Weakley County TN Information


Weakley County Subdivisions

Weakley County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,958
Population in Households 32,714
Population in Familes 25,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,244
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 13,932
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 8,736
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,600 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,332 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,824 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $93,303
Average Home Value $132,768


Median Household Income $36,820
Average Household Income $50,997
Per Capita Income $21,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.14%
Households 0.04% -0.11%
Families -0.18% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


Weakley County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weakley County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 43 56th
Population Density1 # 56 41st
Diversity Index2 # 36 63rd
Median Household Income # 58 40th
Per Capita Income # 43 56th

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