For population 25 years and over in Bolivar:
For population 15 years and over in Bolivar city:
45 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $741 (0.8%)
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 ).
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Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 89.01 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,449 (+26.4%)
Area code: 731
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 Bolivar detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -366 (-5.9%).
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
Bolivar-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 190% 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 slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 70% 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 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 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
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Bolivar center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bolivar and their reported violations in the past:BOLIVAR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 7227, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Bolivar (based on Hardeman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.49%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Bolivar government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,449 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:
5.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,343 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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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:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.