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Mountain City, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Mountain City had a population of 2,417 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Mountain City is located at latitude 36.4746 and longitude -81.8048 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mountain City encompass a land area of 3.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,418 feet.

The Town of Mountain City (GNIS ID: 2406215) 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 Town of Mountain City is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain City: Taylorsville.

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Mountain City, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mountain City, TN Housing Affordability Index is 99
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mountain City, TN Wealth Index is 38
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,417
Population in Households 2,325
Population in Familes 1,818
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density 717
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,942
Average Household Income $42,197
Per Capita Income $18,339
Wealth Index3 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 740 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 331 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $160,660
Housing Affordability Index2 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,071
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 661
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.45% -0.43%
Households -0.48% -0.47%
Families 0.32% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Mountain City, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain City to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 174 60th
Population Density # 144 67th
Diversity Index # 298 31st
Median Household Income # 405 6th
Per Capita Income # 367 15th

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