Unicoi County TN Information


Unicoi County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,944
Population in Households 17,539
Population in Familes 14,238
Population in Group Qrtrs 405
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 7,601
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 5,062
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,390 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,211 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,300 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $136,077
Average Home Value $180,195


Median Household Income $39,333
Average Household Income $53,555
Per Capita Income $23,376
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.48%
Households -0.22% -0.45%
Families -0.4% -0.57%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.44%
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.


Unicoi County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Unicoi County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 72 24th
Population Density1 # 34 65th
Diversity Index2 # 56 43rd
Median Household Income # 51 47th
Per Capita Income # 29 71st

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