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The City of Algood had a population of 3,734 as of July 1, 2017. Algood 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 Algood is located at latitude 36.2 and longitude -85.4467 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Algood (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,112 feet.

The City of Algood (GNIS ID: 2405133) 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 City of Algood is located within Commissioner District 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Algood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Algood: Algoods Old Fields.

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Algood, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,734
Daytime Population: Workers 1,792
Daytime Population: Residents 2,015
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 3,615
Population in Familes 2,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density2 926
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $34,892
Average Household Income $53,354
Per Capita Income $22,326


Total Housing Units 1,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 938 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 559 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $143,273
Average Home Value $184,872


Total Households 1,497
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 980
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.89%
Households 0.99% 0.93%
Families 0.68% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Algood, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algood to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 133 69th
Population Density # 86 80th
Diversity Index # 198 54th
Median Household Income # 318 26th
Per Capita Income # 194 55th

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