Giles County TN Information


Giles County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,582
Population in Households 28,904
Population in Familes 23,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 678
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 11,981
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 8,147
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,356 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,625 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,092 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $128,327
Average Home Value $164,840


Median Household Income $35,547
Average Household Income $48,672
Per Capita Income $19,819
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% -0.18%
Households 0.21% -0.14%
Families -0.03% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


Giles County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Giles County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 50 48th
Population Density1 # 69 28th
Diversity Index2 # 33 66th
Median Household Income # 55 43rd
Per Capita Income # 43 56th

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