Jefferson County TN Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 54,160
Population in Households 52,520
Population in Familes 43,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,640
Population Density1 198
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $44,096
Average Household Income $59,478
Per Capita Income $23,671


Total Housing Units 24,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,419 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,471 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,011 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $176,783
Average Home Value $232,569


Total Households 20,890
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 14,824
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 0.63% 0.74%
Households 0.61% 0.75%
Families 0.43% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   3.39%


Jefferson County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 27 73rd
Population Density # 17 83rd
Diversity Index # 56 41st
Median Household Income # 34 65th
Per Capita Income # 36 63rd

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