In 2020, Putnam County, TN had a population of 78.5k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $45,160. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Putnam County, TN grew from 77,447 to 78,542, a 1.41% increase and its median household income grew from $44,259 to $45,160, a 2.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Putnam County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.37%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%).
None of the households in Putnam County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.6% of the residents in Putnam County, TN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Putnam County, TN are Tennessee Technological University (221847) (2,463 degrees awarded in 2020), Genesis Career College-Cookeville (133 degrees), and Fortis Institute-Cookeville-Cookeville Campus-Archive2020 (129 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Putnam County, TN was $164,000, and the homeownership rate was 61.9%.
Most people in Putnam County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Putnam County, TN was 2 cars per household.