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Coalfield, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Coalfield is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Coalfield Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Morgan County at latitude 36.029 and longitude -84.4208. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Coalfield Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 24.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coalfield: Rio, Ruffners Station.

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


Total Population 2,440
Population in Households 2,440
Population in Familes 2,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 689
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $96,789
Average Home Value $117,817


Median Household Income $41,197
Average Household Income $50,034
Per Capita Income $19,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% -0.15%
Households -0.1% -0.13%
Families -0.57% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.


Coalfield, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coalfield 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 # 170 61st
Population Density1 # 405 6th
Diversity Index2 # 413 4th
Median Household Income # 150 65th
Per Capita Income # 217 50th

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