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Gallatin, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Gallatin had a population of 36,280 as of July 1, 2017. Gallatin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Gallatin is located at latitude 36.3785 and longitude -86.4691 in Sumner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gallatin (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles. Sumner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 538 feet.

The City of Gallatin (GNIS ID: 2403677) 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 Gallatin is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sumner County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gallatin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gallatin, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,280
Daytime Population: Workers 21,750
Daytime Population: Residents 19,168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,918
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 35,390
Population in Familes 28,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 890
Population Density2 1,147
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $51,037
Average Household Income $72,539
Per Capita Income $28,970


Total Housing Units 15,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,616 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,690 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,244 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $189,343
Average Home Value $263,821


Total Households 14,307
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 9,516
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.43% 1.87%
Households 2.54% 1.95%
Families 2.6% 1.81%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Gallatin, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gallatin to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 20 96th
Population Density # 51 88th
Diversity Index # 52 88th
Median Household Income # 92 79th
Per Capita Income # 57 87th

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