Lewis County TN Information


Lewis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,065
Population in Households 11,848
Population in Familes 9,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $39,753
Average Household Income $52,554
Per Capita Income $20,940


Total Housing Units 5,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,554 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,202 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 767 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $121,925
Average Home Value $152,075


Total Households 4,756
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,287
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 -0.1% -0.04%
Households -0.06% -0.02%
Families -0.25% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


Lewis County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 84 13th
Population Density # 74 23rd
Diversity Index # 74 24th
Median Household Income # 59 39th
Per Capita Income # 68 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.