Dunlap, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 5,176 (66% urban, 34% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.0%
 
Males: 2,538  (49.0%)
Females: 2,638  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 37327.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,597 (it was $30,647 in 2000)
Dunlap:

$43,597
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,425 (it was $17,567 in 2000)

Dunlap city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,381 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Dunlap:

$123,381
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $149,447; detached houses: $170,305; townhouses or other attached units: $107,718; in 2-unit structures: $87,004; mobile homes: $78,097

Median gross rent in 2019: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dunlap: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.6%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dunlap, TN (2019)
    • 4,79092.2%White alone
    • 2013.9%Two or more races
    • 1512.9%Hispanic
    • 330.6%Black alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Dunlap, Tennessee as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dunlap is 143 to 1.


Crime rates in Dunlap by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
4
(72.5)
1
(17.6)
2
(41.2)
1
(20.3)
1
(20.0)
3
(58.7)
4
(78.0)
1
(19.4)
4
(77.1)
5
(97.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(21.1)
1
(20.4)
3
(54.3)
2
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.5)
3
(59.9)
2
(39.1)
2
(39.0)
2
(38.7)
3
(57.9)
5
(97.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(295.3)
12
(245.3)
35
(633.9)
22
(387.9)
17
(349.9)
20
(405.4)
20
(399.6)
13
(254.3)
14
(272.9)
18
(348.4)
30
(578.6)
24
(469.6)
23
(446.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(379.7)
18
(368.0)
42
(760.7)
62
(1,093)
34
(699.9)
54
(1,095)
30
(599.4)
47
(919.4)
48
(935.5)
33
(638.7)
45
(867.9)
20
(391.3)
31
(601.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(1,434)
109
(2,229)
109
(1,974)
109
(1,922)
152
(3,129)
190
(3,852)
173
(3,457)
142
(2,778)
141
(2,748)
170
(3,290)
152
(2,932)
175
(3,424)
102
(1,979)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(274.2)
13
(265.8)
14
(253.6)
12
(211.6)
16
(329.4)
15
(304.1)
16
(319.7)
20
(391.2)
15
(292.3)
26
(503.2)
31
(597.9)
44
(860.9)
17
(329.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
1
(17.6)
1
(20.6)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
2
(38.7)
2
(38.6)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index171.3207.7353.6272.6303.4364.5319.7316.3366.4313.3420.6434.7236.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Dunlap, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Ancestries: American (43.0%), Irish (7.9%), German (6.7%), European (6.5%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 722 feet

Land area: 8.62 square miles.

Population density: 601 people per square mile   (low).

Dunlap, Tennessee map

144 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $741 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $827 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (23.9 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (94.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (463.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Center Point, TN (2.3 miles ),
Palmer, TN (3.1 miles ),
Flat Top Mountain, TN (3.3 miles ),
Mowbray Mountain, TN (3.4 miles ),
Gruetli-Laager, TN (3.6 miles ),
Falling Water, TN (3.8 miles ),
Fairmount, TN (3.8 miles ),
Powells Crossroads, TN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 85.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +450 (+8.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 949 (44.0%)

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Dunlap, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dunlap, TN in 2019
Dunlap satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $57,000
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dunlap, TN residents
Average permit cost in Dunlap, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Historical population in Dunlap, TN
Historical housing units in Dunlap, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +416 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in Dunlap, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Machinery (9.7%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Machinery (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Dunlap, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Dunlap, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dunlap, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.6. This is about average.

City:

66.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.04
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dunlap-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the Dunlap city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunlap-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 124% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from Dunlap center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 40.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.3 miles away from Dunlap 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) earthquake occurred 253.6 miles away from Dunlap 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 Sequatchie County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunlap topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dunlap:

  • SEQUATCHIE GENERAL HOSPITAL (132 HOSPITAL LOOP)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SEQUATCHIE (360 DELL TRAIL, PO BOX 878)
  • SEQUATCHIE HEALTH CARE CENTER (P O BOX 685)

Heliports located in Dunlap:

Operable nuclear power plants near Dunlap:

  • 15 miles: Sequoyah 1 and 2 in Soddy-Daisy, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunlap:

  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 21 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,827)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 24 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 30 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 32 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 33 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Dalton State College (about 48 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 52 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)

Public high school in Dunlap:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dunlap:

Private elementary/middle school in Dunlap:

  • DUNLAP SDA SCHOOL (Students: 13, Location: 105 APACHE LN, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Dunlap

Library in Dunlap:

  • SEQUATCHIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $106,528; Location: 227 CHERRY STREET; 21,431 books; 729 audio materials; 1,256 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dunlap: Brush Creek Siding (A), Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department (B), Sequatchie County Courthouse (C), Dunlap City Hall (D), Sequatchie County Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dunlap include: Bethlehem Church (A), First Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cordell Cemetery (1), Dunlap Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Brush Creek (A), Cordell Lane Branch (B), Coops Creek (C), Merriman Branch (D), Rankin Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Coke Oven Museum (Mountain View Drive), SEQ CO Circuit Court Clerk (Recreation Areas; 307 Cherry Street West).

Courts: Sequatchie County Offices - Circuit Court Clerk (22 Cherry Street), Sequatchie County Offices - Juvenile Court (68 Spring Street).

Birthplace of: Jon Coffelt - Artist, Raymond H. Cooley - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Ray Phelps - Baseball player.

Sequatchie 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 Dunlap and their reported violations in the past:

DUNLAP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 6,935, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2010)
CAGLE-FREDONIA UTILITY DIST (Population served: 2,184, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH #2 (Population served: 50, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunlap that have no violations reported:

  • COOKIE JAR CAFE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Dunlap (2011 data):

  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: South Dunlap Motor Branch, Industrial Motor Branch, at 15699 Rankin Avenue. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • Mountain Valley Bank: Dunlap Branch at Highway 28 South At Cordell Lane, branch established on 1990/09/17; at 17114 Rankin Avenue, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $97.1 mil, Deposits: $88.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Peoples State Bank of Commerce: Peoples State Bank Of Commerce at 7242 Sr 28, branch established on 2009/06/29. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $225.2 mil, Deposits: $199.4 mil, headquarters in Nolensville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Pikeville: Dunlap Branch at 16893 Rankin Avenue, branch established on 2003/09/15. Info updated 2010/07/22: Bank assets: $102.6 mil, Deposits: $92.1 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Pikeville Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Dunlap:

Marital status in Dunlap, TN
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dunlap:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dunlap
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dunlap, TN (based on Sequatchie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,00730
Mainline Protestant8262
Catholic2001
Other2-
None8,077-
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: 1
Sequatchie County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Sequatchie County:

30.9%
State:

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

11.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dunlap:

43.9%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dunlap:

33.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.9%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dunlap:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.8%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Dunlap:

73.0%
Tennessee:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dunlap, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$42,345$42,3450$0
Water Supply 10$40,310$48,3721$1,488
Gas Supply 8$28,828$43,2420$0
Sewerage 7$24,867$42,6291$1,452
Financial Administration 5$28,566$68,5581$1,242
Streets and Highways 2$5,698$34,1882$2,902
Other Government Administration 2$8,312$49,8720$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,279$27,3480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,174$50,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,957$35,4841$1,452
Totals for Government 49$188,336$46,1236$8,536

Dunlap government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,432,000 ($276.66)
    Financial Administration: $893,000 ($172.53)
    Police Protection: $853,000 ($164.80)
    Water Utilities: $822,000 ($158.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($74.38)
    Regular Highways: $372,000 ($71.87)
    Sewerage: $365,000 ($70.52)
    General Public Buildings: $105,000 ($20.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($18.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $90,000 ($17.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($7.73)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($16.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000 ($16.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $254,000 ($49.07)
    Water Utilities: $186,000 ($35.94)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($13.91)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($8.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.51)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $600,000 ($115.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($38.83)

Dunlap government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $936,000 ($180.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($4.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $235,000 ($45.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $347,000 ($67.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000 ($15.07)
    Special Assessments: $34,000 ($6.57)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($3.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($2.90)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,521,000 ($293.86)
    Water Utilities: $829,000 ($160.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $622,000 ($120.17)
    Highways: $132,000 ($25.50)
    Other: $29,000 ($5.60)
  • Tax - Property: $963,000 ($186.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $133,000 ($25.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $95,000 ($18.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $79,000 ($15.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($1.35)
    Other License: $6,000 ($1.16)

Dunlap government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,763,000 ($1886.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,252,000 ($1787.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $511,000 ($98.72)

Dunlap government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,426,000 ($661.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $549,000 ($106.07)

6.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Hamilton County, TN  2.72% ($42,627 average AGI)
to Bledsoe County, TN  0.63% ($36,935)
to Marion County, TN  0.51% ($28,880)
Businesses in Dunlap, TN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunlap:

  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunlap:

  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAYB-FM (95.7 FM; GRAYSVILLE, TN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dunlap:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Dunlap: Raymond H. Cooley.

Dunlap fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Dunlap fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 486ft / 148mTotal length
  • $11,372,000Total costs
  • 223,997Total average daily traffic
  • 14,876Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Dunlap, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dunlap, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dunlap)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dunlap, TN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dunlap)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN LEGEND AIRCRAFT CO AL11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200 (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 149MR, N149MR, N-149MR, Serial Number: AL-1055, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Charles L Jr Sanders, 846 Lockhart Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28DR, N28DR, N-28DR, Serial Number: 21010, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1947, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Wendall R Trimble, 870 Ridge Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5768G, N5768G, N-5768G, Serial Number: 15071268, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): David W Hanning, Po Box 2514, Dunlap, TN 37327
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64418, N64418, N-64418, Serial Number: 17265214, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey S Mackey, 65 Bobcat Trl, Dunlap, TN 37327
  • Aircraft: CUB CRAFTERS INC CC11-100 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200A (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 94SR, N94SR, N-94SR, Serial Number: CC11-00037, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 870 Ridge Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327
  • Aircraft: LONG CASEY M AVID MARK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 211WW, N211WW, N-211WW, Serial Number: 1170D, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Carlton C Holder, 2336 Barker Camp Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of reported fires - 102 took place in 2008, and the least - 10 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dunlap, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.5%), and Outside Fires (38.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dunlap, TN
    • 31740.5%Structure Fires
    • 29838.1%Outside Fires
    • 14418.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 232.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dunlap, TN
Most common first names in Dunlap, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7870.0 years
Mary7079.7 years
William5972.9 years
John5272.0 years
Charles3972.4 years
Robert3068.8 years
George2576.2 years
Walter1775.1 years
Ruth1780.1 years
Joe1665.2 years
Most common last names in Dunlap, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11275.3 years
Smith9069.8 years
Barker3879.8 years
Ewton3779.0 years
Hixson3277.8 years
Harvey3273.7 years
Lewis3076.6 years
Hatfield2973.3 years
Lockhart2970.9 years
Seals2776.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dunlap, TN
  • 56.0%Electricity
  • 38.8%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dunlap, TN
  • 88.9%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas


Dunlap compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Dunlap on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
There are 18 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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