Walden, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Walden, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Walden had a population of 2,055 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walden: Walton Branch.

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


Total Population 2,055
Population in Households 2,055
Population in Familes 1,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 582
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $104,085
Average Household Income $145,762
Per Capita Income $54,316


Total Housing Units 855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 664 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $390,074
Average Home Value $471,870


Total Households 789
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 634
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 0.99% 0.93%
Households 0.86% 0.82%
Families 1.0% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

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, 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 # 195 55th
Population Density # 185 57th
Diversity Index # 332 23rd
Median Household Income # 11 98th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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