 14,553
79 Crockett County 13,979
80 Stewart County 13,855
81 Grundy County 13,622
82 Meigs County 13,049
83 Lewis County 12,857
84 Trousdale County 12,035
85 Jackson County 11,750
86 Decatur County 11,391
87 Perry County 8,472
88 Houston County 8,317
89 Clay County 7,555
90 Lake County 7,128
91 Hancock County 6,787
92 Moore County 6,644
93 Van Buren County 6,324
94 Pickett County 5,079

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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