Sunbright, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sunbright, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Sunbright had a population of 552 as of July 1, 2015. Sunbright ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunbright is located at latitude 36.2433 and longitude -84.6807 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunbright (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,312 feet.

The City of Sunbright has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sunbright population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sunbright: Pine Knot, Pine Top, Stapleton.

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Sunbright, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 552
Population in Households 552
Population in Familes 455
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $78,571
Average Home Value $96,494
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,145
Average Household Income $45,186
Per Capita Income $17,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.18%
Households 0.17% 0.27%
Families -0.37% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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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Sunbright, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunbright to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 341 21st
Population Density1 # 380 11th
Diversity Index2 # 396 8th
Median Household Income # 322 25th
Per Capita Income # 318 26th

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