Decatur, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 1,571 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 
Males: 722  (46.0%)
Females: 849  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37322.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,448 (it was $29,402 in 2000)
Decatur:

$34,448
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,036 (it was $18,784 in 2000)

Decatur town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,126 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Decatur:

$103,126
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $119,518; Detached houses: $132,902; Mobile homes: $43,926

Median gross rent in 2012: $573.

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  • White alone - 1,555 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Decatur: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.6%), German (16.7%), United States (13.4%), English (6.8%), Italian (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1838

Elevation: 788 feet

Land area: 2.56 square miles.

Population density: 614 people per square mile   (low).

Decatur,TN real estate house value index trend

Decatur, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Decatur:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decatur town:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

19 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.3%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Tennessee as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 79 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $521 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $566 (0.6%)

Decatur satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (42.3 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (118.8 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (464.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ten Mile, TN (3.2 miles ), Riceville, TN (3.3 miles ), Calhoun-Riceville, TN (3.4 miles ), Big Spring-East View, TN (3.4 miles ), Athens, TN (3.4 miles ), Spring City, TN (3.5 miles ), Dayton, TN (3.5 miles ), Niota, TN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.52 N, Longitude: 84.79 W

Area code: 423

Decatur household income distribution Decatur home values distribution

Crime rates in Decatur by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000000000
per 100,000 0.070.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000200001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0136.20.00.00.00.062.2
Assaults 124273320139
per 100,000 71.1140.6279.1137.7484.4204.4204.4136.70.066.1186.1559.4
Burglaries 15663151491315111210
per 100,000 1066.1421.9418.7206.61038.1953.7613.1888.61010.1727.5744.4621.5
Thefts 413517282952535038333238
per 100,000 2914.02461.31186.31928.42006.93542.23610.43417.62558.92182.51985.12361.7
Auto thefts 113257225133
per 100,000 71.170.3209.4137.7346.0476.8136.2136.7336.766.1186.1186.5
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 219.7226.9155.4135.5288.9299.2291.4246.9208.2163.2191.1295.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Decatur detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Tennessee average:

2.54
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Decatur, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Decatur-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Decatur town center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Decatur-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 85.2 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 50.6 miles away from Decatur 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 191.7 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 265.2 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 173.7 miles away from Decatur 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 237.8 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 Meigs County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Decatur topographic map

Birthplace of: JaJuan Smith - College basketball player (Tennessee Volunteers), Jeff Smith (offensive lineman) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Decatur:

  • BROOKEWOOD NURSING CENTER, INC (332 RIVER ROAD)
  • DECATUR HEALTH CARE (WATTS BAR RD BOX 441)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Decatur:

  • FMC ATHENS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ATHENS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • NHC HOMECARE ATHENS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ATHENS, TN)
  • DCI DAYTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; DAYTON, TN)

Operable nuclear power plant near Decatur:

  • 13 miles: Watts Bar 1 in Spring City, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Decatur:

  • Cleveland State Community College (about 23 miles; Cleveland, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 25 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Roane State Community College (about 27 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 36 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 39 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 44 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 47 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Public high school in Decatur:

Public elementary/middle schools in Decatur:

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Library in Decatur:

  • MEIGS-DECATUR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,712; Location: 120 MEMORIAL DRIVE; 14,818 books; 474 audio materials; 888 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Decatur: Decatur Fire Department Station 1 (A), Meigs County Courthouse (B), Decatur Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Decatur include: Decatur Church of God (A), Decatur United Methodist Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Decatur First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Decatur Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Decatur Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Meigs County Historical Museum (200 Smith Avenue).

