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Celina, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Celina is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clay County at latitude 36.5476 and longitude -85.5038. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Celina, but most people and references simply refer to it as Celina, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Celina indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Celina, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,566
Population in Households 1,487
Population in Familes 1,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 923
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 682
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 398
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $85,417
Average Home Value $112,398


Median Household Income $17,805
Average Household Income $30,078
Per Capita Income $13,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.1% 0.72%
Households 1.17% 0.72%
Families 0.91% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
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, 2014 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 # 225 48th
Population Density1 # 91 79th
Diversity Index2 # 237 45th
Median Household Income # 428 0th
Per Capita Income # 421 2nd

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