Sumner County TN Information


Sumner County Subdivisions

Sumner County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 176,678
Population in Households 175,426
Population in Familes 148,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,252
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 66,496
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 48,140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71,996 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,158 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,338 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,500 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $200,537
Average Home Value $244,054


Median Household Income $55,733
Average Household Income $74,491
Per Capita Income $28,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 1.72%
Households 1.4% 1.64%
Families 1.23% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Sumner County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 8 93rd
Population Density1 # 11 89th
Diversity Index2 # 24 76th
Median Household Income # 4 97th
Per Capita Income # 6 95th

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