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Oliver Springs, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Oliver Springs is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Roane County at latitude 36.04 and longitude -84.3285. Roane County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Oliver Springs 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oliver Springs: Olivers, Winters, Winters Gap.

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Oliver Springs, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,266
Population in Households 3,266
Population in Familes 2,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 587
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,355
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 933
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 971 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 384 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $119,529
Average Home Value $136,830


Median Household Income $37,927
Average Household Income $47,815
Per Capita Income $19,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.23%
Households 0.33% 0.24%
Families 0.93% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Oliver Springs, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oliver Springs 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 # 142 67th
Population Density1 # 183 57th
Diversity Index2 # 280 35th
Median Household Income # 198 54th
Per Capita Income # 212 51st

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