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Scotts Hill, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Scotts Hill had a population of 1,003 as of July 1, 2016. Scotts Hill 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 Scotts Hill is located at latitude 35.5189 and longitude -88.2527 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Scotts Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Scotts Hill are located in Decatur County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Henderson County.

The Town of Scotts Hill (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Scotts Hill is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scotts Hill 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 Scotts Hill: Scotts Hills.

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Scotts Hill, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,003
Population in Households 998
Population in Familes 844
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $85,897
Average Home Value $105,775


Median Household Income $36,627
Average Household Income $48,416
Per Capita Income $19,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.26%
Households 0.32% 0.3%
Families -0.34% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Scotts Hill, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotts Hill 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 # 279 35th
Population Density1 # 319 26th
Diversity Index2 # 391 8th
Median Household Income # 241 44th
Per Capita Income # 256 40th

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