Townsend is located in east Tennessee. Townsend is part of Blount County. Townsend has 2.17 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Townsend population is 470, which has grown 92.62% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 13.40% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Townsend median household income is $41,136 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.48% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Townsend median house value is $201,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.46% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 50.43% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Townsend is much better than the state average in quality. The Townsend area code is 865.