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Dunlap, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Dunlap is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sequatchie County at latitude 35.3676 and longitude -85.3897. Sequatchie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Dunlap, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dunlap, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Dunlap indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dunlap: Coops Creek.

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


Total Population 5,046
Population in Households 4,866
Population in Familes 3,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 470
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,954
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,184 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 771 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $89,840
Average Home Value $118,111


Median Household Income $37,834
Average Household Income $46,627
Per Capita Income $18,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.11% 1.22%
Households 1.3% 1.21%
Families 1.9% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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, 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 # 109 75th
Population Density1 # 228 47th
Diversity Index2 # 144 67th
Median Household Income # 199 54th
Per Capita Income # 276 36th

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