Cookeville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)91215391
Median age29.838.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%57%55%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
Cookeville, TN has a population of 32,256 and is the 1,319th largest city in the United States. The population density is 912 per sq mi which is 495% higher than the Tennessee average and 906% higher than the national average. The median age in Cookeville is 30 which is approximately 23% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Cookeville, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 63% of Cookeville residents were born in Tennessee, 27% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cookeville is 495% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Cookeville is 23% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Cookeville 90.88% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Cookeville 4.52% of the population is African American.
  • In Cookeville 1.80% of the population is Asian.

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Cookeville population breakdown by race

African American4.52%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.22%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.09%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.07%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.42%1.38%4.75%
In Cookeville, 6.8% 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 Cookeville, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).