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Linden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Linden had a population of 960 as of July 1, 2015. Linden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Linden is located at latitude 35.6122 and longitude -87.8432 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Linden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Town of Linden (GNIS ID: 2406022) 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.

The Town of Linden is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perry County.

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

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


Total Population 960
Population in Households 900
Population in Familes 737
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 948
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $80,738
Average Home Value $96,154


Median Household Income $35,525
Average Household Income $46,578
Per Capita Income $18,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 1.02%
Households 1.2% 1.04%
Families 3.53% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.


Linden, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linden 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 # 283 34th
Population Density1 # 86 80th
Diversity Index2 # 185 57th
Median Household Income # 283 34th
Per Capita Income # 274 36th

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