Celina, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Celina, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Celina had a population of 1,519 as of July 1, 2015. Celina ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Celina is located at latitude 36.5476 and longitude -85.5038 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Celina (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Celina (GNIS ID: 2404018) 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 City of Celina is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Celina population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Celina, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,519
Population in Households 1,440
Population in Familes 1,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 895
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 659
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 385
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 350 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $88,117
Average Home Value $115,171


Median Household Income $19,415
Average Household Income $32,165
Per Capita Income $14,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% -0.07%
Households 0.29% -0.06%
Families 0.1% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.


Celina, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Celina to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 232 46th
Population Density1 # 96 78th
Diversity Index2 # 248 42nd
Median Household Income # 427 0th
Per Capita Income # 416 3rd

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