Cookeville, TN Population

Population: 23,923. Estimated population in July 2020: 27,743 (+16.0% change)
Males: 12,046 (50.4%), Females: 11,877 (49.6%)

Putnam County

Zip codes: 38501, 38506.

Median resident age: 29.0 years
Median household income: $26,533
Median house value: $102,600

Races in Cookeville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (22.1%), English (11.4%), Irish (9.3%), German (9.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 1133 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cookeville

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cookeville city

  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

5.4% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,796 (+8.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Cookeville:

  • COOKVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (142 W 5TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cookeville:

  • WHITE COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SPARTA, TN)
  • LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND RIVER HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CELINA, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cookeville:

Other public-use airports nearest to Cookeville:

  • UPPER CUMBERLAND RGNL (about 8 miles; SPARTA, TN; Abbreviation: SRB)
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 18 miles; GAINESBORO, TN; Abbreviation: 1A7)
  • LIVINGSTON MUNI (about 22 miles; LIVINGSTON, TN; Abbreviation: 8A3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Cookeville:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 7,204; Location: 900 N DIXIE AVE; Public; Website: www.tntech.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MEDVANCE INSTITUTE-COOKEVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 88; Location: 1065 E 10TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MR WAYNES SCHOOL OF UNISEX HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 170 S WILLOW AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 868A E TENTH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • TENNESSEE BIBLE COLLEGE (Location: PO BOX 865; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cookeville:

  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; GALLATIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,215)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 75 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 79 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)

Schools

Public high schools in Cookeville:

  • COOKEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,939; Location: 2335 N WASHINGTON; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 1060 B E SPRING ST; Grades: 10 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Cookeville:

  • ALGOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 963; Location: 540 DRY VALLEY RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • PRESCOTT CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 953; Location: 242 E 10TH ST; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • AVERY TRACE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 923; Location: 230 CAVALIER DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 575 OLD KENTUCKY RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CAPSHAW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 577 HUDGENS; Grades: KG – 04)
  • PARK VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 545 SCOTT AV; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SYCAMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 452 ELLIS AV; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CANE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 1500 W JACKSON ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • JERE WHITSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 178E JERE WHITSON RD; Grades: KG – 04)
  • DODSON BRANCH ELEMENTARY (Students: 181; Location: 16221 DODSON BRANCH HW; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Cookeville:

  • HEAVENLY HOST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 777 WILLOW; Grades: PK – 5)
  • CHILDGARDEN (Students: 31; Location: 818 EAST 10TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HELICON – PLATEAU MENTAL HEALT (Students: 12; Location: MAT WILSON ROAD; Grades: 1 – 9; Boys only)
  • NOAH’S ARK (Students: 10; Location: 780 FAIRGROUND LANE; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Cookeville:

  • PUTNAM COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $575,271; Location: 50 EAST BROAD STREET; 82,460 books; 3,132 audio materials; 4,344 video materials; 168 serial subscriptions)

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