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The City of Plainview had a population of 2,159 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Plainview city is located at latitude 36.181 and longitude -83.7933 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plainview (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The City of Plainview (GNIS ID: 2404532) 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 Plainview is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plainview city 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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Plainview city, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,159
Daytime Population: Workers 75
Daytime Population: Residents 1,341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,416
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 2,159
Population in Familes 1,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 332
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,390
Average Household Income $47,028
Per Capita Income $17,238


Total Housing Units 851 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 569 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $113,308
Average Home Value $130,203


Total Households 779
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 595
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 0.22% 0.41%
Households 0.16% 0.36%
Families -0.25% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Plainview city, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainview city 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 # 190 56th
Population Density # 286 33rd
Diversity Index # 308 28th
Median Household Income # 242 44th
Per Capita Income # 383 11th

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