Morgan County TN Information


Morgan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,598
Population in Households 20,228
Population in Familes 17,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,370
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 7,885
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 5,599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,959 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,926 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,537 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $91,383
Average Home Value $128,033


Median Household Income $37,233
Average Household Income $49,660
Per Capita Income $17,923
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.51%
Households 0.4% 0.42%
Families 0.22% 0.32%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.


Morgan County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgan 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 # 64 34th
Population Density1 # 75 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 74 23rd
Median Household Income # 53 45th
Per Capita Income # 81 16th

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