Altamont, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 1,027 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 545  (53.1%)
Females: 482  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37301, 37305, 37313.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,788 (it was $21,767 in 2000)
Altamont:

$29,788
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,381 (it was $10,074 in 2000)

Altamont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,634 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Altamont:

$75,634
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,422; detached houses: $107,837; mobile homes: $46,175

Median gross rent in 2017: $596.

March 2019 cost of living index in Altamont: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Altamont, TN (2010)
    • 1,02698.2%White alone
    • 101.0%Hispanic
    • 60.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races

Races in Altamont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Altamont, Tennessee as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Altamont is 381 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (25.0%), Irish (11.9%), Scottish (8.6%), English (7.1%), German (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 1870 feet

Land area: 22.0 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Altamont, Tennessee map

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Tennessee:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $383 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $301 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (37.6 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (76.3 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (455.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Beersheba Springs, TN (2.0 miles ),
Coalmont, TN (2.5 miles ),
Gruetli-Laager, TN (2.7 miles ),
Viola, TN (3.2 miles),
Palmer, TN (3.3 miles ),
Irving College, TN (3.4 miles ),
Tracy City, TN (3.5 miles ),
Pelham, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 85.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Distribution of median household income in Altamont, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Altamont, TN in 2017
Altamont satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +392 (+52.7%).
Most common industries in Altamont, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Machinery (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.6%)
  • Machinery (10.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Wood products (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Apparel (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (7.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Altamont, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Altamont, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Altamont, Tennessee average temperatures Altamont, Tennessee average precipitation Altamont, Tennessee humidity Altamont, Tennessee wind speed Altamont, Tennessee snowfall Altamont, Tennessee sunshine Altamont, Tennessee clear and cloudy days

Altamont, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.46
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Altamont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Altamont town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altamont-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from Altamont center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 215.7 miles away from Altamont center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Altamont center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from Altamont center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altamont topographic map

Airports located in Altamont:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altamont:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 33 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 37 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 37 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 46 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 47 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 51 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 53 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)

Public elementary/middle school in Altamont:

See full list of schools located in Altamont

Library in Altamont:

  • ALTAMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,285; Location: 1433 MAIN STREET; 8,067 books; 61 audio materials; 147 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Altamont: Grundy County Courthouse (A), Altamont Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Altamont include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Altamont Baptist Church (B), Killians Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Altamont Cemetery (1), Fults Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A), Armstrong Creek (B), Rock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Grundy County - Chancery Court Clerk (68 Cumberland Street).

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Altamont and their reported violations in the past:

BIG CREEK UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 7,836, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2012)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Altamont (2011 data):

  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: Altamont Branch at 1548 Main Street, branch established on 1974/07/24. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Altamont:

Marital status in Altamont, TN
  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Altamont:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Altamont
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Altamont, TN (based on Grundy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,09633
Mainline Protestant84611
Other3883
Catholic--
None9,373-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

10.8%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.1%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Altamont:

43.6%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Altamont:

29.7
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Altamont:

21.1%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Altamont:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Altamont:

34.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Altamont:

76.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altamont, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$378
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$363
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$3,273
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$504
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,133
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 21$5,651

Altamont government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $44,000 ($42.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($32.13)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($31.16)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($18.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($17.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($12.66)
    Gas Utilities: $10,000 ($9.74)
    Electric Utilities: $10,000 ($9.74)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($9.74)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($3.89)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.97)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($7.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,000 ($25.32)

Altamont government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($24.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $21,000 ($20.45)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($10.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($81.79)
    Highways: $29,000 ($28.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($12.66)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $29,000 ($28.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($4.87)

Altamont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000 ($244.40)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, TN  1.03% ($29,617 average AGI)
from Franklin County, TN  0.68% ($30,742)
from Coffee County, TN  0.61% ($27,893)


4.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coffee County, TN  0.72% ($30,515 average AGI)
to Franklin County, TN  0.66% ($34,033)
to Marion County, TN  0.57% ($27,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altamont:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altamont:

  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZP (107.3 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)

