Blount County TN Information


Blount County Subdivisions

Blount County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 132,128
Population in Households 130,101
Population in Familes 108,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,027
Population Density1 237
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $51,607
Average Household Income $68,056
Per Capita Income $27,445


Total Housing Units 59,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,867 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,739 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,806 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $195,023
Average Home Value $250,140


Total Households 52,606
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 36,557
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.87% 0.96%
Households 0.8% 0.92%
Families 0.61% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.91%


Blount County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blount County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 11 89th
Population Density # 14 86th
Diversity Index # 51 47th
Median Household Income # 16 84th
Per Capita Income # 13 87th

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