Big Sandy, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 542 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 266  (49.2%)
Females: 276  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38221.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,124 (it was $22,917 in 2000)
Big Sandy:

$23,124
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,305 (it was $13,688 in 2000)

Big Sandy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,946 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Big Sandy:

$56,946
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $60,295; Detached houses: $77,911; Mobile homes: $26,936

Median gross rent in 2013: $468.

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  • Races in Big Sandy, TN (2010)

    Big Sandy races chart
    • 54698.0%White alone
    • 50.9%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

Races in Big Sandy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Big Sandy: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), German (17.4%), United States (11.4%), English (9.0%), Scottish (3.3%), Swedish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 762 people per square mile   (low).

Big Sandy,TN real estate house value index trend

Big Sandy, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Big Sandy:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Sandy town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 30.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Big Sandy, Tennessee as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Big Sandy to the number of sex offenders is 276 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $453 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $576 (0.9%)

Big Sandy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (46.3 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (73.9 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (388.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Springville, TN (2.5 miles ), Buchanan-Elkhorn, TN (3.5 miles ), Eva, TN (3.5 miles ), Camden, TN (3.6 miles ), Paris, TN (3.7 miles ), Bruceton, TN (4.0 miles ), New Johnsonville, TN (4.0 miles ), Hollow Rock, TN (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.23 N, Longitude: 88.09 W

Area code: 731

Big Sandy household income distribution Big Sandy home values distribution

Crime rates in Big Sandy by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0196.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0190.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 125253460121
per 100,000 191.2380.2954.2381.0970.9587.1787.41,195.20.0178.3364.3183.2
Burglaries 262113381201
per 100,000 382.41,140.7381.7190.5194.2587.1590.61,593.6177.9356.50.0183.2
Thefts 136513682129
per 100,000 191.2570.31,145.0952.4194.2587.11,181.11,593.6355.9178.3364.31,648.4
Auto thefts 001100100100
per 100,000 0.00.0190.8190.50.00.0196.90.00.0178.30.00.0
Arson 000000020001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0398.40.00.00.0183.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 75.6186.0290.0307.3224.3189.4682.3431.327.885.391.0120.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Big Sandy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Big Sandy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Big Sandy, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Big Sandy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Big Sandy town center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/22/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Sandy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 153.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Big Sandy center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 103.1 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 122.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from Big Sandy center
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 95.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 6, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Big Sandy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Sandy:

  • TENNESSEE QUALITY HOMECARE NW (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, TN)
  • CAMDEN HLTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, TN)
  • HILLHAVEN CONVALESCENT CENTER CAMDEN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, TN)
  • CAMDEN GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, TN)
  • HEALTHPLUS OF TENNESSEE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; PARIS, TN)
  • PARIS MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PARIS, TN)
  • DCI PARIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PARIS, TN)

airports located in Big Sandy:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Sandy:

  • Bethel University (about 25 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,878)
  • Murray State University (about 30 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 45 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 46 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 56 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 57 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 58 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)

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Benton 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 2009 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.86
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.49. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.7%
(31.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Big Sandy (2011 data):

  • Bank of Camden: Big Sandy Branch at State Highway 69, branch established on 1972/10/16. Info updated 2009/11/06: Bank assets: $207.1 mil, Deposits: $154.1 mil, headquarters in Camden, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Clayton Bancorp, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Tennessee average:

12.1

Big Sandy travel time to work - commute Big Sandy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Big Sandy town (based on Benton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,68537
Mainline Protestant1,57915
Black Protestant2952
Catholic2121
Other11
None7,717-
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: 4
Benton County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Benton County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

29.7%
Tennessee:

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

16.8%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Big Sandy:

50.8%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Big Sandy:

45.8%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Big Sandy:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Big Sandy:

24.3%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.3%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Big Sandy:

33.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Big Sandy:

56.7%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Big Sandy, 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$4,518$27,1080$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,108$25,2960$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,215$26,5800$0
Sewerage 1$1,984$23,8080$0
Water Supply 1$1,772$21,2640$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$642
Totals for Government 6$12,597$25,1941$642

