Hamilton County TN Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 367,367
Population in Households 357,768
Population in Familes 284,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,599
Population Density1 677
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $51,711
Average Household Income $73,441
Per Capita Income $30,220


Total Housing Units 162,790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94,575 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 53,483 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,732 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $185,090
Average Home Value $243,143


Total Households 148,058
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 93,735
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 1.07% 1.03%
Households 0.97% 0.97%
Families 0.75% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


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, 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 # 4 97th
Population Density # 4 97th
Diversity Index # 11 89th
Median Household Income # 14 86th
Per Capita Income # 8 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.