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Blaine, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Blaine is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grainger County at latitude 36.1447 and longitude -83.6955. Grainger County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Blaine 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 Blaine (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blaine: Blain, Blains Cross Roads, Blainville, Plains Cross Roads.

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


Total Population 1,988
Population in Households 1,988
Population in Familes 1,705
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 212
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 785
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 577
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $129,464
Average Home Value $164,624


Median Household Income $39,954
Average Household Income $52,429
Per Capita Income $20,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.63% 1.11%
Households 1.69% 1.07%
Families 1.66% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Blaine, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blaine 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 # 199 54th
Population Density1 # 346 19th
Diversity Index2 # 398 7th
Median Household Income # 171 60th
Per Capita Income # 170 61st

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