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Rossville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Rossville had a population of 931 as of July 1, 2017. Rossville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Rossville is located at latitude 35.0284 and longitude -89.5714 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rossville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Town of Rossville (GNIS ID: 2407250) 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 Rossville is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rossville: La Fayette, Lafayette.


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Rossville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 931
Daytime Population: Workers 606
Daytime Population: Residents 455
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 931
Population in Familes 809
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 186
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,698
Average Household Income $75,318
Per Capita Income $28,310

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $206,500
Average Home Value $231,095
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 371
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 4.77% 2.22%
Households 4.22% 2.22%
Families 4.73% 2.17%
Median Household Income   7.33%
Per Capita Income   3.85%

Rossville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossville to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 287 33rd
Population Density # 359 16th
Diversity Index # 30 93rd
Median Household Income # 117 73rd
Per Capita Income # 63 85th

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