Anderson County TN Information


Anderson County Subdivisions

Anderson County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 77,305
Daytime Population: Workers 50,207
Daytime Population: Residents 43,769
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 93,976
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 76,122
Population in Familes 61,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,183
Population Density2 229
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $47,036
Average Household Income $64,158
Per Capita Income $26,880


Total Housing Units 35,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,487 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,337 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,714 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $147,473
Average Home Value $190,252


Total Households 31,824
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 20,938
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.4%
Households 0.25% 0.31%
Families 0.08% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Anderson County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 17 83rd
Population Density # 16 84th
Diversity Index # 48 51st
Median Household Income # 18 82nd
Per Capita Income # 12 88th

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