Sumner County TN Information


Sumner County Subdivisions

Sumner County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 196,474 (100%)
Population in Households 195,222 (99.4%)
Population in Families 164,824 (83.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,252 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 371
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $66,328
Average Household Income $90,316
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $34,406
Wealth Index5 106


Total HU (Housing Units) 79,808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,159 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,667 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,982 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $240,699
Average Home Value $287,899
Housing Affordability Index3 160


Total Households 74,826
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 53,909
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.98% 1.78%
Households 2.02% 1.8%
Families 1.87% 1.67%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
Owner Occupied HU   1.73%


Sumner County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 8 93rd
Population Density # 11 89th
Median Household Income # 4 97th
Housing Affordability Index # 15 16th
Per Capita Income # 4 97th
Diversity Index # 25 75th

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