Gordonsville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gordonsville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Gordonsville had a population of 1,342 as of July 1, 2017. Gordonsville 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 Gordonsville is located at latitude 36.1861 and longitude -85.9315 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gordonsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 538 feet.

The Town of Gordonsville (GNIS ID: 2406592) 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 Gordonsville is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Smith County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gordonsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,342
Daytime Population: Workers 1,678
Daytime Population: Residents 672
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,350
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.75
Population in Households 1,342
Population in Familes 1,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 190
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $58,612
Per Capita Income $23,074


Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $135,880
Average Home Value $180,570


Total Households 546
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 380
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 1.4% 1.16%
Households 1.33% 1.18%
Families 1.75% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Gordonsville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gordonsville 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 # 250 42nd
Population Density # 355 17th
Diversity Index # 313 26th
Median Household Income # 107 75th
Per Capita Income # 171 60th

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