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Cross Plains, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Cross Plains had a population of 1,782 as of July 1, 2016. Cross Plains ranks in the lower 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 Cross Plains is located at latitude 36.541 and longitude -86.6751 in Robertson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cross Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robertson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.

The City of Cross Plains (GNIS ID: 2404158) 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 Cross Plains is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robertson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cross Plains 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 Cross Plains: Crossplains.

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


Total Population 1,782
Population in Households 1,782
Population in Familes 1,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 210
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 631
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $198,185
Average Home Value $218,664


Median Household Income $56,742
Average Household Income $71,084
Per Capita Income $24,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.73%
Households 0.52% 0.66%
Families 1.05% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Cross Plains, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross Plains 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 # 211 51st
Population Density1 # 347 19th
Diversity Index2 # 215 50th
Median Household Income # 45 90th
Per Capita Income # 94 78th

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