Rutherford County TN Information


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  1. Rutherford County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forRutherford County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Tennessee Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Rutherford County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 316,384
Population in Households 311,561
Population in Familes 253,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,823
Population Density2 511
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $59,156
Average Household Income $75,290
Per Capita Income $27,937


Total Housing Units 123,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77,014 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,197 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,046 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $188,703
Average Home Value $222,149


Total Households 116,211
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 79,410
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 2.28% 2.39%
Households 2.31% 2.41%
Families 2.12% 2.27%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Rutherford County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rutherford County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 5 96th
Population Density # 5 96th
Diversity Index # 9 92nd
Median Household Income # 5 96th
Per Capita Income # 11 89th

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