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Bulls Gap, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Bulls Gap had a population of 756 as of July 1, 2016. Bulls Gap 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 Bulls Gap is located at latitude 36.2617 and longitude -83.0783 in Hawkins County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bulls Gap (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawkins County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The Town of Bulls Gap (GNIS ID: 2405342) 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 Bulls Gap is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hawkins County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bulls Gap 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 Bulls Gap: Bullsgap, Rogersville Junction.

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


Total Population 756
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 619
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 586
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 330
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $90,351
Average Home Value $120,406


Median Household Income $31,984
Average Household Income $47,284
Per Capita Income $19,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.24%
Households 0.29% 0.18%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Bulls Gap, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bulls Gap 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 # 309 28th
Population Density1 # 186 57th
Diversity Index2 # 399 7th
Median Household Income # 333 22nd
Per Capita Income # 267 38th

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