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Franklin County

Population in 2012: 2,426 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 1,133  (46.7%)
Females: 1,293  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Tennessee median age:  41.3 years

Zip codes: 37324, 37330.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $26,328 (it was $27,750 in 2000)
Decherd:

$26,328
Tennessee:

$41,693
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $16,724

Decherd city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $89,008 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Decherd:

$89,008
Tennessee:

$138,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,543; Detached houses: $85,940; Townhouses or other attached units: $52,331; In 2-unit structures: $82,235; Mobile homes: $45,988

Median gross rent in 2011: $558.

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  • White alone - 1,754 (85.1%)
  • Black alone - 201 (9.7%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.10%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Decherd: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.8%), Irish (15.5%), German (11.3%), English (7.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 4.67 square miles.

Population density: 520 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Decherd:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Decherd city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

41 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.0%
Tennessee:  4.2%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Decherd, Tennessee as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Decherd to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $733 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $654 (0.9%)

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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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 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
Murders 001100000000
per 100,000 0.00.044.744.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101111000112
per 100,000 44.10.044.744.944.945.10.00.00.047.342.084.3
Robberies 230000200001
per 100,000 88.3131.10.00.00.00.092.40.00.00.00.042.1
Assaults 26212214191081061158
per 100,000 1147.4917.4982.6628.4853.9450.9369.7468.4284.1520.6209.9337.1
Burglaries 424532253230271221171324
per 100,000 1853.51965.91429.21122.11438.21352.61247.7562.1994.3804.5545.81011.4
Thefts 886677854071704228484126
per 100,000 3883.52883.43439.03815.11797.83201.13234.81967.21325.82271.71721.21095.7
Auto thefts 5126754250506
per 100,000 220.7524.2268.0314.2224.7180.392.4234.20.0236.60.0252.8
Arson 200120001200
per 100,000 88.30.00.044.989.90.00.00.047.394.70.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 618.3538.9604.4528.4413.5378.2339.1239.9186.8320.7190.1293.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -95 (-4.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Decherd-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 186% 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 significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 84% 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 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from Decherd center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Decherd center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Decherd topographic map

Birthplace of: Benjamin Baker Moeur - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Decherd:

  • SOUTHERN TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; WINCHESTER, TN)
  • HARTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; TULLAHOMA, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Decherd, TN

Local government website: WWW.DECHERD.NET

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Decherd:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 17 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 41 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 46 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 8,652)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 47 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 19,827)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 47 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 49 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 60 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)

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: 3677, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUN-1999 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-17-1999), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2000)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1998)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.5%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 13.9% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Decherd, TN

Decherd compared to Tennessee state average:

Decherd, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Decherd travel time to work - commute


Decherd mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Decherd (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.96%
Here52.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents44.2%15.2%8.8%7.4%6.3%
Congregations22.0%10.1%17.4%8.3%7.3%
NameDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.0%3.2%2.8%2.6%5.6%
Congregations6.4%5.5%1.8%4.6%16.5%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$5,762$23,0480$0
Other Government Administration 6$7,276$14,5520$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$26,029$28,3950$0
Police - Other 1$2,547$30,5641$359
Firefighters 9$27,994$37,3251$297
Streets and Highways 7$12,738$21,8370$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,489$22,4670$0
Sewerage 2$4,385$26,3100$0
Water Supply 9$22,907$30,5430$0
Totals for Government 52$117,127$27,0292$656

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $453,000 ($186.73)
    General - Other: $362,000 ($149.22)
    Fire Protection: $348,000 ($143.45)
    Water Utilities: $278,000 ($114.59)
    Regular Highways: $259,000 ($106.76)
    Sewerage: $235,000 ($96.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($44.93)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($18.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($4.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($9.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $636,000 ($262.16)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($43.28)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($14.84)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($14.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($14.43)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.95)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,087,000 ($448.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($25.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $281,000 ($115.83)
    All Other: $88,000 ($36.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($3.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $608,000 ($250.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $233,000 ($96.04)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($27.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $291,000 ($119.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $181,000 ($74.61)
    Highways: $62,000 ($25.56)
  • Tax - Property: $317,000 ($130.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $188,000 ($77.49)
    NEC: $79,000 ($32.56)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($7.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,845,000 ($760.51)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $414,000 ($170.65)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $79,000 ($32.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $449,000 ($185.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,748,000 ($720.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $97,000 ($39.98)
    Other, NEC: $44,000 ($18.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,072,000 ($854.08)

6.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.12%
Tennessee average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Coffee County, TN  1.36% ($29,464 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, TN  0.29% ($29,488)
from Grundy County, TN  0.27% ($30,079)


6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.08%
Tennessee average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Coffee County, TN  1.55% ($26,382 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.42% ($34,763)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.30% ($25,000)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Decherd, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 120
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 191
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 308
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of Decherd fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $652,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,480
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,383


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
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1UPS1
Kroger1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Papa John's Pizza1Wendy's1
Penske1
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