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Huntsville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Huntsville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Huntsville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Scott County at latitude 36.4098 and longitude -84.4905. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Huntsville (see map) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Huntsville: Hunters Spring.

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


Total Population 1,252
Population in Households 1,115
Population in Familes 878
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 498
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $81,875
Average Home Value $106,959


Median Household Income $28,531
Average Household Income $39,651
Per Capita Income $15,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% -0.08%
Households 0.24% -0.12%
Families 3.47% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Huntsville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntsville 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 # 258 40th
Population Density1 # 294 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 409 4th
Median Household Income # 372 13th
Per Capita Income # 392 9th

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