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Population in 2012: 31,010 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.6%
Males: 15,218  (49.1%)
Females: 15,792  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  29.7 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 38505.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,303 (it was $26,533 in 2000)
Cookeville:

$26,303
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,870

Cookeville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,905 (it was $100,200 in 2000)
Cookeville:

$158,905
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $163,785; Detached houses: $167,717; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,988; In 2-unit structures: $129,619; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,741; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,435; Mobile homes: $40,847; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $27,953

Median gross rent in 2012: $585.

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  • White alone - 26,828 (88.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,425 (4.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,151 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 592 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 417 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 26 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cookeville: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (41.0%), English (8.8%), Irish (8.4%), German (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 1133 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,419 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cookeville:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cookeville city:

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

1,709 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia).

This city:  5.6%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Cookeville, Tennessee as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cookeville to the number of sex offenders is 437 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,208 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,036 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (54.1 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (70.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (409.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Algood, TN (2.0 miles ), Baxter, TN (2.7 miles ), Macedonia, TN (3.1 miles) , Dodson Branch, TN (3.2 miles ), Rickman, TN (3.3 miles) , Buffalo Valley, TN (3.4 miles) , Monterey, TN (3.7 miles ), Granville, TN (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2004: 111 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2005: 139 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2007: 99 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2012: 65 buildings, average cost: $139,200

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Latitude: 36.16 N, Longitude: 85.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,835 (+58.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,366 (80.7%)

Area code: 931

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Crime rates in Cookeville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00201011110
per 100,000 0.00.08.20.03.70.03.53.43.43.30.0
Rapes 711681318131817812
per 100,000 25.945.624.630.747.664.145.361.557.426.538.8
Robberies 2026232216302826402126
per 100,000 73.9107.794.484.358.6106.897.688.8135.169.684.0
Assaults 1071075137798585889468108
per 100,000 395.6443.3209.2141.8289.1302.5296.3300.6317.5225.3349.0
Burglaries 166186214211231280335357389426370
per 100,000 613.7770.6877.9808.4845.3996.61167.61219.41313.81411.61195.6
Thefts 1,0251,0891,0598939229811,2811,3261,2391,2701,097
per 100,000 3789.44511.94344.33421.53374.13491.64464.84529.34184.54208.23544.9
Auto thefts 9777829282789975506855
per 100,000 358.6319.0336.4352.5300.1277.6345.1256.2168.9225.3177.7
Arson 86816125351
per 100,000 29.624.932.83.822.03.67.017.110.116.63.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.8) 315.4381.4336.6273.9309.7343.0383.5392.7392.5346.2334.2

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Crime rate in Cookeville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 93 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Cookeville, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Cookeville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Cookeville city center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cookeville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 90% 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 89.9 miles away from the city 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 63.6 miles away from Cookeville center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 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 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Cookeville center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: J. J. Redick - Basketball player, Mack Brown - College football coach, Watson Brown - Football player and coach, William Eldridge Odom - General, Bobby Greenwood - Professional golfer, Jim Carlen - Football player and coach, Keith Bilbrey - Radio personality, Kellie Harper - Basketball player-coach, Jere Hargrove - Tennessee politician, Michael S. Moore - Writer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Cookeville:

  • COOKEVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 320 N. WILLOW AVE)
  • HIGHLAND RIM HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 337 NORTH CEDAR STREET)
  • PHC HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 539B OLD KENTUCKY ROAD)
  • UPPER CUMBERLAND HHA (Home Health Center, 140 UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
  • COOKEVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1 MEDICAL CENTER BOULEVARD)
  • LAZARUS HOUSE HOSPICE (Hospital, 260 WEST FIFTH STREET)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 444 ONE ELEVEN PLACE)
  • COOKEVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 815 BUNKER HILL ROAD)
  • COOKEVILLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 215 W SIXTH ST)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, COOKEVILLE (Nursing Home, 815 SOUTH WALNUT AVENUE)

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Local government website: www.ci.cookeville.tn.us

Colleges/Universities in Cookeville:

  • Tennessee Technological University (Full-time enrollment: 8,679; Location: 1 William L. Jones Drive; Public; Website: www.tntech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Medvance Institute-Cookeville (FT enrollment: 539; Location: 1025 Highway 111; Private, for-profit; Website: www.medvance.edu)
  • Genesis Career College of Cookeville (FT enrollment: 112; Location: 880-A East 10th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.genesiscareer.com)
  • Mr Waynes School of Unisex Hair Design (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 170 S Willow Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.misterwaynes.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cookeville:

