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Niota, Tennessee - Basic Facts

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The City of Niota had a population of 761 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Niota is located at latitude 35.5169 and longitude -84.5496 in McMinn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Niota (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McMinn County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The City of Niota (GNIS ID: 2404382) 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 City of Niota is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of McMinn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niota 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 Niota: Mouse Creek.

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


Total Population 761
Daytime Population: Workers 646
Daytime Population: Residents 395
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,041
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 761
Population in Familes 655
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 333
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $46,654
Average Household Income $59,126
Per Capita Income $23,556


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $148,837
Average Home Value $183,271


Total Households 334
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 246
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 0.79% 0.52%
Households 0.77% 0.53%
Families 2.69% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Niota, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niota 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 # 308 28th
Population Density # 283 34th
Diversity Index # 257 40th
Median Household Income # 129 70th
Per Capita Income # 157 63rd

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