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Telford, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Telford is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Telford Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 36.249 and longitude -82.5452. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,555 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Telford Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Telford: Telfords.

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


Total Population 923
Population in Households 923
Population in Familes 791
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 374
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 351
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $110,500
Average Home Value $134,229


Median Household Income $40,466
Average Household Income $51,273
Per Capita Income $19,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.05% 0.32%
Households 0.27% 0.34%
Families 0.0% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.


Telford, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Telford 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 # 291 32nd
Population Density1 # 268 38th
Diversity Index2 # 335 22nd
Median Household Income # 163 62nd
Per Capita Income # 209 51st

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