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Sneedville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Sneedville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hancock County at latitude 36.5456 and longitude -83.2135. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Sneedville 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 Sneedville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sneedville: Greasy Rock, Sneedsville.

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


Total Population 1,387
Population in Households 1,325
Population in Familes 1,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 603
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 559
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 356 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $75,403
Average Home Value $80,704


Median Household Income $25,776
Average Household Income $33,984
Per Capita Income $14,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.12%
Households 0.04% -0.07%
Families 1.89% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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 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 # 244 43rd
Population Density1 # 176 59th
Diversity Index2 # 412 5th
Median Household Income # 411 4th
Per Capita Income # 414 4th

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