For population 25 years and over in Cottage Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Cottage Grove town:
3 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $220 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (55.0 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (97.1 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Palmersville, TN (2.6 miles) , Puryear, TN (3.1 miles ), Paris, TN (3.3 miles ), Hazel, KY (3.5 miles ), Henry, TN (3.6 miles ), Gleason, TN (3.7 miles ), Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, TN (3.7 miles) , Dresden, TN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 88.48 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 731
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+10.2%).
Average climate in Cottage Grove, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cottage Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Cottage Grove town center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cottage Grove-area historical earthquake activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 34% 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 75.8 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 79.9 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.1 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) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Cottage Grove center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Henry County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Cottage Grove:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottage Grove:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.52. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Cottage Grove compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Cottage Grove (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cottage Grove town (based on Henry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,673 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,508 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Cottage Grove:
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Cottage Grove fatal accident list:
Aug 28, 2004 11:12 PM, Sr-140, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 13, 1978 04:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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