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Charlotte, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Charlotte is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dickson County at latitude 36.1865 and longitude -87.3385. Dickson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Charlotte 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 Charlotte (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Charlotte: Charlottesville.

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


Total Population 1,268
Population in Households 1,207
Population in Familes 1,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 289
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $123,724
Average Home Value $152,077


Median Household Income $42,190
Average Household Income $53,308
Per Capita Income $20,506
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.62% 0.45%
Households 0.81% 0.57%
Families 1.44% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Charlotte, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlotte 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 # 256 40th
Population Density1 # 141 67th
Diversity Index2 # 171 60th
Median Household Income # 132 69th
Per Capita Income # 178 59th

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