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Jellico, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Jellico had a population of 2,218 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Jellico is located at latitude 36.5649 and longitude -84.1225 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jellico (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Jellico are located in Campbell County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Whitley County.

The City of Jellico (GNIS ID: 2404800) 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.

The City of Jellico is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Campbell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jellico 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 Jellico: Smithburg.

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


Total Population 2,218
Population in Households 2,162
Population in Familes 1,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 352
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 974
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 575
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 539 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $67,276
Average Home Value $90,955


Median Household Income $24,141
Average Household Income $35,036
Per Capita Income $16,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.95% -0.67%
Households -0.84% -0.62%
Families -0.68% -0.78%
Median Household Income   -2.17%
Per Capita Income   0.01%
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.

Jellico, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jellico 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 # 188 56th
Population Density1 # 274 36th
Diversity Index2 # 252 41st
Median Household Income # 416 3rd
Per Capita Income # 393 8th

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