Binfield, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 7,793.
Males: 3,868  (49.6%)
Females: 3,925  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37801

Estimated median household income in 2015: $55,153 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Binfield:

$55,153
TN:

$47,275

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,911 (it was $18,048 in 2000)

Binfield CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $185,752 (it was $105,800 in 2000)
Binfield:

$185,752
TN:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $215,830; Detached houses: $234,256; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,701; In 2-unit structures: $201,164; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,297; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,783; Mobile homes: $71,524; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,040
  • Races in Binfield, TN (2000)

    Binfield races chart
    • 6,69196.9%White alone
    • 650.9%Two or more races
    • 550.8%Hispanic
    • 430.6%Black alone
    • 370.5%Asian alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Binfield: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 28.9 square miles.

Population density: 269 people per square mile   (very low).

Binfield, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Binfield:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Binfield CCD:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

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

Binfield CCD:  0.5% ($565)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Binfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (20.0 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (135.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (467.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Friendsville, TN (2.3 miles ), Lanier, TN (2.3 miles ), Maryville, TN (2.5 miles ), Greenback, TN (2.5 miles ), Louisville, TN (2.9 miles ), Alcoa, TN (2.9 miles ), Eagleton Village, TN (3.0 miles ), Tellico Village, TN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 84.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 865

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Binfield, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Binfield-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Binfield place center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Binfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 8.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from Binfield center
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) earthquake occurred 121.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 155.2 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) earthquake occurred 283.8 miles away from Binfield center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 169.1 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 Blount County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Binfield:

  • COLONIAL HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • HILLHAVEN MARYVILLE CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MARYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • MARYVILLE SURGICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)
  • BLOUNT MEMORIAL HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MARYVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Binfield:

  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 18 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 20 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Roane State Community College (about 34 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Walters State Community College (about 58 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 58 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 59 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Western Carolina University (about 61 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)

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Notable locations in Binfield: Winfield Oaks Farm (A), Sanford Fire Brigade Station 5 Maryville Manufacturing Center (B), Blount County Fire Protection District Station 4 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Binfield include: Spring View Church (A), Binfield Methodist Church (B), Big Springs Presbyterian Church (C), Salem Baptist Church (D), Laurel Bank Baptist Church (E), Clover Hill Presbyterian Church (F), Hopewell Baptist Church (G), Oakland Church of the Brethren (H), Cedar Lane Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Oakland Cemetery (2), Hopewell Cemetery (3), Clover Hill Cemetery (4), Big Springs Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Baker Creek (A), Griffitts Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Blount County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.896. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.896
U.S.:

6.399

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.791. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.791
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0182. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0182
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.1%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.3%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Tennessee average:

13.3

Binfield travel time to work - commute Binfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Binfield CCD (based on Blount County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant53,117137
Mainline Protestant12,73634
Catholic3,2213
Black Protestant8917
Other8345
Orthodox--
None52,211-
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: 16
Blount County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Blount County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Blount County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Here:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Blount County:

29.9%
Tennessee:

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

27.0%
State:

13.5%

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Blount County:

0.02%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knox County, TN  1.57% ($65,752 average AGI)
from Sevier County, TN  0.29% ($27,258)
from Loudon County, TN  0.27% ($28,379)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Blount County:

0.03%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Knox County, TN  1.63% ($28,682 average AGI)
to Sevier County, TN  0.31% ($32,664)
to Loudon County, TN  0.27% ($34,198)

Strongest AM radio stations in Binfield:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGAP (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARYVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIL (730 AM; 1 kW; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WBCR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ALCOA, TN)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Binfield:

  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTXM-FM (95.7 FM; MARYVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKVL-FM (105.3 FM; LOUDON, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNOX-FM (99.1 FM; LOUDON, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Binfield:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Binfield compared to Tennessee 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.

Binfield on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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