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Trenton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gibson County at latitude 35.9732 and longitude -88.9452. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Trenton 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 Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trenton: Gibsonport.

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


Total Population 4,191
Population in Households 4,049
Population in Familes 3,168
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density1 515
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,750
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,057
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 876 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 873 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $89,195
Average Home Value $114,429


Median Household Income $27,406
Average Household Income $36,954
Per Capita Income $16,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.41% -0.32%
Households -0.44% -0.36%
Families 0.31% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.

Trenton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 125 71st
Population Density1 # 211 51st
Diversity Index2 # 37 92nd
Median Household Income # 387 10th
Per Capita Income # 377 12th

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