Jefferson County TN Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 54,003
Daytime Population: Workers 16,192
Daytime Population: Residents 29,722
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,914
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 52,199
Population in Familes 43,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,804
Population Density2 197
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $42,282
Average Household Income $56,848
Per Capita Income $22,535


Total Housing Units 24,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,086 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,557 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,014 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $154,187
Average Home Value $209,073


Total Households 20,643
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 14,707
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 0.68% 0.73%
Households 0.53% 0.68%
Families 0.38% 0.59%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.21%


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, 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 # 28 72nd
Population Density # 17 83rd
Diversity Index # 54 44th
Median Household Income # 36 63rd
Per Capita Income # 40 59th

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