White County TN Information


White County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,833
Population in Households 26,451
Population in Familes 21,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 382
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 10,561
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,388
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,796 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,765 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,316 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $113,336
Average Home Value $156,872


Median Household Income $35,190
Average Household Income $46,603
Per Capita Income $18,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.51%
Households 0.44% 0.4%
Families 0.27% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.


White County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White 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 # 58 40th
Population Density1 # 48 51st
Diversity Index2 # 70 25th
Median Household Income # 65 33rd
Per Capita Income # 73 24th

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