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Alcoa, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Alcoa had a population of 9,270 as of July 1, 2017. Alcoa ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alcoa is located at latitude 35.8096 and longitude -83.9759 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alcoa (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.92 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Alcoa (GNIS ID: 2403075) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Alcoa is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Blount County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alcoa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alcoa: North Maryville.

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


Total Population 9,270
Daytime Population: Workers 17,839
Daytime Population: Residents 5,175
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,014
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.48
Population in Households 9,239
Population in Familes 7,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 629
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $42,801
Average Household Income $59,922
Per Capita Income $25,726


Total Housing Units 4,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,469 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,541 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 511 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $141,044
Average Home Value $179,520


Total Households 4,011
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,487
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 1.29% 1.04%
Households 1.15% 0.97%
Families 1.16% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Alcoa, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcoa to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 64 85th
Population Density # 168 61st
Diversity Index # 63 85th
Median Household Income # 168 61st
Per Capita Income # 105 76th

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