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The 2014 Cookeville, Tennessee, population is 30,439. There are 931 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Cookeville, Tennessee

The median age is 29.3. The US median is 37.2. 39.13% of people in Cookeville, Tennessee, are married. 15.20% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.29 people. 23.49% of people are married, with children. 19.54% have children, but are single.

Race in Cookeville, Tennessee

92.53% of people are white, 3.84% are black, 1.95% are asian, 0.09% are native american, and 0.18% claim 'Other'.

4.68% of the people in Cookeville, Tennessee, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.32% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLECookeville, TennesseeUnited States
  Population  30,439309,138,711
  Population - 2010  30,435308,745,538
  Population - 2000  27,057285,036,114
  Population - 1990  24,031251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  26.67%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  12.50%8.46%
  Pop. Density  93188
  Land Area  32.6783,531,905.42
  Water Area  0.177264,836.79
  Median Age  29.337.2
  Female Population  50.93%50.83%
  Male Population  49.08%49.18%
  Age 0 to 4  5.40%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  4.41%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  5.70%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  3.18%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  11.32%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  12.55%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  12.79%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  10.87%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  11.29%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  5.22%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  4.29%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  6.78%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  4.66%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  1.55%1.78%
  White  92.53%74.17%
  Black  3.84%12.56%
  Asian  1.95%4.81%
  Native American  0.09%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.17%
  Other  0.18%4.79%
  Two or More Races  1.42%2.68%
  Hispanic  4.68%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  95.32%83.65%
  Households  12,131115,226,802
  Family Households  6,61276,595,548
  Non Family Households  5,51938,631,254
  Household Size  2.292.61
  Married Population  39.13%51.40%
  Single Population  60.87%48.60%
  Now Married  37.53%49.23%
  Married but Separated  1.60%2.17%
  Never Married  39.81%31.83%
  Widowed  5.86%6.02%
  Divorced  15.20%10.75%
  Married, w/children  23.49%32.53%
  Married, no children  45.48%41.14%
  Single, w/children  19.54%16.88%
  Single, no children  11.49%9.45%


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