For population 25 years and over in Bluff City-Piney Flats:
For population 15 years and over in Bluff City-Piney Flats CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (11.7 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (117.9 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (456.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Bluff City, TN (1.3 miles ), Blountville, TN (2.5 miles ), Biltmore, TN (2.6 miles ), Walnut Hill, TN (2.7 miles ), Bristol, TN (2.7 miles ), Watauga, TN (2.7 miles ), Hunter, TN (2.8 miles ), Elizabethton, TN (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.47 N, Longitude: 82.24 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
Unemployment in August 2012:
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Average climate in Bluff City-Piney Flats, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bluff City-Piney Flats-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Bluff City-Piney Flats place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 31.9 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:Bluff City-Piney Flats-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.9 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 53.7 miles away from Bluff City-Piney Flats 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 52.3 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 63.3 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 64.9 miles away from Bluff City-Piney Flats center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bluff City-Piney Flats:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluff City-Piney Flats:
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 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 10.6 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
4 people in other group homes
Bluff City-Piney Flats compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Bluff City-Piney Flats (based on Sullivan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 20
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,033 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,204 average adjusted gross income)
0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($193 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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