Dandridge, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 2,958 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.3%
Males: 1,496  (50.6%)
Females: 1,462  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37725, 37760.

Dandridge Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,550 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Dandridge:

$44,550
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,345 (it was $19,753 in 2000)

Dandridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,289 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Dandridge:

$183,289
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $232,037; detached houses: $239,149; townhouses or other attached units: $343,733; mobile homes: $53,407

Median gross rent in 2017: $814.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dandridge: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.1%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Dandridge, TN (2010)
    • 2,60192.5%White alone
    • 1204.3%Black alone
    • 411.5%Hispanic
    • 230.8%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Dandridge, Tennessee as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dandridge is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Dandridge by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.0)
1
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
2
(70.5)
1
(35.1)
1
(34.9)
3
(104.9)
2
(69.2)
3
(101.7)
2
(67.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(84.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.4)
1
(36.2)
3
(107.8)
1
(35.2)
4
(140.4)
1
(34.9)
1
(35.0)
1
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
2
(67.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(126.2)
12
(480.6)
6
(229.1)
8
(289.9)
10
(359.2)
7
(246.7)
11
(386.2)
3
(104.8)
15
(524.3)
14
(484.1)
6
(203.5)
5
(167.6)
1
(33.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(799.3)
8
(320.4)
13
(496.4)
16
(579.7)
13
(467.0)
17
(599.2)
15
(526.7)
15
(524.1)
7
(244.7)
17
(587.8)
11
(373.0)
17
(569.9)
17
(570.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
210
(8,835)
151
(6,047)
97
(3,704)
56
(2,029)
81
(2,909)
83
(2,926)
66
(2,317)
50
(1,747)
57
(1,992)
69
(2,386)
43
(1,458)
71
(2,380)
50
(1,677)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(294.5)
1
(40.0)
9
(343.6)
5
(181.2)
2
(71.8)
5
(176.2)
6
(210.7)
4
(139.8)
5
(174.8)
6
(207.5)
4
(135.6)
4
(134.1)
6
(201.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.5)
1
(35.9)
2
(70.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.9)
3
(104.9)
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)483.4395.7309.7205.1287.7289.4293.9177.1310.0315.7217.4243.0149.9

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City-data.com crime index in Dandridge, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (34.0%), Scottish (8.6%), German (7.5%), Irish (6.8%), English (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 5.35 square miles.

Population density: 553 people per square mile   (low).

Dandridge, Tennessee map

85 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

2.9%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,019 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,363 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (29.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (150.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (462.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chestnut Hill, TN (2.5 miles ),
Jefferson City, TN (2.6 miles ),
Baneberry, TN (2.9 miles ),
New Market, TN (2.9 miles ),
White Pine, TN (3.0 miles ),
Fairgarden, TN (3.1 miles ),
Alpha, TN (3.2 miles ),
Beech Springs, TN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 83.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,871 (+63.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 302 (28.0%)

Area code: 865

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $54,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $298,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $255,600
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $370,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $183,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Dandridge, TN residents
Average permit cost in Dandridge, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +521 (+33.5%).
Most common industries in Dandridge, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Utilities (4.1%)
  • Food (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.9%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Dandridge, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)

Average climate in Dandridge, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dandridge, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 61.8. This is better than average.

City:

61.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 26.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Dandridge-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Dandridge town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 37.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dandridge-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 79% 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 34.1 miles away from Dandridge center
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 153.2 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 158.3 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 163.6 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 297.4 miles away from Dandridge center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 148.4 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 Jefferson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dandridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dandridge:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY NURSING HOME (914 INDUSTRIAL PARK RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dandridge:

  • JEFFERSON CITY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF JEFFERSON CITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CTR OF JEFFERSON CITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JEFFERSON CITY, TN)
  • NEWPORT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, TN)
  • SEVIER CO HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SEVIERVILLE, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORRISTOWN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • MORRISTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MORRISTOWN, TN)

Airports located in Dandridge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dandridge:

  • Walters State Community College (about 16 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 29 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Tusculum College (about 39 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 41 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 42 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Western Carolina University (about 55 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 56 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)

Public high school in Dandridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dandridge:

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Library in Dandridge:

  • DANDRIDGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $123,571; Location: 1235 CIRCLE DRIVE; 19,215 books; 14 e-books; 651 audio materials; 837 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dandridge: Jefferson County Industrial Park (A), Dandridge Historic District (B), Dandridge Volunteer Fire Department (C), Jefferson County Rescue Squad (D), Roper Tavern (E), Jefferson County Nursing Home (F), Jefferson County Courthouse (G), Dandridge City Hall (H), Jefferson County EMS (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dandridge include: Grants Chapel (A), Oakland Methodist Church (B), Hopewell Presbyterian Church (C), First Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church of Dandridge (E), Christ Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (F), Bethel Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Dandridge Cemetery (1), Oakland Cemetery (2), Jefferson County Farm Cemetery (3), Hopewell Cemetery (4), Harris Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hunnicutt Branch (A), Chaney Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dandridge: Dandridge Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Smoky Mountain Balloon Adventures (2745 Forest Ridge Road).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (119 Sharon Drive), Holiday Inn Express Dandridge (119 Sharon Drive), Comfort Inn Dandridge (620 Green Valley Drive), Cowboy's Seafood Restaurant On the Water Inc (1435 Highway 139).

Courts: Jefferson County - Juvenile Court (202 West Main Street), Jefferson County - Circuit Court Clerk- Sessions Court Clerk (202 West Main Street), Jefferson County - Juvenile Court Services (214 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Bill Bolden - Major League Baseball pitcher, Norman C. Gaddis - General.

Jefferson 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 Dandridge and their reported violations in the past:

SHADY GROVE UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 20,770, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
DANDRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 7,672, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PARK PLACE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 304, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TERRY POINT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SMOKEY VIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
INDIAN CREEK BOAT DOCK (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dandridge that have no violations reported:

  • FANCHER'S WILLOW BRANCH CAMP (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BUSH BROTHERS #3 (Population served: 323, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • DOUGLAS LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 298, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE COVE RESORT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRENCH BROAD BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.8%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Dandridge in 2010:

  • 210 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 105 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Dandridge in 2000:

  • 138 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Dandridge (2011 data):

  • First Peoples Bank of Tennessee: Dandridge Branch at 416 Meeting Street, branch established on 1976/05/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.6 mil, Deposits: $116.4 mil, headquarters in Jefferson City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Peoples Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank: Dandridge Branch at 720 South Highway 92, branch established on 2005/01/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $859.8 mil, Deposits: $676.2 mil, headquarters in Sevierville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: Dandridge Branch at 1030 South Highway 92, branch established on 1906/01/01. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Dandridge Main Branch at 858 Highway 92 South, branch established on 1985/06/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • FSGBANK, National Association: Dandridge Branch at 1013 South Hwy 92, branch established on 2004/04/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Dandridge:

Marital status in Dandridge, TN
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dandridge:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dandridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dandridge, TN (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,70372
Mainline Protestant4,67533
Catholic6981
Black Protestant5054
Other41
None23,822-
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: 5
Jefferson County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jefferson County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Jefferson County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dandridge:

43.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dandridge:

21.5%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dandridge:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dandridge, TN Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 10$29,555$35,4660$0
Financial Administration 6$15,258$30,5160$0
Streets and Highways 5$15,922$38,2131$1,346
Sewerage 5$18,544$44,5060$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,118$48,4727$1,700
Solid Waste Management 2$5,771$34,6260$0
Water Supply 2$7,915$47,4901$1,284
Parks and Recreation 2$6,001$36,0061$881
Other and Unallocable 1$3,136$37,6321$678
Totals for Government 36$114,220$38,07311$5,889

Dandridge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,783,000 ($602.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,291,000 ($436.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $801,000 ($270.79)
    Water Utilities: $797,000 ($269.44)
    Sewerage: $721,000 ($243.75)
    Regular Highways: $640,000 ($216.36)
    Central Staff Services: $497,000 ($168.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $212,000 ($71.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000 ($59.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($56.46)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($25.69)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($24.00)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($21.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000 ($19.95)
    Parking Facilities: $51,000 ($17.24)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $164,000 ($55.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $196,000 ($66.26)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($27.38)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($13.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($4.39)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.68)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,266,000 ($427.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($17.92)

