Claiborne County TN Information


Claiborne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,985
Population in Households 31,728
Population in Familes 26,368
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,257
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 13,316
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 9,181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,713 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,603 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,428 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $103,855
Average Home Value $135,280


Median Household Income $31,754
Average Household Income $44,451
Per Capita Income $18,417
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.25%
Households 0.57% 0.37%
Families 0.39% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Claiborne County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claiborne 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 # 47 52nd
Population Density1 # 43 56th
Diversity Index2 # 84 13th
Median Household Income # 85 12th
Per Capita Income # 74 23rd

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