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Tiptonville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Tiptonville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Tiptonville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 36.3784 and longitude -89.472. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Tiptonville (see map) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 4,403
Population in Households 1,993
Population in Familes 1,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,410
Population Density1 2,143
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 869
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 513
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 474 (47.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $68,125
Average Home Value $102,855


Median Household Income $25,850
Average Household Income $35,086
Per Capita Income $10,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.32% -0.19%
Households -0.56% -0.46%
Families -0.68% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Tiptonville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tiptonville 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 # 121 72nd
Population Density1 # 5 99th
Diversity Index2 # 28 94th
Median Household Income # 410 4th
Per Capita Income # 426 1st

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