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Median resident age:  41.1 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 37650

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,533 (it was $30,927 in 2000)
Flag Pond:

$35,533
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,403

Flag Pond CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,145 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Flag Pond:

$102,145
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,428; Detached houses: $135,387; Townhouses or other attached units: $263,588; Mobile homes: $51,073
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Flag Pond races chart
  • White alone - 2,480 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Flag Pond: 140.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2038 feet




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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Flag Pond, Tennessee as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Flag Pond to the number of sex offenders is 2,530 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Flag Pond CCD:  0.5% ($348)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (21.0 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (111.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (485.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Banner Hill, TN (2.8 miles ), Erwin, TN (2.9 miles ), Bethesda, TN (3.4 miles) , Telford, TN (3.5 miles) , Southeast Nolichucky, TN (3.6 miles) , Unicoi, TN (3.9 miles ), Burnsville, NC (3.9 miles ), Tusculum, TN (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.05 N, Longitude: 82.51 W

Flag Pond household income distribution Flag Pond home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (23%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Flag Pond-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Flag Pond place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flag Pond-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 83.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from Flag Pond center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from Flag Pond center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Unicoi County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Snowfall: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Flag Pond:

  • ERWIN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ERWIN, TN)
  • CENTER ON AGING AND HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ERWIN, TN)
  • UNICOI COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ERWIN, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Flag Pond, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flag Pond:

  • Tusculum College (about 17 miles; Greeneville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 19 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 31 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 31 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Walters State Community College (about 44 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Appalachian State University (about 48 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 14,923)

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Notable locations in Flag Pond: No Business Shelter (A), Mine Flats Shooting Range (B), Willis Store (C), Phillips Mili (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Flag Pond include: Fall Gap Church (A), Rice Bend Church (B), Shady Grove Baptist Church (C), Higgins Chapel (D), Rice Bend Church (E), Flag Pond Baptist Church (F), Coffee Ridge Baptist Church (G), Clear Branch Baptist Church (H), Faith Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tilson Cemetery (1), Blankenship Cemetery (2), Sams Cemetery (3), Blankenship Cemetery (4), Horn Cemetery (5), Edwards Cemetery (6), Crane Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Bald Creek (A), Slip Creek (B), South Indian Creek (C), Spivey Creek (D), Sugarloaf Branch (E), Tilson Branch (F), Big Bald Creek (G), Birchfield Camp Branch (H), Blockstand Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD (Serves NC, Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.4%
Whole state:

13.5%

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

5.5%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Flag Pond, TN


6 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Flag Pond compared to Tennessee state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Flag Pond CCD (based on Unicoi County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.82%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsIndependent Free Will Baptists Associations
Adherents48.3%11.4%11.0%8.6%8.2%
Congregations24.5%7.5%11.3%13.2%17.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.5%2.7%2.3%2.3%1.7%
Congregations5.7%5.7%1.9%3.8%9.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Unicoi County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Unicoi County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.4%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Unicoi County:

30.2%
Tennessee:

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

11.3%
State:

13.5%

7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, TN  2.24% ($27,014 average AGI)
from Carter County, TN  0.89% ($33,545)
from Greene County, TN  0.21% ($17,769)


6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, TN  2.44% ($28,480 average AGI)
to Carter County, TN  0.81% ($32,380)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.39% ($31,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flag Pond:

  • WEMB (1420 AM; 5 kW; ERWIN, TN; Owner: W E M B, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WKYK (940 AM; 5 kW; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: MARK MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKTP (1590 AM; 10 kW; JONESBOROUGH, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETB (790 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: MOUNTAIN SIGNALS, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBK (1460 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCW (910 AM; 5 kW; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flag Pond:

  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXIS (103.9 FM; ERWIN, TN; Owner: WEMB, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Flag Pond:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEMT (Channel 39; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: WEMT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DV (Channel 67; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Flag Pond)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA4HXY
    Grant Date: 11/06/1990, Expiration Date: 11/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2002
    Registrant: Lee H Brown, Rt 1 Box 292, Flag Pond, TN 37657
  • Call Sign: KD4JYS
    Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2004
    Registrant: William P Rice, Rt 1 Box 74, Flag Pond, TN 37657
  • Call Sign: KE4VGK, Licensee ID: L00956946
    Grant Date: 12/28/2004, Expiration Date: 02/02/2015
    Registrant: Debra M Thomas, 100 Locust Lane, Flag Pond, TN 37657
  • Call Sign: KF4BRS, Licensee ID: L00705710
    Grant Date: 11/21/2005, Expiration Date: 11/21/2015, Certifier: Robert L Thomas Sr
    Registrant: Unicoi County Amateur Radio Service, 100 Locust Lane, Flag Pond, TN 37657
  • Call Sign: KS4NG, Licensee ID: L00706471
    Grant Date: 09/09/2003, Expiration Date: 11/16/2013
    Registrant: Robert L Thomas Sr, 100 Locust Lane, Flag Pond, TN 37657
  • Call Sign: N4WPP, Licensee ID: L00294436
    Grant Date: 02/27/2009, Expiration Date: 05/21/2019
    Registrant: Tommy O Coe, 632 Randall Rd, Flag Pond, TN 37657


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