Hawkins County TN Information


Hawkins County Subdivisions

Hawkins County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 57,689
Population in Households 57,233
Population in Familes 47,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 456
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 23,728
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 16,543
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,190 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,538 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,670 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $134,426
Average Home Value $154,136


Median Household Income $38,123
Average Household Income $48,572
Per Capita Income $20,073
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.24%
Households 0.31% 0.24%
Families 0.17% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.


Hawkins County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hawkins County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 24 76th
Population Density1 # 29 71st
Diversity Index2 # 83 14th
Median Household Income # 48 51st
Per Capita Income # 46 53rd

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