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The 2016 Cookeville, Tennessee, population is 32,113. There are 981 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Cookeville, Tennessee

The median age is 29.4. The US median is 37.4. 36.43% of people in Cookeville, Tennessee, are married. 14.89% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.22 people. 22.59% of people are married, with children. 20.80% have children, but are single.

Race in Cookeville, Tennessee

85.43% of people are white, 4.30% are black, 1.85% are asian, 0.07% are native american, and 0.09% claim 'Other'.

6.17% of the people in Cookeville, Tennessee, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 93.83% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLECookeville, TennesseeUnited States
  Population  32,113321,418,820
  Population - 2010  29,722308,745,538
  Population - 2000  23,923285,036,114
  Population - 1990  21,744251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  47.69%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  34.24%12.76%
  Pop. Density  98191
  Land Area  333,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  29.437.4
  Female Population  51.59%50.81%
  Male Population  48.41%49.19%
  Age 0 to 4  4.93%6.36%
  Age 5 to 9  5.01%6.51%
  Age 10 to 14  4.78%6.59%
  Age 15 to 17  2.91%4.03%
  Age 18 to 20  12.21%4.35%
  Age 21 to 24  11.87%5.61%
  Age 25 to 34  14.25%13.47%
  Age 35 to 44  10.35%12.97%
  Age 45 to 54  10.77%14.09%
  Age 55 to 59  5.00%6.57%
  Age 60 to 64  4.70%5.72%
  Age 65 to 74  6.97%7.64%
  Age 75 to 84  4.52%4.26%
  Age 85 and over  1.75%1.85%
  White  85.43%62.77%
  Black  4.30%12.24%
  Asian  1.85%4.95%
  Native American  0.07%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.04%0.16%
  Other  0.09%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.06%2.13%
  Hispanic  6.17%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  93.83%83.10%
  Households  12,738116,211,000
  Family Households  6,53376,958,100
  Non Family Households  6,20539,253,000
  Household Size  2.222.63
  Married Population  36.43%50.58%
  Single Population  63.57%49.42%
  Now Married  34.89%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.54%2.17%
  Never Married  42.20%32.55%
  Widowed  6.47%5.95%
  Divorced  14.89%10.92%
  Married, w/children  22.59%31.68%
  Married, no children  41.53%41.44%
  Single, w/children  20.80%16.94%
  Single, no children  15.08%9.95%


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