Gadsden, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gadsden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Gadsden had a population of 474 as of July 1, 2016. Gadsden ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gadsden is located at latitude 35.7769 and longitude -88.9861 in Crockett County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gadsden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crockett County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Town of Gadsden (GNIS ID: 2406535) 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 Town of Gadsden is located within Commissioner District 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crockett County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gadsden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 474
Population in Households 474
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 433
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $97,115
Average Home Value $162,662


Median Household Income $43,674
Average Household Income $56,959
Per Capita Income $23,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.21%
Households 0.25% 0.2%
Families -0.33% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Gadsden, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gadsden to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 355 17th
Population Density1 # 246 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 84 80th
Median Household Income # 135 69th
Per Capita Income # 131 70th

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