Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 489 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +139.7%
Males: 180  (36.8%)
Females: 309  (63.2%)
Median resident age:

25.6 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37724, 37752.

Cumberland Gap Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,504 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Cumberland Gap:

$52,504
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,405 (it was $12,005 in 2000)

Cumberland Gap town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $163,635 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Cumberland Gap:

$163,635
TN:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $640.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cumberland Gap: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.6%
(41.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cumberland Gap, TN (2010)
    • 42786.4%White alone
    • 234.7%Asian alone
    • 214.3%Black alone
    • 173.4%Two or more races
    • 30.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic

Races in Cumberland Gap detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cumberland Gap is 78 to 1.


Crime rates in Cumberland Gap by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(975.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(200.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(2,404)
1
(200.8)
3
(602.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(2,956)
3
(1,463)
1
(487.8)
2
(990.1)
2
(961.5)
2
(961.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(401.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(3,941)
4
(1,951)
8
(3,902)
4
(1,980)
3
(1,442)
1
(480.8)
2
(401.6)
6
(1,205)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(487.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(495.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(492.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)364.52170.7190.2188.1125.0567.3457.8196.8

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City-data.com crime index in Cumberland Gap, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Tennessee average:

2.66
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Ancestries: German (14.1%), Irish (12.8%), American (8.3%), English (5.1%), Greek (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 1302 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,510 people per square mile   (low).

Cumberland Gap, Tennessee map

28 residents are foreign born (2.2% North America, 1.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This town:

8.7%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $826 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $629 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (45.9 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (108.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (421.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Harrogate, TN (1.1 miles ),
Harrogate-Shawanee, TN (1.3 miles ),
Middlesborough, KY (1.8 miles ),
Kentucky Ridge, KY (3.0 miles ),
Powell Valley, TN (3.2 miles ),
Tazewell, TN (3.4 miles ),
Pineville, KY (3.4 miles ),
New Tazewell, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.60 N, Longitude: 83.67 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Cumberland Gap, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cumberland Gap, TN in 2017
Cumberland Gap satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Cumberland Gap, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.1%)
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (35.9%)
  • Educational services (25.6%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Cumberland Gap, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (13.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (12.8%)
  • Cashiers (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)

Average climate in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cumberland Gap, Tennessee average temperatures Cumberland Gap, Tennessee average precipitation Cumberland Gap, Tennessee humidity Cumberland Gap, Tennessee wind speed Cumberland Gap, Tennessee snowfall Cumberland Gap, Tennessee sunshine Cumberland Gap, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Cumberland Gap-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Cumberland Gap town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 25.6 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Cumberland Gap-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 112.1 miles away from Cumberland Gap 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 57.7 miles away from Cumberland Gap 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 264.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 107.4 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 182.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from Cumberland Gap 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 Claiborne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cumberland Gap topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cumberland Gap:

  • TRI STATE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARROGATE, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO ARH HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE HOSPIT Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • LAUREL MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEW TAZEWELL, TN)
  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; TAZEWELL, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cumberland Gap:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 2 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 30 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Walters State Community College (about 35 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 47 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 53 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Public high school in Cumberland Gap:

Private high school in Cumberland Gap:

  • TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 271 ARTHUR RD, Grades: PK-10)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cumberland Gap Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Cumberland Gap Inn (630 Brooklyn Street).

Birthplace of: Earl Williams (1920s catcher) - Baseball catcher.

Claiborne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CUMBERLAND GAP WATER SERVICES (Population served: 376, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2005)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

1.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

22.7%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

163 people in college/university student housing in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Cumberland Gap:

Marital status in Cumberland Gap, TN
  • Never married: 65.4%
  • Now married: 29.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

For population 25 years and over in Cumberland Gap:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cumberland Gap, TN (based on Claiborne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,14281
Mainline Protestant8609
Other4522
Catholic1101
None12,649-
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: 7
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Claiborne County:

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Claiborne County:

16.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,037$24,4441$146
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 2$3,986$23,9162$1,032

6.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
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 Bell County, KY  0.98% ($30,800 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.33% ($36,000)
from Lee County, VA  0.26% ($35,815)

Businesses in Cumberland Gap, TN

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cumberland Gap:

  • WRWB (740 AM; 1 kW; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: PINE HILLS OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXY (1490 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: COUNTRY WIDE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WANO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cumberland Gap:

  • WLMU (91.3 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WXJB (96.5 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: JBD INCORPORATED)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cumberland Gap:

  • W14AQ (Channel 14; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • W18AN (Channel 18; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE 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.)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)

Cumberland Gap fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 1993 00:20 AM, Sr32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 28, 1986 08:15 PM, M000000130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 12, 1981 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.6mTotal length
  • 3,300Total average daily traffic
  • 99Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,930Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cumberland Gap)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Rte 1 Box 442a (Lat: 36.536444 Lon: -83.667111), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WMV325,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Registrant: Lincoln Memorial University, Box 2050 Sigmon Communication Ctr., Harrogate, TN 37752
  • BIG CLIFF, Big Cliff (Lat: 36.473417 Lon: -83.875750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WPQQ632,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.568 MHz, 952.568 MHz, 928.406 MHz, 952.406 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Certifier: Zane Howard, Registrant: 122 Rusty Road, Jacksboro, TN 37757, Phone: (865) 617-2500, Fax: (423) 566-6533, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Intersection Us 58 & 25 (Lat: 36.598389 Lon: -83.658778), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KNKC693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cumberland Gap)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 100KH , Serial Number: 28529, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy Overton, 1983 Highway 63, Cumberland Gap, TN 37724
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 269C-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61447 , Serial Number: 0007, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy Overton, 1983 Highway 63, Cumberland Gap, TN 37724
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8760F , Serial Number: 28-7790264, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Overton, 1983 Highway 63, Cumberland Gap, TN 37724
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/08/2018

Most common first names in Cumberland Gap, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1576.5 years
William1277.3 years
James1275.5 years
Robert1065.2 years
Mary879.1 years
Bertha783.1 years
Walter770.2 years
Minnie681.6 years
Charles673.3 years
Ethel688.2 years
Most common last names in Cumberland Gap, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chumley1478.4 years
Clark1078.5 years
Gulley970.3 years
Green979.3 years
Powell969.7 years
England869.9 years
Patterson882.0 years
Johnson880.5 years
Treece880.6 years
Robertson775.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cumberland Gap, TN
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cumberland Gap, TN
  • 94.4%Electricity
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cumberland Gap compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Cumberland Gap on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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