Riceville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Riceville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Riceville Census Designated Place had a population of 686 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Riceville is located at latitude 35.3895 and longitude -84.6989 in McMinn County. The formal boundaries for the Riceville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McMinn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The Riceville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586078) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Riceville Census Designated Place, TN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 686
Population in Households 683
Population in Familes 591
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 315
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 275
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $146,591
Average Home Value $164,815
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,705
Average Household Income $62,409
Per Capita Income $24,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.4%
Households 0.49% 0.36%
Families 1.35% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.

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Riceville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riceville 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 # 322 25th
Population Density1 # 295 31st
Diversity Index2 # 236 45th
Median Household Income # 81 81st
Per Capita Income # 89 79th

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