Ooltewah, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ooltewah, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place had a population of 644 as of July 1, 2016. Ooltewah ranks in the upper 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 Ooltewah is located at latitude 35.0722 and longitude -85.0546 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Ooltewah Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403377) 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.

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ooltewah 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 Ooltewah: Ooltawah.

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


Total Population 644
Population in Households 644
Population in Familes 527
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,073
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $176,020
Average Home Value $197,059


Median Household Income $41,736
Average Household Income $56,255
Per Capita Income $22,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.67%
Households 0.5% 0.54%
Families 1.59% 0.41%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Ooltewah, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ooltewah 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 # 329 23rd
Population Density1 # 62 86th
Diversity Index2 # 22 95th
Median Household Income # 155 64th
Per Capita Income # 135 69th

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