Lewis County TN Information


Lewis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,148
Population in Households 11,931
Population in Familes 9,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 4,801
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,333
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,541 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,260 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 745 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $113,509
Average Home Value $136,635


Median Household Income $35,049
Average Household Income $46,010
Per Capita Income $18,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.04%
Households 0.07% 0.02%
Families -0.11% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.25%
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.


Lewis County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 84 13th
Population Density1 # 76 21st
Diversity Index2 # 67 31st
Median Household Income # 66 32nd
Per Capita Income # 75 22nd

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