Sneedville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sneedville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Sneedville had a population of 1,425 as of July 1, 2016. Sneedville 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 Sneedville is located at latitude 36.5456 and longitude -83.2135 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sneedville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The Town of Sneedville (GNIS ID: 2407360) 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 Sneedville is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sneedville 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 Sneedville: Greasy Rock, Sneedsville.

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


Total Population 1,425
Population in Households 1,363
Population in Familes 1,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 619
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 564
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 369
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 360 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $84,155
Average Home Value $106,319


Median Household Income $18,302
Average Household Income $27,082
Per Capita Income $11,446
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.25%
Households 0.17% 0.18%
Families 1.41% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Sneedville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sneedville 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 # 238 44th
Population Density1 # 171 60th
Diversity Index2 # 403 6th
Median Household Income # 426 0th
Per Capita Income # 424 1st

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