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Blountville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Blountville Census Designated Place had a population of 3,150 as of July 1, 2019. Blountville 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 Blountville is located at latitude 36.5332 and longitude -82.3268 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Blountville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,539 feet.

The Blountville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402695) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Blountville Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blountville: Bluntsville.

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Blountville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blountville, TN Housing Affordability Index is 146
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Blountville, TN Wealth Index is 56
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,150 (100%)
Population in Households 2,785 (88.4%)
Population in Families 2,245 (71.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 365 (11.6%)
Population Density 638
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,596
Average Household Income $57,176
Per Capita Income $22,105
Wealth Index4 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 816 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $164,643
Housing Affordability Index3 146
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,100
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 720
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.26% 0.25%
Households 0.3% 0.27%
Families 0.11% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Blountville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blountville to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 149 66th
Population Density # 160 63rd
Diversity Index # 348 19th
Median Household Income # 181 58th
Per Capita Income # 239 45th

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