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Calhoun, Tennessee - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in McMinn County at latitude 35.2965 and longitude -84.748. McMinn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Calhoun (see map) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 502
Population in Households 482
Population in Familes 410
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 461
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $97,581
Average Home Value $113,088


Median Household Income $40,008
Average Household Income $48,735
Per Capita Income $19,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.57% 0.28%
Households 0.66% 0.36%
Families 1.07% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.


Calhoun, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 350 18th
Population Density1 # 234 46th
Diversity Index2 # 147 66th
Median Household Income # 169 61st
Per Capita Income # 231 46th

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