Bolivar demographics profile

StatisticBolivarTennesseeNational
Population5,1546,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)63515391
Median age39.838.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%41%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Bolivar, TN has a population of 5,154 and is the 6,328th largest city in the United States. The population density is 635 per sq mi which is 315% higher than the Tennessee average and 601% higher than the national average. The median age in Bolivar is 40 which is approximately 3% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Bolivar, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 88% of Bolivar residents were born in Tennessee, 11% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bolivar is 315% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Bolivar is 3% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Bolivar 38.55% of the population is White.
  • In Bolivar 59.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bolivar 1.05% of the population is Asian.

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Bolivar population breakdown by race

RaceBolivarTennesseeNational
White38.55%77.84%73.35%
Black or African American59.08%16.81%12.63%
Asian1.05%1.61%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race1.32%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
In Bolivar, 0.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Bolivar, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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