Piperton, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Piperton, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Piperton had a population of 1,604 as of July 1, 2017. Piperton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Piperton is located at latitude 35.0528 and longitude -89.6096 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Piperton (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

The City of Piperton (GNIS ID: 2404527) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Piperton is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Piperton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,604
Daytime Population: Workers 843
Daytime Population: Residents 703
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,604
Population in Familes 1,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $93,719
Average Household Income $121,601
Per Capita Income $48,616


Total Housing Units 704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $328,182
Average Home Value $394,783


Total Households 640
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 507
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 1.45% 1.31%
Households 1.46% 1.34%
Families 1.35% 1.23%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Piperton, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piperton to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 226 47th
Population Density # 417 3rd
Diversity Index # 71 84th
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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