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Gates, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Gates had a population of 647 as of July 1, 2016. Gates ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gates is located at latitude 35.8401 and longitude -89.4082 in Lauderdale County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gates (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lauderdale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Town of Gates (GNIS ID: 2406551) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Gates is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lauderdale County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gates population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 647
Population in Households 647
Population in Familes 537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 927
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 251
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $71,978
Average Home Value $81,410


Median Household Income $27,340
Average Household Income $38,307
Per Capita Income $14,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.03%
Households 0.32% 0.16%
Families 1.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Gates, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gates to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 328 23rd
Population Density1 # 89 79th
Diversity Index2 # 21 95th
Median Household Income # 398 7th
Per Capita Income # 413 4th

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