Loudon County, Tennessee

The Loudon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee in the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Loudon.


The County is located in Eastern Tennessee, is about 65 miles from North Carolina away and has an area of 641 square kilometers, of which 48 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Knox County, Blount County, Monroe County, McMinn County and Roane County.


The Loudon County was formed on June 2, 1870 from parts of Blount County, Monroe County and Roane County. It was named for John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun and Governor of Virginia in the period from 1756 to 1759.

Demographic data


According to the census in 2000 lived in Loudon County 39 086 people in 15,944 households and 11,798 families. The population density was 66 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 95.90 percent White, 1.14 percent African American, 0.32 percent Native American, 0.21 percent Asian, 0.02 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander and 1.43 percent from other races groups; 0.98 percent were descended from two or more races. 2.29 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 15,944 households out of which 28.4 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 61.7 percent were married couples living together, 8.9 percent were single mothers and 26.0 percent were non-families. 22.8 percent of all households and 10.1 percent lived in persons aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average household size was 2.82 people.

21.9 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 6.7 percent between 18 to 24, 27.5 percent between 25 and 44, 27.7 percent between 45 and 64 and 16.2 percent were older than 65, the average age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males statistically every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household was $ 40,401, and the median income for a family was $ 46,517. Males had a median income of $ 33,567, women $ 23,164. The per capita income was $ 21,061. 6.9 percent of families and 10.0 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Cities and Towns

  • Dixie Lee Junction
  • Greenback
  • Lenoir City
  • Loudon
  • Morganton
  • Philadelphia
  • Tellico Village