Sneedville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sneedville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Sneedville had a population of 1,322 as of July 1, 2017. Sneedville 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 Sneedville is located at latitude 36.5456 and longitude -83.2135 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sneedville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The Town of Sneedville (GNIS ID: 2407360) 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 Sneedville is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sneedville 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 Sneedville: Greasy Rock, Sneedsville.

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


Total Population 1,322
Daytime Population: Workers 1,218
Daytime Population: Residents 890
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,108
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.59
Population in Households 1,260
Population in Familes 1,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 575
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $19,860
Average Household Income $28,773
Per Capita Income $12,272


Total Housing Units 642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $86,020
Average Home Value $110,103


Total Households 530
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 345
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 -0.66% -0.77%
Households -0.71% -0.81%
Families 0.28% -0.89%
Median Household Income   -0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.87%

Sneedville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sneedville 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 # 252 41st
Population Density # 192 55th
Diversity Index # 401 7th
Median Household Income # 424 1st
Per Capita Income # 424 1st

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