Decherd, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 2,382 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 1,164  (48.9%)
Females: 1,218  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37324, 37330.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,349 (it was $27,750 in 2000)
Decherd:

$46,349
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,041 (it was $14,969 in 2000)

Decherd city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,957 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Decherd:

$94,957
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,832; detached houses: $120,731; mobile homes: $34,750

Median gross rent in 2017: $639.

March 2019 cost of living index in Decherd: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.5%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 71.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.1% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Decherd, TN (2017)
    • 2,14768.6%White alone
    • 56518.1%Black alone
    • 3009.6%Hispanic
    • 892.8%Two or more races
    • 180.6%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Decherd, Tennessee as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Decherd is 133 to 1.


Crime rates in Decherd by year

Type

2005

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(44.9)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.3)
1
(42.0)
2
(84.3)
1
(40.8)
2
(81.0)
5
(203.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(853.9)
10
(450.9)
8
(369.7)
10
(468.4)
6
(284.1)
11
(520.6)
5
(209.9)
8
(337.1)
5
(204.0)
14
(567.3)
7
(284.8)
12
(492.0)
16
(659.5)
8
(335.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(1,438)
30
(1,353)
27
(1,248)
12
(562.1)
21
(994.3)
17
(804.5)
13
(545.8)
24
(1,011)
10
(408.0)
7
(283.6)
1
(40.7)
12
(492.0)
5
(206.1)
19
(795.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(1,798)
71
(3,201)
70
(3,235)
42
(1,967)
28
(1,326)
48
(2,272)
41
(1,721)
26
(1,096)
48
(1,958)
60
(2,431)
50
(2,034)
97
(3,977)
49
(2,020)
70
(2,931)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(224.7)
4
(180.3)
2
(92.4)
5
(234.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(236.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(252.8)
3
(122.4)
1
(40.5)
6
(244.1)
3
(123.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(125.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(89.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.3)
2
(94.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)397.3363.4325.8230.4179.5308.1182.6282.3190.1298.6323.4301.8239.5250.0

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City-data.com crime index in Decherd, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.03
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (17.4%), Irish (9.3%), English (5.0%), German (5.0%), Ethiopian (5.0%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 4.67 square miles.

Population density: 511 people per square mile   (low).

Decherd, Tennessee map

257 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America, 2.0% Africa).

This city:

8.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $843 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $699 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (45.5 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (75.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (466.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Winchester, TN (1.6 miles ),
Estill Springs, TN (2.2 miles ),
Cowan, TN (2.3 miles ),
Sewanee, TN (3.0 miles ),
Harmony, TN (3.1 miles ),
Tullahoma, TN (3.6 miles ),
Hillsboro, TN (3.7 miles ),
Sherwood, TN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 86.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,600
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Decherd, TN residents
Average permit cost in Decherd, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Decherd, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Decherd, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Decherd, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Decherd-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Decherd city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Decherd-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 56.1 miles away from Decherd 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.2 miles away from Decherd center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 142.1 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 125.8 miles away from Decherd 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) earthquake occurred 238.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from Decherd 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 Franklin County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 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).
Decherd topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Decherd:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MOUNTAIN VIEW (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • WILLOWS AT WINCHESTER CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • SOUTHERN TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • CARESOUTH HHA HOLDINGS OF WINCHESTER, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • RCG WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • EMERALD-HODGSON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEWANEE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Decherd:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 17 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 41 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 46 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 47 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 47 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 48 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 49 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Public elementary/middle school in Decherd:

Private elementary/middle school in Decherd:

  • SCHOOL OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (Students: 71, Location: 2037 DECHERD BLVD, Grades: PK-7)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Decherd: Decherd Fire Department Station 2 (A), Decherd City Hall (B), Decherd Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: County Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Decherd include: Decherd Presbyterian Church (A), First Baptist Church of Decherd (B), Decherd Nazarene Church (C), Good Shepherd Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sharp Cemetery (1), Bostick Cemetery (2), Mount Garner Cemetery (3), Darwin Cemetery (4), Hendon Cemetery (5), Embry-Decherd Cemetery (6), Decherd Negro Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Jameson Inn Decherd (Sj) (1838 Decherd Blvd).

Birthplace of: Benjamin Baker Moeur - Politician.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

DECHERD WATER DEPT. (Population served: 4,168, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - In JUN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
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

Banks with branches in Decherd (2011 data):

  • First Vision Bank of Tennessee: Franklin County Office at 2165 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 2005/11/28. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $129.0 mil, Deposits: $107.9 mil, headquarters in Tullahoma, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Decherd Branch at 1829 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 1971/04/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Decherd Branch at 1910 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • American City Bank of Tullahoma: American City Bank, Decherd Branch at 2200 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 2007/07/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $240.8 mil, Deposits: $190.6 mil, headquarters in Tullahoma, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Clayton Bancorp, Inc
  • Citizens Community Bank: Drive-Thru F at 2176 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 2004/12/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $170.6 mil, Deposits: $149.6 mil, headquarters in Winchester, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Franklin County United Bank: at 2030 Decherd Boulevard, branch established on 2004/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.9 mil, Deposits: $82.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Decherd:

Marital status in Decherd, TN
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Decherd:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for Decherd, TN (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,50280
Mainline Protestant3,52520
Catholic8001
Black Protestant4804
Other42
None20,741-
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: 11
Franklin County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Franklin County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
Tennessee:

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

14.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Decherd:

