Etowah, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 3,463 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 1,619  (46.8%)
Females: 1,844  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37331.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,625 (it was $28,117 in 2000)
Etowah:

$40,625
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,384 (it was $15,298 in 2000)

Etowah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,280 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Etowah:

$114,280
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $135,383; detached houses: $135,535

Median gross rent in 2017: $547.

March 2019 cost of living index in Etowah: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Etowah, TN (2010)
    • 3,23792.8%White alone
    • 802.3%Black alone
    • 732.1%Two or more races
    • 671.9%Hispanic
    • 160.5%Asian alone
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Etowah, Tennessee as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Etowah is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Etowah by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.1)
1
(26.4)
2
(53.1)
2
(56.8)
6
(169.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
1
(28.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(26.7)
2
(53.0)
2
(53.1)
1
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(85.2)
1
(28.3)
2
(57.3)
1
(28.6)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(213.6)
24
(635.8)
27
(716.6)
25
(660.2)
16
(424.4)
11
(312.4)
19
(537.5)
14
(401.3)
7
(200.1)
4
(114.0)
16
(456.8)
16
(455.6)
16
(462.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(1,148)
47
(1,245)
35
(928.9)
23
(607.3)
20
(530.5)
41
(1,164)
41
(1,160)
32
(917.2)
25
(714.5)
22
(627.1)
20
(570.9)
36
(1,025)
6
(173.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
179
(4,778)
195
(5,166)
139
(3,689)
77
(2,033)
99
(2,626)
97
(2,755)
91
(2,574)
99
(2,837)
105
(3,001)
119
(3,392)
70
(1,998)
50
(1,424)
35
(1,011)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(186.9)
15
(397.4)
17
(451.2)
2
(52.8)
4
(106.1)
10
(284.0)
7
(198.0)
5
(143.3)
10
(285.8)
4
(114.0)
8
(228.4)
11
(313.2)
10
(288.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(53.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(79.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
3
(84.9)
2
(57.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
2
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)337.2468.6450.4289.1278.0347.9451.8286.6241.5242.9229.5333.1191.3

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City-data.com crime index in Etowah, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (50.3%), English (9.8%), Welsh (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Italian (3.0%), Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 807 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,250 people per square mile   (low).

Etowah, Tennessee map

114 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $727 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $803 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (46.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (108.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (481.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Englewood, TN (2.7 miles ),
Athens, TN (3.0 miles ),
Riceville, TN (3.2 miles ),
Calhoun-Riceville, TN (3.5 miles ),
Calhoun, TN (3.6 miles ),
Niota, TN (3.6 miles ),
Benton, TN (3.6 miles ),
Tellico Plains, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.33 N, Longitude: 84.53 W

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in Etowah, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Etowah, TN in 2017
Etowah satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $47,200
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $42,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Etowah, TN residents
Average permit cost in Etowah, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Etowah, TN
Historical housing units in Etowah, TN
Most common industries in Etowah, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.3%)
  • Apparel (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Etowah, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)

Average climate in Etowah, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Etowah, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.47
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.26. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.26
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Etowah-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Etowah city center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Etowah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 80% 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 85.1 miles away from Etowah center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 45.5 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 201.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 153.8 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) earthquake occurred 284.8 miles away from Etowah 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 204.8 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 McMinn County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Etowah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Etowah:

  • WOODS MEMORIAL HOSP HOSPICE (HIWASSEE VILLAGE SHOPPING CTR HWY 411N)
  • WOODS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 886 HIGHWAY 411 NORTH)
  • ETOWAH HEALTH CARE CENTER (409 GRADY ROAD, PO BOX 957)
  • MCMINN MEMORIAL NH (PO BOX 410)
  • MCMINN MEMORIAL NURSING HOME AND REHAB CENTER (886 HWY 411 NORTH)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE, INC. (109 GRADY RD)
  • WOODS HOME HEALTH, LLC (916 HIGHWAY 411 NORTH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Etowah:

  • Cleveland State Community College (about 22 miles; Cleveland, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Lee University (about 23 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 36 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Roane State Community College (about 39 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 44 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Dalton State College (about 47 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 48 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Public elementary/middle schools in Etowah:

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Library in Etowah:

  • ETOWAH CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $75,429; Location: 723 OHIO AVENUE; 12,468 books; 171 audio materials; 573 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Etowah: Hiawassee Ranger Station (A), Hiwassee Work Center (B), McMinn County District 4 Etowah Fire and Rescue (C), City of Etowah Fire Department (D), Etowah City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Etowah include: First Baptist Church (A), Wesley Memorial Methodist Church (B), Saint Pauls Methodist Church (C), North Etowah Baptist Church (D), Brookhill Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Etowah Depot (Museums; 727 Tennessee Avenue).

