Bell Buckle, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 532 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.1%
Males: 265  (49.9%)
Females: 267  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37020.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,525 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Bell Buckle:

$67,525
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,432 (it was $16,235 in 2000)

Bell Buckle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,327 (it was $81,600 in 2000)
Bell Buckle:

$177,327
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $270,114; detached houses: $267,746

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,002.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bell Buckle: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Bell Buckle, TN (2010)
    • 42484.8%White alone
    • 418.2%Asian alone
    • 163.2%Hispanic
    • 142.8%Black alone
    • 51.0%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bell Buckle, Tennessee as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bell Buckle is 81 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (30.5%), Northern European (7.2%), English (6.4%), German (5.1%), Italian (4.2%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1877

Elevation: 837 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,107 people per square mile   (low).

Bell Buckle, Tennessee map

24 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This town:

5.5%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $792 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $713 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (18.6 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (45.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (438.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wartrace, TN (2.1 miles ),
Christiana, TN (2.8 miles ),
Beech Grove, TN (2.9 miles ),
Shelbyville, TN (3.0 miles ),
Normandy, TN (3.3 miles),
Unionville, TN (3.5 miles ),
Flat Creek-Normandy, TN (3.6 miles ),
Kittrell, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 86.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Distribution of median household income in Bell Buckle, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bell Buckle, TN in 2017
Bell Buckle satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $377,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $377,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $377,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $377,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $377,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $377,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Bell Buckle, TN residents
Average permit cost in Bell Buckle, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+12.0%).
Most common industries in Bell Buckle, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (15.7%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Utilities (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.6%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Bell Buckle, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Accountants and auditors (12.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.1%)

Average climate in Bell Buckle, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 16.9 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 16.9 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 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Bell Buckle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Bell Buckle town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 tornado 30.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bell Buckle-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 86.3 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 215.2 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 183.6 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 224.7 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 135.1 miles away from Bell Buckle 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 159.7 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 Bedford County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, 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).
Bell Buckle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bell Buckle:

  • DCI SHELBYVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER OF BEDFORD COUNTY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • BEDFORD CO NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • COMMUNITY CARE OF RUTHERFORD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MURFREESBORO, TN)
  • MEDICAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; TULLAHOMA, TN)
  • HARTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; TULLAHOMA, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bell Buckle:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 16 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 18 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 43 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • Lipscomb University (about 44 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 45 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 45 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 46 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)

Private high school in Bell Buckle:

  • THE WEBB SCHOOL (Students: 304, Location: 319 WEBB RD E, Grades: 6-12)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Bell Buckle: Bell Buckle First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Peacock Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bell Buckle: Bell Buckle Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Bedford 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 Bell Buckle and their reported violations in the past:

BELL BUCKLE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,146, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.8%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
110 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
14 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Bell Buckle:

Marital status in Bell Buckle, TN
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Bell Buckle:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Tennessee average:

11.6

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bell Buckle
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bell Buckle, TN (based on Bedford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,79471
Mainline Protestant3,44923
Catholic9001
Black Protestant6075
Other3752
None24,933-
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: 12
This county:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Bedford County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
State:

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

17.1%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.0%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Bell Buckle:

27.8
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bell Buckle:

33.1%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Bell Buckle:

58.5%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bell Buckle:

77.7%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bell Buckle, TN Residents
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
Other Government Administration 2$4,491$26,9460$0
Water Supply 1$3,720$44,6400$0
Sewerage 1$2,976$35,7120$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,401$40,8120$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,462
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$14,588$35,0111$1,462

Bell Buckle government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $410,000 ($770.68)
    Sewerage: $141,000 ($265.04)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($248.12)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($75.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($65.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($37.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $558,000 ($1048.87)
    Sewerage: $196,000 ($368.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($28.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $147,000 ($276.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($15.04)

Bell Buckle government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $120,000 ($225.56)
    Other: $27,000 ($50.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($35.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $28,000 ($52.63)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($16.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $511,000 ($960.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $245,000 ($460.53)
    Highways: $69,000 ($129.70)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($80.83)
    Other: $8,000 ($15.04)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $18,000 ($33.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000 ($30.08)
    Amusements License: $15,000 ($28.20)
    Property: $10,000 ($18.80)

Bell Buckle government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,040,000 ($1954.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $838,000 ($1575.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000 ($426.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($46.99)

Bell Buckle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $813,000 ($1528.20)

6.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 Rutherford County, TN  2.07% ($46,082 average AGI)
from Coffee County, TN  0.52% ($35,739)
from Davidson County, TN  0.43% ($34,315)


6.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Rutherford County, TN  1.66% ($40,196 average AGI)
to Coffee County, TN  0.66% ($34,027)
to Davidson County, TN  0.41% ($34,507)

Businesses in Bell Buckle, TN

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bell Buckle:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLIJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZNG (1400 AM; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN; Owner: HOPKINS-HALL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bell Buckle:

  • 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)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, 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)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFTZ (101.5 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: PHASE TWO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOZ (104.9 FM; WOODBURY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK)
  • WTML (91.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W263AI (100.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: BART WALKER)
  • WBIA (88.3 FM; SHELBYVILLE, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bell Buckle:

  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WETV-LP (Channel 11; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHANNEL ELEVEN, INC.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WKRN-TV (Channel 2; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WKRN, G.P.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRT-LP (Channel 27; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: LANDMARK ARTS, INC.)
  • WNPT (Channel 8; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Bell Buckle fatal accident list:

Jun 5, 2010 05:10 PM, Sr-82, Lat: 35.596575, Lon: -86.306125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 1986 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.6mTotal length
  • $1,755,000Total costs
  • 26,040Total average daily traffic
  • 1,452Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,728Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bell Buckle, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bell Buckle, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bell Buckle)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 35.646417 Lon: -86.401222, Call Sign: WRBW290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 452.112 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2018, Expiration Date: 07/06/2028, Certifier: William G Chrismer, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • COVERED BRIDGE, 227 Matt Dr (Lat: 35.628444 Lon: -86.347528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQXK273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2016, Expiration Date: 03/29/2026, Certifier: Tommy Welch, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 551-0017, Email:
  • Pepper Hill, 734 Pepper Hill Rd (Lat: 35.639694 Lon: -86.530083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WRCT665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 01/29/2019, Expiration Date: 01/29/2029, Certifier: Tommy Welch, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bell Buckle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bell Buckle)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 60 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bell Buckle, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.4%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bell Buckle, TN
    • 19843.4%Outside Fires
    • 16636.4%Structure Fires
    • 7817.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 143.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bell Buckle, TN
Most common first names in Bell Buckle, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3665.9 years
Mary3078.2 years
William2976.6 years
John2372.7 years
Robert1775.3 years
Thomas971.3 years
Ruth986.9 years
Charlie875.6 years
Mattie784.4 years
Frank769.6 years
Most common last names in Bell Buckle, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2874.9 years
Smotherman1179.0 years
Williams1181.9 years
Harris982.9 years
Bryant974.5 years
Brothers979.5 years
Hatchett875.9 years
Bingham877.4 years
King872.4 years
Spence778.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bell Buckle, TN
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 22.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bell Buckle, TN
  • 77.6%Electricity
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Utility gas


Bell Buckle compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Bell Buckle on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Asia (population 500+)"
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