Anderson County TN Information


Anderson County Subdivisions

Anderson County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 77,156
Population in Households 75,973
Population in Familes 61,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,183
Population Density1 229
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 31,774
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 20,908
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 35,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,235 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,539 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,708 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $139,172
Average Home Value $179,805


Median Household Income $43,863
Average Household Income $60,568
Per Capita Income $25,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.38%
Households 0.26% 0.28%
Families 0.06% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Anderson County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 83rd
Population Density1 # 16 84th
Diversity Index2 # 48 51st
Median Household Income # 19 81st
Per Capita Income # 12 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.