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The Town of Monteagle had a population of 1,220 as of July 1, 2017. Monteagle ranks in the lower 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 Monteagle is located at latitude 35.2311 and longitude -85.843 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monteagle (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,923 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Monteagle are located in Marion County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Grundy County, and Franklin County.

The Town of Monteagle (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Monteagle is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monteagle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monteagle: Moffat, Moffat Station, Moffatts Station, Mont Eagle, Mount Eagle.

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


Total Population 1,220
Daytime Population: Workers 1,138
Daytime Population: Residents 765
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,903
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.56
Population in Households 1,117
Population in Familes 898
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density2 142
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,485
Average Household Income $54,568
Per Capita Income $22,735


Total Housing Units 760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (37.6%)
Median Home Value $155,667
Average Home Value $207,720


Total Households 474
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 320
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 0.32% 0.47%
Households 0.35% 0.5%
Families 0.99% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Monteagle, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monteagle to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 263 39th
Population Density # 382 11th
Diversity Index # 368 14th
Median Household Income # 197 54th
Per Capita Income # 182 58th

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