For population 25 years and over in Dowelltown:
For population 15 years and over in Dowelltown town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $400 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (27.5 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (46.8 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (413.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Underhill, TN (1.1 miles) , Liberty, TN (1.3 miles ), Alexandria, TN (2.6 miles ), Smithville, TN (2.8 miles ), Auburntown, TN (3.1 miles ), North Cannon, TN (3.3 miles) , Gordonsville, TN (3.4 miles ), Watertown, TN (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 85.94 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 615
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-2.3%).
Work and jobs in Dowelltown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dowelltown, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dowelltown-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.6 miles away from the Dowelltown town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the town center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dowelltown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from Dowelltown center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 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 36.1 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 92.0 miles away from Dowelltown center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dowelltown:
Airports located in Dowelltown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dowelltown:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dowelltown and their reported violations in the past:DOWELLTWN-LIBERTY UTILITY DIST (Population served: 889, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.1%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dowelltown compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Dowelltown town (based on DeKalb County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dowelltown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Dowelltown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Dowelltown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,945 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,952 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Dowelltown fatal accident list:
Dec 22, 2009 08:35 PM, Us-Sr26, Lat: 36.01128611, Lon: -85.93395, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 6, 2000 04:10 AM, Us-Sr26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 14, 1987 03:39 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 29, 1977 12:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $613,000
Total average daily traffic: 27,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,262
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 41,584
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: