What Are the Fastest Growing Counties in Middle Tennessee?

fastest growing counties in middle tennessee

There is no doubt about it; there is a lot of growth in Tennessee. In 2020, the state grew by 8.9% which is above the national rate of 7.4% with an increase to 6.9 million residents in 2020 from 6.3 million in 2010.

Every year, there are thousands of people moving to Tennessee. The state is gaining popularity for its lower cost of living, outdoor activities, strong job market, and strong education system. There are also plenty of small businesses in Tennessee which leads to the creation of jobs and some companies that have recently moved to Tennessee’s Williamson County.

Tennessee has an amazing landscape. It is stuffed with huge cities, little towns, mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, and much more. This place is considered to be one of the best states for living in the USA. The number of newcomers is greater than the number of people who are leaving their home state. Here are the fastest-growing counties in Middle Tennessee based on WKRN:

 

1. Davidson County

Davidson County had a population change of +74,604 or +12.2% from 2010 to 2019. #9 among counties in Tennessee, #289 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, the population in Davidson County is 687,488. Davidson County is the 2nd largest county in Tennessee, #97 largest county nationwide.

 

2. Rutherford County

Rutherford County had a population change of +65,298 or a 26.1% increase from 2010-2019. It ranks #3 among counties in Tennesse and #54 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Rutherford’s population is 315,815. Rutherford is the 5th largest county in Tennessee and #218 nationwide.

 

3. Williamson County

From 2010-2019, Williamson County had a population change of +20.3% or +51,129. It ranked #2 among all the counties in Tennessee and #35 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Williamson County had a population of 225,389. It is the 6th largest county in Tennessee and the #297 largest county nationwide.

 

4. Knox County

Knox County had a +8.8% or +37,356 in population change from 2010 – 2019. It ranked #17 among counties in Tennessee, #480 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 461,104. Knox County is the #3 largest county in Tennessee, #152 largest county nationwide.

 

5. Montgomery County

Montgomery County had a population change of +36,577 or +22.4% from 2010 to 2019. It also ranked #5 among counties in Tennessee, #75 among all counties nationwide, and #7 largest county in Tennessee, #332 largest county nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 200,180.

 

6. Hamilton County

From 2010 to 2019, Hamilton County had a population change of +31,959 or +9.7%. It ranked #14 among counties in Tennessee, #415 among all counties nationwide. It is also the #4 largest county in Tennessee, #194 largest county nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 360,919.

 

7. Sumner County

In 2010-2019, Sumner County had a population change of +27,845 or +17.9%. It ranked #6 among counties in Tennessee, #133 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 183, 437. Today, Sumner County is #8 largest county in Tennessee, the #354 largest county nationwide.

 

8. Wilson County

From 2010 – 2019, Wilson County had a population change of +27,103 or +24.7%. It ranked #60 among all counties nationwide and #4 among counties in Tennessee. In 2019, it had a population of 136,666. Today Wilson County is the #10 largest county in Tennessee and the #466 largest county nationwide.

 

9. Shelby County

Shelby County had a population change of +13,678 or +1.5% from 2010-2019. It ranked #1,286 among all counties nationwide. Shelby County ranked #54 among counties in Tennessee. It also ranked #1 as the largest county in Tennessee. In 2019, it had a population of 936,374.

 

10. Maury County

In 2010-2019, Maury County had a population of +12,947 or +16.4%. It ranked #7 among counties in Tennessee and #163 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of  91,976. Maury County is the #16 largest county in Tenessee and #639 largest county nationwide.

 

11. Sevier County

From 2010 – 2019, Sevier County had a population change of +9,561 or +10.9%. It ranked #11 among counties in Tennessee and #345 among all counties nationwide. In 2019 it had a population of 97,068. Today, Sevier County is the #15 largest county in Tenessee and #613 largest county nationwide.

 

12. Blount County

Blount County had a population change of +8,787 or +7.3% in 2010-2019. It ranked #22 among counties in Tennessee and #586 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Blount County had a population of 129,927. Blount County is the #11 largest county in Tennessee and #490 largest county nationwide.

 

13. Bradley County

In 2010-2019, Bradley County had a population change of +8,557 or +8.8%. It ranked #18 among counties in Tennessee and #482 among all counties nationwide. In 2019 it had a population of 105,749. Today, Bradley County is the #13 largest county in Tennessee and 

#566 largest county nationwide.

 

14. Washington County

From 2010-2019, Washington County had a population change of +8,037 or +6.7%. It ranked #26 among counties in Tennessee and #633 among all counties nationwide. In 2019 it had a population of 127,805. Today, Washington County is the #12 largest county in Tenessee and #495 largest county nationwide.

