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Norris, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Norris is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Norris.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Anderson County at latitude 36.1956 and longitude -84.068. Anderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Norris (see map) encompass a land area of 7.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Norris, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,497
Population in Households 1,472
Population in Familes 1,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 208
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 675
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 413
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $165,385
Average Home Value $217,511


Median Household Income $48,270
Average Household Income $60,308
Per Capita Income $27,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.09% 0.16%
Households 0.21% 0.18%
Families -0.51% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Norris, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norris to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 233 46th
Population Density1 # 348 19th
Diversity Index2 # 400 7th
Median Household Income # 82 81st
Per Capita Income # 45 90th

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