Rossville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rossville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Rossville had a population of 799 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rossville: La Fayette, Lafayette.


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Town of Rossville, TN Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 799
Population in Households 799
Population in Familes 695
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 160
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 334
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $197,222
Average Home Value $216,468
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,960
Average Household Income $70,429
Per Capita Income $26,523
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.01% 2.04%
Households 3.16% 2.07%
Families 3.77% 1.95%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

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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, 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 # 304 29th
Population Density1 # 370 14th
Diversity Index2 # 28 94th
Median Household Income # 132 69th
Per Capita Income # 65 85th

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