 

15. Putnam County

Putnam County had a population change of +6,877 or +9.7% in 2010-2019. It ranked #13 among counties in Tennessee and #414 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Putnam County had a population of 77,477. Today, it is ranked #17 largest county in Tennessee and #715 largest county nationwide.

 

16. Robertson County

In 2010 – 2019, Robertson County had a population change of +5,933 or +9.2%. It ranked #16 among counties in Tennessee and #455 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Robertson County had a population of 70,280. Today, it is ranked #19 largest county in Tennessee and #765 largest county nationwide.

 

17. Loudon County

From 2010-2019, Loudon County had a population change of +5,238 or +11.1%. It ranked #10 among counties in Tennessee and #336 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Loudon County had a population of 52,340. Today, Loudon County is ranked #31 largest county in Tennessee and #955 largest county nationwide.

 

 18. Cumberland County

Cumberland County had a population change of +4,239 or +7.7% in 2010 – 2019. It ranked #21 among counties in Tennessee and #552 among all counties nationwide. Cumberland County had a population of 59,216 in 2019. Today, it is ranked #23 largest county in Tennessee and #875 largest county nationwide.

 

19. Bedford County

In 2010-2019, Bedford County had a population change of +4,120 or +9.3%. It ranked #15 among counties in Tennessee and #447 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Bedford County had a population of 48,292. Today it is ranked #33 largest county in Tennessee and #1,015 largest county nationwide.

 

20. Dickson County

From 2010-2019, Dickson County had a population change of +3,968 or +8.1%, It ranked #20 among counties in Tennessee and #527 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Dickson County had a population of 52,680. Today, it is ranked #30 largest county in Tennessee and #952 largest county nationwide.

 

21. Jefferson County

Jefferson County had a population change of +3,079 or +6.1% in 2010 – 2019. It ranked #27 among counties in Tennessee and #689 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Jefferson County had a population of 53,679. Today, it is ranked #27 largest county in Tennessee and #939 largest county nationwide.

 

22. Marshall County  

In 2010 – 2019, Marshall County had a population change of +3,063 or +10.2%. It ranked #12 among counties in Tennessee and #386 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Marshall County had a population of 32,965. Today, it is ranked #45 largest county in Tennessee and #1,359 largest county nationwide.

 

23. Coffee County

From 2010 – 2019, Coffee County had a population change of +2,865 or +5.5%. It ranked #28 among counties in Tennessee and #743 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Coffee County had a population of 55,209. Today, Coffee County is ranked #26 largest county in Tennessee and #920 largest county nationwide.

 

24. Fayette County

Fayette County had a population change of +2,706 or +7.2%. It ranked #24 among counties in Tennessee and #590 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 40,164. Today, Fayette County is ranked #39 largest county in Tennessee and #1,173 largest county nationwide.

 

25. Trousdale County

In 2010- 2019, Trousdale County had a population change of +2,480 or +32.0%. It ranked #1 among counties in Tennessee and #30 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Trousdale County had a population of 10,231. Today, it is ranked #87 largest county in Tennessee and #2,409 largest county nationwide.

 

26. Hamblen County

From 2010 – 2019, Hamblen County had a population change of +2,275 or +3.7%. It ranked #37 among counties in Tennessee and #958 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 64,132. Today, Hamblen County is ranked #21 largest county in Tennessee and #826 largest county nationwide.

 

27. Lawrence County

Lawrence County had a population change of +2,071 or +5.0% in 2010 – 2019. It ranked #30 among counties in Tennessee and #800 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Lawrence County had a population of 43,390. Today, it is ranked #35 largest county in Tennessee and #1,106 largest county nationwide.

 

28. Monroe County

In 2010-2019, Monroe County had a population change of +2,049 or +4.7%. It ranked #33 among counties in Tennessee and #837 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Monroe County had a population of 46,064. Today, it is ranked #34 largest county in Tennessee and #1,047 largest county nationwide.

 

29. Macon County

Macon County had a population change of +1,908 or +8.7% in 2010 – 2019. It ranked #19 among counties in Tennessee and #491 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, it had a population of 23,842. Today, Macon County is ranked #60 largest county in Tennessee and #1,648 largest county nationwide.

 

30. Bledsoe County

From 2010-2019, Bledsoe County had a population change of +1,890 or +14.6%. It ranked #8 among all counties in Tennessee and #207 among all counties nationwide. In 2019, Bledsoe County had a population of 14,836. Today, it is ranked #77 largest county in Tennessee and #2,107 largest county nationwide.

 

Tennessee is one of the fastest-growing states in the United States, and its residents and businesses benefit every day from record economic growth and low unemployment. This means that many Tennessee counties are seeing a significant influx of new residents as well as new business investments.

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