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Collinwood, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Collinwood is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 35.1748 and longitude -87.7435. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Collinwood, but most people and references simply refer to it as Collinwood, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Collinwood indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Collinwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Collinwood: Sesames Store.

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


Total Population 960
Population in Households 960
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 269
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $72,872
Average Home Value $81,271


Median Household Income $33,123
Average Household Income $41,492
Per Capita Income $16,790
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.44%
Households -0.42% -0.52%
Families -0.26% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.


Collinwood, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Collinwood 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 # 283 34th
Population Density1 # 280 35th
Diversity Index2 # 260 39th
Median Household Income # 304 29th
Per Capita Income # 350 18th

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