Huntsville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Huntsville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Huntsville had a population of 1,234 as of July 1, 2015. Huntsville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Huntsville is located at latitude 36.4106 and longitude -84.5039 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Huntsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The Town of Huntsville (GNIS ID: 2405876) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Huntsville 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 Huntsville: Hunters Spring.

Town of Huntsville, TN Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,234
Population in Households 1,097
Population in Familes 864
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 284 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $100,820
Average Home Value $130,408
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,963
Average Household Income $40,541
Per Capita Income $15,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.03%
Households -0.12% -0.04%
Families 2.54% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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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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, 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 # 262 39th
Population Density1 # 296 31st
Diversity Index2 # 401 7th
Median Household Income # 384 11th
Per Capita Income # 393 8th

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