  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 54 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; Full-time enrollment: 19,827)
  • Roane State Community College (about 54 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 57 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 4,348)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 66 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 70 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 70 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 71 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Public high schools in Cookeville:

Private high schools in Cookeville:

  • CUMBERLAND EARLY SCHOLARS ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 600 E VETERANS DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ADAPT SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 1200 S WILLOW AVE; Grades: 8 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cookeville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cookeville:

  • HEAVENLY HOST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 777 S WILLOW AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COOKEVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 2660 HWY 111 N; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Cookeville, School District: PUTNAM COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: J.J. Redick-College Basketball Player(Duke Blue Devils.Born June 24,1984)
  • New college in Cookeville."Nashville State Technical Community College-Cookeville Campus"
  • Birthplace of:Emily Christian-College Basketball Player(Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.Born March 14,1984)
  • Additional Church - Faith Harvest Church of God; 1691 Burgess Falls Road; Cookeville, TN 38506 931 432 PRAY. www.faithharvestchurchofgod.org
  • Birthplace of: J.J. Redick,college basketball player(Duke Blue Devils) Born June 24,1984
  • Birthplace of- J.J.Redick-college basketball player(Duke Blue Devils) Born June 24,1884
  • Under private schools... Child Garden is no longer open. London Bridge Preschool 1175 E. 10th Street, Cookeville TN. 38501 is a State approved preschool that could be under the private listing

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Notable locations in Cookeville: Cookeville Golf and Country Club (A), Belle Acres Golf Club (B), Cookeville Fire Department Station 1 (C), Cookeville Fire Department Station 4 (D), Cookeville Fire Department Station 2 (E), Cookeville Fire Department Station 3 (F), Putnam County Library (G), Putnam County Courthouse (H), Plateau Mental Health Center (I), Cookeville City Hall (J), Putnam County Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cookeville Mall Shopping Center (1), Towne Plaza Shopping Center (2), Willow Tree Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cookeville include: First Church of the Nazarene (A), Central Emmanuel Baptist Church (B), West View Baptist Church (C), Washington Avenue Baptist Church (D), Sycamore Church of Christ (E), Stevens Street Baptist Church (F), Scott Avenue Baptist Church (G), Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Buck Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Short Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cookeville: Cane Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Department of Leisure Services (Museums; 144 South Lowe Avenue) (1), Cookeville Depot Museum (116 West Broad Street) (2), Initials Interiors Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 610 Design Drive) (3), Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 50 East Broad Street) (4), Fun Tunnel (Amusement & Theme Parks; 400 Dubois Road) (5), Carefree Tours (Tours & Charters; 4340 Pippin Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Executive Inn (897 South Jefferson Avenue) (1), Country Inn-Suites-Cookeville (1131 South Jefferson Avenue) (2), Econo Lodge Cookeville (1100 South Jefferson Avenue) (3), Days Inn Cookeville (1296 South Walnut Avenue) (4), Best Western Thunderbird Motel (900 South Jefferson Avenue) (5), Baymont Inn Cookeville (1151 South Jefferson Avenue) (6), Comfort Suites Cookeville (1035 Interstate Drive) (7), Comfort Inn & Suites (1045 Interstate Drive) (8), Eastwood Inn (1646 East Spring Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Tennessee State - Human Services Dept- Putnam County Office (269 South Willow Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.10
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cookeville and their reported violations in the past:

COOKEVILLE WATER DEPT (Population served: 29604, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2002)
DOUBLE SPRINGS UTILITY DISTRIC (Population served: 6779, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-25-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1999)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BANGHAM UTILITY DIST (Population served: 6672, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and OCT-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2001)
  • One minor monitoring violation
COOKEVILLE BOAT DOCK ROAD UD (Population served: 5880, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
OLD GAINESBORO ROAD UTIL DIST (Population served: 4850, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.5%
(31.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.7% for Black residents, 48.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 44.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.5%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cookeville, TN

People in group quarters in Cookeville in 2010:

  • 1,920 people in college/university student housing
  • 201 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 197 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Cookeville in 2000:

  • 1,740 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 118 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 98 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 18 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Cookeville compared to Tennessee state average:

Cookeville, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Eblen Center. Tennessee Technological University.

