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White Pine, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of White Pine is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 36.1032 and longitude -83.2853. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,138 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for White Pine 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 White Pine (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Pine: White Pines, Whitepine.

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


Total Population 2,235
Population in Households 2,234
Population in Familes 1,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 845
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 878
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 627
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $98,715
Average Home Value $139,280


Median Household Income $36,108
Average Household Income $45,693
Per Capita Income $18,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.34%
Households 0.3% 0.25%
Families 1.0% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


White Pine, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Pine 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 # 186 57th
Population Density1 # 109 75th
Diversity Index2 # 136 68th
Median Household Income # 244 43rd
Per Capita Income # 286 33rd

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