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McEwen, Tennessee - Basic Facts

McEwen is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of McEwen.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Humphreys County at latitude 36.1078 and longitude -87.6331. Humphreys County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of McEwen (see map) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for McEwen: Buttermilk, Little Ireland, McEwens.

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


Total Population 1,755
Population in Households 1,755
Population in Familes 1,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 941
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 717
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 502
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $98,864
Average Home Value $125,000


Median Household Income $37,599
Average Household Income $47,592
Per Capita Income $18,506
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% 0.01%
Households 0.0% -0.06%
Families 1.16% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


McEwen, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McEwen 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 # 212 51st
Population Density1 # 89 79th
Diversity Index2 # 390 9th
Median Household Income # 206 52nd
Per Capita Income # 265 38th

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