Wilson County TN Information


Wilson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 136,421
Daytime Population: Workers 46,573
Daytime Population: Residents 70,090
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 116,663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 135,174
Population in Familes 116,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,247
Population Density2 239
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $64,248
Average Household Income $82,333
Per Capita Income $30,731


Total Housing Units 53,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,948 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,550 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,266 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $224,150
Average Home Value $268,269


Total Households 50,498
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 37,821
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 2.51% 2.44%
Households 2.39% 2.37%
Families 2.25% 2.28%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Wilson County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 10 91st
Population Density # 13 87th
Diversity Index # 27 73rd
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 3 98th

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