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Chapel Hill, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Chapel Hill had a population of 1,581 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Chapel Hill is located at latitude 35.6287 and longitude -86.6949 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chapel Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Town of Chapel Hill (GNIS ID: 2406254) 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 Chapel Hill is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill: Chapelhill.

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


Total Population 1,581
Daytime Population: Workers 718
Daytime Population: Residents 847
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,565
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,581
Population in Familes 1,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 489
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $48,547
Average Household Income $62,579
Per Capita Income $24,349


Total Housing Units 690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $144,556
Average Home Value $173,203


Total Households 625
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 452
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 1.25% 1.19%
Households 1.06% 1.13%
Families 1.46% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Chapel Hill, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chapel Hill 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 # 227 47th
Population Density # 221 48th
Diversity Index # 193 55th
Median Household Income # 118 73rd
Per Capita Income # 132 69th

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