Gibson, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Gibson, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Gibson had a population of 390 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Gibson is located at latitude 35.8743 and longitude -88.844 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gibson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Town of Gibson (GNIS ID: 2406563) 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 Town of Gibson is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gibson: Gibson Station, Pickettville.

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


Total Population 390
Population in Households 390
Population in Familes 335
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 641
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $47,521
Average Household Income $74,036
Per Capita Income $27,581


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $98,295
Average Home Value $137,621


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.18% -0.1%
Households -0.25% -0.14%
Families 0.12% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Gibson, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gibson to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 374 13th
Population Density # 163 62nd
Diversity Index # 217 49th
Median Household Income # 135 69th
Per Capita Income # 84 81st

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