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The Central Census Designated Place had a population of 2,227 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Central is located at latitude 36.3338 and longitude -82.2969 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the Central Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,657 feet.
The Central Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402756) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Central 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 Central: Central Heights.
|Daytime Population: Workers||172|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,142|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,314|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.59|
|Population in Households||2,227|
|Population in Familes||1,734|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$29,134|
|Average Household Income||$39,132|
|Per Capita Income||$17,012|
|Total Housing Units||1,103 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||624 (56.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||328 (29.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||151 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$117,667|
|Average Home Value||$149,840|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.39%|
|Per Capita Income||2.91%|
The table below compares Central 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.
|Total Population||# 186||57th|
|Population Density||# 162||62nd|
|Diversity Index||# 244||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 392||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 389||9th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.