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Overton County

Population in July 2007: 1,832.
Males: 920  (50.3%)
Females: 912  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  39.0 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $29,096 (it was $24,224 in 2000)
Alpine:

$29,096
Tennessee:

$41,693
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,864

Alpine CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $80,138 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Alpine:

$80,138
Tennessee:

$138,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,382; Detached houses: $133,555; In 2-unit structures: $81,373; Mobile homes: $52,273
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Alpine races chart
  • White alone - 1,726 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alpine: 145.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 923 feet

Land area: 79.0 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alpine:

  • High school or higher: 51.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alpine CCD:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Tennessee:  4.2%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alpine, Tennessee as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alpine to the number of sex offenders is 916 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alpine CCD:  0.4% ($241)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Alpine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (75.9 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (89.3 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (398.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Livingston, TN (2.8 miles ), Allons, TN (3.3 miles ), Crawford, TN (3.4 miles ), Byrdstown, TN (3.5 miles ), Manson-Wolf River, TN (3.7 miles ), Hilham, TN (3.7 miles ), Rickman, TN (3.7 miles ), Jamestown, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.40 N, Longitude: 85.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Alpine household income distribution Alpine home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Alpine-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Alpine place center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alpine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Alpine center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Alpine center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Overton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Alpine:

  • LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; JAMESTOWN, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Alpine, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpine:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 24 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,679)
  • Roane State Community College (about 49 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 49 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Somerset Community College (about 56 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,009)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 66 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 73 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 4,348)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 77 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 19,827)

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Notable locations in Alpine: Monroe Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A), Alpine Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alpine include: Smith Chapel (A), Falling Springs Church (B), Fredonia Church (C), Bethsadie Church (D), Miller Chapel (E), McDonald Chapel (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allred Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Wirmingham Cemetery (3), Smiths Chapel Cemetery (4), Monroe Cemetery (5), Falling Springs Cemetery (6), Bethsadia Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Jolly Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lize Branch (A), Cub Creek (B), Cowan Branch (C), Black Hollow Branch (D), Medlock Branch (E), Soloman Branch (F), Blue Hole Branch (G), Poor Branch (H), Piney Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Overton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.10
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

28.0%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alpine, TN

Alpine compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alpine (based on Overton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents41.3%20.9%15.0%7.2%5.0%
Congregations19.4%24.2%22.6%9.7%3.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God of ProphecyNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.3%1.2%3.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%1.6%9.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Overton County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Overton County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Overton County:

28.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
State:

13.5%

6.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Putnam County, TN  1.97% ($28,209 average AGI)
from Clay County, TN  0.44% ($25,677)
from Jackson County, TN  0.33% ($26,826)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Putnam County, TN  2.18% ($26,072 average AGI)
to Clay County, TN  0.34% ($29,333)
to Jackson County, TN  0.27% ($19,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alpine:

  • WLIV (920 AM; 1 kW; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: SUNNY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WCLC (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDEB (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alpine:

  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WDEB-FM (103.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLC-FM (105.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • WVFB (101.5 FM; CELINA, TN; Owner: ELIZABETH BERNICE WHITTIMORE)

TV broadcast stations around Alpine:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KF4ZWN, Licensee ID: L00219036
    Grant Date: 08/24/1998, Expiration Date: 08/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2002, Certifier: Pat L Dishman
    Registrant: Pat L Dishman, 2158 Bolestown Loop, Alpine, TN 38543
  • Call Sign: KF4ZWO, Licensee ID: L00228756
    Grant Date: 07/13/1999, Expiration Date: 08/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2002
    Registrant: Paul Dishman, 2158 Bolestown Loop, Alpine, TN 38543
  • Call Sign: KG4OJD, Licensee ID: L00377106
    Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021, Certifier: Eldred Eugene Mcdonald
    Registrant: Eldred Eugene Mcdonald, 135 Mcdonald Lane, Alpine, TN 38543
  • Call Sign: KG4OJE, Licensee ID: L00377107
    Grant Date: 07/11/2001, Expiration Date: 07/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2002, Certifier: Betty J Hinton
    Registrant: Betty J Hinton, 135 Mcdonald Lane, Alpine, TN 38543
  • Call Sign: N4PLD, Previous Call Sign: KF4ZWN, Licensee ID: L00219036
    Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Certifier: Pat L Dishman
    Registrant: Pat L Dishman, 2158 Bolestown Loop, Alpine, TN 38543
  • Call Sign: W4KPD, Previous Call Sign: KF4ZWO, Licensee ID: L00228756
    Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Certifier: Paul Dishman
    Registrant: Paul Dishman, 2158 Bolestown Loop, Alpine, TN 38543


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