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Greeneville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Greeneville had a population of 15,477 as of July 1, 2019. Greeneville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greeneville is located at latitude 36.1632 and longitude -82.831 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Greeneville encompass a land area of 17.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,519 feet.

The Town of Greeneville (GNIS ID: 2406613) 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 Greeneville is located within Commissioner District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greeneville: Greenville.

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Greeneville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Greeneville, TN Housing Affordability Index is 131
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Greeneville, TN Wealth Index is 53
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,477 (100%)
Population in Households 14,656 (94.7%)
Population in Families 11,193 (72.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 821 ( 5.3%)
Population Density 911
Diversity Index2 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,966
Average Household Income $51,605
Per Capita Income $21,642
Wealth Index4 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,317 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,252 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,068 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $137,514
Housing Affordability Index3 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,568
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 3,874
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.29% 0.34%
Households 0.15% 0.25%
Families 0.08% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Greeneville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greeneville to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 38 91st
Population Density # 90 79th
Diversity Index # 137 68th
Median Household Income # 360 16th
Per Capita Income # 262 39th

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