Pigeon Forge demographics profile

StatisticPigeon ForgeTennesseeNational
Population density (sq mi)45715391
Median age45.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%57%55%
Speak English84%93%79%
Speak Spanish8%4%13%
Pigeon Forge, TN has a population of 6,092 and is the 5,706th largest city in the United States. The population density is 457 per sq mi which is 198% higher than the Tennessee average and 404% higher than the national average. The median age in Pigeon Forge is 46 which is approximately 19% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Pigeon Forge, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 46% of Pigeon Forge residents were born in Tennessee, 40% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Pigeon Forge is 198% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Pigeon Forge is 19% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Pigeon Forge 87.62% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Pigeon Forge 0.31% of the population is African American.
  • In Pigeon Forge 3.46% of the population is Asian.

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Pigeon Forge population breakdown by race

RacePigeon ForgeTennesseeNational
African American0.31%16.81%12.63%
American Indian1.74%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.82%2.03%3.06%
Other race5.93%1.38%4.75%
In Pigeon Forge, 8.4% 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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Pigeon Forge age breakdown

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