Meigs County TN Information


Meigs County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,164
Population in Households 12,036
Population in Familes 10,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 4,891
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,735 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,156 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,087 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $120,414
Average Home Value $164,940


Median Household Income $34,895
Average Household Income $47,044
Per Capita Income $19,046
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.35%
Households 0.69% 0.43%
Families 0.52% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Meigs County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meigs 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 # 83 14th
Population Density1 # 53 46th
Diversity Index2 # 81 16th
Median Household Income # 67 31st
Per Capita Income # 66 32nd

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