Ducktown, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Ducktown, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Ducktown had a population of 624 as of July 1, 2018. Ducktown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density 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 35.036 and longitude -84.3855 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ducktown (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 624
Population in Households 540
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 237
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $29,288
Average Household Income $44,771
Per Capita Income $21,754


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $93,359
Average Home Value $137,745


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 132
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 3.36% 2.15%
Households 3.92% 2.42%
Families 4.75% 2.18%
Median Household Income   4.63%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Ducktown, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ducktown 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 # 333 22nd
Population Density # 334 22nd
Diversity Index # 311 28th
Median Household Income # 397 7th
Per Capita Income # 245 43rd

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