Ooltewah, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Ooltewah, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place had a population of 654 as of July 1, 2018. Ooltewah 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 Ooltewah is located at latitude 35.0722 and longitude -85.0546 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Ooltewah Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403377) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ooltewah: Ooltawah.

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


Total Population 654
Population in Households 654
Population in Familes 538
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,090
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $42,991
Average Household Income $60,689
Per Capita Income $24,569


Total Housing Units 327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $187,946
Average Home Value $215,205


Total Households 295
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.65% 0.6%
Households 0.5% 0.54%
Families 1.33% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   4.13%

Ooltewah, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ooltewah to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 326 24th
Population Density # 59 86th
Diversity Index # 21 95th
Median Household Income # 183 57th
Per Capita Income # 151 65th

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