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Gibson, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Gibson had a population of 391 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gibson: Gibson Station, Pickettville.

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


Total Population 391
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 191
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 391
Population in Familes 333
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 643
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $47,517
Average Household Income $74,225
Per Capita Income $27,194


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $98,214
Average Home Value $138,131


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 105
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 -0.18% -0.1%
Households -0.29% -0.14%
Families 0.27% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

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, 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 # 375 12th
Population Density # 164 62nd
Diversity Index # 210 51st
Median Household Income # 123 71st
Per Capita Income # 79 82nd

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