Hotels: Etowah Mini Golf (322 North Tennessee Avenue), Holiday Terrace Motel (322 North Tennessee Avenue).

Birthplace of: Leon Daniel - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal.

McMinn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Etowah and their reported violations in the past:

ETOWAH UTILITIES (Population served: 11,938, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.3%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
179 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Etowah in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Etowah (2011 data):

  • First Volunteer Bank of Tennessee: Etowah Branch at 515 North Tennessee Avenue, branch established on 1932/09/01. Info updated 2008/10/30: Bank assets: $641.6 mil, Deposits: $561.9 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: First Volunteer Corporation
  • Athens Federal Community Bank: 623 Tennessee Avenue Branch at 623 Tennessee Avenue, branch established on 1934/08/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $283.3 mil, Deposits: $231.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Etowah Branch at 601 Tennessee Avenue, branch established on 1964/11/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank of Athens: Etowah Branch at 843 Highway 411 North, branch established on 1993/11/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.9 mil, Deposits: $464.3 mil, headquarters in Athens, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Etowah:

Marital status in Etowah, TN
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Etowah:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Etowah
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Etowah, TN (based on McMinn County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,806112
Mainline Protestant4,84923
Catholic9861
Black Protestant9666
Other4642
None13,195-
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: 6
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
McMinn County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
McMinn County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
McMinn County:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McMinn County:

32.7%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McMinn County:

14.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Etowah:

48.5%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Etowah:

39.7%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Etowah:

78.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Etowah, TN Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 53$249,972$56,5970$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 46$123,092$32,11122$14,444
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 12$24,015$24,0158$1,401
Other Government Administration 9$12,519$16,6920$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$23,815$31,7535$5,205
Firefighters 7$18,323$31,4116$1,889
Solid Waste Management 5$10,522$25,2531$850
Streets and Highways 4$9,586$28,7581$850
Parks and Recreation 2$4,993$29,9586$1,915
Financial Administration 2$7,473$44,8380$0
Local Libraries 1$1,911$22,9322$1,364
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 150$486,221$38,89851$27,918

Etowah government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $41,000 ($11.84)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,097,000 ($894.31)
    General - Other: $1,195,000 ($345.08)
    Police Protection: $763,000 ($220.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $614,000 ($177.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $318,000 ($91.83)
    Central Staff Services: $265,000 ($76.52)
    General Public Buildings: $162,000 ($46.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $148,000 ($42.74)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($36.67)
    Libraries: $82,000 ($23.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $53,000 ($15.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($3.75)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($3.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($20.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $45,000 ($12.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,913,000 ($552.41)

Etowah government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $324,000 ($93.56)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $51,000 ($14.73)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $47,000 ($13.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,438,000 ($415.25)
    Electric Utilities: $419,000 ($120.99)
    Gas Utilities: $235,000 ($67.86)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($14.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($9.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $106,000 ($30.61)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($20.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($16.75)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($2.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($2.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $2,342,000 ($676.29)
    Other: $1,423,000 ($410.92)
    Highways: $181,000 ($52.27)
  • Tax - Property: $633,000 ($182.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $358,000 ($103.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $49,000 ($14.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.29)

Etowah government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $676,000 ($195.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000 ($120.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($75.08)

Etowah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,422,000 ($410.63)

6.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, TN  1.13% ($28,816 average AGI)
from Bradley County, TN  0.93% ($34,135)
from Meigs County, TN  0.51% ($34,591)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
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 Bradley County, TN  0.89% ($32,525 average AGI)
to Monroe County, TN  0.89% ($33,056)
to Meigs County, TN  0.47% ($34,163)
Businesses in Etowah, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Etowah:

