Cheatham County TN Information


Cheatham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 40,604
Daytime Population: Workers 9,866
Daytime Population: Residents 20,270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,136
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 40,321
Population in Familes 34,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density2 134
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $55,855
Average Household Income $71,112
Per Capita Income $26,618


Total Housing Units 16,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,059 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,018 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,210 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $181,283
Average Home Value $212,001


Total Households 15,077
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 11,152
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 0.52% 0.58%
Households 0.52% 0.58%
Families 0.39% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


Cheatham County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheatham 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 # 37 62nd
Population Density # 26 74th
Diversity Index # 63 36th
Median Household Income # 6 95th
Per Capita Income # 13 87th

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