For population 25 years and over in Blaine:
For population 15 years and over in Blaine city:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $578 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (18.3 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (137.1 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (447.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Corryton, TN (1.8 miles ), Luttrell, TN (2.1 miles ), Skaggston, TN (2.2 miles ), Plainview, TN (2.4 miles ), Mascot, TN (2.6 miles ), Strawberry Plains, TN (2.7 miles ), Gibbs, TN (2.9 miles ), Maynardville, TN (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.15 N, Longitude: 83.70 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 865
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Blaine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +257 (+19.4%).
Work and jobs in Blaine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Blaine, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blaine-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Blaine city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 tornado 31.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blaine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 54% 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 28.4 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 48.8 miles away from Blaine center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from the city 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 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from Blaine center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 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 Grainger County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gertrude Janeway - Last widow of a Union soldier..
Hospitals/medical centers near Blaine:
Airports located in Blaine:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.45. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.1%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Blaine (based on Grainger County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Blaine government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Blaine government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
8.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,186 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:
7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,831 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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Blaine, Tennessee:See more detailed statistics of Blaine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $703,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,530
Total average daily truck traffic: 197
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,048
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blaine)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blaine)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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Businesses in Blaine, TN
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.