Crawford, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 2,503.
Males: 1,247  (49.9%)
Females: 1,256  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38554

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,948 (it was $23,571 in 2000)
Crawford:

$28,948
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,723 (it was $13,516 in 2000)

Crawford CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,412 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Crawford:

$62,412
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $103,641; Detached houses: $126,582; Mobile homes: $44,621
Crawford races chart
  • White alone - 2,347 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crawford: 130.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1878 feet

Land area: 106.7 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

Crawford, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Crawford:

  • High school or higher: 44.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crawford CCD:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

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

Crawford CCD:  0.4% ($199)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Crawford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (70.6 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (89.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (410.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Monterey, TN (2.9 miles ), Clarkrange, TN (3.0 miles ), Grimsley, TN (3.2 miles ), Alpine, TN (3.4 miles ), Rickman, TN (3.6 miles ), Livingston, TN (3.7 miles ), Bowman, TN (3.8 miles ), Mayland-Pleasant Hill, TN (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.23 N, Longitude: 85.16 W

Area code: 931

Crawford household income distribution Crawford home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Crawford, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crawford-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Crawford place 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 4.8 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crawford-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 152.0 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 214.3 miles away from Crawford center
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 73.7 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 123.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from Crawford center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 233.0 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 Overton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Crawford:

  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MONTEREY, TN)
  • STANDING STONE CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MONTEREY, TN)
  • STANDING STONE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MONTEREY, TN)
  • AMEDISYS (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • LIVINGSTON TN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • LIVINGSTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)
  • OVERTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LIVINGSTON, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crawford:

  • Tennessee Technological University (about 20 miles; Cookeville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,761)
  • Roane State Community College (about 39 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 60 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 61 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Somerset Community College (about 65 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 66 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 72 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

Public elementary/middle school in Crawford:

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Notable locations in Crawford: Doubling Spur (A), Dry Hollow Volunteer Fire Department (B), Muddy Pond Volunteer Fire Department (C), Mountain Volunteer Fire and Rescue (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crawford include: Hanging Limb Baptist Church (A), Union Grove Church (B), Union Point Church (C), Three Forks Church (D), Columbia Hill Church (E), Pine Ridge Church (F), Vine Ridge Baptist Church (G), Mineral Springs First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swallows Cemetery (1), Walker Cemetery (2), Wilson Cemetery (3), Union Point Cemetery (4), Pine Ridge Cemetery (5), Muddy Pond Cemetery (6), Lovejoy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Camp Monterey Lake (A), Lad Lake (B), Pine Ridge Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Looper Branch (A), Long Branch (B), Little Indian Creek (C), Lick Branch (D), Jack Branch (E), Fond Branch (F), Flintrock Branch (G), Dry Branch (H), Dennis Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Overton 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.4
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.13
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 44.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.0%
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: 0.1% of all households

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

21.8%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

8.4%
Whole state:

5.8%
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Crawford compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (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 Crawford CCD (based on Overton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here: 47.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents41.3%20.9%15.0%7.2%5.0%
Congregations19.4%24.2%22.6%9.7%3.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God of ProphecyNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.3%1.2%3.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%1.6%9.7%
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: 7
Overton County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Overton County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Overton County:

28.9%
Tennessee:

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

14.6%
State:

13.5%

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Putnam County, TN  2.02% ($25,432 average AGI)
from Clay County, TN  0.38% ($25,679)
from Jackson County, TN  0.27% ($18,850)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Putnam County, TN  1.89% ($22,920 average AGI)
to Jackson County, TN  0.31% ($18,217)
to Pickett County, TN  0.23% ($22,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crawford:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLIV (920 AM; 1 kW; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: SUNNY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WATX (1590 AM; 2 kW; ALGOOD, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTN (780 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crawford:

  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXD-FM (106.9 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WWOG (90.9 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WOWF (102.5 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: PEG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLC-FM (105.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BIBLE BELIEVERS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGIC (98.5 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDEB-FM (103.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, TN; Owner: BAZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W206AJ (89.1 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHRS (91.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRKK-FM (105.5 FM; SPARTA, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXVL (99.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crawford:

  • WCTE (Channel 22; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: UPPER CUMBERLAND BROADCAST COUNCIL)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
  • W57CZ (Channel 57; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF4GRU, Licensee ID: L01092603
    Grant Date: 12/08/2005, Expiration Date: 02/10/2016, Certifier: William B Burn
    Registrant: William B Burn, 415 Bear Knob Ln, Crawford, TN 38554

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Crawford

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