Bledsoe County TN Information


Bledsoe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,980
Daytime Population: Workers 2,943
Daytime Population: Residents 8,699
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,642
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 12,459
Population in Familes 10,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,521
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $37,987
Average Household Income $49,714
Per Capita Income $18,472


Total Housing Units 6,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,805 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,163 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,209 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $120,431
Average Home Value $157,628


Total Households 4,968
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 3,493
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 2.11% 0.77%
Households 0.78% 0.92%
Families 0.62% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.08%


Bledsoe County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bledsoe 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 # 79 18th
Population Density # 85 12th
Diversity Index # 39 60th
Median Household Income # 61 37th
Per Capita Income # 87 9th

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