Finger, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 299 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 132  (44.4%)
Females: 167  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38334.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,249 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Finger:

$36,249
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,869 (it was $11,654 in 2000)

Finger city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,304 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Finger:

$64,304
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $78,051; Detached houses: $81,546; Mobile homes: $43,926

Median gross rent in 2013: $497.

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  • Races in Finger, TN (2010)

    Finger races chart
    • 27592.3%White alone
    • 144.7%Hispanic
    • 62.0%Black alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Finger: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.0%), English (15.6%), German (12.1%), Irish (7.4%), Dutch (4.3%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1970

Elevation: 431 feet

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 197 people per square mile   (very low).

Finger,TN real estate house value index trend

Finger, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Finger:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Finger city:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

20 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

6.1%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Finger, Tennessee as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Finger to the number of sex offenders is 99 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $328 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $443 (0.6%)

Finger satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (22.5 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (78.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Chester, TN (2.3 miles ), Henderson, TN (2.5 miles ), Bethel Springs, TN (2.9 miles ), East Chester, TN (3.1 miles ), Enville, TN (3.3 miles ), Silerton, TN (3.3 miles) , Selmer, TN (3.6 miles ), Pinson, TN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 88.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Finger household income distribution Finger home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.4%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +70 (+25.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Finger, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Finger-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the Finger city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Finger-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from Finger 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 135.4 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 217.8 miles away from the city 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 79.1 miles away from Finger center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McNairy County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Finger topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Finger:

  • CHESTER COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSON, TN)
  • MCNAIRY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SELMER, TN)
  • MCNAIRY COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SELMER, TN)
  • TRICOUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ADAMSVILLE, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Finger:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 23 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 27 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 48 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Bethel University (about 55 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • University of North Alabama (about 65 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 65 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 68 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)

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Notable location: Finger Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

McNairy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.5%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Finger compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Finger (2011 data):

  • Home Banking Company: Finger Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1980/03/03. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $75.1 mil, Deposits: $66.9 mil, headquarters in Selmer, TN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Tennessee average:

12.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Finger city (based on McNairy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,20174
Mainline Protestant1,63717
Catholic1501
Other31
None12,084-
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
McNairy County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
McNairy County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
McNairy County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
McNairy County:

29.8%
Tennessee:

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

14.0%
State:

13.5%
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 Government Administration 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 1$350

5.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Hardin County, TN  1.06% ($27,068 average AGI)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.59% ($27,224)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.35% ($34,759)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Hardin County, TN  1.18% ($24,204 average AGI)
to Chester County, TN  0.59% ($27,490)
to Alcorn County, MS  0.57% ($27,404)

Strongest AM radio stations in Finger:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Finger:

  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Finger:

  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJT (Channel 11; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: WEST TENNESSEE PUBLIC TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W46CG (Channel 46; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18BL (Channel 18; ADAMSVILLE, TN; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Finger fatal accident list:

May 17, 2013 03:20 PM, Sr-199 Finger-Leapwood Rd, Lat: 35.35692, Lon: -88.59501, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 10, 1985 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1981 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 10, 1976 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 5708 Nine Mile Road (Lat: 35.650278 Lon: -84.113056), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, #100
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 5708 Nine Mile Road (Lat: 35.650278 Lon: -84.113056), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, #100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Approx 6 Mi S Henderson & 1 1/2 Mi W Off Hwy 45 On Old Friendship Rd Rt 1 (Lat: 35.168139 Lon: -88.622278), Call Sign: KMF494
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 07/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2002
    Registrant: T J & L Construction Company Inc, 1670 Old Friendship Rd, Finger, TN 38334, Phone: (901) 989-4912

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GREENBACK, 5708 Nine Mile Road (Lat: 35.650278 Lon: -84.113056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQPG803
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/14/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Finger)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6111D , Serial Number: 22-4755, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jere W Redmon, Po Box 147, Finger, TN 38334

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Finger, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2375.1 years
John1568.5 years
William1573.6 years
Robert1073.1 years
Charles865.5 years
Mary880.9 years
George777.1 years
Albert674.8 years
Willie467.8 years
David481.0 years
Most common last names in Finger, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2270.7 years
Plunk1675.8 years
Moore1272.8 years
Johnson1072.9 years
Patterson772.7 years
Weaver777.0 years
Barham679.5 years
Brown684.5 years
Mcintyre687.0 years
Vires677.0 years
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