Morristown, TN Profile: Facts & Data

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Morristown, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Morristown had a population of 29,893 as of July 1, 2018. Morristown ranks in the upper 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 Morristown is located at latitude 36.2043 and longitude -83.3 in Hamblen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morristown (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Hamblen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Morristown are located in Hamblen County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Jefferson County.

The City of Morristown (GNIS ID: 2404307) 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 Morristown is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamblen County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 29,893
Population in Households 28,989
Population in Familes 23,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 904
Population Density2 1,094
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,569
Average Household Income $51,023
Per Capita Income $20,679

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,858 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,728 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,397 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $122,773
Average Home Value $162,739
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,586
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,327
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.31% 0.37%
Households 0.19% 0.31%
Families 0.09% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Morristown, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morristown 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 # 25 94th
Population Density # 57 87th
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 305 29th
Per Capita Income # 301 30th

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