Roane County TN Information


Roane County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 53,626
Daytime Population: Workers 17,309
Daytime Population: Residents 31,180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,489
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 52,980
Population in Familes 43,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 646
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $46,101
Average Household Income $62,724
Per Capita Income $26,147


Total Housing Units 25,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,084 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,955 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,736 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $153,355
Average Home Value $201,955


Total Households 22,039
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 15,041
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 -0.14% -0.27%
Households -0.21% -0.32%
Families -0.37% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.96%


Roane County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roane 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 # 29 71st
Population Density # 23 77th
Diversity Index # 67 31st
Median Household Income # 22 78th
Per Capita Income # 16 84th

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