51.8%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Decherd:

49.2%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Decherd:

28.5
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Decherd:

19.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Decherd:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Decherd, 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 9$20,044$26,7250$0
Firefighters 6$18,976$37,9526$2,657
Streets and Highways 6$13,897$27,7941$1,771
Water Supply 4$13,202$39,6063$5,757
Solid Waste Management 3$6,182$24,7280$0
Sewerage 3$8,118$32,4720$0
Financial Administration 3$4,871$19,4840$0
Police - Other 1$2,684$32,2080$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,581
Totals for Government 35$87,974$30,16316$15,766

Decherd government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $645,000 ($270.78)
    Police Protection: $624,000 ($261.96)
    Sewerage: $592,000 ($248.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $527,000 ($221.24)
    Regular Highways: $383,000 ($160.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $137,000 ($57.51)
    Central Staff Services: $113,000 ($47.44)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($45.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $59,000 ($24.77)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($13.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($10.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($4.62)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($2.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($1.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($7.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $78,000 ($32.75)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($30.23)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,621,000 ($680.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($7.98)

Decherd government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $762,000 ($319.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($4.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,143,000 ($479.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $72,000 ($30.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($28.97)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $822,000 ($345.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $185,000 ($77.67)
    Highways: $67,000 ($28.13)
    Other: $40,000 ($16.79)
  • Tax - Property: $682,000 ($286.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $85,000 ($35.68)
    Other License: $6,000 ($2.52)

Decherd government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,297,000 ($544.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,181,000 ($495.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,000 ($48.70)

Decherd government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,091,000 ($877.83)

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Coffee County, TN  1.77% ($36,638 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.27% ($53,244)
from Bedford County, TN  0.24% ($38,472)


5.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Coffee County, TN  1.58% ($35,853 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.32% ($42,306)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.30% ($37,556)
Businesses in Decherd, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1UPS1
Kroger1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Papa John's Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Decherd:

  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCDT (1340 AM; 1 kW; WINCHESTER, TN; Owner: FRANKLIN COUNTY RADIO & B/CTING, INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Decherd:

  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTZ (101.5 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: PHASE TWO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WTML (91.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WAUT (88.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Decherd:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Decherd fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Decherd fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 66.5mTotal length
  • $7,020,000Total costs
  • 64,930Total average daily traffic
  • 5,551Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90,336Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Decherd, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Decherd, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Decherd)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Us 41a At City Limits (Lat: 35.201472 Lon: -86.093306), Call Sign: KIL965, Licensee ID: L00092881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9400 MHz, 48.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2003, Expiration Date: 12/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2006, Registrant: Duck River E M C, Decherd, TN 37324, Phone: (931) 967-5578
  • Rt 2 (Lat: 35.220917 Lon: -86.057750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNFA931, Licensee ID: L00223190,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2001, Expiration Date: 02/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2012, Registrant: Nissan North America Inc, 983 Nissan Drive, Smyrna, TN 37167, Phone: (615) 355-2262, Email:
  • Spring St Bps- Blue Spring Rd, 0.5mi E Of Decherd (Lat: 35.209444 Lon: -86.055278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPXF921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/26/2023, Certifier: Frankie Hill, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Woodland Dr Ls- Woodland Dr & Lakeview Dr (Lat: 35.205000 Lon: -86.101944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPXL200,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Frankie Hill, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • 520 Warren Chapel Road (Lat: 35.209000 Lon: -86.079000), Call Sign: WQHQ344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.412 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.612 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2017, Expiration Date: 10/03/2027, Certifier: Jeff Medlock, Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:
  • Rt2 (Lat: 35.220917 Lon: -86.057750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQQA885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/10/2022, Certifier: Stephen R Carden, Registrant: Middle Tennessee Two-Way, Inc., 800 Park Avenue Suites A&b, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, Phone: (615) 890-6685, Fax: (615) 890-4491, Email:
  • Lat: 35.287083 Lon: -85.913861, Call Sign: WQWZ318,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.487 MHz, 457.487 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 01/05/2026, Certifier: Elizabeth Davidson, Registrant: Tyson Foods, 2200 Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72762, Phone: (479) 290-1797, Fax: (479) 290-7940, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Decherd)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7835M , Serial Number: 33476, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jon O Foote, 3594 Old Alto Hwy, Decherd, TN 37324
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/18/2018
  • Aircraft: STARNES LYLE D SUPER II FT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 511LS , Serial Number: 2330, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle D Starnes, 316 Woodland Dr, Decherd, TN 37324
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/20/2017

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 61. The highest number of reported fires - 105 took place in 2011, and the least - 25 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Decherd, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.5%), and Outside Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Decherd, TN
    • 45246.5%Structure Fires
    • 35036.0%Outside Fires
    • 12112.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 505.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Decherd, TN
Most common first names in Decherd, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8073.0 years
John5074.4 years
William4873.2 years
Mary4082.0 years
Robert2972.3 years
Charles2471.3 years
George1874.1 years
Ruby1574.5 years
Thomas1572.9 years
Jessie1576.6 years
Most common last names in Decherd, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill5072.4 years
Gipson4677.1 years
Partin3473.3 years
Garner3376.5 years
Smith3177.5 years
Henley2777.6 years
Walls2366.7 years
Rose1975.4 years
Williams1977.2 years
Payne1879.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Decherd, TN
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Decherd, TN
  • 68.8%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 3.7%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Decherd compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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