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Milan, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Milan had a population of 8,091 as of July 1, 2017. Milan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Milan is located at latitude 35.912 and longitude -88.754 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Milan (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.

The City of Milan (GNIS ID: 2404259) 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 Milan is located within Commissioner District 15, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milan 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 Milan: Milan Depot, My Land, Shady Grove.

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


Total Population 8,091
Daytime Population: Workers 4,509
Daytime Population: Residents 4,932
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,441
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 7,867
Population in Familes 6,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 224
Population Density2 909
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $37,649
Average Household Income $52,742
Per Capita Income $21,708


Total Housing Units 3,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,901 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,360 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 440 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $93,375
Average Home Value $121,042


Total Households 3,261
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,077
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 0.42% 0.39%
Households 0.33% 0.34%
Families 0.13% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Milan, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milan 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 # 74 83rd
Population Density # 91 79th
Diversity Index # 61 86th
Median Household Income # 252 41st
Per Capita Income # 217 49th

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