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Median resident age:  36.8 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37840

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,832 (it was $31,127 in 2000)
Coalfield:

$40,832
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,240

Coalfield CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,343 (it was $61,500 in 2000)
Coalfield:

$96,343
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,178; Detached houses: $109,522; Mobile homes: $88,909

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  • White alone - 4,068 (98.6%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coalfield: 134.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1034 feet




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

Coalfield CCD:  0.9% ($537)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Coalfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (28.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (130.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (436.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Petros, TN (1.6 miles ), Oliver Springs, TN (2.4 miles ), Walden Ridge, TN (2.8 miles) , Oakdale, TN (2.9 miles ), New River, TN (3.0 miles) , Wartburg, TN (3.1 miles ), Oak Ridge, TN (3.1 miles ), Harriman, TN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 84.43 W

Coalfield household income distribution Coalfield home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Average climate in Coalfield, Tennessee

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Tornado activity:

Coalfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Coalfield place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 10.7 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coalfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 62% 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 32.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from Coalfield center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 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 49.6 miles away from Coalfield center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Sid Hudson - Baseball player and coach, Pat McGlothin - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Coalfield:

  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF OAK RIDGE (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • HARRIMAN CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARRIMAN, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORGAN COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WARTBURG, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Coalfield, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coalfield:

  • Roane State Community College (about 17 miles; Harriman, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,464)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 18 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 30 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 57 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 61 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,679)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 65 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Lee University (about 67 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)

Public high school in Coalfield:

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Library in Coalfield:

  • COALFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,083; Location: 112 JERRY JONES ROAD; 9,802 books; 106 audio materials; 197 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Coalfield: Christmas (A), Coalfield Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Coalfield include: Coal Hill Church (A), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (B), Big Mountain Church (C), Cumberland Church (D), Middle Creek Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thornton Cemetery (1), Jackson Cemetery (2), Coal Hill Cemetery (3), Adcox Cemetery (4), Adkins Cemetery (5), Amos Cemetery (6), Ritter Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Machine Branch (A), Jones Creek (B), Geise Creek (C), Davis Branch (D), Bitter Creek (E), Butler Creek (F), Middle Fork Little Emory River (G), Right Fork Little Emory River (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.3. This is about average.
City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6


Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

11.9%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

3.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Coalfield, TN

Coalfield compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Coalfield CCD (based on Morgan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.46%
Here46.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God of Prophecy
Adherents81.4%4.7%2.5%2.2%2.0%
Congregations43.2%2.3%4.5%11.4%6.8%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristBeachy Amish Mennonite ChurchesOther
Adherents1.4%1.2%1.1%0.8%2.7%
Congregations4.5%2.3%4.5%2.3%18.2%
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
Morgan County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Morgan County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

29.2%
Tennessee:

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

14.0%
State:

13.5%

5.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Roane County, TN  1.17% ($31,568 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TN  0.92% ($28,552)
from Knox County, TN  0.49% ($53,935)


6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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:
to Roane County, TN  1.83% ($27,759 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TN  1.12% ($25,366)
to Knox County, TN  0.60% ($31,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coalfield:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WOFE (580 AM; 1 kW; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coalfield:

  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WBZH (92.7 FM; HARRIMAN, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKZX-FM (93.5 FM; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: BP BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Coalfield:

  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Mark L Gartley, Ansel Lowe Road (Lat: 36.067722 Lon: -84.446306), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Mark L Gartley, Ansel Lowe Road (Lat: 36.067722 Lon: -84.446306), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • RICK SUAREZ, 6044 Knoxville Hwy (Lat: 36.035861 Lon: -84.403194), Type: 86.0, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • RICK SUAREZ, 6044 Knoxville Hwy (Lat: 36.035861 Lon: -84.403194), Type: 86.0, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • RICK SUAREZ, 6044 Knoxville Hwy (Lat: 36.035861 Lon: -84.403194), Type: 86.0, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, 6044 Knoxville Hwy (Lat: 36.035861 Lon: -84.403194), Type: 86.0, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • John E Monday, 6044 Knoxville Hwy (Lat: 36.035861 Lon: -84.403194), Type: 86.0, Structure height: 47129 m, Overall height: 83.8 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K4MSQ, Licensee ID: L01393506
    Grant Date: 04/24/2008, Expiration Date: 05/01/2018, Certifier: John Harris
    Registrant: John Harris, Coalfield, TN 37719
  • Call Sign: KC4WGH, Licensee ID: L00716650
    Grant Date: 07/15/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2012, Certifier: David F Rogers
    Registrant: David F Rogers, 310 Cumberland Rd, Coalfield, TN 37719
  • Call Sign: KD4NWV
    Grant Date: 06/16/1992, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2004
    Registrant: Jackie Rather, Coalfield, TN 37719
  • Call Sign: KF4RTJ, Licensee ID: L01299480
    Grant Date: 06/29/2007, Expiration Date: 06/29/2017
    Registrant: Garry C Morgan, 115 Beauty Box Road, Coalfield, TN 37719


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