Hamilton County TN Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 361,101
Daytime Population: Workers 220,313
Daytime Population: Residents 184,085
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 404,398
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 351,143
Population in Familes 277,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,958
Population Density2 666
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $50,609
Average Household Income $71,893
Per Capita Income $29,601


Total Housing Units 161,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,580 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 55,806 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,758 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $176,567
Average Home Value $229,362


Total Households 145,386
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 92,515
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 0.98% 0.95%
Households 0.86% 0.88%
Families 0.67% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


Hamilton County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 97th
Population Density # 4 97th
Diversity Index # 11 89th
Median Household Income # 15 85th
Per Capita Income # 8 93rd

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