China Grove, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 788.
Males: 392  (49.9%)
Females: 396  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 38369

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,075 (it was $27,196 in 2000)
China Grove:

$38,075
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,386 (it was $12,310 in 2000)

China Grove CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,182 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
China Grove:

$81,182
TN:

$167,500
March 2019 cost of living index in China Grove: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in China Grove, TN (2000)
    • 74695.2%White alone
    • 263.3%Black alone
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 60.8%Hispanic

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 45.8 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.6% ($308)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (36.0 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (399.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rutherford, TN (2.0 miles ),
Kenton, TN (2.5 miles ),
Dyer, TN (2.6 miles ),
Greenfield, TN (2.6 miles ),
Bradford, TN (2.8 miles ),
Sharon, TN (2.8 miles ),
Kenton-Mason Hall, TN (3.2 miles ),
Yorkville, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.15 N, Longitude: 88.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

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

4.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in China Grove, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.0%)
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.3%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.9%)
  • Apparel (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
Most common occupations in China Grove, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (19.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.3%)
  • Cashiers (11.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)

Average climate in China Grove, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

China Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the China Grove place center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 tornado 9.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

China Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 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 169.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from China Grove center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near China Grove:

  • DYER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DYER, TN)
  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; TRENTON, TN)
  • VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MARTIN, TN)
  • CAREALL (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MARTIN, TN)
  • UNIVERSITY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MARTIN, TN)
  • VAN AYER MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARTIN, TN)
  • VAN AYER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARTIN, TN)

Amtrak station near China Grove:

  • 20 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to China Grove:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 14 miles; Martin, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 23 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 28 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 33 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 36 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Murray State University (about 47 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in China Grove: Baier Farms (A), Lonoke Community Center (B), Gibson County Fire Department Station 7 Tyson Store (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in China Grove include: Salem Church (A), Lawrence Chapel (B), Antioch Church (C), Walnut Grove Church (D), Beech Grove Church (E), China Grove Church (F), Oak Hill Church (G), Calvary Missionary Church (H), Mount Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walnut Grove Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), China Grove Cemetery (4), Beech Grove Cemetery (5), Antioch Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lick Creek (A), Edmundson Creek (B), Cummings Creek (C), Store Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Gibson 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:

2.6 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

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

21.6%
Whole state:

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

12.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in China Grove:

Marital status in China Grove, TN
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in China Grove:

  • High school or higher: 57.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for China Grove, TN (based on Gibson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,229128
Mainline Protestant4,05730
Black Protestant1,96117
Catholic5402
Other2105
None15,686-
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: 19
This county:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Gibson County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Gibson County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

13.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gibson County:

30.2%
Tennessee:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Madison County, TN  1.78% ($39,048 average AGI)
from Carroll County, TN  0.49% ($32,047)
from Crockett County, TN  0.33% ($30,271)


6.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Madison County, TN  1.83% ($40,381 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.45% ($35,638)
to Crockett County, TN  0.28% ($36,660)

Strongest AM radio stations in China Grove:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in China Grove:

  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLSZ (105.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAJJ (89.3 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINSTRIES, INC.)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around China Grove:

  • W02BT (Channel 2; SHARON, TN; Owner: DAYSTAR MINISTRIES)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in China Grove, TN
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 31.5%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in China Grove, TN
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 15.0%Wood


China Grove compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
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