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Piperton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Piperton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fayette County at latitude 35.0528 and longitude -89.6096. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Piperton 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 Piperton (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,531
Population in Households 1,531
Population in Familes 1,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 487
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 550 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $273,864
Average Home Value $367,695


Median Household Income $69,391
Average Household Income $90,132
Per Capita Income $36,275
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.37% 1.06%
Households 1.51% 1.08%
Families 1.35% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.


Piperton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piperton 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 # 229 47th
Population Density1 # 419 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 71 84th
Median Household Income # 28 94th
Per Capita Income # 17 96th

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