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Petros, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Petros Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Morgan County at latitude 36.1028 and longitude -84.4503. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,355 feet.

The formal official name is the Petros Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Petros, Tennessee.

The U5 Census Class Code for Petros indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Petros Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Petros: Joynersville, Richburg.

Petros Census Designated Place, TN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 594
Population in Households 594
Population in Familes 500
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 151
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 246
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 173
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $86,290
Average Home Value $101,974
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,823
Average Household Income $44,290
Per Capita Income $17,321
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.33%
Households 0.48% 0.32%
Families 1.26% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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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Petros, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Petros 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 # 333 22nd
Population Density1 # 375 13th
Diversity Index2 # 422 2nd
Median Household Income # 277 36th
Per Capita Income # 328 24th

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