Midtown, Tennessee

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Midtown, Tennessee

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High Points

Midtown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Tennessee):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 18% Midtown Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Midtown, Tennessee

Comparing Midtown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 4
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
People Living Alone 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6

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Midtown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Roane
Standard Zip Codes 37748
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.879
Longitude -84.564

Midtown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ROCKWOOD 2
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station ATHENS
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
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Midtown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,306 100%
Male 627 48%
Female 679 52%
Under 18 300 23%
18+ 1,006 77%
65+ 187 14.3%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,229 94.1%
African-American 43 3.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 7 0.5%
Mixed Race 19 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.5%

Midtown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.7%
Irish 17.7%
English 9%
European 8.2%
Dutch 5.4%
German 3.7%
Polish 2.8%
Italian 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 1.9%
British 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
French Canadian 1.1%
Swedish 0.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Midtown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Emory Gap (37748)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Midtown 1,306 $26,917
Harriman 6,744 $31,190
Kingston 5,264 $44,979
Loudon 4,476 $39,410
Oakdale 244 $27,083
Rockwood 5,774 $32,237
Wartburg 890 $37,917
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Midtown Colleges

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1. Decherd, Tennessee 86.5   29.9% 17.2% 9.1% 20 $35,817 6.9% 17.3% 2,246 18.3% 52.1 0.4% 7.1
2. Tallapoosa, Georgia 84.7   33.2% 17.7% 12.5% 27 $37,401 6.9% 8.8% 2,789 19.4% 88.9 0.3% 5.7
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