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Monteagle, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Monteagle had a population of 1,272 as of July 1, 2018. 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 35.2401 and longitude -85.8397 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 1,272
Population in Households 1,170
Population in Familes 945
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 148
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,780
Average Household Income $56,085
Per Capita Income $23,476


Total Housing Units 795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $172,500
Average Home Value $222,583


Total Households 498
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 336
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.79% 0.7%
Households 0.91% 0.79%
Families 1.47% 0.59%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

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, 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 # 257 40th
Population Density # 379 11th
Diversity Index # 374 13th
Median Household Income # 224 48th
Per Capita Income # 175 59th

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