White County TN Information


White County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,837
Daytime Population: Workers 8,509
Daytime Population: Residents 16,301
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,810
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 26,455
Population in Familes 21,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 382
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $37,365
Average Household Income $50,066
Per Capita Income $19,968


Total Housing Units 11,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,896 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,713 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,312 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $115,137
Average Home Value $157,045


Total Households 10,609
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 7,424
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 0.52% 0.51%
Households 0.45% 0.46%
Families 0.3% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


White County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 40th
Population Density # 49 49th
Diversity Index # 72 25th
Median Household Income # 65 33rd
Per Capita Income # 68 29th

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