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Alcoa, Tennessee - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Blount County at latitude 35.7895 and longitude -83.9738. Blount County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Alcoa (see map) encompass a land area of 14.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.92 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alcoa: North Maryville.

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


Total Population 8,559
Population in Households 8,530
Population in Familes 6,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 581
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 3,736
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,323
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,271 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,464 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $127,865
Average Home Value $165,874


Median Household Income $36,848
Average Household Income $49,274
Per Capita Income $21,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.36%
Households 0.27% 0.36%
Families 0.36% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


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, 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 # 65 85th
Population Density1 # 185 57th
Diversity Index2 # 58 87th
Median Household Income # 229 47th
Per Capita Income # 151 65th

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