Huntsville, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Huntsville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Huntsville had a population of 1,223 as of July 1, 2018. Huntsville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Huntsville is located at latitude 36.4106 and longitude -84.5039 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Huntsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The Town of Huntsville (GNIS ID: 2405876) 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 Town of Huntsville is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Huntsville: Hunters Spring.

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


Total Population 1,223
Population in Households 1,086
Population in Familes 860
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 311
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $38,055
Average Household Income $55,925
Per Capita Income $22,594


Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $85,780
Average Home Value $129,257


Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 290
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 -0.24% -0.15%
Households -0.37% -0.21%
Families 1.19% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.34%

Huntsville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntsville 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 # 263 38th
Population Density # 294 31st
Diversity Index # 403 6th
Median Household Income # 272 37th
Per Capita Income # 215 50th

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