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Bruceton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Bruceton had a population of 1,579 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bruceton is located at latitude 36.0339 and longitude -88.247 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bruceton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Town of Bruceton (GNIS ID: 2405335) 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 Bruceton is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bruceton 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 Bruceton: Hollow Rock Junction, Junction City, New One.

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


Total Population 1,579
Population in Households 1,491
Population in Familes 1,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density1 834
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 399
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $70,294
Average Home Value $89,085


Median Household Income $35,477
Average Household Income $47,822
Per Capita Income $19,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 0.39%
Households 0.96% 0.39%
Families 0.66% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Bruceton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bruceton 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 # 227 47th
Population Density1 # 113 74th
Diversity Index2 # 170 60th
Median Household Income # 267 38th
Per Capita Income # 265 38th

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