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Mascot, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Mascot is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mascot Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Knox County at latitude 36.0612 and longitude -83.7457. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Mascot Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mascot: Meek.

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


Total Population 2,400
Population in Households 2,400
Population in Familes 1,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 345
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 967
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 659
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 725 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $97,532
Average Home Value $126,994


Median Household Income $39,507
Average Household Income $48,016
Per Capita Income $19,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% 0.21%
Households -0.1% 0.21%
Families -0.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Mascot, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mascot 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 # 173 60th
Population Density1 # 275 36th
Diversity Index2 # 202 53rd
Median Household Income # 183 57th
Per Capita Income # 237 45th

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