Calhoun, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 492 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 226  (46.0%)
Females: 266  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37309.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,621 (it was $38,438 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$31,621
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,694 (it was $19,984 in 2000)

Calhoun town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,601 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$98,601
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,025; detached houses: $116,615; mobile homes: $36,573

Median gross rent in 2017: $820.

March 2019 cost of living index in Calhoun: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.4%
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  • Races in Calhoun, TN (2010)
    • 47496.7%White alone
    • 71.4%Two or more races
    • 51.0%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Calhoun, Tennessee as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Calhoun is 157 to 1.


Crime rates in Calhoun by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(191.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(190.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(201.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(203.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(387.6)
7
(1,346)
6
(1,149)
3
(574.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(202.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(202.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(193.8)
2
(384.6)
7
(1,341)
4
(766.3)
2
(380.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(405.7)
1
(202.0)
1
(201.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(203.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(2,132)
14
(2,692)
18
(3,448)
7
(1,341)
2
(380.2)
5
(952.4)
7
(1,417)
5
(1,006)
7
(1,420)
5
(1,010)
6
(1,210)
0
(0.0)
2
(401.6)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(193.8)
2
(384.6)
3
(574.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(405.7)
1
(202.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(201.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)191.9434.6507.7375.598.938.197.240.2117.6111.1123.016.116.175.2

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City-data.com crime index in Calhoun, TN

Crime rate in Calhoun detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.10
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (52.1%), German (10.0%), English (5.4%), Irish (4.6%), Welsh (3.4%), Scandinavian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1961

Elevation: 742 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 482 people per square mile   (low).

Calhoun, Tennessee map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $538 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $419 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (34.1 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (108.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Charleston, TN (1.0 miles ),
Calhoun-Riceville, TN (2.2 miles ),
Riceville, TN (2.6 miles ),
Hopewell, TN (3.1 miles ),
Benton, TN (3.2 miles ),
Big Spring-East View, TN (3.3 miles ),
Cleveland, TN (3.3 miles ),
West Bradley, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Distribution of median household income in Calhoun, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Calhoun, TN in 2017

Calhoun satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Calhoun, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Paper (9.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (16.7%)
  • Truck transportation (12.3%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Apparel (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Calhoun, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)

Average climate in Calhoun, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Calhoun, Tennessee average temperatures Calhoun, Tennessee average precipitation Calhoun, Tennessee humidity Calhoun, Tennessee wind speed Calhoun, Tennessee snowfall Calhoun, Tennessee sunshine Calhoun, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.7. This is about average.

City:

63.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.26. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.26
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Calhoun-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Calhoun town center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/15/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the town center injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 56.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.1 miles away from Calhoun center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 162.0 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 278.9 miles away from Calhoun center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from Calhoun center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McMinn County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calhoun topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Calhoun:

  • ATHENS HEALTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • BRADLEY HEALTH CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • FMC BRADLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • CLEVELAND CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • ROYAL CARE OF CLEVELAND INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • BRADLEY CO NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • KIDNEY CENTER OF CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calhoun:

  • Cleveland State Community College (about 10 miles; Cleveland, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 12 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 25 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 31 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 36 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Dalton State College (about 39 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Roane State Community College (about 42 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)

Private high school in Calhoun:

  • ADVENT HOME LEARNING CENTER (Students: 32, Location: 900 COUNTY ROAD 950, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle school in Calhoun:

See full list of schools located in Calhoun

Library in Calhoun:

  • CALHOUN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,767; Location: 746 HWY 163; 5,443 books; 271 audio materials; 396 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: McMinn County District 5 Calhoun Rural Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Calhoun: Calhoun Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Shiloh Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Calhoun Community Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

McMinn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CALHOUN-CHARLESTON UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 2,647, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
RESOLUTE FOREST PRODUCTS (Population served: 650, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-20-2013), St BCA signed (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-20-2013), St BCA signed (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-20-2013), St BCA signed (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-20-2013), St BCA signed (AUG-22-2013)
  • Failure Submit Treatment Requirement Rpt - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2012), St BCA signed (AUG-22-2013)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Calhoun that have no violations reported:

