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 2012: $36,880 (it was $34,821 in 2000)
Beech Grove:

$36,880
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,144 (it was $17,705 in 2000)

Beech Grove CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,651 (it was $85,800 in 2000)
Beech Grove:

$127,651
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $144,276; Detached houses: $177,392; Mobile homes: $59,415
Beech Grove races chart
  • White alone - 1,507 (96.7%)
  • Black alone - 27 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beech Grove: 151.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Beech Grove CCD:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

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

Beech Grove CCD:  0.6% ($513)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Beech Grove satellite photo by USGS

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

Beech Grove household income distribution Beech Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Apparel (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Beech Grove, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Beech Grove 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 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 Coffee County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.7. This is about average.

City:

78.7
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

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.:

32.0
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%

Beech Grove compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.67%
Here: 56.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsCatholic Church
Adherents38.2%16.8%13.6%6.7%5.4%
Congregations15.7%14.8%27.0%10.4%1.7%
NameChurch of the NazareneChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.1%1.9%1.7%10.4%
Congregations4.3%0.9%0.9%0.9%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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:
This county:

13.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Coffee County:

31.0%
Tennessee:

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

15.4%
State:

13.5%

6.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Franklin County, TN  0.88% ($26,446 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.79% ($34,409)
from Bedford County, TN  0.44% ($24,554)


6.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,272 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($468 average AGI)
Coffee County:

0.06%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rutherford County, TN  0.86% ($35,994 average AGI)
to Franklin County, TN  0.83% ($27,237)
to Bedford County, TN  0.34% ($29,651)

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: 4048411293, , 3353 PEACHTREE ROAD, SUITE 300

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KE4LKM, Licensee ID: L00140872
    Grant Date: 02/02/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: Beatrice A Barton
    Registrant: Beatrice A Barton, 825 Lakewood Dr, Beech Grove, TN 37018
  • Call Sign: KE4WTR, Licensee ID: L00974293
    Grant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2015, Certifier: Anthony W Johnson
    Registrant: Anthony W Johnson, 118 Poplar Dr, Beech Grove, TN 37018
  • Call Sign: KF4DVR, Licensee ID: L01049590
    Grant Date: 08/08/2005, Expiration Date: 10/06/2015, 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: 10/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/20/2014
    Registrant: Paul E Mc Carty, 263 Mcbride Branch Rd, Beech Grove, TN 37018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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