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Population in July 2007: 7,818.
Males: 3,896  (49.8%)
Females: 3,922  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 37708

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,271 (it was $29,333 in 2000)
Bean Station:

$44,271
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,085 (it was $13,833 in 2000)

Bean Station CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,805 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Bean Station:

$123,805
TN:

$167,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Bean Station: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Bean Station, TN (2000)
    • 7,03998.2%White alone
    • 570.8%Hispanic
    • 400.6%Two or more races
    • 140.2%Black alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone
    • 70.10%Asian alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Bean Station, Tennessee as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bean Station is 558 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bean Station by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(98.6)
1
(32.6)
1
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(36.8)
1
(35.6)
1
(32.9)
5
(162.8)
4
(129.7)
5
(175.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(134.6)
3
(97.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(97.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(919.1)
21
(747.9)
15
(492.9)
8
(260.4)
5
(162.1)
6
(210.5)
15
(523.6)
10
(336.5)
9
(293.1)
1
(32.4)
8
(259.3)
4
(129.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(1,581)
52
(1,852)
46
(1,512)
56
(1,823)
37
(1,199)
34
(1,193)
23
(802.8)
24
(807.5)
13
(423.3)
5
(162.1)
15
(486.2)
8
(258.9)
3
(97.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
82
(3,015)
106
(3,775)
103
(3,385)
138
(4,492)
106
(3,436)
102
(3,578)
86
(3,002)
82
(2,759)
92
(2,996)
40
(1,297)
36
(1,167)
21
(679.6)
16
(517.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(661.8)
15
(534.2)
5
(164.3)
15
(488.3)
5
(162.1)
1
(35.1)
11
(383.9)
6
(201.9)
10
(325.6)
4
(129.7)
2
(64.8)
6
(194.2)
3
(97.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.6)
1
(32.9)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)479.0483.6507.4473.3331.6324.1367.5425.3289.580.1231.886.7109.6

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City-data.com crime index in Bean Station, TN

Crime rate in Bean Station detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1996

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 52.4 square miles.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (very low).

Bean Station, Tennessee map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bean Station CCD:

0.4% ($292)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (41.3 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (134.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (447.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Thorn Hill, TN (2.6 miles ),
Morristown, TN (2.7 miles ),
Mooresburg, TN (2.9 miles ),
Alpha, TN (3.2 miles ),
Rutledge, TN (3.2 miles ),
Whitesburg, TN (3.4 miles ),
Big War Creek, TN (3.4 miles ),
White Pine, TN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.31 N, Longitude: 83.33 W

Area code: 865

Distribution of median household income in Bean Station, TN in 2017
Bean Station satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $205,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $227,900
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $227,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Bean Station, TN residents
Average permit cost in Bean Station, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Bean Station, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (15.8%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Wood products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Bean Station, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Bean Station, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bean Station, Tennessee average temperatures Bean Station, Tennessee average precipitation Bean Station, Tennessee humidity Bean Station, Tennessee wind speed Bean Station, Tennessee snowfall Bean Station, Tennessee sunshine Bean Station, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 26.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Bean Station-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Bean Station place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 38.4 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bean Station-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 135.1 miles away from the city center
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 50.0 miles away from Bean Station center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 175.5 miles away from Bean Station 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 180.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 130.1 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 290.6 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 Grainger County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bean Station:

  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF EAST TENNESSEE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • HERITAGE CENTER, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • LAKEWAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • COVENANT HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • COVENANT HOMECARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORRISTOWN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • FMC MORRISTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bean Station:

  • Walters State Community College (about 8 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 26 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Tusculum College (about 34 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 42 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 53 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 53 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Private high school in Bean Station:

Public elementary/middle school in Bean Station:

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Notable location: Bean Station Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bean Station include: Meadow Branch Church (A), Barnards Grove Church (B), Adriel Church (C), Central Church (D), Moore Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Samsel Cemetery (1), Livingston Cemetery (2), Meeks Cemetery (3), New Adriel Cemetery (4), Moores Chapel Cemetery (5), Meadow Branch Cemetery (6), Bean Station Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (800 Main Street).

Birthplace of: John K. Shields - Politician.

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

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

BEAN STATION UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 8,047, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.3%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.8%
Whole state:

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

8.2%
Whole state:

5.8%
24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Bean Station (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Bean Station Branch at 2250 Broadway Drive, branch established on 1997/10/20. Info updated 2010/07/08: Bank assets: $152.6 mil, Deposits: $138.3 mil, headquarters in New Tazewell, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Grainger County: Bean Station Branch at 1131 Hwy 11w, branch established on 1967/09/13. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $181.4 mil, Deposits: $148.7 mil, headquarters in Rutledge, TN, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Of Grainger County Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bean Station:

Marital status in Bean Station, TN
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bean Station:

  • High school or higher: 60.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bean Station, TN (based on Grainger County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,23348
Mainline Protestant72810
Other51
Catholic-1
None10,691-
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: 5
Grainger County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Grainger County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

11.5%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Grainger County:

28.4%
Tennessee:

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

15.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%
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
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,956$31,0942$22
Streets and Highways 3$5,978$23,9122$20
Other Government Administration 1$2,125$25,50014$3,101
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$847
Parks and Recreation 0$0 6$306
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$21,059$28,07927$4,296

7.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.23% ($41,935 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  1.14% ($48,081)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.56% ($33,762)


5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.53% ($33,965 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  1.06% ($35,468)
to Jefferson County, TN  0.61% ($44,733)

Businesses in Bean Station, TN

  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bean Station:

  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bean Station:

  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Bean Station:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WETP-TV (Channel 2; SNEEDVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W61DG (Channel 61; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Bean Station fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bean Station fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.4mTotal length
  • $350,000Total costs
  • 36,200Total average daily traffic
  • 4,525Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rescue Squad Bldg (Lat: 36.340917 Lon: -83.281556), Call Sign: WZX464, Licensee ID: L00098041,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2004, Registrant: Bean Station Volunteer Rescue Squad, Bean Station, TN 37708, Phone: (423) 993-6508
  • Lat: 36.335667 Lon: -83.282583, Call Sign: WQFX731,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.370 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2016, Expiration Date: 10/31/2026, Certifier: Jeff Atkins, Registrant: Metro Coimmunications, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Studio, 1690 N. Davy Crockett Parkway (Lat: 36.254444 Lon: -83.281667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPSQ986, Licensee ID: L00335807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2001, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Certifier: Shelby Trent Ms., Registrant: Cherokee Broadcasting
  • BEAN STATION, 2.7 Miles West Of (Lat: 36.351667 Lon: -83.331111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQQC775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2012, Expiration Date: 10/31/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2014, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BEAN STATION, 2.7 Miles West Of (Lat: 36.351667 Lon: -83.331111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WRCF706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2018, Expiration Date: 09/19/2028, 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:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bean Station)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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: 5122S , Serial Number: 28-7105172, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Frank R Kudla, 6703 Highway 11w S, Bean Station, TN 37708
  • Aircraft: BRUSILOW MICHAEL PIENTENPOL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: FORD CONVERSION (60 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 687MB , Serial Number: 2A, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jim Mcwhorter, 260 Moores Chapel Rd, Bean Station, TN 37708

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 fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 55 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bean Station, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (39.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bean Station, TN
    • 12741.6%Structure Fires
    • 11939.0%Outside Fires
    • 3611.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 237.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bean Station, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bean Station, TN
  • 77.0%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bean Station, TN
  • 83.8%Electricity
  • 7.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bean Station compared to Tennessee 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Bean Station on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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