The Roan Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 1,303 as of July 1, 2020. Roan Mountain ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Roan Mountain is located at latitude 36.1962 and longitude -82.0704 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the Roan Mountain Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,579 feet.
The Roan Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403483) 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.
|Total Population||1,303 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,251 (96.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,032 (79.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||52 ( 4.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,250|
|Average Household Income||$46,327|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$18,470|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||620 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||368 (59.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||128 (20.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||123 (19.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,814|
|Average Home Value||$142,073|
|Housing Affordability Index3||184|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.16%|
The table below compares Roan Mountain to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 257||40th|
|Population Density||# 354||18th|
|Median Household Income||# 343||20th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 155||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 375||13th|
|Diversity Index||# 383||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.