Falling Water, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Falling Water, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Falling Water Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hamilton County at latitude 35.1962 and longitude -85.2604. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 689 feet.

The formal official name is the Falling Water Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Falling Water, Tennessee.

The U5 Census Class Code for Falling Water indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Falling Water Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Falling Water Census Designated Place, TN Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,205
Population in Households 1,205
Population in Familes 998
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 218
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 489
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $168,952
Average Home Value $216,435


Median Household Income $48,696
Average Household Income $59,519
Per Capita Income $24,596
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.52% -0.07%
Households -0.48% -0.08%
Families -2.33% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Falling Water, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falling Water 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 # 263 39th
Population Density1 # 341 21st
Diversity Index2 # 350 18th
Median Household Income # 80 82nd
Per Capita Income # 80 82nd

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