Decherd, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 2,445 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.9%
 
Males: 1,225  (50.1%)
Females: 1,220  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 37324, 37330.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,166 (it was $27,750 in 2000)
Decherd:

$28,166
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,784 (it was $14,969 in 2000)

Decherd city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,292 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Decherd:

$88,292
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $528.

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  • Races in Decherd, TN (2010)

    Decherd races chart
    • 1,92381.4%White alone
    • 27911.8%Black alone
    • 813.4%Hispanic
    • 532.2%Two or more races
    • 140.6%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Decherd: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.0%), Irish (10.8%), German (10.7%), English (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Swiss (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 4.67 square miles.

Population density: 524 people per square mile   (low).

Decherd,TN real estate house value index trend

Decherd, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Decherd:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decherd city:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

98 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Decherd, Tennessee as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Decherd to the number of sex offenders is 187 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $692 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $640 (1.0%)

Decherd satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 86.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Decherd household income distribution Decherd home values distribution

Crime rates in Decherd by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0011000000000
per 100,000 0.00.044.744.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1011110001121
per 100,000 44.10.044.744.944.945.10.00.00.047.342.084.340.8
Robberies 2300002000010
per 100,000 88.3131.10.00.00.00.092.40.00.00.00.042.10.0
Assaults 262122141910810611585
per 100,000 1,147.4917.4982.6628.4853.9450.9369.7468.4284.1520.6209.9337.1204.0
Burglaries 42453225323027122117132410
per 100,000 1,853.51,965.91,429.21,122.11,438.21,352.61,247.7562.1994.3804.5545.81,011.4408.0
Thefts 88667785407170422848412648
per 100,000 3,883.52,883.43,439.03,815.11,797.83,201.13,234.81,967.21,325.82,271.71,721.21,095.71,958.4
Auto thefts 51267542505063
per 100,000 220.7524.2268.0314.2224.7180.392.4234.20.0236.60.0252.8122.4
Arson 2001200012000
per 100,000 88.30.00.044.989.90.00.00.047.394.70.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 618.3538.9604.4528.4413.5378.2339.1239.9186.8320.7190.1293.9197.9

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Crime rate in Decherd detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -95 (-4.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

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 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, 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 the city 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 Decherd 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 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 Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Benjamin Baker Moeur - Politician.

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: 111; Location: 2037 DECHERD BLVD; Grades: PK - 7)
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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).

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.4%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 92.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 80.3% for two or more races residents)
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

Decherd, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Decherd compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Decherd city (based on Franklin County data)

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.
Tennessee:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

30.1%
Tennessee:

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

14.9%
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
Financial Administration 3$4,871$19,4840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,581
Police Protection - Officers 9$20,044$26,7250$0
Police - Other 1$2,684$32,2080$0
Firefighters 6$18,976$37,9526$2,657
Streets and Highways 6$13,897$27,7941$1,771
Solid Waste Management 3$6,182$24,7280$0
Sewerage 3$8,118$32,4720$0
Water Supply 4$13,202$39,6063$5,757
Totals for Government 35$87,974$30,16316$15,766

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $453,000 ($185.28)
    General - Other: $362,000 ($148.06)
    Fire Protection: $348,000 ($142.33)
    Water Utilities: $278,000 ($113.70)
    Regular Highways: $259,000 ($105.93)
    Sewerage: $235,000 ($96.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($44.58)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($18.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($4.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($9.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $636,000 ($260.12)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($42.94)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($14.72)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($14.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($14.31)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.91)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,087,000 ($444.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($25.77)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $281,000 ($114.93)
    All Other: $88,000 ($35.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($3.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $608,000 ($248.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $233,000 ($95.30)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($26.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $291,000 ($119.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $181,000 ($74.03)
    Highways: $62,000 ($25.36)
  • Tax - Property: $317,000 ($129.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $188,000 ($76.89)
    NEC: $79,000 ($32.31)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($7.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,845,000 ($754.60)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $414,000 ($169.33)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $79,000 ($32.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $449,000 ($183.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,748,000 ($714.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $97,000 ($39.67)
    Other, NEC: $44,000 ($18.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,072,000 ($847.44)

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Coffee County, TN  1.08% ($27,237 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.23% ($34,559)
from Bedford County, TN  0.23% ($30,697)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
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 Coffee County, TN  1.14% ($26,446 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.34% ($32,240)
to Bedford County, TN  0.23% ($28,121)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Decherd fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $652,000Total costs
  • 28,150Total average daily traffic
  • 1,599Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Heather D Rowe, Old Alto Hwy. , Tax Map 45, Parcel # 59-00, 37324 (Lat: 35.233000 Lon: -86.058083), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 77.4 m
    Registrant: 8664006040, Regsoure@sprint.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Kyle B Entz, Old Alto Hwy. , Tax Map 45, Parcel # 59-00, 37324 (Lat: 35.233000 Lon: -86.058083), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 77.4 m
    Registrant: 8664006040, Regsoure@sprint.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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: 04/25/2003, Expiration Date: 04/25/2013, Certifier: Frankie Hill
    Registrant: Communication Specialist, 207 South Jackson St, Tullahoma, TN 37388-4426, Phone: (931) 393-2244, Fax: (931) 393-2585, 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: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 10/03/2017, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: GOODMAN CHARLES E SR STITS PLAYBOY SA-3B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 328TH , Serial Number: P-514, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Sr Goodman, (Alto Rd) Po Box 4, Decherd, TN 37324
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Lyle D Starnes, 316 Woodland Dr, Decherd, TN 37324
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66323 , Serial Number: 7AC-4668, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis L Lemonds, 2406 Blue Springs Rd, Decherd, TN 37324
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7285L , Serial Number: AA5-0285, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Karen H Kennedy, 7312 Old Alto Rd, Decherd, TN 37324
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76342 , Serial Number: 10759, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1955
    Registrant (Individual): James H Vassilev, Rt 1 Box 349, Decherd, TN 37324
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84290 , Serial Number: 7AC-2984, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Walter G Jr Mccoy, Box 124, Decherd, TN 37328

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Decherd

See full 2006 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
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
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