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Wartburg, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Wartburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morgan County at latitude 36.1043 and longitude -84.5864. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,378 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Wartburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wartburg, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wartburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Wartburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wartburg: Wartburgh.

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


Total Population 944
Population in Households 876
Population in Familes 705
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 989
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $105,102
Average Home Value $165,991


Median Household Income $29,415
Average Household Income $38,324
Per Capita Income $15,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.66% 0.4%
Households 0.88% 0.57%
Families 6.14% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.


Wartburg, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wartburg 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 # 288 33rd
Population Density1 # 74 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 383 11th
Median Household Income # 363 15th
Per Capita Income # 399 7th

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