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Population in 2012: 280 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 156  (56.0%)
Females: 124  (44.0%)

Median resident age:  48.2 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38049.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,084 (it was $48,333 in 2000)
Braden:

$53,084
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,292

Braden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,428 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Braden:

$179,428
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $228,038; Detached houses: $251,006; Mobile homes: $56,818

Median gross rent in 2012: $825.

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  • White alone - 244 (86.5%)
  • Black alone - 30 (10.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Braden: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (22.8%), United States (12.5%), German (8.5%), English (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Russian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1969

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 74 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Braden:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braden town:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Tennessee:  4.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $486 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (0.3%)

Braden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (28.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (449.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mason, TN (1.8 miles ), Gallaway, TN (2.0 miles ), Arlington, TN (3.0 miles ), Tabernacle, TN (3.2 miles) , Hickory Withe, TN (3.2 miles ), Oakland, TN (3.3 miles ), Brighton, TN (3.3 miles ), Stanton, TN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.37 N, Longitude: 89.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 901

Braden household income distribution Braden home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-23.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Braden-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Braden town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Braden-area historical earthquake activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 31% 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 46.1 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 83.4 miles away from Braden 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 45.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 53.5 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 42.5 miles away from Braden 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 45.1 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 Fayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Floods: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Braden:

  • GALLAWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • LAYTON W WATSON NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • ARLINGTON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ARLINGTON, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Braden, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braden:

  • University of Memphis (about 28 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 14,700)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 31 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Union University (about 46 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Lane College (about 47 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 49 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 56 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 70 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)

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Notable location: Braden City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Braden include: Braden Baptist Church (A), Douglas Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wall Cemetery (1), Clifton Summit Cemetery (2), Harris Cemetery (3), Douglas Chapel Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.07
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.58
U.S.:

11.56
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 12.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.3
U.S.:

11.7


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Braden, TN

Braden compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Braden travel time to work - commute


Braden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Braden town (based on Fayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.05%
Here34.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents65.7%15.7%5.1%4.4%2.3%
Congregations33.3%26.3%10.5%5.3%1.8%
NameAssemblies of GodBaha'iCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents1.2%1.1%0.9%0.8%2.8%
Congregations1.8%-3.5%1.8%15.8%
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: 4
Fayette County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Fayette County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

33.8%
Tennessee:

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

12.5%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$915$10,9801$267
Water Supply 1$2,669$32,0280$0
Totals for Government 2$3,584$21,5041$267


11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.09%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Shelby County, TN  7.33% ($55,840 average AGI)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.37% ($33,458)
from Tipton County, TN  0.32% ($31,244)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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:
to Shelby County, TN  3.52% ($35,232 average AGI)
to Hardeman County, TN  0.39% ($26,250)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.30% ($46,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Braden:

  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Braden:

  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBG (95.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Braden:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Braden fatal accident list:

Aug 16, 2005 08:20 PM, Sr-59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FAYETTE, 800 Ft Se Of (Lat: 35.345083 Lon: -89.575056), Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WLS679
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2003, Certifier: Kellye Abernathy
    Registrant: Bellsouth Personal Communications, LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2000, Fax: (972) 733-2865


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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