Lookout Mountain, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lookout Mountain, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Lookout Mountain had a population of 1,910 as of July 1, 2016. Lookout Mountain ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Lookout Mountain is located at latitude 34.9945 and longitude -85.3516 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lookout Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,850 feet.

The Town of Lookout Mountain (GNIS ID: 2406043) 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 Town of Lookout Mountain is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lookout Mountain: Summer Town, Summertown.


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Lookout Mountain, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,910
Population in Households 1,910
Population in Familes 1,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,422
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 756
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 657 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $577,500
Average Home Value $642,884
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $122,489
Average Household Income $193,503
Per Capita Income $76,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.72%
Households 0.54% 0.65%
Families 0.39% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Lookout Mountain, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lookout Mountain 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 # 203 53rd
Population Density1 # 24 95th
Diversity Index2 # 373 12th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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