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Walden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Walden had a population of 2,039 as of July 1, 2015. Walden ranks in 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 Walden is located at latitude 35.1635 and longitude -85.3098 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walden (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,903 feet.

The Town of Walden (GNIS ID: 2406817) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walden: Walton Branch.

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


Total Population 2,039
Population in Households 2,039
Population in Familes 1,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 796
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 642
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $336,000
Average Home Value $430,117


Median Household Income $90,941
Average Household Income $139,330
Per Capita Income $52,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 1.36%
Households 1.48% 1.42%
Families 1.75% 1.33%
Median Household Income   4.56%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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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Walden, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walden 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 # 197 54th
Population Density1 # 192 55th
Diversity Index2 # 331 22nd
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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