Pelham, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pelham, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Pelham Census Designated Place had a population of 475 as of July 1, 2015. Pelham ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Pelham is located at latitude 35.3341 and longitude -85.8703 in Grundy County. The formal boundaries for the Pelham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grundy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The Pelham Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pelham population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Pelham Census Designated Place, TN Boundary Map

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Pelham, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 475
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $82,394
Average Home Value $95,513
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,554
Average Household Income $42,075
Per Capita Income $17,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.18% 2.41%
Households 3.29% 2.38%
Families 1.79% 2.4%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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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Pelham, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pelham to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 358 17th
Population Density1 # 427 0th
Diversity Index2 # 380 12th
Median Household Income # 300 30th
Per Capita Income # 341 21st

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