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Bean Station, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Bean Station had a population of 3,045 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Bean Station is located at latitude 36.3384 and longitude -83.2889 in Grainger County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bean Station (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grainger County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

The City of Bean Station (GNIS ID: 2403829) 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 City of Bean Station is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grainger County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bean Station population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 3,045
Population in Households 3,036
Population in Familes 2,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 524
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,240
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 896
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 958 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $106,281
Average Home Value $138,504


Median Household Income $32,479
Average Household Income $49,076
Per Capita Income $20,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.29%
Households 0.34% 0.4%
Families 0.23% 0.29%
Median Household Income   -1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Bean Station, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bean Station 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 # 150 65th
Population Density1 # 209 51st
Diversity Index2 # 299 31st
Median Household Income # 326 24th
Per Capita Income # 245 43rd

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