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Alamo, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Alamo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Crockett County at latitude 35.7832 and longitude -89.1165. Crockett County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Alamo 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 Town of Alamo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alamo: Cageville.

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


Total Population 2,494
Population in Households 2,406
Population in Familes 1,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density1 1,136
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 958
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 654
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $76,738
Average Home Value $86,071


Median Household Income $31,411
Average Household Income $45,219
Per Capita Income $17,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.22%
Households 0.27% 0.21%
Families 1.03% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.


Alamo, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamo 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 # 168 61st
Population Density1 # 49 89th
Diversity Index2 # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 334 22nd
Per Capita Income # 331 23rd

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