Erin, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Erin, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Erin had a population of 1,263 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,263
Daytime Population: Workers 1,125
Daytime Population: Residents 769
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,894
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.50
Population in Households 1,173
Population in Familes 940
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 309
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $34,722
Average Household Income $46,031
Per Capita Income $18,206


Total Housing Units 595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $92,910
Average Home Value $128,402


Total Households 477
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 307
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 -0.65% -0.94%
Households -0.84% -1.07%
Families 0.55% -1.27%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

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, 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 # 257 40th
Population Density # 295 31st
Diversity Index # 186 56th
Median Household Income # 321 25th
Per Capita Income # 358 16th

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