Cheatham County TN Information


Cheatham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 41,090
Population in Households 40,807
Population in Familes 34,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $56,314
Average Household Income $71,552
Per Capita Income $26,768


Total Housing Units 16,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,083 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,168 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,223 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $193,532
Average Home Value $230,744


Total Households 15,251
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 11,239
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.6% 0.7%
Households 0.6% 0.69%
Families 0.44% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.77%


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, 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 # 38 61st
Population Density # 26 74th
Diversity Index # 62 36th
Median Household Income # 7 94th
Per Capita Income # 17 83rd

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