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New Market, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of New Market is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 36.0953 and longitude -83.5571. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of New Market, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Market, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for New Market indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of New Market (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,391
Population in Households 1,385
Population in Familes 1,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 338
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 545
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 403
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $115,230
Average Home Value $164,489


Median Household Income $40,224
Average Household Income $51,628
Per Capita Income $19,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.99% 0.79%
Households 0.97% 0.76%
Families 1.2% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


New Market, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Market 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 # 241 44th
Population Density1 # 283 34th
Diversity Index2 # 205 53rd
Median Household Income # 166 61st
Per Capita Income # 206 52nd

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