  • WCPH (1220 AM; 1 kW; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: STARR MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYXI (1390 AM; 3 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENR (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ENGLEWOOD, TN; Owner: PAUL WILSON D/B/A/ 1090 RADIO, A TEN)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLAR (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLE (1570 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, TN)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Etowah:

  • WLLJ (103.1 FM; ETOWAH, TN; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING LLC.)
  • WYGO (99.5 FM; MADISONVILLE, TN; Owner: MAJOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSQ (101.7 FM; ATHENS, TN; Owner: JAMES C. SLIGER)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCLE-FM (104.1 FM; CALHOUN, TN; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLOD-FM (98.3 FM; SWEETWATER, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMKW (89.3 FM; CROSSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WALV (95.3 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOCE (93.1 FM; BENTON, TN; Owner: LB RADIO OF CHATTANOOGA, LLC)
  • WDNT-FM (104.9 FM; DAYTON, TN; Owner: J. L. BREWER BROADCASTING OF CLEVELAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Etowah:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPDP-LP (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
Etowah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Etowah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 81.9mTotal length
  • $736,000Total costs
  • 80,630Total average daily traffic
  • 4,797Total average daily truck traffic
  • 128,816Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Etowah, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Etowah, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Etowah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Etowah, TN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 508 Tennessee Ave (Lat: 35.326167 Lon: -84.524083), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WMV439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Phone: (615) 338-2864
  • STARR MTN, Starr Mtn Firetower (Lat: 35.324750 Lon: -84.452444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNEX885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.150 MHz, 955.550 MHz, 953.950 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2019, Expiration Date: 05/16/2029, Registrant: Tennessee Div. Of Forestry, Bruer Building, 440 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN 37220, Phone: (615) 837-5520, Fax: (615) 837-5003, Email:
  • ETOWAH, 2.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 35.297222 Lon: -84.563889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPXE841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 03/19/2023, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STARR MTN, Bullet Rd 4.1 Miles East Of (Lat: 35.324833 Lon: -84.452444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQKI732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2019, Expiration Date: 06/04/2029, Certifier: Arnold Hooper, Registrant: City Of Chattanooga, 910 Wisdom Street, Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 643-5236, Email:
  • ETOWAH, County Road 526 (Lat: 35.354083 Lon: -84.538806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WQMZ206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2010, Expiration Date: 11/15/2020, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • STATION, In L & N Rr Yard, E Of Us Hwy 411, S Of 8th St (Lat: 35.321722 Lon: -84.523806), Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17.1 m, Call Sign: WED264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1965.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/1996, Expiration Date: 01/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2001, Phone: (904) 359-1329

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Etowah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44HJ , Serial Number: 27-3303, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Mary Jo Yarbrough, 556 County Road 890, Etowah, TN 37331

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 76. The highest number of fires - 124 took place in 2007, and the least - 8 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Etowah, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.3%), and Outside Fires (40.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Etowah, TN
    • 57644.3%Structure Fires
    • 52140.1%Outside Fires
    • 16112.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 423.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Etowah, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Etowah, Tennessee:

  • Sleep Inn, Tennessee Ave, Us Hwy 411, Etowah, Tennessee 37331 , Phone: (423) 263-4343, Fax: (423) 263-4353
  • Red Roof Inn, 600 N Tennessee Ave, Etowah, Tennessee 37331 , Phone: (423) 781-7459, Fax: (423) 781-7474
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Etowah, Tennessee
Most common first names in Etowah, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9472.7 years
James9473.3 years
John7577.0 years
Mary6777.8 years
Charles5370.7 years
Robert5270.3 years
George3477.2 years
Margaret2976.6 years
Roy2372.2 years
Thomas2272.4 years
Most common last names in Etowah, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4669.5 years
Williams4674.7 years
Wilson3879.4 years
Green3774.8 years
Johnson3174.3 years
Miller2977.5 years
Brown2676.3 years
King2474.4 years
Newman2472.1 years
Stewart2376.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Etowah, TN
  • 65.4%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Etowah, TN
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Etowah compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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