Cocke County TN Information


Cocke County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,250
Daytime Population: Workers 10,712
Daytime Population: Residents 20,685
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 34,956
Population in Familes 28,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density2 81
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $32,175
Average Household Income $45,165
Per Capita Income $18,929


Total Housing Units 17,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,191 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,445 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,928 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $112,704
Average Home Value $142,172


Total Households 14,636
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 9,835
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 -0.16% -0.35%
Households -0.14% -0.34%
Families -0.31% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.9%


Cocke County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cocke 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 # 42 57th
Population Density # 42 57th
Diversity Index # 71 26th
Median Household Income # 91 5th
Per Capita Income # 82 15th

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