Overton County TN Information


Overton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,661
Daytime Population: Workers 5,658
Daytime Population: Residents 13,724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 22,375
Population in Familes 18,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $35,298
Average Household Income $48,195
Per Capita Income $19,456


Total Housing Units 10,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,826 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,195 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,648 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $97,400
Average Home Value $147,447


Total Households 9,021
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,315
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 0.36% 0.31%
Households 0.31% 0.28%
Families 0.16% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


Overton County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Overton County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 63 35th
Population Density # 67 31st
Diversity Index # 86 12th
Median Household Income # 80 17th
Per Capita Income # 74 23rd

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