Hunter, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Hunter, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Hunter Census Designated Place had a population of 1,779 as of July 1, 2018. Hunter ranks in the lower 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 Hunter is located at latitude 36.3718 and longitude -82.1587 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the Hunter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,568 feet.

The Hunter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402604) 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.

The Hunter Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carter County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hunter: Hunter Station.

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


Total Population 1,779
Population in Households 1,779
Population in Familes 1,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 279
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $49,171
Average Household Income $53,050
Per Capita Income $23,221


Total Housing Units 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 592 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $179,847
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 784
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 540
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.36%
Households -0.42% -0.31%
Families -0.55% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Hunter, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hunter to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 211 51st
Population Density # 308 28th
Diversity Index # 406 5th
Median Household Income # 124 71st
Per Capita Income # 186 57th

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