Beech Grove, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 1,673.
Males: 864  (51.7%)
Females: 809  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 37018

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,024 (it was $34,821 in 2000)
Beech Grove:

$49,024
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,476 (it was $17,705 in 2000)

Beech Grove CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,438 (it was $85,800 in 2000)
Beech Grove:

$140,438
TN:

$167,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Beech Grove: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Beech Grove, TN (2000)
    • 1,50796.7%White alone
    • 271.7%Black alone
    • 130.8%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 51.8 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.6% ($513)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (20.2 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (48.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (438.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lakewood Park, TN (2.2 miles ),
Bell Buckle, TN (2.9 miles ),
Wartrace, TN (3.0 miles ),
New Union, TN (3.0 miles ),
Kittrell, TN (3.3 miles ),
Normandy, TN (3.3 miles),
Manchester, TN (3.4 miles ),
Plateau of the Barrens, TN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.61 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Beech Grove, TN in 2017
Beech Grove satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Beech Grove, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.5%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.1%)
  • Apparel (7.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Beech Grove, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Beech Grove, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
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 11.0 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 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Beech Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Beech Grove place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 1/24/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the place center injured 18 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beech Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% 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 83.8 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 217.4 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) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the city 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 186.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from Beech Grove 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 163.6 miles away from Beech Grove 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 Coffee County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Beech Grove:

  • MEDICAL CENTER OF MANCHESTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • MANCHESTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • MANCHESTER DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • UNITED REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • COFFEE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)
  • HORIZON HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MANCHESTER, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beech Grove:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 18 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 19 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Lipscomb University (about 48 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 48 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 50 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 51 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Beech Grove: Sixteenth Model (A), Barnes Store (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beech Grove include: Hoodoo Methodist Church (A), Little Hurricane Church (B), Garrison Fork Church (C), Bell Springs Church (D), Union Church (E), Jernigan Hill Church (F), Hurricane Grove Church (G), Old Grove Church (H), Noah Fork Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tillman Cemetery (1), Trail Cemetery (2), Jernigan Cemetery (3), Keele Cemetery (4), Kendall Cemetery (5), Webster Cemetery (6), Williams Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Westmoreland Water Supply Lake (A), Floyd Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lawrence Branch (A), Jernigan Branch (B), Jake Branch (C), Harrison Branch (D), Ferrell Branch (E), Possumpaw Branch (F), Burnham Branch (G), Crosslin Branch (H), Panhandle Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Coffee 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:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.6%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

4.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.3%
Whole state:

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

5.6%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Beech Grove:

Marital status in Beech Grove, TN
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Beech Grove:

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beech Grove, TN (based on Coffee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,50582
Mainline Protestant5,58921
Catholic1,2452
Other8975
Black Protestant2962
None25,264-
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: 15
Coffee County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Coffee County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Coffee County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Coffee County:

15.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

7.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
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 Franklin County, TN  1.19% ($35,853 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  1.02% ($44,985)
from Bedford County, TN  0.55% ($34,027)


6.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
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 Franklin County, TN  1.34% ($36,638 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.85% ($47,112)
to Bedford County, TN  0.44% ($35,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beech Grove:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beech Grove:

  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFTZ (101.5 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: PHASE TWO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOZ (104.9 FM; WOODBURY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTML (91.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • W263AI (100.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: BART WALKER)
  • WTRZ-FM (103.9 FM; MCMINNVILLE, TN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAUT (88.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Beech Grove:

  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WETV-LP (Channel 11; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHANNEL ELEVEN, INC.)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHRT-LP (Channel 27; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: LANDMARK ARTS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 8622 A Majors Road (Lat: 36.140278 Lon: -83.906667), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 83.8 m, Registrant: Bellsouth Personal Communications, Inc. Dba , Atlan-ta, Phone: (404) 841-1293

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KE4LKM, Licensee ID: L00140872, Grant Date: 02/02/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2016, Certifier: Beatrice A Barton, Registrant: Beatrice A Barton, 825 Lakewood Dr, Beech Grove, TN 37018
  • Call Sign: KE4WTR, Licensee ID: L00974293, Grant Date: 04/07/2015, Expiration Date: 04/07/2025, Certifier: Anthony W Johnson, Registrant: Anthony W Johnson, 118 Poplar Dr, Beech Grove, TN 37018
  • Call Sign: KF4DVR, Licensee ID: L01049590, Grant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 10/20/2025, Certifier: Tammy L Barton, Registrant: Tammy L Barton, 415 Maple Dr, Beech Grove, TN 37018
  • Call Sign: KF4TSV, Grant Date: 08/20/1997, Expiration Date: 08/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Registrant: Luke D Barton, 290 Emerald Lake Run, Beech Grove, TN 37018
  • Call Sign: WB4ICN, Licensee ID: L00926847, Grant Date: 10/01/2014, Expiration Date: 10/20/2024, Registrant: Paul E Mc Carty, 263 Mcbride Branch Rd, Beech Grove, TN 37018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beech Grove, TN
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 32.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.7%Wood
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beech Grove, TN
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 34.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.9%Wood
  • 6.7%Utility gas


Beech Grove 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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