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Atwood, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Atwood had a population of 933 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Atwood is located at latitude 35.9731 and longitude -88.6683 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Atwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Town of Atwood (GNIS ID: 2405182) 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 Town of Atwood is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

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

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


Total Population 933
Population in Households 933
Population in Familes 763
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 504
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $77,534
Average Home Value $95,987


Median Household Income $29,396
Average Household Income $40,519
Per Capita Income $17,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.15%
Households 0.0% -0.1%
Families -0.18% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Atwood, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atwood 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 # 289 33rd
Population Density1 # 218 49th
Diversity Index2 # 112 74th
Median Household Income # 372 13th
Per Capita Income # 360 16th

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