Grainger County TN Information


Grainger County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,428
Population in Households 23,277
Population in Familes 19,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $37,076
Average Household Income $50,788
Per Capita Income $20,492


Total Housing Units 11,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,207 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,155 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,082 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $115,862
Average Home Value $186,870


Total Households 9,362
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,725
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.41% 0.53%
Households 0.44% 0.56%
Families 0.27% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.61%


Grainger County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grainger County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 61 37th
Population Density # 40 59th
Diversity Index # 72 25th
Median Household Income # 72 25th
Per Capita Income # 73 24th

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