Fincastle, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 5,060.
Males: 2,464  (48.7%)
Females: 2,596  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37766

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,064 (it was $26,736 in 2000)
Fincastle:

$37,064
TN:

$48,547

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,280 (it was $12,989 in 2000)

Fincastle CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,628 (it was $65,200 in 2000)
Fincastle:

$108,628
TN:

$157,700
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  • Races in Fincastle, TN (2000)

    Fincastle races chart
    • 4,87998.1%White alone
    • 370.7%Two or more races
    • 290.6%Hispanic
    • 170.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Asian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fincastle: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1141 feet

Land area: 58.9 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

Fincastle, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Fincastle:

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fincastle CCD:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Fincastle CCD:  0.6% ($382)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Fincastle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (30.5 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (115.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (424.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Follette, TN (2.7 miles ), Habersham, TN (2.8 miles ), Sharps Chapel, TN (3.0 miles ), Clairfield, TN (3.3 miles ), Jacksboro, TN (3.4 miles ), Powell Valley, TN (3.6 miles ), Elk Valley, TN (3.7 miles ), Caryville, TN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.41 N, Longitude: 84.00 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Fincastle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fincastle, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fincastle-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Fincastle place center .

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Fincastle-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 124.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from Fincastle 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 255.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from Fincastle center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.3 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 Campbell County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fincastle:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-LAFOLLETT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LA FOLLETTE, TN)
  • FMC LAFOLLETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • CUMBERLAND VILLAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAFOLLETTE, TN)
  • SUNBELT HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • BEECH TREE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fincastle:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 23 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 25 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 32 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 34 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Walters State Community College (about 44 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Roane State Community College (about 51 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • Somerset Community College (about 57 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

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Churches in Fincastle include: Fincastle Methodist Church (A), Glade Springs Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilson Cemetery (1), Ivey Cemetery (2), Glade Springs Cemetery (3), Fincastle Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chambers Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Campbell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.7%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.1%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Tennessee average:

13.3

Fincastle travel time to work - commute Fincastle mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Fincastle CCD (based on Campbell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,64156
Mainline Protestant1,2319
Black Protestant4813
Other3113
Catholic1901
None25,862-
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: 10
Campbell County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Campbell County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Campbell County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Campbell County:

30.7%
Tennessee:

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

15.7%
State:

13.5%

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anderson County, TN  0.95% ($30,569 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.47% ($35,103)
from Claiborne County, TN  0.24% ($17,414)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anderson County, TN  0.88% ($24,991 average AGI)
to Knox County, TN  0.80% ($24,592)
to Whitley County, KY  0.23% ($29,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fincastle:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLAF (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: CAMPBELL COUNTY B/CING. CORP.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJT (1540 AM; 1 kW; JELLICO, TN; Owner: DOUGLAS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fincastle:

  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Fincastle:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Fincastle compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Fincastle on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 (37766) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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