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Ooltewah, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place had a population of 664 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.0751 and longitude -85.0622 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Ooltewah Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ooltewah, TN Housing Affordability Index is 120
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

Ooltewah, 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 664 (100%)
Population in Households 664 (100.0%)
Population in Families 542 (81.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,107
Diversity Index2 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,715
Average Household Income $65,549
Per Capita Income $26,668
Wealth Index4 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $214,844
Housing Affordability Index3 120
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 197
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 0.74% 0.65%
Households 0.63% 0.59%
Families 1.35% 0.5%
Median Household Income   4.17%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Ooltewah, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ooltewah 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 # 325 24th
Population Density # 56 87th
Diversity Index # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 169 61st
Per Capita Income # 126 71st

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