Big Sandy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $168,000 ($309.96)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($134.69)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($60.89)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($46.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($40.59)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($36.90)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($20.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($16.61)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($1.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($22.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($7.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $137,000 ($252.77)

Big Sandy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $64,000 ($118.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($70.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $62,000 ($114.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $55,000 ($101.48)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($44.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($173.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $49,000 ($90.41)
    Highways: $14,000 ($25.83)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $45,000 ($83.03)
    Property: $27,000 ($49.82)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($3.69)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.85)

Big Sandy government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $222,000 ($409.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $208,000 ($383.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($25.83)

Big Sandy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $303,000 ($559.04)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Henry County, TN  0.56% ($22,000 average AGI)
from Humphreys County, TN  0.51% ($28,931)
from Carroll County, TN  0.49% ($20,429)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henry County, TN  0.90% ($21,196 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.62% ($21,343)
to Humphreys County, TN  0.35% ($36,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Sandy:

  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPR (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WPHC (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, TN)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDKN (1260 AM; 5 kW; DICKSON, TN; Owner: EDMISSON & EUBANK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Sandy:

  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WMUF-FM (104.7 FM; HENRY, TN; Owner: BENTON WEATHERFORD B/C INC OF TN)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WRJB (95.9 FM; CAMDEN, TN; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WAYW (89.9 FM; NEW JOHNSONVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFGZ (94.5 FM; LOBELVILLE, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVRY (105.1 FM; WAVERLY, TN; Owner: REACH SATELLITE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAJJ (89.3 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINSTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Big Sandy:

  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

Big Sandy fatal accident list:

Aug 24, 2012 00:05 AM, Old Homestead Rd, Lat: 36.25902, Lon: -88.06643, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 23, 2000 01:12 AM, Us-Sr69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 720Total average daily traffic
  • 43Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,152Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Big Sandy)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hill Rd (Lat: 36.279444 Lon: -88.033333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: KTH535
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2014, Expiration Date: 04/25/2024Registrant: Area Wide Communications, Medina, TN 38355, Phone: (731) 783-5380, Fax: (731) 783-3317, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Big Sandy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: HARGIS HARRY LEE VOLMER SPRSTMN VJ-22 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 230AB , Serial Number: 607, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1995
    Registrant (Individual): John L Allen, Po Box 279, Big Sandy, TN 38221
  • Aircraft: BURNETT ROBERT M JR CLASSIC FISHER BI (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 253RB , Serial Number: C003, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Jr Burnett, Po Box 69, Big Sandy, TN 38221
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4691A , Serial Number: 32288, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1972
    Registrant (Individual): John L Allen, Po Box 279, Big Sandy, TN 38221
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4989D , Serial Number: 51089, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1958
    Registrant (Individual): John L Allen, Po Box 279, Big Sandy, TN 38221
  • Aircraft: MORRISEY 2150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5129V , Serial Number: SP25, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy L Morris, 91 Raintree Dr, Big Sandy, TN 38221
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78823 , Serial Number: 11-1597, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1958
    Registrant (Individual): John L Allen, Po Box 279, Big Sandy, TN 38221
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 91341 , Serial Number: 38-82A0007, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Frazier, 7925 Highway 69a, Big Sandy, TN 38221

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Sandy that have no violations reported:

  • BIG SANDY WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,038, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARBOR UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Big Sandy

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Big Sandy, TN
Most common first names in Big Sandy, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6172.8 years
John3774.0 years
William3474.8 years
Mary2877.0 years
Robert2075.5 years
Charles1769.1 years
George1675.5 years
Thomas1375.6 years
Richard1170.2 years
Dorothy1076.3 years
Most common last names in Big Sandy, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stockdale4077.8 years
Brewer3075.6 years
Berry2774.8 years
Evans2075.3 years
Holland1676.2 years
Cooper1672.4 years
Mcdaniel1580.9 years
French1569.6 years
Baker1477.6 years
Barnes1478.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Big Sandy compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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  • John A. Wilkinson (2)
  • Jack Kummerow (1)
  • John Wilkinson (1)
  • Jack A. C. Kummerow, Ii (1)
  • Aundrea Fleck (1)
  • Deborah Herb-Weinert (1)
  • Jack A. Kummerow (1)
  • Karl H. Weinert (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2016.