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Ooltewah, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Ooltewah Census Designated Place had a population of 647 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ooltewah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ooltewah: Ooltawah.

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


Total Population 647
Daytime Population: Workers 142
Daytime Population: Residents 320
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 462
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 647
Population in Familes 530
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,078
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $42,503
Average Household Income $60,728
Per Capita Income $24,682


Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $178,365
Average Home Value $201,730


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 193
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 0.59% 0.67%
Households 0.48% 0.61%
Families 1.44% 0.41%
Median Household Income   4.89%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

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, 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 # 326 24th
Population Density # 60 86th
Diversity Index # 22 95th
Median Household Income # 170 60th
Per Capita Income # 124 71st

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