Blount County TN Information


Blount County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 129,606
Population in Households 127,566
Population in Familes 105,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,040
Population Density1 232
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 51,560
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 35,984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,720 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,840 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,516 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $180,800
Average Home Value $221,222


Median Household Income $46,332
Average Household Income $61,172
Per Capita Income $24,694
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.9%
Households 0.73% 0.83%
Families 0.55% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.


Blount County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blount 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 # 11 89th
Population Density1 # 13 87th
Diversity Index2 # 51 46th
Median Household Income # 17 83rd
Per Capita Income # 14 86th

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