For population 25 years and over in Atwood:
For population 15 years and over in Atwood town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $377 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (25.5 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (94.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Trezevant, TN (1.8 miles ), McLemoresville, TN (2.3 miles ), Milan, TN (2.6 miles ), Cedar Grove, TN (3.1 miles ), Bradford, TN (3.3 miles ), Gibson, TN (3.5 miles ), McKenzie, TN (3.7 miles ), Medina, TN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.98 N, Longitude: 88.67 W
Area code: 731
Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-7.9%).
Work and jobs in Atwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Atwood, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Atwood-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Atwood town center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 18.9 miles away from the town center caused $100,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Atwood-area historical earthquake activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Atwood center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from Atwood center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Atwood:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:
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Public high school in Atwood:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Atwood and their reported violations in the past:ATWOOD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1308, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.7%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Atwood compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Atwood (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Atwood (based on Carroll County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.73%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Atwood government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,299 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,968 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Atwood fatal accident list:
Oct 13, 2001 07:21 AM, Us-Sr76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 5, 1994 03:25 PM, Sr76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1993 11:00 PM, Sr76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 9, 1981 02:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Atwood)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Atwood, TN