Dandridge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $682,000 ($230.56)
    Other: $55,000 ($18.59)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($9.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($1.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,219,000 ($412.10)
    Highways: $64,000 ($21.64)
    Other: $22,000 ($7.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,045,000 ($353.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $74,000 ($25.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000 ($11.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000 ($10.82)
    Rents: $29,000 ($9.80)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($8.11)
    Sale of Property: $21,000 ($7.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,294,000 ($437.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $286,000 ($96.69)
    General Local Government Support: $227,000 ($76.74)
    Highways: $79,000 ($26.71)
  • Tax - Property: $899,000 ($303.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $186,000 ($62.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $77,000 ($26.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,000 ($15.89)
    Other License: $24,000 ($8.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.68)

Dandridge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,705,000 ($2604.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,370,000 ($2491.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($113.25)

Dandridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $618,000 ($208.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,297,000 ($776.54)

8.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
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 Hamblen County, TN  1.42% ($31,519 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  1.34% ($49,588)
from Sevier County, TN  1.22% ($34,728)


8.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hamblen County, TN  1.64% ($34,361 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  1.50% ($38,117)
to Sevier County, TN  1.21% ($29,068)
Businesses in Dandridge, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Quality1
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Long John Silver's1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets3Waffle House1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dandridge:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJFC (1480 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dandridge:

  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJBZ-FM (96.3 FM; SEYMOUR, TN; Owner: SEYMOUR COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Dandridge:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJZC-LP (Channel 22; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Dandridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Dandridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 597ft / 182mTotal length
  • $13,116,000Total costs
  • 1,176,900Total average daily traffic
  • 332,400Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,286,176Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dandridge, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dandridge, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dandridge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

146 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dandridge, TN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BELMONT, 2037e Hwy 25/70 (Lat: 36.013167 Lon: -83.304583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPON429, Licensee ID: L00127162,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6150.28 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/03/2020, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2015, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: United States Cellular Operating Company Of Knoxville
  • I40/I81 SPLT, 1061 Zirkle Rd (Lat: 36.058306 Lon: -83.381889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90.5 m, Overall height: 91.8 m, Call Sign: WQNJ958,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 03/01/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • NA DANDRIDGE, 1600 Chestnut Hill Road (Lat: 36.001139 Lon: -83.396028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 84.4 m, Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: WQOV922,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2012, Expiration Date: 02/13/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2018, Certifier: Scott Hedspeth, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dandridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dandridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$136,7034$156,20820$154,0702$47,4603$162,3333$54,427
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$82,6202$161,5700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$93,4601$156,24010$151,1501$23,4501$110,0702$69,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$144,5804$169,0100$00$01$84,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$165,7200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0707.00 , 0709.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0707.00 , 0709.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dandridge, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dandridge, TN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 71. The highest number of fires - 149 took place in 2007, and the least - 13 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dandridge, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.6%), and Outside Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dandridge, TN
    • 48039.6%Structure Fires
    • 41133.9%Outside Fires
    • 29824.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 221.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dandridge, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dandridge, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn, 620 Grn Valley Dr, Dandridge, Tennessee 37725 , Phone: (865) 397-2090, Fax: (865) 397-0686
  • Holiday Inn Express, 119 Sharon Dr, Dandridge, Tennessee 37725 , Phone: (865) 397-1910, Fax: (865) 397-4161
  • Hampton Inn Dandridge, 126 Sharon Dr, Dandridge, Tennessee 37725 , Phone: (865) 940-1200, Fax: (865) 940-1184
  • Super 8 Dandridge, 125 Sharon Dr, Dandridge, Tennessee 37725 , Phone: (865) 397-1200, Fax: (865) 397-4000
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dandridge, Tennessee
Most common first names in Dandridge, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13570.9 years
John8174.3 years
Mary7875.2 years
William7474.3 years
Robert4871.4 years
Charles4670.7 years
George3678.1 years
Frank2574.2 years
Ruth2478.1 years
Margaret2478.9 years
Most common last names in Dandridge, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4573.0 years
Moore4376.8 years
Williams3776.3 years
Jones3275.4 years
Brown2974.2 years
Thornton2877.5 years
Henry2777.4 years
Fox2678.1 years
Lindsey2572.3 years
Dockery2378.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dandridge, TN
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dandridge, TN
  • 92.3%Electricity
  • 6.2%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood


Dandridge compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Dandridge on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
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