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Loretto, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Loretto had a population of 1,780 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Loretto is located at latitude 35.081 and longitude -87.4395 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Loretto (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Loretto (GNIS ID: 2404957) 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 City of Loretto is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Loretto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Loretto: Glen Rock.

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Loretto, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,780
Population in Households 1,780
Population in Familes 1,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 453
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 748
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 563 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $100,540
Average Home Value $122,291


Median Household Income $39,396
Average Household Income $52,237
Per Capita Income $21,118
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.41%
Households 0.84% 0.45%
Families 1.53% 0.37%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.


Loretto, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Loretto to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 210 51st
Population Density1 # 241 44th
Diversity Index2 # 299 30th
Median Household Income # 194 55th
Per Capita Income # 175 59th

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