Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (43.1 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (91.4 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Pikeville, TN (2.3 miles ), Sequatchie Valley, TN (2.4 miles) , Mooneyham, TN (2.8 miles) , Spencer, TN (3.6 miles ), Welchland, TN (3.7 miles) , Lantana, TN (3.8 miles) , Graysville, TN (4.2 miles ), Dayton, TN (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 85.24 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Cumberland Plateau: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cumberland Plateau-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Cumberland Plateau place center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.1 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
Earthquake activity:Cumberland Plateau-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Cumberland Plateau center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.1 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 61.8 miles away from Cumberland Plateau center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bledsoe County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cumberland Plateau:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
969 people in state prisons in 2000
141 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
Cumberland Plateau compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cumberland Plateau CCD (based on Bledsoe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,839 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:
7.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,088 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:
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