  • HIWASSEE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.9%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Calhoun:

Marital status in Calhoun, TN
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

For population 25 years and over in Calhoun:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Calhoun
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Calhoun, TN (based on McMinn County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,806112
Mainline Protestant4,84923
Catholic9861
Black Protestant9666
Other4642
None13,195-
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: 6
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
McMinn County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McMinn County:

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.7%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Calhoun:

28.8
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Calhoun:

19.4%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Calhoun:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Calhoun:

29.1%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Calhoun:

73.5%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Calhoun, TN Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,184$28,7360$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,380$28,5600$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,086
Financial Administration 0$0 1$650
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$470
Police - Other 0$0 1$172
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$664
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$204
Totals for Government 4$9,564$28,69210$4,246

Calhoun government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $106,000 ($215.45)
    Central Staff Services: $95,000 ($193.09)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($69.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($34.55)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($32.52)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($30.49)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($24.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($10.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($10.16)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($10.16)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($4.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $86,000 ($174.80)

Calhoun government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($18.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($77.24)
    Other: $23,000 ($46.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($245.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($4.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($85.37)
    Highways: $14,000 ($28.46)
    Other: $4,000 ($8.13)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($79.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($12.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($4.07)

Calhoun government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,000 ($52.85)

6.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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 Monroe County, TN  1.13% ($28,816 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.93% ($34,135)
from Meigs County, TN  0.51% ($34,591)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
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 Bradley County, TN  0.89% ($32,525 average AGI)
to Monroe County, TN  0.89% ($33,056)
to Meigs County, TN  0.47% ($34,163)

Businesses in Calhoun, TN

  • Hardee's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WCLE (1570 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WYXI (1390 AM; 3 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIN (1540 AM; 1 kW; BENTON, TN; Owner: JOHN A. SINES AND L. JANE SINES, JTWROS)
  • WBAC (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WCLE-FM (104.1 FM; CALHOUN, TN; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WOCE (93.1 FM; BENTON, TN; Owner: LB RADIO OF CHATTANOOGA, LLC)
  • W217AN (91.3 FM; PROSPECT, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Calhoun:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPDP-LP (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTNB-CA (Channel 27; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Calhoun fatal accident list:

Dec 8, 1981 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1976 09:51 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 11, 1975 09:51 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.1mTotal length
  • $1,938,000Total costs
  • 204,870Total average daily traffic
  • 32,126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 279,360Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Calhoun, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 41980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Calhoun, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Calhoun)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Calhoun, TN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Calhoun, 4958b Highway 11 South (Lat: 35.312833 Lon: -84.751667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WPWD875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.181 MHz, 928.181 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: D J Bolton, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:
  • WOODLAND ACRES, 290 County Road 28 (#3063) (Lat: 35.318583 Lon: -84.758778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQYG698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2016, Expiration Date: 09/21/2026, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Calhoun)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 86 took place in 2007, and the least - 9 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Calhoun, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.7%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Calhoun, TN
    • 32948.7%Outside Fires
    • 21131.2%Structure Fires
    • 9313.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 436.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Calhoun, TN
Most common first names in Calhoun, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2774.2 years
John1775.0 years
James1472.0 years
Charles980.3 years
Mary967.6 years
Walter774.4 years
Marie677.5 years
Martha684.0 years
George667.7 years
Joe574.2 years
Most common last names in Calhoun, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Liner1075.1 years
Thomas1068.7 years
Clark1082.2 years
Burris972.7 years
Shamblin877.9 years
Gamblin784.3 years
Walker676.7 years
Mccamish681.3 years
Townsend675.3 years
Moore576.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Calhoun, TN
  • 78.6%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Calhoun, TN
  • 92.8%Electricity
  • 7.2%Utility gas


Calhoun compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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