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The Riceville Census Designated Place had a population of 693 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

The Riceville Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of McMinn County.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 693
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 596
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 318
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $141,477
Average Home Value $152,074


Median Household Income $45,480
Average Household Income $57,319
Per Capita Income $22,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.4%
Households 0.24% 0.36%
Families 0.97% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

Riceville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riceville 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 # 322 25th
Population Density1 # 292 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 224 48th
Median Household Income # 118 73rd
Per Capita Income # 163 62nd

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