Rogersville, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Rogersville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Rogersville had a population of 4,296 as of July 1, 2018. Rogersville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rogersville is located at latitude 36.408 and longitude -83.0038 in Hawkins County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rogersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hawkins County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The Town of Rogersville (GNIS ID: 2407236) 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 Rogersville is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hawkins County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rogersville: Hawkins Courthouse, Rodgersville.

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


Total Population 4,296
Population in Households 4,031
Population in Familes 3,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 265
Population Density2 1,265
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $32,559
Average Household Income $47,436
Per Capita Income $21,475


Total Housing Units 2,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 961 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 886 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $146,739
Average Home Value $205,021


Total Households 1,847
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,067
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 -0.34% -0.34%
Households -0.59% -0.46%
Families -0.3% -0.65%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Rogersville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rogersville 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 # 125 71st
Population Density # 40 91st
Diversity Index # 232 46th
Median Household Income # 367 14th
Per Capita Income # 254 41st

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