Hardin County TN Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,114
Population in Households 26,743
Population in Familes 21,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 10,877
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 7,449
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,828 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,049 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,905 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $111,728
Average Home Value $156,879


Median Household Income $32,725
Average Household Income $48,279
Per Capita Income $19,537
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.57%
Households 0.35% 0.43%
Families 0.16% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Hardin County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 57 41st
Population Density1 # 73 24th
Diversity Index2 # 61 38th
Median Household Income # 78 19th
Per Capita Income # 63 35th

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