Alcoa, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alcoa, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Alcoa had a population of 8,762 as of July 1, 2015. Alcoa ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alcoa is located at latitude 35.8096 and longitude -83.9759 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alcoa (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.92 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Alcoa (GNIS ID: 2403075) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alcoa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alcoa: North Maryville.

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Alcoa, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 8,762
Population in Households 8,733
Population in Familes 6,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 595
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 3,812
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,285 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,527 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 492 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $124,877
Average Home Value $156,918


Median Household Income $38,235
Average Household Income $50,853
Per Capita Income $21,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.63%
Households 0.61% 0.6%
Families 0.71% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.

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Alcoa, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcoa to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 65 85th
Population Density1 # 181 58th
Diversity Index2 # 59 86th
Median Household Income # 221 49th
Per Capita Income # 148 66th

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