Lauderdale County TN Information


Lauderdale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,571
Population in Households 24,880
Population in Familes 20,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,691
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 9,834
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,887 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,947 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,634 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $85,257
Average Home Value $112,213


Median Household Income $32,345
Average Household Income $45,108
Per Capita Income $17,299
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.1%
Households 0.06% 0.02%
Families -0.11% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


Lauderdale County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lauderdale County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 54 44th
Population Density1 # 60 38th
Diversity Index2 # 7 94th
Median Household Income # 80 17th
Per Capita Income # 88 8th

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