Carroll County TN Information


Carroll County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,869
Population in Households 27,789
Population in Familes 22,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,080
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 11,637
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 7,866
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,434 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,203 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,827 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $87,072
Average Home Value $117,071


Median Household Income $36,736
Average Household Income $48,781
Per Capita Income $20,127
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% -0.03%
Households 0.18% 0.0%
Families -0.01% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Carroll County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carroll County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 52 46th
Population Density1 # 70 27th
Diversity Index2 # 30 69th
Median Household Income # 59 39th
Per Capita Income # 57 41st

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