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Cross Plains, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Cross Plains had a population of 1,780 as of July 1, 2017. Cross Plains 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 Cross Plains is located at latitude 36.541 and longitude -86.6751 in Robertson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cross Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robertson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.

The City of Cross Plains (GNIS ID: 2404158) 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 Cross Plains is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robertson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cross Plains 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 Cross Plains: Crossplains.

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


Total Population 1,780
Daytime Population: Workers 325
Daytime Population: Residents 827
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,152
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,780
Population in Familes 1,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 210
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $61,215
Average Household Income $74,950
Per Capita Income $26,263


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 514 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $205,227
Average Home Value $234,893


Total Households 633
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 509
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 0.52% 0.7%
Households 0.49% 0.65%
Families 0.96% 0.54%
Median Household Income   4.49%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Cross Plains, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross Plains 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 # 210 51st
Population Density # 345 19th
Diversity Index # 212 51st
Median Household Income # 43 90th
Per Capita Income # 95 78th

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