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The City of Algood had a population of 3,602 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Algood: Algoods Old Fields.

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Algood, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,602
Population in Households 3,484
Population in Familes 2,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 894
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,447
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 947
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 895 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 551 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $143,152
Average Home Value $189,162


Median Household Income $34,091
Average Household Income $51,355
Per Capita Income $21,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.48%
Households 0.6% 0.51%
Families 0.24% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 138 68th
Population Density1 # 95 78th
Diversity Index2 # 195 54th
Median Household Income # 294 31st
Per Capita Income # 176 59th

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