Barnard, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 6,335.
Males: 3,212  (50.7%)
Females: 3,123  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37880

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,939 (it was $34,577 in 2000)
Barnard:

$43,939
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,927 (it was $18,248 in 2000)

Barnard CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,748 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Barnard:

$126,748
TN:

$140,300
  • Races in Barnard, TN (2000)

    Barnard races chart
    • 6,03197.7%White alone
    • 560.9%Two or more races
    • 430.7%Hispanic
    • 200.3%Black alone
    • 190.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.06%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barnard: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 100.8 square miles.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (very low).

Barnard, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Barnard:

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barnard CCD:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 71.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

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

Barnard CCD:  0.8% ($667)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Barnard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (38.9 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (125.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (452.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Midtown, TN (2.9 miles ), Kingston, TN (3.0 miles ), Rockwood, TN (3.0 miles ), Ten Mile, TN (3.2 miles ), Philadelphia, TN (3.4 miles ), Harriman, TN (3.4 miles ), Sweetwater, TN (3.6 miles ), Loudon, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.76 N, Longitude: 84.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 865

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Barnard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Barnard, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barnard-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Barnard place center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barnard-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 35.0 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Barnard 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 172.9 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 260.5 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 176.6 miles away from Barnard 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 234.5 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 Roane County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Barnard:

  • MICHAEL DUNN CENTER JULIA CAILLIOUETTE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KINGSTON, TN)
  • MICHAEL DUNN CENTER LEDA HERRON HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KINGSTON, TN)
  • RENAISSANCE TERRACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARRIMAN, TN)
  • (CLOSED) BAPTIST HOSPITAL OF ROANE COUNTY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCKWOOD, TN)
  • ARCON/BAPTIST HLTH CTR OF ROCKWOOD LLC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCKWOOD, TN)
  • KINGSTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; KINGSTON, TN)
  • SWEETWATER HOSP HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SWEETWATER, TN)

Operable nuclear power plant near Barnard:

  • 17 miles: Watts Bar 1 in Spring City, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barnard:

  • Roane State Community College (about 9 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,302)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 27 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 40 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 43 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 45 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 56 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 59 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

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Notable locations in Barnard: Southwest Point Golf Course (A), Camp John Knox (B), Blue Springs Dock (C), Bayside Dock (D), South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (F), South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (G), South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (H), South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barnard include: Erie Church (A), Chapman Grove Church (B), Ponder Church (C), Salem Church (D), Tennessee Chapel (E), Johnson Chapel (F), Compromise Church (G), Pleasant Hill Church (H), Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hornsby Cemetery (1), Isham Cemetery (2), Jackson Cemetery (3), Johnson Cemetery (4), Union Star Cemetery (5), Kelsay Cemetery (6), Lacy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Claude Reed Lake (A), Watts Bar Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Laurel Bluff Branch (A), Jackson Branch (B), Huffine Branch (C), Hood Branch (D), Greenbrier Branch (E), Gordon Branch (F), Evans Branch (G), Cedar Fork (H), Cane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Barnard: Riley Creek Recreational Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Roane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.6. This is about average.

City:

83.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.790. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.790
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.3%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.1%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Tennessee average:

13.3

Barnard travel time to work - commute Barnard mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Barnard CCD (based on Roane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,50297
Mainline Protestant3,38520
Black Protestant6534
Catholic5001
Other3452
None19,796-
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
Roane County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Roane County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Roane County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Roane County:

31.1%
Tennessee:

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

11.9%
State:

13.5%

5.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knox County, TN  1.00% ($42,005 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.59% ($44,327)
from Morgan County, TN  0.45% ($26,518)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Roane County:

0.09%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knox County, TN  1.17% ($36,090 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  0.65% ($32,512)
to Loudon County, TN  0.45% ($35,483)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barnard:

  • WOFE (580 AM; 1 kW; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WDEH (800 AM; 1 kW; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WLOD (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LOUDON, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WLIL (730 AM; 1 kW; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barnard:

  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJSQ (101.7 FM; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYGO (99.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TN; Owner: MAJOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Barnard:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Barnard compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Barnard on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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