Chestnut Hill, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 4,146.
Males: 2,092  (50.5%)
Females: 2,054  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37725

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,527 (it was $31,895 in 2000)
Chestnut Hill:

$36,527
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,183 (it was $16,805 in 2000)

Chestnut Hill CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,029 (it was $79,200 in 2000)
Chestnut Hill:

$118,029
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $153,822; Detached houses: $185,512; Mobile homes: $83,081
Chestnut Hill races chart
  • White alone - 3,560 (97.1%)
  • Black alone - 62 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chestnut Hill: 145.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 45.2 square miles.

Population density: 92 people per square mile   (very low).

Chestnut Hill, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Chestnut Hill:

  • High school or higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chestnut Hill CCD:

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Chestnut Hill CCD:  0.5% ($414)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Chestnut Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (32.1 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (151.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (468.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairgarden, TN (2.2 miles ), Dandridge, TN (2.5 miles ), Baneberry, TN (2.9 miles ), Newport, TN (3.1 miles ), Dunn Creek, TN (3.2 miles ), White Pine, TN (3.4 miles ), Sevierville, TN (3.5 miles ), Jefferson City, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.95 N, Longitude: 83.37 W

Area code: 865

Chestnut Hill household income distribution Chestnut Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Chestnut Hill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chestnut Hill, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chestnut Hill-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the Chestnut Hill place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 34.9 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 159.1 miles away from Chestnut Hill center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 162.7 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 303.0 miles away from Chestnut Hill center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 154.2 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 Jefferson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chestnut Hill:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DANDRIDGE, TN)
  • NEWPORT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • FMC DIALYSIS NEWPORT (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • VIP HOME NURSING REHAB SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • BAPTIST CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chestnut Hill:

  • Walters State Community College (about 20 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 32 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Tusculum College (about 38 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 45 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 47 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Western Carolina University (about 49 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 51 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)

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Notable locations in Chestnut Hill: Indian Creek Dock (A), Weaver Dock (B), Mountain View Dock (C), Swann Dock (D), French Broad (E), Inspiration Point Dock (F), Holly Oaks (G), Gator Point Campground (H), Fanchers Willow Branch Campground (I), Galloway Landing (J), Chestnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chestnut Hill include: Eden Church (A), Lawson Chapel (B), Swannsylvania Church (C), Antioch Baptist Church (D), Ailey Chapel (E), Indian Creek Church (F), Hills Union Church (G), Parrot Church (H), Belmont Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Strange Cemetery (1), Swann Cemetery (2), Taylor Cemetery (3), Allen Cemetery (4), Ball Cemetery (5), Resthaven Memorial Gardens (6), Tryon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Dalton Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Hall Branch (B), Clear Creek (C), Chambers Branch (D), Muddy Hollow Branch (E), Miller Creek (F), Big Branch (G), Seehorn Creek (H), Slatey Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chestnut Hill: Dandridge Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.2. This is about average.

City:

86.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 44.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.1%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.2%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

Chestnut Hill compared to Tennessee 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chestnut Hill CCD (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.45%
Here: 52.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents67.8%16.9%3.1%2.3%1.7%
Congregations42.7%26.0%8.3%6.3%1.0%
NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.0%0.8%3.1%
Congregations1.0%2.1%2.1%1.0%9.4%
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: 5
Jefferson County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jefferson County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Jefferson County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.8%
Tennessee:

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

13.4%
State:

13.5%

8.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamblen County, TN  1.38% ($27,552 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  1.10% ($28,119)
from Sevier County, TN  1.05% ($27,538)


7.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamblen County, TN  1.44% ($26,000 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  1.33% ($30,000)
to Sevier County, TN  1.10% ($25,135)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chestnut Hill:

  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNPC (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chestnut Hill:

  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • W266AA (101.1 FM; KODAK, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chestnut Hill:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJZC-LP (Channel 22; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chestnut Hill)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Chestnut Hill (Lat: 35.905361 Lon: -83.296556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNNC292
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.500 MHz, 453.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023, Certifier: Harry Watson
    Registrant: U T Medical Center, 1924 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920, Phone: (865) 305-2580, Fax: (865) 305-9004, Email:
  • Adjacent To English Mountain Fire Tower (Lat: 35.901472 Lon: -83.298222), Call Sign: KCZ402
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2003, Expiration Date: 10/27/2013
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Adjacent To English Mountain Fire Tower (Lat: 35.901472 Lon: -83.298222), Call Sign: WDW331
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2003, Expiration Date: 10/27/2013
    Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NA CHESTNUT, 9.8 Nm On 70.80 Degree Y Bearing To 14 (Lat: 35.910556 Lon: -83.329722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.2 m, Call Sign: WQOV911
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2012, Expiration Date: 02/13/2022, Certifier: Scott Hedspeth
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

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