Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (9.8 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (115.4 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (476.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Jonesborough, TN (2.3 miles ), Erwin, TN (2.4 miles ), Midway, TN (2.5 miles ), Telford, TN (2.5 miles) , Banner Hill, TN (2.6 miles ), Unicoi, TN (2.7 miles ), Johnson City, TN (3.1 miles ), Pine Crest, TN (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 36.22 N, Longitude: 82.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Bethesda: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bethesda, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bethesda-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Bethesda place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bethesda-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from Bethesda center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from Bethesda center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
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Religion statistics for Bethesda CCD (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.11%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 20
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,011 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($91 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,332 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($220 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
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