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Walden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Walden is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hamilton County at latitude 35.1635 and longitude -85.3098. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,903 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Walden, but most people and references simply refer to it as Walden, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Walden indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walden: Walton Branch.

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


Total Population 2,013
Population in Households 2,013
Population in Familes 1,826
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 563
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 785
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 633
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $296,622
Average Home Value $403,746


Median Household Income $84,628
Average Household Income $120,016
Per Capita Income $45,378
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.39% 1.38%
Households 1.5% 1.46%
Families 1.83% 1.38%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   4.9%
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.


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, 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 # 197 54th
Population Density1 # 193 55th
Diversity Index2 # 329 24th
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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