Bolivar, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 5,241 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 2,255  (43.0%)
Females: 2,986  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38008.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,924 (it was $28,651 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$26,924
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,747 (it was $14,973 in 2000)

Bolivar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,157 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$83,157
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $92,390; Detached houses: $93,073; In 2-unit structures: $51,977; Mobile homes: $72,767

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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Bolivar races chart
  • Black alone - 3,607 (65.3%)
  • White alone - 1,895 (34.3%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bolivar: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (15.7%), United States (9.4%), Irish (8.5%), German (6.8%), English (1.9%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1827

Elevation: 453 feet

Land area: 8.48 square miles.

Population density: 618 people per square mile   (low).

Bolivar,TN real estate house value index trend

Bolivar, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Bolivar:

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bolivar city:

  • Never married: 44.8%
  • Now married: 25.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Bolivar, Tennessee as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bolivar to the number of sex offenders is 310 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $708 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $712 (0.9%)

Bolivar satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (27.6 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (55.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (460.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Toone, TN (2.6 miles ), Whiteville, TN (3.0 miles ), Hickory Valley, TN (3.2 miles) , Hornsby, TN (3.2 miles ), Silerton, TN (3.6 miles) , Fayette Corners, TN (3.9 miles ), Saulsbury, TN (3.9 miles) , Middleton, TN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 89.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,597 (+28.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 745 (47.5%)

Area code: 731

Bolivar household income distribution Bolivar home values distribution

Crime rates in Bolivar by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 0101210011
per 100,000 0.016.90.017.434.917.50.00.018.318.6
Rapes 3331424310
per 100,000 51.250.751.817.469.934.971.653.318.30.0
Robberies 117698119639
per 100,000 187.9118.4103.6156.6139.7192.2161.1106.654.9167.6
Assaults 76693646383941523143
per 100,000 1298.31167.1621.7800.4663.6681.3734.0924.1567.1800.6
Burglaries 11415616310310290977713459
per 100,000 1947.42638.72814.71792.21781.31572.31736.51368.42451.51098.5
Thefts 226310306220228223275198207156
per 100,000 3860.65243.65284.13828.13981.83895.94923.03518.73787.02904.5
Auto thefts 2844283824263011117
per 100,000 478.3744.2483.5661.2419.1454.2537.1195.5201.2130.3
Arson 1621236121
per 100,000 17.1101.534.517.434.952.4107.417.836.618.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 685.2796.4643.2586.6617.1558.4613.1511.0519.7450.6

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

Crime rate in Bolivar detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Tennessee average:

2.54
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -366 (-5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Bolivar, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bolivar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Bolivar city center killed 38 people and injured 157 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bolivar-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.8 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 100.9 miles away from Bolivar 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 66.9 miles away from the city 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 134.9 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 229.1 miles away from Bolivar center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 86.5 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 Hardeman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bolivar topographic map

Birthplace of: The Honky Tonk Man - Professional wrestler, Judy Grable - Female professional wrestler, Brian Lake - College basketball player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), John Dodge (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Wayne Haddix - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 650 NUCKOLLS ROAD)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (650 NUCKOLLS ROAD)
  • WESTERN MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (11100 OLD HWY 64 WEST)
  • BOLIVAR DIALYSIS (515 PECAN DR.)
  • PROCARE OF TENNESSEE INC (123 MARKET ST)
  • HILLHAVEN CONVALESCENT BOLIVAR (700 NUKOLLS RD)
  • PINE MEADOWS HEALTH CARE (700 NUCKOLLS ROAD)
  • PLEASANT VIEW (214 N WATER STREET)
  • PLEASANT VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (214 NORTH WATER STREET)

Airports located in Bolivar:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bolivar:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 30 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 30 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 49 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Rhodes College (about 57 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 57 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 59 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 59 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)

Public high school in Bolivar:

Private high school in Bolivar:

  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 15774 HWY 64; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bolivar:

Private elementary/middle school in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 309 EDGEWOOD ST; Grades: 1 - 11)
See full list of schools located in Bolivar

Library in Bolivar:

  • BOLIVAR HARDEMAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $167,129; Location: 213 NORTH WASINGTON ST.; 43,110 books; 2,865 audio materials; 4,819 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Bolivar Junior High name changed to Bolivar Middle School in 1998

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Notable locations in Bolivar: Hardeman County Golf Course (A), Hardeman County Landfill (B), Hardeman County Jail (C), Hardeman County Library (D), Bolivar City Hall (E), Bolivar Fire Department (F), Hardeman County Ambulance Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bolivar include: Bolivar Church of Christ (A), Bolivar First Baptist Church (B), Saint Marys Catholic Church (C), Zion Church (D), Springfield Baptist Church (E), Saint James Episcopal Church (F), Bolivar Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Nuckolls Cemetery (2), Polk Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bolivar include: North Main Street Historic District (1), Bolivar Courthouse Square Historic District (2), Bills-McNeal Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Aristocrat Motor Inn (108 South Porter Street), Bolivar Inn (626 West Market Street).

Courts: Hardeman County - Juvenile Court Clerk (Courthouse), General Sessions Court (300 East Jackson), Hardeman County - General Sessions Clerk- Circuit Court Clerk (Courthouse), Juvenile Court Family Service Offices (100 North Main Street), Hardeman County - Chancery Court Clerk (Courthouse).

Hardeman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 78.2. This is about average.

