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Friendsville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Friendsville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Blount County at latitude 35.7549 and longitude -84.1341. Blount County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Friendsville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Friendsville, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Friendsville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Friendsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 892
Population in Households 892
Population in Familes 768
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 296
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 360
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $128,125
Average Home Value $173,083


Median Household Income $50,910
Average Household Income $62,665
Per Capita Income $24,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.23%
Households -0.52% -0.28%
Families 0.26% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Friendsville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friendsville 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 # 295 31st
Population Density1 # 301 30th
Diversity Index2 # 333 23rd
Median Household Income # 68 84th
Per Capita Income # 82 81st

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