Banks with most branches in Cookeville (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Cookeville Main Office Branch, Interstate Rdt Branch, Northside Branch, Jefferson Cookeville. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Bank of Putnam County: Tenth Street, Putnam County Lpo/Dpo, South Willow Branch, Bank Of Putnam County. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $371.3 mil, Deposits: $339.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: B.P.c. Corporation
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: University Branch, Cookeville Branch, West Cookeville Branch. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Cookeville Branch, West Jackson Street Branch, Algood - Jbt Branch. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,111.8 mil, Deposits: $1,020.8 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Group, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Tennessee: Algood Branch at 330 West Main Street, branch established on 2007/04/23; Cookeville Branch at 412 South Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 1988/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $621.8 mil, Deposits: $542.7 mil, headquarters in Livingston, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Citizens Bank: North Washington Branch at 900 North Washington Avenue, branch established on 2010/02/03; Cookeville Branch at 51 East Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1996/04/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $501.1 mil, Deposits: $410.6 mil, headquarters in Carthage, TN, positive income, 9 total offices
  • COMMUNITY BANK OF THE CUMBERLANDS: Cookeville Branch at 744 South Willow Avenue, branch established on 2001/02/23; North Cookeville Branch at 1065 East Tenth Street, branch established on 2006/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.8 mil, Deposits: $146.0 mil, headquarters in Jamestown, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Educational Services Of America, Inc.
  • Putnam 1st Mercantile Bank: at 200 West Jackson Street, branch established on 2005/11/28; Tenth Street Branch at 860 East 10th Street, branch established on 2008/03/26. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $78.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cookeville - Washington Branch at 105 North Washington Avenue, branch established on 1989/06/21; Cookeville Jackson Branch at Two West Jackson Street, branch established on 1988/06/14. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cookeville, Tennessee:

  • The Scarecrow Country Inn, 1720 E SPG St, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 526-3431
  • Clarion Inn, 970 S Jeffson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 526-7125, Fax: (931) 520-7944
  • Comfort Suites, 1035 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 372-1881, Fax: (931) 372-9188
  • Alpine Lodge And Suites, 2021 East Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38506 , Phone: (931) 526-3333
  • Best Western Thunderbird Motel, 900 South Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 526-7115
  • Cookeville Key West Inn, 663 South Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 525-1110
  • Hampton Inn, 1025 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 520-1117
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1045 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501 , Phone: (931) 372-0086, Fax: (931) 372-0030
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cookeville, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cookeville travel time to work - commute


Cookeville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Cookeville city (based on Putnam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.70%
Here55.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsAssemblies of God
Adherents38.8%14.8%10.9%7.7%6.5%
Congregations23.3%19.2%8.9%15.1%2.1%
NameCatholic ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents4.4%2.3%2.2%2.0%10.4%
Congregations0.7%2.7%1.4%4.1%22.6%
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: 16
Putnam County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Putnam County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Putnam County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

27.3%
Tennessee:

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

18.6%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$118,759$64,7780$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$886
Judicial and Legal 1$3,018$36,2162$2,754
Police Protection - Officers 67$242,925$43,5090$0
Police - Other 28$83,811$35,9190$0
Firefighters 51$187,555$44,1310$0
Fire - Other 1$2,982$35,7840$0
Streets and Highways 39$103,133$31,7330$0
Hospitals 1,127$3,739,723$39,820443$1,454,337
Solid Waste Management 11$31,213$34,0510$0
Sewerage 13$36,894$34,0560$0
Parks and Recreation 22$51,343$28,0050$0
Water Supply 30$99,783$39,9130$0
Electric Power 49$163,152$39,9560$0
Gas Supply 9$28,784$38,3790$0
Totals for Government 1,470$4,893,075$39,943450$1,457,977

Cookeville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,778,000 ($154.08)
    Gas Utilities: $2,066,000 ($66.62)
    Electric Utilities: $1,327,000 ($42.79)
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $98,563,000 ($3178.43)
    Electric Utilities: $30,491,000 ($983.26)
    Gas Utilities: $8,491,000 ($273.81)
    Police Protection: $5,242,000 ($169.04)
    Water Utilities: $5,068,000 ($163.43)
    Sewerage: $2,925,000 ($94.32)
    Fire Protection: $2,859,000 ($92.20)
    Regular Highways: $2,789,000 ($89.94)
    Central Staff Services: $1,910,000 ($61.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,428,000 ($46.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $932,000 ($30.05)
    General Public Buildings: $905,000 ($29.18)
    Financial Administration: $583,000 ($18.80)
    General - Other: $158,000 ($5.10)
    Health Services - Other: $92,000 ($2.97)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($5.16)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $217,000 ($7.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,407,000 ($45.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $259,000 ($8.35)
    Air Transportation: $35,000 ($1.13)
    General: $30,000 ($0.97)
    Health: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000 ($0.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $767,000 ($24.73)
    Regular Highways: $282,000 ($9.09)
    Own Hospitals: $195,000 ($6.29)
    Fire Protection: $167,000 ($5.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $145,000 ($4.68)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($2.81)
    General Public Building: $80,000 ($2.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($1.97)
    Central Staff: $23,000 ($0.74)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $65,840,000 ($2123.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,028,000 ($33.15)

