Erin, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Erin, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Erin had a population of 1,237 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Erin is located at latitude 36.3163 and longitude -87.7008 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Erin (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 446 feet.

The City of Erin (GNIS ID: 2403569) 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 City of Erin is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Houston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Erin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 1,237
Population in Households 1,147
Population in Familes 925
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 303
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $33,512
Average Household Income $47,521
Per Capita Income $18,764


Total Housing Units 598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $95,935
Average Home Value $133,735


Total Households 467
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.82% -0.84%
Households -0.99% -1.01%
Families 0.12% -1.1%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Erin, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Erin 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 # 262 39th
Population Density # 298 30th
Diversity Index # 195 54th
Median Household Income # 359 16th
Per Capita Income # 364 15th

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