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Tusculum is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 2,949, it is the 138th largest city in Tennessee and the 6292nd largest city in the United States. Tusculum is currently growing at a rate of 2.79% annually and its population has increased by 10.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,663 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Tusculum has a population density of 607 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tusculum is $86,892 with a poverty rate of 14.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $205,400. The median age in Tusculum is 30.3 years, 32 years for males, and 26.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Tusculum Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tusculum was:

  • White: 85.53%
  • Black or African American: 9.35%
  • Asian: 2.63%
  • Native American: 1.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

Source: https://worldpopulationreview.com/us-cities/tusculum-tn-population

The City of Tusculum is 4.5 square miles in area with a population of 2663 (2010 census). The City features 28 miles of roadway with two major state highways running through it.  Traffic is heavy with over 40,000 cars a day passing through.  Traffic is related to the number of schools within the city limits being Doak Elementary School, Chuckey Doak Middle School, Chuckey Doak High School, and Tusculum University.