Wilson County TN Information


Wilson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 131,249
Population in Households 129,909
Population in Familes 111,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,340
Population Density1 230
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 48,581
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 36,389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,189 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,392 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,519 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $219,205
Average Home Value $260,845


Median Household Income $60,774
Average Household Income $77,864
Per Capita Income $29,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.28% 2.32%
Households 2.14% 2.24%
Families 1.99% 2.15%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Wilson County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 10 91st
Population Density1 # 15 85th
Diversity Index2 # 29 71st
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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