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Scotts Hill, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Scotts Hill had a population of 993 as of July 1, 2017. Scotts Hill ranks in the lower 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 Scotts Hill is located at latitude 35.5189 and longitude -88.2527 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Scotts Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Scotts Hill are located in Decatur County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Henderson County.

The Town of Scotts Hill (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Scotts Hill is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Scotts Hill 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 Scotts Hill: Scotts Hills.

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


Total Population 993
Daytime Population: Workers 300
Daytime Population: Residents 620
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 920
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 988
Population in Familes 835
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 264
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $37,822
Average Household Income $50,445
Per Capita Income $20,633


Total Housing Units 461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $87,127
Average Home Value $107,508


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 279
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 0.13% 0.12%
Households 0.14% 0.1%
Families -0.44% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Scotts Hill, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotts Hill 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 # 279 35th
Population Density # 320 25th
Diversity Index # 387 9th
Median Household Income # 248 42nd
Per Capita Income # 262 39th

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