Butler, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 3,977.
Males: 2,667  (67.1%)
Females: 1,310  (32.9%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 37640

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,141 (it was $22,628 in 2000)
Butler:

$37,141
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,465 (it was $8,956 in 2000)

Butler CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,545 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Butler:

$142,545
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $177,584; detached houses: $201,702; townhouses or other attached units: $68,289; mobile homes: $87,358
March 2019 cost of living index in Butler: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Butler, TN (2000)
    • 3,43689.1%White alone
    • 3549.2%Black alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 250.6%Hispanic
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Butler, Tennessee as of April 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Butler is 265 to 1.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1974 feet

Land area: 49.1 square miles.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (very low).

Butler, Tennessee map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Butler CCD:

0.7% ($400)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (23.6 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (104.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (445.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Neva, TN (2.3 miles ),
Stony Creek, TN (2.8 miles ),
Shady Valley, TN (2.9 miles ),
Mountain City, TN (3.1 miles ),
Laurel Fork, TN (3.2 miles ),
Holston Valley, TN (3.3 miles ),
Hunter, TN (3.3 miles ),
Beech Mountain, NC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.41 N, Longitude: 81.96 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Butler, TN in 2019
Butler satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Most common industries in Butler, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.6%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Butler, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)

Average climate in Butler, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index
Particulate Matter Level
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0520. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0520
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Butler-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Butler place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.4 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:

Butler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 244.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 165.2 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 119.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from Butler center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Butler:

  • ADVENTA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • JOHNSON CO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • (CLOSED) JOHNSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • FMC MOUNTAIN CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN CITY, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)
  • PINE RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ELIZABETHTON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:

  • King University (about 17 miles; Bristol, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,472)
  • Appalachian State University (about 21 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 24 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 26 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 47 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 48 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Tusculum College (about 48 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public elementary/middle school in Butler:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Butler: Iron Mountain Shelter (A), Larsens Landing (B), Butler Volunteer Fire Department (C), Doe Valley Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Butler include: Damascus Church (A), Butler Baptist Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Mount Carmel Church (D), Doe Valley Church (E), Sink Valley Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wagner Cemetery (1), Matherly Cemetery (2), Butler Cemetery (3), Campbell Cemetery (4), Morley Cemetery (5), Cochran Cemetery (6), Gentry Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mack Branch (A), Stalcup Branch (B), Sulphur Springs Branch (C), Blackman Branch (D), Howard Branch (E), Palmer Branch (F), Roan Creek (G), Robinson Branch (H), Capley Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Butler: Sink Mountain Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Butler Museum (123 Selma Curtis Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Blackwell's Farmhouse Inn On DOE Mountain (412 K And R Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Robert R. Butler - Politician.

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CARDERVIEW UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,080, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Civil Case under development (2 times from MAR-31-2011 to AUG-29-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-28-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010), St Civil Case under development (2 times from MAR-31-2011 to AUG-29-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-28-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
DRY RUN UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 724, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2007)
PIONEER LANDING (Population served: 157, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN VALLEY RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-07-2012 to FEB-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.9%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

23.8%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.8%
1,299 people in state prisons in 2000

Banks with branches in Butler (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Butler Branch at 130 Main St, branch established on 1979/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $139.0 mil, Deposits: $112.5 mil, headquarters in Mountain City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Butler:

Marital status in Butler, TN
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Butler:

  • High school or higher: 54.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.2
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Butler, TN (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,18343
Mainline Protestant76910
Catholic1101
Other1-
None9,181-
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: 5
Johnson County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Johnson County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Johnson County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnson County:

15.0%
State:

13.5%

4.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carter County, TN  0.62% ($33,364 average AGI)
from Watauga County, NC  0.56% ($46,433)


4.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($154,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Carter County, TN  0.59% ($25,258 average AGI)
to Watauga County, NC  0.53% ($34,786)
to Washington County, TN  0.51% ($25,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butler:

  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHG (980 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBCV (1550 AM; 5 kW; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butler:

  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, 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.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFHG-FM (92.7 FM; ABINGDON, VA; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMMY (106.1 FM; JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: 106.1, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Butler:

  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOPI-CA (Channel 9; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKPT-TV (Channel 19; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJHL-TV (Channel 11; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPK-CA (Channel 36; BRISTOL,VA/KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W59AK (Channel 59; ZIONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Butler fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Butler fatal accident list:

Jun 2, 2013 05:36 AM, Sr-67, Lat: 36.363850, Lon: -82.014375, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 2000 04:40 PM, Us-Sr159, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1976 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 28, 1976 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 25, 1975 03:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 28, 1975 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Butler)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Holston Mountain, Holston Mtn (Lat: 36.449500 Lon: -82.107972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQDW599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Sandy Dipasquale, Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 1200 Seventeenth St., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 663-8195, Fax: (202) 663-8007, Email:
  • Holston Mountain, Holston Mountain (Lat: 36.449500 Lon: -82.107972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQKZ925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6912.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2009, Expiration Date: 05/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2010, Certifier: David L Bailey, Registrant: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, 1500 K St. Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 842-8876, Fax: (202) 842-8465, Email:
  • Holston Mountain, Holston Mountain (Lat: 36.449500 Lon: -82.107972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQLP340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6912.50 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: David L Bailey, Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 1200 Seventeenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 663-8167, Fax: (202) 663-8000, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Sugar Grove Church Rd (Lat: 36.313167 Lon: -81.966500), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WHW799, Licensee ID: L00004088,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2005, Expiration Date: 03/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2015, Registrant: Robert S Hines Jr, 150 Roller Road, Unicoi, TN 37692, Phone: (423) 735-7159, Fax: (423) 768-3846, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Butler)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Butler)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 51 took place in 2011, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Butler, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Butler, TN
    • 24850.4%Structure Fires
    • 17836.2%Outside Fires
    • 428.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 244.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Butler, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Butler, TN
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 28.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 1.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Butler, TN
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 32.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.6%Wood
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Butler compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Butler on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.