Cheatham County TN Information


Cheatham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 40,310
Population in Households 40,027
Population in Familes 33,991
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density1 133
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 14,982
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 11,080
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,907 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,075 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,198 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $175,636
Average Home Value $203,760


Median Household Income $53,147
Average Household Income $67,050
Per Capita Income $25,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.62%
Households 0.5% 0.64%
Families 0.35% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Cheatham County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheatham 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 # 38 61st
Population Density1 # 26 74th
Diversity Index2 # 62 36th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 13 87th

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