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Ducktown, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Ducktown had a population of 616 as of July 1, 2019. Ducktown 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 Ducktown is located at latitude 35.0359 and longitude -84.3827 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ducktown encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,732 feet.

The City of Ducktown (GNIS ID: 2403512) 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 Ducktown is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Polk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ducktown: Duck Town, Hiwassee.

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Ducktown, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ducktown, TN Housing Affordability Index is 171
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ducktown, TN Wealth Index is 38
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 616
Population in Households 535
Population in Familes 413
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density 233
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,162
Average Household Income $44,475
Per Capita Income $17,728
Wealth Index3 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $87,209
Housing Affordability Index2 171
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.85% 2.03%
Households 3.64% 2.31%
Families 4.31% 2.3%
Median Household Income   4.65%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Ducktown, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ducktown to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 334 22nd
Population Density # 338 21st
Diversity Index # 334 23rd
Median Household Income # 412 4th
Per Capita Income # 380 12th

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