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Dandridge, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Dandridge had a population of 3,118 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dandridge is located at latitude 36.0301 and longitude -83.4298 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dandridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 997 feet.

The Town of Dandridge (GNIS ID: 2406353) 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 Dandridge is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dandridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 3,118
Population in Households 2,724
Population in Familes 2,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 394
Population Density1 530
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,083
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 759
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $150,231
Average Home Value $209,443


Median Household Income $39,198
Average Household Income $53,063
Per Capita Income $21,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.71% 0.78%
Households 1.55% 0.82%
Families 2.31% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Dandridge, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dandridge 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 # 145 66th
Population Density1 # 206 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 234 45th
Median Household Income # 189 56th
Per Capita Income # 185 57th

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