For population 25 years and over in Bethel Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Bethel Springs town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $413 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (29.8 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (77.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (459.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Selmer, TN (2.1 miles ), Finger, TN (2.9 miles ), Eastview, TN (3.4 miles ), Ramer, TN (3.4 miles ), Stantonville, TN (3.4 miles ), West Chester, TN (3.4 miles ), Hornsby, TN (3.5 miles ), Adamsville, TN (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 88.61 W
Area code: 731
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Crime in Bethel Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (1 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -154 (-16.8%).
Work and jobs in Bethel Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bethel Springs, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bethel Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Bethel Springs town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 5 people and caused $18 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bethel Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Bethel Springs center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Bethel Springs center
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McNairy County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Albert Brewer - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Bethel Springs:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethel Springs:
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Public elementary/middle school in Bethel Springs:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bethel Springs and their reported violations in the past:BETHEL SPRINGS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1007, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Bethel Springs compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Bethel Springs (based on McNairy County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,688 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,582 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bethel Springs, Tennessee:See more detailed statistics of Bethel Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $809,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 174
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,800
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bethel Springs)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: