For population 25 years and over in Dresden:
For population 15 years and over in Dresden town:
60 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.2% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $709 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (45.5 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (107.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (388.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gleason, TN (2.6 miles ), Sharon, TN (2.8 miles ), Palmersville, TN (2.9 miles ), Martin, TN (3.1 miles ), Greenfield, TN (3.2 miles ), Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, TN (3.5 miles ), Cottage Grove, TN (3.7 miles) , McKenzie, TN (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.28 N, Longitude: 88.70 W
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dresden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +348 (+13.9%).
Work and jobs in Dresden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dresden, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dresden-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Dresden town center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 17.6 miles away from the town center caused $100,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dresden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Dresden center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from Dresden center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 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 Weakley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mike Pyle (fighter) - Martial artist, Popeye Jones - Basketball player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Dresden that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.6%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 84.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
56 people in nursing homes in 2000
Dresden compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Dresden (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Dresden (based on Weakley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,171 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,271 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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See more detailed statistics of Dresden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dresden, TN
Total length: 71 meters (233ft)
Total costs: $2,250,000
Total average daily traffic: 44,860
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,510
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dresden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dresden)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dresden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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