Ducktown, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ducktown, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Ducktown had a population of 538 as of July 1, 2015. Ducktown 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 Ducktown is located at latitude 35.036 and longitude -84.3855 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ducktown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,732 feet.

The City of Ducktown 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 Ducktown 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 Ducktown: Duck Town, Hiwassee.

City of Ducktown, TN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 538
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 352
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 205
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $58,000
Average Home Value $65,577
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,165
Average Household Income $39,054
Per Capita Income $16,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.4% 2.07%
Households 2.81% 2.48%
Families 4.25% 2.38%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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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Ducktown, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ducktown 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 # 343 20th
Population Density1 # 349 19th
Diversity Index2 # 327 24th
Median Household Income # 370 14th
Per Capita Income # 357 17th

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