Oneida, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oneida, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Oneida had a population of 3,835 as of July 1, 2015. Oneida 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 Oneida is located at latitude 36.5174 and longitude -84.5092 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oneida (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,444 feet.

The Town of Oneida (GNIS ID: 2407048) 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 Town of Oneida is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oneida population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 3,835
Population in Households 3,781
Population in Familes 3,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 410
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,636
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,073
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,031 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 605 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $110,100
Average Home Value $139,816


Median Household Income $28,249
Average Household Income $37,111
Per Capita Income $15,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.34%
Households 0.44% 0.34%
Families 1.47% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.68%
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.


Oneida, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oneida 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 # 132 69th
Population Density1 # 254 41st
Diversity Index2 # 388 10th
Median Household Income # 394 8th
Per Capita Income # 405 6th

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