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Oliver Springs, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Oliver Springs had a population of 3,143 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Oliver Springs is located at latitude 36.04 and longitude -84.3285 in Roane County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oliver Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Roane County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Oliver Springs are located in Roane County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Anderson County, and Morgan County.

The Town of Oliver Springs (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Oliver Springs 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 Oliver Springs: Olivers, Winters, Winters Gap.

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


Total Population 3,143
Population in Households 3,143
Population in Familes 2,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 565
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,301
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 931 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 370 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $127,141
Average Home Value $141,971


Median Household Income $37,000
Average Household Income $46,380
Per Capita Income $19,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% 0.05%
Households -0.5% 0.02%
Families 0.02% -0.07%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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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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, 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 # 145 66th
Population Density1 # 195 55th
Diversity Index2 # 287 33rd
Median Household Income # 252 41st
Per Capita Income # 265 38th

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