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The Central Census Designated Place had a population of 2,295 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Central is located at latitude 36.3338 and longitude -82.2969 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the Central Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,657 feet.
The Central Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402756) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Central 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 Central: Central Heights.
|Population in Households||2,295|
|Population in Familes||1,787|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,120 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||640 (57.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||345 (30.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||136 (12.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$105,000|
|Average Home Value||$141,420|
|Median Household Income||$27,488|
|Average Household Income||$36,789|
|Per Capita Income||$16,050|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.12%|
|Per Capita Income||0.44%|
The table below compares Central 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.
|Total Population||# 181||58th|
|Population Density1||# 156||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 241||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 397||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 399||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.