Slayden, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Slayden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Slayden had a population of 182 as of July 1, 2016. Slayden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Slayden is located at latitude 36.2957 and longitude -87.4709 in Dickson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Slayden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Town of Slayden (GNIS ID: 2407350) 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 Slayden is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Slayden: Slaydenville.

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


Total Population 182
Population in Households 182
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $140,625
Average Home Value $184,052


Median Household Income $42,496
Average Household Income $56,063
Per Capita Income $20,361
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.44%
Households 0.21% 0.27%
Families 0.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Slayden, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Slayden 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 # 416 3rd
Population Density1 # 389 9th
Diversity Index2 # 386 10th
Median Household Income # 147 66th
Per Capita Income # 227 47th

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