For population 25 years and over in Center Point:
For population 15 years and over in Center Point CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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 ), Fairmount, TN (3.1 miles ), Soddy-Daisy, TN (3.2 miles ), Walden, TN (3.3 miles ), Powells Crossroads, TN (3.4 miles ), Middle Valley, TN (3.5 miles ), Whitwell, TN (3.5 miles ), Palmer, TN (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 85.35 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Center Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Center Point, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Center Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 110% 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 67% 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 the city 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 Center Point center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Center Point center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sequatchie County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Center Point:
Operable nuclear power plants near Center Point:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Center Point:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Center Point compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Center Point (based on Sequatchie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,516 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:
6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,220 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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