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Walden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Walden had a population of 2,043 as of July 1, 2017. Walden ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Walden is located at latitude 35.1635 and longitude -85.3098 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walden (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,903 feet.

The Town of Walden (GNIS ID: 2406817) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Walden is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walden 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 Walden: Walton Branch.

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


Total Population 2,043
Daytime Population: Workers 390
Daytime Population: Residents 984
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,374
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,043
Population in Familes 1,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 579
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $107,186
Average Household Income $151,303
Per Capita Income $56,429


Total Housing Units 852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 638 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $365,385
Average Home Value $449,177


Total Households 785
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 632
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 1.05% 1.07%
Households 0.91% 0.97%
Families 1.1% 0.9%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Walden, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walden 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 # 195 55th
Population Density # 188 56th
Diversity Index # 334 22nd
Median Household Income # 10 98th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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