Cookeville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $110,490,000 ($3563.04)
    Sewerage: $3,000,000 ($96.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,055,000 ($34.02)
    All Other: $228,000 ($7.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,479,000 ($305.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,756,000 ($88.87)
    Interest Earnings: $2,565,000 ($82.72)
    Rents: $26,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $31,964,000 ($1030.76)
    Gas Utilities: $8,431,000 ($271.88)
    Water Utilities: $7,075,000 ($228.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,394,000 ($44.95)
    Highways: $759,000 ($24.48)
    All Other: $77,000 ($2.48)
  • Tax - Property: $3,503,000 ($112.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $720,000 ($23.22)
    NEC: $384,000 ($12.38)

Cookeville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $20,095,000 ($648.02)
    Water Utilities: $17,127,000 ($552.31)
    Gas Utilities: $4,950,000 ($159.63)
    Electric Utilities: $2,497,000 ($80.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,998,000 ($419.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,343,000 ($204.55)
    Water Utilities: $2,185,000 ($70.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $17,989,000 ($580.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,835,000 ($607.38)
    Water Utilities: $18,432,000 ($594.39)
    Gas Utilities: $4,700,000 ($151.56)
    Electric Utilities: $2,342,000 ($75.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,260,000 ($40.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,352,000 ($43.60)
    Water Utilities: $880,000 ($28.38)
    Gas Utilities: $250,000 ($8.06)
    Electric Utilities: $155,000 ($5.00)

Cookeville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $386,000 ($12.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,430,000 ($820.06)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $21,060,000 ($679.14)

8.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($143 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.21%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Overton County, TN  0.66% ($26,072 average AGI)
from White County, TN  0.65% ($27,094)
from Jackson County, TN  0.43% ($20,838)


7.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
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 Overton County, TN  0.61% ($28,209 average AGI)
to White County, TN  0.56% ($29,719)
to Davidson County, TN  0.50% ($28,469)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cookeville:

  • WHUB (1400 AM; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WSMT (1050 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTZX (860 AM; 1 kW; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cookeville:

  • W265BC (100.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WTTU (88.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZYZ (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: CHURCH FAITH TRINITY ASSEMBLIES)
  • W211AS (90.1 FM; SPENCER, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cookeville:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cookeville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 39
Total length: 187 meters (614ft)
Total costs: $2,220,000
Total average daily traffic: 675,320
Total average daily truck traffic: 62,153

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 14
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cookeville, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cookeville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cookeville, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 294 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cookeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cookeville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 280
  • Hazardous Condition: 401
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Cookeville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cookeville, TN

Most common first names in Cookeville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James39372.0 years
Mary32678.7 years
William30074.4 years
John27473.7 years
Robert20573.3 years
Willie14776.8 years
Charles13071.4 years
George9675.0 years
Walter9074.9 years
Anna7980.2 years
Most common last names in Cookeville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19775.9 years
Brown16875.5 years
Allen14072.4 years
Gentry11276.4 years
Phillips9875.6 years
Johnson9676.9 years
Davis9374.4 years
Jones9175.8 years
Flatt8875.8 years
Roberts8474.6 years
Businesses in Cookeville, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's3
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
AutoZone2OfficeMax1
Baskin-Robbins1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Baymont Inn1Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King3Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske2
Clarion1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry2Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx7Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill3Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks2
Hardee's2Steak 'n Shake1
Hobby Lobby1Subway4
Holiday Inn1Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1T.J.Maxx1
Jones New York3Taco Bell3
KFC1U-Haul6
Kincaid1U.S. Cellular1
Kmart1UPS8
Knights Inn1Vans2
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture2Walmart2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Lowe's1
Browse common businesses in Cookeville, TN

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