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Spring City, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Spring City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rhea County at latitude 35.6864 and longitude -84.8642. Rhea County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Spring City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Spring City, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Spring City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Spring City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Spring City: Rheaville, Rheaville Station, Spring, Walnut Grove.

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Spring City, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,068
Population in Households 2,029
Population in Familes 1,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 793
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 842
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 551
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $130,556
Average Home Value $186,519


Median Household Income $32,604
Average Household Income $46,946
Per Capita Income $20,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.02% 0.95%
Households 0.95% 0.86%
Families 2.07% 0.68%
Median Household Income   4.17%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Spring City, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring City to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 195 55th
Population Density1 # 125 71st
Diversity Index2 # 230 46th
Median Household Income # 309 28th
Per Capita Income # 194 55th

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