Bloomingdale, Tennessee

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Population in 2010: 9,888. Population change since 2000: -4.5%
Males: 4,578  (46.3%)
Females: 5,310  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37660, 37665.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,925 (it was $31,096 in 2000)
Bloomingdale:

$31,925
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,158 (it was $17,241 in 2000)

Bloomingdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,268 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Bloomingdale:

$96,268
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $617.

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  • Races in Bloomingdale, TN (2010)

    Bloomingdale races chart
    • 9,50896.2%White alone
    • 1241.3%Two or more races
    • 1271.3%Hispanic
    • 670.7%Black alone
    • 310.3%American Indian alone
    • 250.3%Asian alone
    • 60.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bloomingdale: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (38.1%), English (13.7%), Irish (9.8%), German (9.2%), Dutch (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1500 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles.

Population density: 959 people per square mile   (low).

Bloomingdale,TN real estate house value index trend

Bloomingdale, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Bloomingdale:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bloomingdale CDP:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

39 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $572 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $538 (0.6%)

Bloomingdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (18.4 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (133.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kingsport, TN (1.9 miles ), Weber City, VA (2.1 miles ), Gate City, VA (2.4 miles ), Colonial Heights, TN (2.6 miles ), Mount Carmel, TN (2.9 miles ), Spurgeon, TN (3.1 miles ), Blountville, TN (3.2 miles ), Gray, TN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.58 N, Longitude: 82.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,935 (-38.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 150 (3.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Bloomingdale household income distribution Bloomingdale home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Bloomingdale, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bloomingdale-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Bloomingdale place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 37.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bloomingdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 137.5 miles away from the city center
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 97.5 miles away from Bloomingdale center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 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 187.2 miles away from Bloomingdale center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sullivan County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bloomingdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bloomingdale:

  • (CLOSED) INDIAN PATH PAVILION (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • INDIAN PATH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • INDIAN PATH MEDICAL CENTER TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • FMC KINGSPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • ADVANCED HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS KINGSPORT (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)
  • BROOKHAVEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KINGSPORT, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloomingdale:

  • Northeast State Community College (about 9 miles; Blountville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 20 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 21 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Tusculum College (about 32 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Walters State Community College (about 50 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Appalachian State University (about 53 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)

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Notable location: Cherokee Rod and Gun Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bloomingdale include: Bloomingdale Baptist Church (A), Faith Bible Church (B), Cedar Grove Baptist Church (C), Kingsley United Methodist Church (D), Forest View Church (E), Vermont Church (F), Harmony Church (G), Bancroft Chapel (H), Victory Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Stuffle Cemetery (1), Kennedy Cemetery (2), Groseclose Cemetery (3), Howard Cemetery (4), Neil Cemetery (5), Dichner Cemetery (6), Smith Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Roach Branch (A), Gardner Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sullivan 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 2012 was 79.3. This is about average.

City:

79.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.2%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for Black residents, 36.0% for American Indian residents, 77.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
14 people in other group homes in 2000

Bloomingdale 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bloomingdale CDP (based on Sullivan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,602206
Mainline Protestant21,58674
Catholic2,2451
Other1,3688
Black Protestant8017
Orthodox1401
None69,081-
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: 20
Sullivan County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Sullivan County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Sullivan County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sullivan County:

30.2%
Tennessee:

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

9.4%
State:

13.5%

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

0.03%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, TN  1.00% ($32,121 average AGI)
from Hawkins County, TN  0.66% ($27,995)
from Bristol city, VA  0.37% ($25,958)


5.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Sullivan County:

0.04%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, TN  1.06% ($32,307 average AGI)
to Hawkins County, TN  0.55% ($29,715)
to Bristol city, VA  0.34% ($20,985)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomingdale:

  • WKIN (1320 AM; 5 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WKPT (1400 AM; 1 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGAT (1050 AM; 1 kW; GATE CITY, VA; Owner: TRI-CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomingdale:

  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKOS (104.9 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCSK (90.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS BD. OF EDUC .)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WEYE (104.3 FM; SURGOINSVILLE, TN; Owner: TRI-CITY RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomingdale:

  • WKPT-LP (Channel 25; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKTP-LP (Channel 7; GATE CITY, ETC., VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 3,310Total average daily traffic
  • 264Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,376Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$101,21435$109,109136$107,53013$30,62816$62,5984$45,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$012$124,0351$6,5600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$77,34513$64,03344$108,5415$10,8044$35,7732$13,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$116,7304$78,21333$97,8472$40,2150$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$113,9650$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0418.00 , 0419.00, 0420.00, 0421.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$151,1162$78,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$104,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0418.00 , 0419.00, 0420.00, 0421.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Bloomingdale, TN

  • Hardee's: 1

Bloomingdale on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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