Blount County TN Information


Blount County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 130,800
Daytime Population: Workers 50,269
Daytime Population: Residents 71,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 121,336
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 128,795
Population in Familes 106,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,005
Population Density2 234
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,239
Average Household Income $65,529
Per Capita Income $26,403


Total Housing Units 58,581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,373 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,632 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,576 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $185,247
Average Home Value $230,891


Total Households 52,005
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 36,286
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 0.85% 0.9%
Households 0.75% 0.84%
Families 0.59% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


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, 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 # 11 89th
Population Density # 14 86th
Diversity Index # 51 47th
Median Household Income # 16 84th
Per Capita Income # 14 86th

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