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Bruceton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Bruceton had a population of 1,506 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bruceton is located at latitude 36.0339 and longitude -88.247 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bruceton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Town of Bruceton (GNIS ID: 2405335) 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 Town of Bruceton is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bruceton 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 Bruceton: Hollow Rock Junction, Junction City, New One.

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


Total Population 1,506
Daytime Population: Workers 436
Daytime Population: Residents 894
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,427
Population in Familes 1,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 796
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $36,251
Average Household Income $49,491
Per Capita Income $20,334


Total Housing Units 682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $76,892
Average Home Value $97,639


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 382
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 0.26% -0.17%
Households 0.24% -0.24%
Families -0.04% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Bruceton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bruceton 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 # 233 46th
Population Density # 127 70th
Diversity Index # 172 60th
Median Household Income # 280 35th
Per Capita Income # 282 34th

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