Center Point, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 3,667.
Males: 1,837  (50.1%)
Females: 1,830  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 37327

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,313 (it was $33,952 in 2000)
Center Point:

$59,313
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,403 (it was $18,129 in 2000)

Center Point CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,434 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Center Point:

$160,434
TN:

$167,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Center Point: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Center Point, TN (2000)
    • 3,03397.4%White alone
    • 361.2%Hispanic
    • 190.6%Two or more races
    • 140.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 30.10%Other race alone
    • 20.06%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 104.1 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.5% ($401)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (18.9 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (98.5 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (468.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dunlap, TN (2.3 miles ),
Mowbray Mountain, TN (2.7 miles ),
Flat Top Mountain, TN (2.9 miles ),
Falling Water, TN (3.0 miles ),
Fairmount, TN (3.1 miles ),
Soddy-Daisy, TN (3.2 miles ),
Walden, TN (3.3 miles ),
Powells Crossroads, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 85.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Distribution of median household income in Center Point, TN in 2017
Center Point satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Center Point, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.6%)
  • Machinery (8.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Center Point, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electricians (4.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)

Average climate in Center Point, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Center Point, Tennessee average temperatures Center Point, Tennessee average precipitation Center Point, Tennessee humidity Center Point, Tennessee wind speed Center Point, Tennessee snowfall Center Point, Tennessee sunshine Center Point, 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 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
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 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 5.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.46
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Center Point-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the Center Point place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Center Point-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 58.7 miles away from Center Point center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 85.0 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 214.8 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 258.6 miles away from the city 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 171.0 miles away from Center Point center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from the city 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 Sequatchie County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Center Point:

  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SEQUATCHIE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DUNLAP, TN)
  • ORANGE GROVE CENTER/PINE MARR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HIXSON, TN)
  • SODDY-DAISY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SODDY-DAISY, TN)
  • (CLOSED) COLUMBIA WHITWELL MEDICAL CENTER INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WHITWELL, TN)
  • ORANGE GROVE CENTER SHELBY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HIXSON, TN)
  • CHATTANOOGA KIDNEY CENTER NORTH, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • RIVERCHASE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Operable nuclear power plants near Center Point:

  • 11 miles: Sequoyah 1 and 2 in Soddy-Daisy, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Center Point:

  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 16 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 19 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 25 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 28 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 29 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Dalton State College (about 42 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 54 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Center Point: Lewis Chapel (A), Stewart Camp (B), Double Bridges (C), Lewis Chapel Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Center Point include: Lewis Chapel (A), Taft Highway Church (B), Davis Chapel (C), Hall Church (D), Sequatchie Chapel (E), Welch Chapel (F), Hopewell Church (G), Chapel Hill Church (H), New Hope Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hudson Cemetery (1), Lewis Cemetery (2), Chapel Hill Cemetery (3), Welch Chapel Cemetery (4), McWilliams Cemetery (5), Hall Cemetery (6), Harvey Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Glen Barker Lake (A), Ernest Taylor Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lewis Creek (A), Kell Branch (B), Welch Branch (C), Harvey Creek (D), Standifer Creek (E), Emmaline Branch (F), Easterly Branch (G), Dry Branch (H), Cove Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sequatchie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.2%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

4.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.1%
Whole state:

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

7.1%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Center Point:

Marital status in Center Point, TN
  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Center Point:

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Center Point, TN (based on Sequatchie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,00730
Mainline Protestant8262
Catholic2001
Other2-
None8,077-
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: 1
Sequatchie County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Sequatchie County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

6.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Hamilton County, TN  2.72% ($42,627 average AGI)
to Bledsoe County, TN  0.63% ($36,935)
to Marion County, TN  0.51% ($28,880)

Strongest AM radio stations in Center Point:

  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WSDT (1240 AM; 1 kW; SODDY-DAISY, TN; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Center Point:

  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WGOW-FM (102.3 FM; SODDY-DAISY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Center Point:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Center Point, TN
  • 57.3%Electricity
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Center Point, TN
  • 58.2%Electricity
  • 32.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Wood


Center Point compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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