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Dunlap, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Dunlap had a population of 5,073 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Dunlap is located at latitude 35.3676 and longitude -85.3897 in Sequatchie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dunlap (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sequatchie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The City of Dunlap (GNIS ID: 2403517) 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 Dunlap is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sequatchie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dunlap 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 Dunlap: Coops Creek.

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


Total Population 5,073
Population in Households 4,892
Population in Familes 4,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density1 472
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,959
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,360
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,173 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 786 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $93,680
Average Home Value $119,054


Median Household Income $37,734
Average Household Income $47,587
Per Capita Income $18,608
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.2%
Households 1.1% 1.21%
Families 1.62% 1.11%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Dunlap, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dunlap 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 # 107 75th
Population Density1 # 228 47th
Diversity Index2 # 155 64th
Median Household Income # 233 46th
Per Capita Income # 289 33rd

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