Courts: Meigs County - Circuit Court Clerk (17214 State Highway 58 North), Meigs County - Juvenile Court Misdemeanor Probation (17214 State Highway 58 North).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.30

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.30
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.03
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • DECATUR WATER DEPT (Population served: 5,685, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.6%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Decatur, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Decatur compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Decatur (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Main Office Motor Branch at 225-A Highway 58, branch established on 1995/01/17; Decatur Branch at 116 North Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SouthEast Bank & Trust: Decatur Branch at 17670 State Highway 58 North, branch established on 2002/04/29. Info updated 2007/04/23: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $233.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Southeast Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Decatur travel time to work - commute Decatur mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Decatur town (based on Meigs County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.71%
Here: 44.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents71.7%13.5%10.7%2.4%1.7%
Congregations45.2%32.3%9.7%6.5%6.5%
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: 2
Meigs County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Meigs County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Meigs County:

30.0%
Tennessee:

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

12.0%
State:

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 4$11,266$33,79811$1,100
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,720$35,3280$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$473
Streets and Highways 3$6,938$27,7520$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$340
Water Supply 6$19,846$39,6920$0
Totals for Government 18$52,770$35,18013$1,913

Decatur government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $301,000 ($191.60)
    Financial Administration: $296,000 ($188.42)
    Police Protection: $216,000 ($137.49)
    Housing & Community Development: $186,000 ($118.40)
    Sewerage: $148,000 ($94.21)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($59.20)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($28.01)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($28.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $423,000 ($269.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($7.64)

Decatur government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $189,000 ($120.31)
    All Other: $24,000 ($15.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $186,000 ($118.40)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($82.11)
    Highways: $24,000 ($15.28)
    Public Welfare: $21,000 ($13.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $143,000 ($91.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($1.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($28.01)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($12.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $622,000 ($395.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $118,000 ($75.11)
    Highways: $43,000 ($27.37)
  • Tax - Property: $71,000 ($45.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $57,000 ($36.28)
    Public Utilities: $26,000 ($16.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($8.27)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.64)

Decatur government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $205,000 ($130.49)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($3.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $199,000 ($126.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($7.64)

Decatur government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $66,000 ($42.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,058,000 ($673.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($40.74)

8.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
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 Bradley County, TN  1.76% ($33,870 average AGI)
from McMinn County, TN  1.63% ($26,438)
from Hamilton County, TN  0.99% ($25,205)


9.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
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 McMinn County, TN  1.95% ($27,494 average AGI)
to Bradley County, TN  1.80% ($24,775)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.91% ($33,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WYXI (1390 AM; 3 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLE (1570 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAR (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDNT (1280 AM; 1 kW; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WXQK (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J.L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Decatur:

  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WAYA (93.9 FM; SPRING CITY, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WCLE-FM (104.1 FM; CALHOUN, TN; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKTS (90.1 FM; KINGSTON, TN; Owner: THE KINGSTON CENTURY CLUB INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WJSQ (101.7 FM; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WYGO (99.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TN; Owner: MAJOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Decatur:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBXX-TV (Channel 20; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF TENNESSEE, LLC)
Decatur, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 149
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 235
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 164
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 379
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Decatur fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,420
Total average daily truck traffic: 215
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,992

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Decatur)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Decatur, TN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DECATUR_USF, 655 Legg Road (Lat: 35.516028 Lon: -84.779833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQKQ757
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2009, Expiration Date: 08/17/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • McMinn, State Forestry Twr 3 Mi E Of (Lat: 35.529222 Lon: -84.718528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 23.4 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KBR26
    Assigned Frequencies: 6833.75 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 06/27/2021
    Registrant: Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Decatur)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ROGERS LONNIE K QUICKSILVER SPORT II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2865A , Serial Number: 1042053, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 970 Armstrong Ferry Rd, Decatur, TN 37322
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-CA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31891 , Serial Number: CA-11641, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rt 1 Box 57 4, Decatur, TN 37322

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Decatur, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5770.1 years
William5473.5 years
John5372.4 years
Mary4377.7 years
Robert3870.4 years
Charles2171.4 years
Roy1673.6 years
Ruth1680.7 years
Thomas1368.3 years
George1382.4 years
Most common last names in Decatur, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3271.9 years
Davis3277.6 years
Moore3170.1 years
Smith2278.3 years
Miller1770.7 years
Mckenzie1770.2 years
Roberts1679.0 years
Crisp1564.5 years
Wilson1576.9 years
Elder1477.5 years
Businesses in Decatur, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
AutoZone1U-Haul1
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