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South Cleveland, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The South Cleveland Census Designated Place had a population of 7,123 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for South Cleveland is located at latitude 35.1098 and longitude -84.9096 in Bradley County. The formal boundaries for the South Cleveland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bradley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The South Cleveland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402870) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The South Cleveland Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bradley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Cleveland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Cleveland: Cleveland South.

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South Cleveland, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,123
Population in Households 7,123
Population in Familes 6,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 497
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,615
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,970
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,959 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 656 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $114,915
Average Home Value $145,125


Median Household Income $36,438
Average Household Income $47,486
Per Capita Income $17,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.61%
Households 0.32% 0.49%
Families 0.04% 0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.

South Cleveland, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Cleveland to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 83 81st
Population Density1 # 219 49th
Diversity Index2 # 159 63rd
Median Household Income # 249 42nd
Per Capita Income # 344 20th

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