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Hornsby, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Hornsby is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardeman County at latitude 35.2295 and longitude -88.8302. Hardeman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Hornsby 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 Hornsby (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Hornsby, TN Boundary Map


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


Total Population 296
Population in Households 296
Population in Familes 249
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $95,652
Average Home Value $123,438


Median Household Income $30,162
Average Household Income $40,184
Per Capita Income $16,252
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.82%
Households -0.43% -0.76%
Families -2.33% -1.08%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Hornsby, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hornsby 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 # 398 7th
Population Density1 # 329 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 264 38th
Median Household Income # 351 18th
Per Capita Income # 371 14th

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