Apison, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 2,469.
Males: 1,331  (53.9%)
Females: 1,138  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37302, 37311, 37353, 37363.

Apison Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,302
Apison:

$51,302
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,972

Apison CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,300
Apison:

$177,300
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $240,526; detached houses: $260,766; mobile homes: $84,666

Median gross rent in 2017: $729.

March 2019 cost of living index in Apison: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
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  • Races in Apison, TN (2010)
    • 2,30893.5%White alone
    • 833.4%Hispanic
    • 261.1%Two or more races
    • 241.0%Black alone
    • 170.7%Asian alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Apison, Tennessee as of July 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Apison is 517 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (25.1%), German (16.5%), Irish (4.5%), English (4.2%), Norwegian (3.0%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

120 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This place:

3.9%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,407 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,698 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (13.9 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (94.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (492.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Collegedale, TN (1.5 miles ),
Ooltewah, TN (2.1 miles ),
East Brainerd, TN (2.2 miles ),
Cohutta, GA (2.5 miles ),
South Bradley, TN (2.5 miles ),
Catoosa Springs, GA (2.8 miles ),
North Whitfield, GA (2.9 miles ),
Ringgold, GA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.02 N, Longitude: 85.02 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Apison, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Apison, TN in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.39
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.26. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.26
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Apison-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Apison place center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Apison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% 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 50.3 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 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 165.1 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.1 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) earthquake occurred 285.3 miles away from Apison 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 169.8 miles away from the city 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 Hamilton County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Apison:

  • LIFE CARE CTR OF COLLEGEDALE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; COLLEGEDALE, TN)
  • HOME CARE SOLUTIONS (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; OOLTEWAH, TN)
  • OPEN ARMS CARE CORP SITE #14 (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OOLTEWAH, TN)
  • CHATTANOOGA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF CHATTANOOGA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • HAMILTON CO NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • HEALTH CENTER AT STANDIFER PLACE, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Amtrak station near Apison:

  • 10 miles: CHATTANOOGA (GREYHOUND STA., 960 AIRPORT RD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Apison:

  • 19 miles: Sequoyah 1 and 2 in Soddy-Daisy, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Apison:

  • Southern Adventist University (about 3 miles; Collegedale, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Lee University (about 14 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 14 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 15 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 16 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Dalton State College (about 18 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Berry College (about 52 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public elementary/middle school in Apison:

Private elementary/middle school in Apison:

  • LESTER COON ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 11429 BATES RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Apison

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tri - Community Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Apison include: Swishers Chapel (A), Wesleyann Church (B), Apison Church (C), Community Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wesley Ann Cemetery (1), Crumley Cemetery (2), Plowman Cemetery (3), Goode Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.4%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Apison:

Marital status in Apison, TN
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Apison:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Apison, TN (based on Hamilton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant137,194357
Mainline Protestant31,98168
Black Protestant14,52561
Catholic12,6856
Other6,18731
Orthodox3884
None133,503-
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: 68
Hamilton County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Hamilton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 156
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 259
Hamilton County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

28.5%
Tennessee:

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

12.6%
Tennessee:

13.5%

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,425 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.29%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Catoosa County, GA  0.44% ($44,881 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.37% ($44,950)
from Walker County, GA  0.27% ($35,898)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($519 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.02%
Tennessee average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Catoosa County, GA  0.48% ($40,446 average AGI)
to Bradley County, TN  0.36% ($45,149)
to Walker County, GA  0.29% ($33,008)

Strongest AM radio stations in Apison:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WTTI (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DALTON, GA; Owner: PYE WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLE (1570 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Apison:

  • WSGC-FM (101.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • W260AJ (99.9 FM; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: WCCV)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, 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.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Apison:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W21BZ (Channel 21; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66CG (Channel 66; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRNG-LP (Channel 63; RINGGOLD, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTNB-CA (Channel 27; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
Apison fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Apison fatal accident list:

Jul 24, 2007 01:54 PM, Sr-320, Lat: 34.998822, Lon: -85.056333, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 2005 08:06 PM, Sr-317, Lat: 35.023870, Lon: -85.023850, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 26, 2002 01:20 PM, Us-Sr2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2002 06:30 AM, Ebrainerdrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.6mTotal length
  • $98,000Total costs
  • 4,810Total average daily traffic
  • 195Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,920Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 11115 Park Place (Lat: 35.019167 Lon: -85.026944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQBH303,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.632 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 10/05/2024, Certifier: Thomas A Cook, Registrant: Apco International Inc, 351 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STEPPING ROCK, 3427 Camp Road (Lat: 35.012194 Lon: -85.055250), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQYS648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2017, Expiration Date: 01/05/2027, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Apison)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Apison)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2011, and the least - 5 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Apison, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.7%), and Structure Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Apison, TN
    • 14760.7%Outside Fires
    • 6727.7%Structure Fires
    • 2510.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Apison, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Apison, TN
  • 75.4%Electricity
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Apison, TN
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 29.6%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Wood


Apison compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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