Wartburg, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wartburg, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Wartburg had a population of 944 as of July 1, 2015. Wartburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Wartburg is located at latitude 36.1043 and longitude -84.5864 in Morgan County. 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. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,378 feet.

The City of Wartburg (GNIS ID: 2405678) 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 Wartburg 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 Wartburg: Wartburgh.

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


Total Population 944
Population in Households 874
Population in Familes 703
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 989
Diversity Index2 8


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


Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $95,588
Average Home Value $139,041


Median Household Income $33,931
Average Household Income $39,615
Per Capita Income $16,484
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.65%
Households 0.71% 0.77%
Families 4.94% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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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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, 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 # 288 33rd
Population Density1 # 75 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 385 11th
Median Household Income # 312 27th
Per Capita Income # 372 13th

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