TV broadcast stations around Altamont:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • Altamont, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count15956
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23926
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5933
  • Fatalities17735
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40151
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1471
See more detailed statistics of Altamont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.9mTotal length
  • $1,816,000Total costs
  • 27,540Total average daily traffic
  • 3,585Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,776Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Altamont, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Altamont, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Altamont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • End Of Cabbage Patch Rd (Lat: 35.425083 Lon: -85.900028), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.9 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNGJ400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 05/02/2023, Registrant: Communications Evolutions, Mcminnville, TN 37111-8146, Phone: (931) 473-5312, Fax: (931) 473-4117, Email:
  • FLOW SITE, Flow Site 1797 Main St (Lat: 35.432111 Lon: -85.722278), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQXQ811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.306 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2016, Expiration Date: 05/12/2026, Certifier: Allen Joslyn, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc, 15895 S Pflumm, Olathe,, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Email:
  • 3344 Cabbage Patch Rd (Lat: 35.432694 Lon: -85.862500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WRBT772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.350 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2018, Expiration Date: 06/18/2028, Certifier: David Young, Registrant: Mrc Licensing, 406 Se 31st Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33904, Phone: (239) 233-7679, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Hippie Town Farm, Deer Run Road (Lat: 35.369667 Lon: -85.857889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.3 m, Call Sign: WQPV624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 08/24/2022, Certifier: Stephen Philyaw, Registrant: Tennessee Dept Of Safety, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1622, Email:
  • Skymont, 383 Soldier Rd (Lat: 35.430056 Lon: -85.802389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.1 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQXS595,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6019.32 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/2016, Expiration Date: 05/26/2026, Certifier: Chris Townsend, Registrant: Advantage Cellular Systems, Inc., 111 High Street, Alexandria, TN 37012, Phone: (615) 464-2303, Fax: (615) 529-1500, Email:
  • HIPPY TOWN, Deer Run Road (Lat: 35.369667 Lon: -85.857889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.3 m, Call Sign: WRDH764,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: Wanda Mcdaniel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K5SV, Licensee ID: L00793529, Grant Date: 12/31/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2024, Certifier: Stephen L Voelkel, Registrant: Stephen L Voelkel, 558 Hanging Rock Dr, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Call Sign: KB4RDY, Grant Date: 04/18/1996, Expiration Date: 04/18/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2008, Registrant: Lowell J Durham, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Call Sign: KD4JZI, Licensee ID: L00420591, Grant Date: 11/15/2001, Expiration Date: 02/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2014, Certifier: Jeffery S Barnett, Registrant: Jeffery S Barnett, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Call Sign: KE4NYH, Licensee ID: L00447217, Grant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Registrant: Jay E Zmudzinski, 75 Maple Street, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Call Sign: N4HMB, Licensee ID: L00415045, Grant Date: 07/01/2006, Expiration Date: 07/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2018, Registrant: William M Christman, 264 Mcbain Rd, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Call Sign: W4LOZ, Grant Date: 04/29/1996, Expiration Date: 04/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2008, Registrant: Lawson W Holverstott, Altamont, TN 37301

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1159X , Serial Number: 28-7505217, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry D Jr Argo, 1324 Gap Rd, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Aircraft: RAYMOND KEVIN F SLINGSHOT EXTRA (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 266BK , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce A Kreikemeier, 835 Griswold Rd, Altamont, TN 37301
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/05/2017
  • Aircraft: KROTZER THOMAS R AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CUYUNA ALL MDLS A/B (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37TK , Serial Number: XX37, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce A Kreikemeier, 835 Griswold Rd, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5971U , Serial Number: 28-26851, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne Harris, Po Box 66, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 646SP , Serial Number: 172S8053, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Donna Lynn Vermeylen, Po Box 51, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Aircraft: VERMEYLEN JOHN B COZY MK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69CZ , Serial Number: MK-0295, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/1997
    Registrant (Individual): John B Vermeylen, Po Box 51, Altamont, TN 37301
  • Aircraft: BLOCH P/GAVIN S SP SPECIAL AVID (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731SP , Serial Number: 007, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce A Kreikemeier, 835 Griswold Rd, Altamont, TN 37301
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/23/2018

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of reported fires - 70 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Altamont, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.8%), and Structure Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Altamont, TN
    • 22750.8%Outside Fires
    • 17038.0%Structure Fires
    • 286.3%Other
    • 224.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Altamont, TN
Most common first names in Altamont, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1170.4 years
Mary778.7 years
Charles677.8 years
John668.0 years
Frances581.0 years
James575.2 years
Willie571.6 years
Robert579.0 years
George477.8 years
Bobby458.5 years
Most common last names in Altamont, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hobbs2163.0 years
Fults1677.9 years
Bess1469.7 years
Fitch1278.1 years
King1166.2 years
Campbell976.9 years
Northcutt970.4 years
Tate974.0 years
Nunley764.4 years
Smith779.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Altamont, TN
  • 48.0%Electricity
  • 26.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Altamont, TN
  • 73.0%Electricity
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Altamont compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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