City:

78.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.30

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.09
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bolivar and their reported violations in the past:

BOLIVAR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 7,934, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2010), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-30-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-30-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
VICTORY RANCH (Address: 4320 MECKLINBURG RD , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.9%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Bolivar in 2010:

  • 190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 118 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Bolivar in 2000:

  • 211 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 203 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Bolivar, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Bolivar compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Bolivar (2011 data):

  • Merchants & Planters Bank: at 411 West Market Street, branch established on 1905/10/01; West Side Branch at 1355 West Market Street, branch established on 1996/10/28. Info updated 2009/10/22: Bank assets: $95.4 mil, Deposits: $81.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants & Planters Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmer's and Merchants Bank: Bolivar Branch at 1315 West Market Street, branch established on 1995/12/18. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $264.1 mil, Deposits: $231.2 mil, headquarters in Trezevant, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Bancshares, Inc.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: The Bank Of Bolivar/Branch at 724 West Market Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • First South Bank: Bolivar Branch at 809 West Market Street, branch established on 2006/12/31. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $437.6 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, headquarters in Jackson, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hardeman County Investment Company, Inc.
  • The Bank of Fayette County: Bolivar Branch at 118 W. Market Street, branch established on 2007/10/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $307.8 mil, Deposits: $253.8 mil, headquarters in Moscow, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Moscow Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Bolivar Branch at 201 Market Street, branch established on 1987/10/19. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bolivar, Tennessee:

  • Aristrocrat Motor Inn, 108 Porter St, Bolivar, TN 38008 , Phone: (731) 658-6451
  • Rodeway Inn, 916 W Market St, Bolivar, TN 38008 , Phone: (731) 658-7888, Fax: (731) 659-2794
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bolivar, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bolivar city (based on Hardeman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.49%
Here: 43.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents79.8%9.6%7.2%1.0%0.7%
Congregations53.2%14.5%17.7%1.6%1.6%
NameCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.6%0.5%0.4%0.2%0.0%
Congregations1.6%1.6%1.6%1.6%4.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Hardeman County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hardeman County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hardeman County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardeman County:

37.5%
Tennessee:

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

11.2%
State:

13.5%
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
Financial Administration 5$14,066$33,7580$0
Other Government Administration 10$9,011$10,8130$0
Judicial and Legal 1$957$11,4840$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$69,606$39,7751$630
Firefighters 10$27,782$33,3380$0
Streets and Highways 9$20,266$27,0210$0
Welfare 1$2,012$24,1440$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,044$30,9330$0
Sewerage 4$2,766$8,2980$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,720$38,8805$3,538
Water Supply 5$14,680$35,2320$0
Gas Supply 6$26,266$52,5320$0
Local Libraries 3$6,090$24,3604$2,096
Other and Unallocable 5$8,738$20,9710$0
Totals for Government 90$230,004$30,66710$6,264

Bolivar government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,200,000 ($419.77)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,080,000 ($2686.51)
    Gas Utilities: $3,517,000 ($671.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,520,000 ($290.02)
    Police Protection: $1,254,000 ($239.27)
    Fire Protection: $476,000 ($90.82)
    Sewerage: $456,000 ($87.01)
    Regular Highways: $414,000 ($78.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $362,000 ($69.07)
    Water Utilities: $250,000 ($47.70)
    Financial Administration: $240,000 ($45.79)
    Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($19.08)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($11.07)
    Libraries: $57,000 ($10.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($3.63)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $127,000 ($24.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($21.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $37,000 ($7.06)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $640,000 ($122.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,205,000 ($802.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($2.67)

Bolivar government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $547,000 ($104.37)
    Sewerage: $368,000 ($70.22)
    All Other: $50,000 ($9.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($3.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $829,000 ($158.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $685,000 ($130.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $332,000 ($63.35)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,055,000 ($3063.35)
    Gas Utilities: $3,739,000 ($713.41)
    Water Utilities: $522,000 ($99.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $529,000 ($100.93)
    Highways: $272,000 ($51.90)
  • Tax - Property: $418,000 ($79.76)
    Public Utilities: $267,000 ($50.94)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $104,000 ($19.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000 ($12.78)
    NEC: $11,000 ($2.10)

Bolivar government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $2,122,000 ($404.88)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($43.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,913,000 ($365.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,005,000 ($191.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $2,022,000 ($385.80)
    Other, NEC: $552,000 ($105.32)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($33.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $356,000 ($67.93)
    Electric Utilities: $100,000 ($19.08)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($10.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,584,000 ($2019.46)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.79% ($31,403 average AGI)
from Madison County, TN  0.65% ($24,964)
from Fayette County, TN  0.35% ($22,600)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Madison County, TN  1.07% ($27,435 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.89% ($24,053)
to Fayette County, TN  0.52% ($30,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bolivar:

  • WBOL (1560 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: SHAW'S BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bolivar:

  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bolivar:

  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bolivar, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 31
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 40
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 74
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 149
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 164
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 379
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Bolivar fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $4,064,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,880
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,801
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 32,736
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bolivar)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bolivar, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bolivar)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bolivar)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bolivar

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bolivar, TN
Most common first names in Bolivar, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14270.4 years
Mary13378.6 years
John10876.0 years
William10572.2 years
Robert8469.0 years
Willie6371.5 years
George5074.4 years
Thomas4172.9 years
Joe3175.2 years
Martha3076.6 years
Most common last names in Bolivar, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones7272.6 years
Woods6169.5 years
Smith5775.5 years
Brown4771.1 years
Williams4472.0 years
Baker4268.4 years
Mckinnie4170.3 years
Taylor3775.0 years
Harris3576.1 years
Johnson3381.1 years
Businesses in Bolivar, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
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